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No Pics, No Proof

Have you ever had a friend ask “no pics, no proof?” Today people ask for pictures to justify it really did happen. With a camera in your pocket or purse it has never been easier to document day to day life. Pictures quickly increase the validity of your claim. Details can be quickly overlooked or forgotten. Injuries as well as damage can be seen and truly validated from creditable shots.  What are some good pictures to take?Vehicle photosHow the vehicles collided (while still collided if possible) Areas of impact Bumpers Any dents/scratches Tire placement, as well as the surrounding road...

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Do I really need to see a doctor after my accident?

Do I really need to see a doctor

Do I really need to see a doctor after my accident? Article by Attorney Harmony WidmanEveryone knows the familiar sounds and lights of ambulance, police and firefighters surrounding an accident, but not everyone involved in an accident seeks medical evaluation and treatment after the accident. Medical treatment should not be limited to only the most severe automobile accidents. It is actually recommended that anyone involved in an automobile accident see their doctor after an accident to ensure they are actually okay and receive medical clearance.Medical clearance simply means that the doctor has examined you and found that there does not appear...

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Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving Written by Attorney Harmony J. Widman  Types of Distracted Driving There are three types of distracted driving and each one is a negligent behavior that contributes to the nearly 3000 deaths associated with distracted driving each year. Visual Distractions Visual distractions are those distractions that cause your eyes to wander off the road. For example, looking at a GPS, taking in the view or turning up the car radio are all types of visual distractions. Manual Distractions Manual distractions are those things which require you to take one or both hands off the steering wheel while driving. Examples of manual distractions are holding food or...

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7 Tips to Share Road with Motorcycles

7 tips to share the road with motorcycles

Top 7 Safe Driving Tips for How to Share the Road with Motorcycles Article by Attorney Harmony J. Widman In 2015, the federal government estimated that deaths on motorcycles were nearly 29 times higher than automobile accident related deaths. In fact, 4,976 motorcyclists were killed in 2016 according to U.S. Department of Transportation’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System. Motorcycles are more dangerous than cars as motorcycles lack the physical protection of a car and are often less stable and less visible than cars.   Here are 7 things you can do to help keep motorcycle drivers safe: 1.Check your blind spots Motorcycles and their drivers are smaller...

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Safety Routines to Build for 2017

The countdown is down and we are now already in the second week of the new year. Many of us may be questioning our commitment to our resolutions for 2017. Did you know only 8% of resolutions are actually followed through? It’s never too late to develop a new habit, rather than a resolution. So why not elect a simple safety oriented routine? Here are some vehicle safety orientated manners you can practice for a safer driving experience. Plug it in & Put it away. As soon as you get into any vehicle it’s almost second nature to buckle up. After securing...

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[FAQ] What is a Paralegal and Why are They So Important?

FAQ: What is a Paralegal and Why are They So Important?"Hi, my name is Martin Macyszyn with the law offices of Lucas Magazine.We’re asked quite frequently, “What are paralegals and why are they so important?Paralegals are essential to any given case. They work alongside the attorneys in establishing your case and maximizing your case. They also communicate with your medical providers to ensure the lawyer has all up to date records and bills in order to have a full understanding of your case."If you or someone you love is in need of a Personal Injury Attorney, please contact our office...

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