Category: Auto Accidents

Popular Mexican singer Ariel Camacho died in a car crash after leaving a concert in Mexico, reported The New York Times (2.26.15), citing DEL Records. Camacho, 22, was the lead singer of the popular norteño group Los Plebes del Rancho and DEL Records was their label. The car accident happened on a highway near the Mexican state […]

Many reported traumatic brain injuries are the result of an automobile accident. The cover story of the February issue of National Geographic, explored blast-induced traumatic brain injury. According to National Geographic, TBI is considered “the signature injury” suffered by American veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns. On the battlefields, blast force, particularly that caused by improvised […]

Many car accidents are indeed accidents. However, there are others that may not be the result of an “honest” mistake by another driver. Some accident cases involve deliberate negligent actions caused by road rage. Road rage accidents may result in serious injuries and death. Deirdre Orozco, 50, was arrested twice in five days for nearly […]

On what was expected to be the busiest shipping day of the year, a FedEx tractor trailer carrying packages overturned on Interstate 287 in Mahwah, New Jersey. According to the New York Daily News (12.15.14), the driver was traveling on the highway when he lost control of his tandem trailer rig. The cab and the first trailer […]

Mercedes-Benz unveiled a semi-truck called the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025. Incredibly, it drives itself on the highway. The self-driving truck’s technology could eventually help decrease the number of highway accidents that kill thousands of people each year. The Future Truck 2025 uses a combination of advanced dual cameras, radar sensors, and blind-spot technology to analyze […]

A woman was killed in a crash in Everett, Washington. Jourdan Bradley, 24, was allegedly racing her Corvette in the northbound lanes of I-5 at the time of the accident. According to KiroTV (10.10.14), witnesses saw a white Chevy SUV or pickup with a canopy racing her before the crash. The Corvette hit a tree and split […]

The Lamborghini Huracán is a sleekly styled sports car that sells for around $240,000. Powerful and fast, it can reach 60 mph in approximately three seconds and can exceed 200 mph. The car made its world debut at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and the first cars began reaching customers in the spring. In September […]

A New York teenager died after crashing a family friend’s Lamborghini into a guardrail while he was taking it for a test drive. According to FOX News (8.30.14), 18-year-old Samuel Shepard was driving on a county road on Long Island when he lost control of the high-powered sports car. Excessive speed was thought to be a factor […]

A person can sue for negligence in a car accident. In fact, most car accident lawsuits filed are due to a driver’s carelessness or negligence, because intentional acts are not involved. Auto accidents are rarely intentional because few people really intend to get into one. Negligence is defined as the failure to use ordinary care. In […]

If a person was involved in a car accident caused by someone else’s carelessness or negligence, he or she has the right to be compensated for injuries and property damage. After a car accident, filing a civil lawsuit is not always necessary but a person can choose to file one. Typically, car accident cases are resolved […]