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Delaware Car Accident Law: Fault & Liability

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  • Delaware Car Accident Law – Driver Failed to Yield the Right of Way (April 10th, 2020)
    Car accidents in Delaware may involve the failure to yield the right of way, often due to driver fatigue, inattention or distraction. These types of car accidents can result in serious injuries like back or neck injuries, head injuries and fractures. At high speeds, these accidents may be fatal. In this article, our Delaware Car Accident ...
  • Winter Driving Auto Accident Lawsuits in Delaware (January 26th, 2015)
    Car and truck accidents on Delaware roads and highways tend to increase during the winter months. While this year’s snowfall so far pales in comparison to last year, the first few days of January have started the year off with quite a bang. Just after the New Year holiday, there was a relatively minor snow ...
  • Cell Phone Use – Not the Only Type of Distracted Driving in Delaware (September 18th, 2014)
    Cell phone use is probably one of the most common types of distracted driving. This is certainly true even in Delaware, despite the fact that it is illegal to use a cell phone when driving to talk, text, etc. Cell phone use has caused hundreds of car accidents in Delaware over the last few years, ...
  • Car Accidents in Delaware – Should You Hire a Car Accident Lawyer? (January 14th, 2014)
    If you’ve been injured in a car accident in Delaware, you may want to know whether you even need a lawyer. In fact, many people injured in car accidents in Delaware often ask “should I hire a car accident lawyer?” or “what can a car accident lawyer do for me?” While the decision to hire a ...
  • Hurt in a Car Accident in Wilmington? Learn the Basics of Delaware Car Accident Lawsuits Part Two (December 19th, 2013)
    How a DE Car Accident Lawsuit is Initiated In Delaware auto accident cases, a lawsuit is initiated by the filing of a Complaint and other required documents, such as Form 30 Interrogatory Answers and the Rule 3(h) Statement. The Complaint is a pleading or legal document which describes the accident, the injuries, damages, etc. The Complaint is ...
  • Delaware Truck Accident Law- Is the Truck Company Liable? (October 24th, 2013)
    One of the first questions an individual who has been injured in a tractor-trailer truck accident may have is whether the trucking company/employer is liable for the accident. In most truck accident cases in Delaware, the answer is yes. Delaware Truck Accident Law – Employer Liability for an Employee’s Negligence Under Delaware law, an employer can be ...
  • DE Car Accident Lawyer – Proving Fault in a Delaware Car Accident Injury Insurance Claim (June 12th, 2013)
    Fault in a car or truck accident in Delaware is not always clear. In some car accident cases, fault may at first seem clear, but as the case unfolds, fault becomes an issue. For instance, fault may seem to lie solely with a driver who runs a red light and strikes a car in an ...
  • Delaware Car & Truck Accident Law – Intersection and Left Hand Turn Accidents (April 09th, 2013)
    Intersection accidents can occur because a driver runs a red light or fails to stop at a stop sign. They also occur when a driver makes a left hand turn into an intersection. Intersection accidents can result in second and third impacts with other, nearby cars. These kinds of accidents, also known as t-bone accidents, ...
  • Common Legal Claims Made in Delaware Car & Truck Accident Lawsuits (April 07th, 2013)
    Car and truck accidents often result in serious injuries. While neck and back injuries are very common, head injuries and broken or fractured bones can also occur. Serious injuries may require surgery and physical therapy. Time is often taken out from work to attend medical appointments or to rest. Disability may also result. Delaware Car & ...
  • Delaware Car Accident Law – Cell Phone Use Causes Car Accidents (March 21st, 2013)
    Whether it’s using a cell phone to make a call, send a text or using a GPS, distracted driving is inherently dangerous. For younger, inexperienced drivers, cell phone use can be fatal. In Delaware, cell phone use caused 138 accidents in 2011. While that number might seem low, cell phone use when driving in this state ...
  • Cell Phone Use and Car Accidents in Delaware (March 10th, 2013)
    Delaware Law – Driving and Using a Cell Phone Delaware’s law banning cell phone use when driving was enacted in 2010 and became effective in early 2011. Since then, it has undergone a handful of minor revisions. The most recent amendment occurred last year when the Delaware legislature added a section which now allows points to ...


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