Recent Posts in Auto Accidents Category

What Should I Do After a Hit and Run Accident?

Hit and run accidents have steadily increased throughout the years across the United States, rising by 37% since 2014, according to data compiled by Transportation Alternatives, a non-profit ...
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Attorney Thomas Simeone Was Interviewed About Drowsy Driving and Insurance Implications

A QuoteWizard article featured Simeone & Miller, LLP’s Thomas Simeone, who shared his legal opinions regarding drowsy driving. The article discusses statistics, potential dangers, methods of ...
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Traumatic Brain Injury in a Car Crash: What to Do

Imagine this: you’re driving on the road when suddenly, the unthinkable happens. Another vehicle runs a red light, slamming into your car. Your head jerks and makes contact with the frame of the ...
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Thomas Simeone: Negotiating with your Car Insurance Company

Attorney Thomas Simeone was recently featured in How to Negotiate Your Car's Value with an Auto Insurer after an Accident, an article available online via Value Penguin. The article discusses how ...
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Why We Should Stop Referring to Car Crashes as "Accidents"

Traffic deaths have dramatically increased over the past 50 years as a result of human error. As a society, we have gotten comfortable with referring to car crashes as “accidents,” but ...
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Building a Personal Injury Case Through Scene Investigations

At Simeone & Miller, LLP, we strive to do everything we can to build the strongest case possible for our clients. One of the most important ways our team works to achieve this goal is through scene ...
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Attorney Matthew Tsun Obtains Verdict Exceeding Defendant's Policy Limits

Simeone & Miller, LLP attorney Matthew Tsun recently obtained a verdict in a trial in Arlington, Virginia that exceeded the Defendant’s policy limits. Simeone & Miller, LLP’s client ...
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The Effect of Uber on Accidents

Uber is a popular ride sharing service that provides automobile transport to its customers in the suburbs and in Washington, D.C. If you are in an automobile collision with an Uber driver, the claims ...
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The Dangers of a Potential Age-Requirement Change Amongst Interstate Commercial Truck Drivers

According to research, as of 2017, America will be faced with over 250,000 unfilled truck driver positions. The potential shortage has left many trucking and transportation companies fearing they will ...
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Why You Should Move Your Driver's Seat Away from the Steering Wheel

The position of your driver’s seat and steering wheel can play an important role in how safe you may or may not be in the event of a collision. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety ...
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Eating While Driving is Distracted Driving

When you’re running late to work and don’t have time to consume a full breakfast, you may find yourself reaching for your travel mug and a quick bite to eat during your morning commute. ...
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Why Applying Makeup While Driving is More Dangerous than You May Think

There are many instances where multi-tasking is a great idea, but it is never a good idea while driving. Are you guilty of using your rearview mirror as a vanity for applying makeup? You may be ...
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NHTSA Will Not Investigate Toyota and Lexus Unintended Acceleration Cases

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced that they will not be launching a formal investigation into claims of unintended acceleration in Lexus and Toyota vehicles. This ...
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What You Should Know About Signing a Release Settlement

Imagine this scenario: You sustained a serious injury in a car accident, but the collision wasn’t your fault. In fact, another driver is completely responsible for the incident and you have ...
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Thomas Simeone Sheds Light on Gap Insurance

On average, the value of a vehicle depreciates between 15 and 25 percent every year. New cars lose as much as 11 percent of their value the moment they leave the car lot. If you get in an accident, ...
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What Not to Say to Your Insurance Company After a Car Accident

One of the reason that personal injury attorneys rush to get to accident victims is not only out of competition with other personal injury lawyers, but also to speak to the client before they speak to ...
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How Both Drivers and Pedestrians Can Avoid a Car Accident

In today's culture - with fast moving vehicles, distracted drivers, bicycles, Segways, and countless people and distractions on the streets and sidewalks, both car drivers and pedestrians need to ...
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Uninsured Drivers and Car Accidents

The primary reason people drive without insurance is obvous - money. Some drivers intentionally cancel their policy to save money while others fail to pay their bill when it is due and their policy is ...
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Five Tips for Buying Car Insurance That Will Protect You from Personal Injury Claims

As personal injury attorneys in Washington, DC, we are in a great position to know exactly what types and amounts of insurance coverage you should have to protect you in case of a car accident or slip ...
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Thomas J. Simeone Interviewed Regarding Distracted Driving

Attorney Thomas J. Simeone was interviewed by carinsurance.com regarding extreme cases of distracted driving - a serious risk to everyone who uses the roads, including dristracted drivers themselves. ...
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