What to Do After Your Car Accident

No matter how carefully you drive or how observant you are on the road, you can find yourself involved in a car accident. And there is no sugar-coating it. Car accidents are dangerous and stressful situations that often have a long-lasting impact on those involved. At Hipskind & McAninch, LLC, we have worked with hundreds…

The Steps to Take Following an Accident

After an accident, the steps to take to preserve your claim can be confusing.  We have outlined the steps to assist you during this difficult time: Seek Medical Attention Seek medical attention immediately if you are injured.  Even if you do not think you are injured, it is always wise to get examined anyway as symptoms may…

Is Tesla liable for car accidents that occur on Autopilot?

In May of this year, the first reported fatal accident involving a Tesla Model S on Autopilot occurred in Florida.  The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has begun investigating the matter to determine whether the Autopilot system worked according to promises and expectations. Since May, there have been a series of accidents where…

What to do if you are rear-ended?

It is widely understood that if you are rear-ended, the person who rear-ended you is at fault.  This is especially the case if you were stopped in traffic, or waiting for a light to change.  However, it is not uncommon for the at fault driver’s insurance company to deny or otherwise dispute your claim.  In…

Tips for Taking Effective Car Accident Scene Photos

If you are ever a victim of a car accident, taking photographs of the scene can be very effective evidence in your personal injury claim.  In fact, well-taken photographs can make the difference between a strong case and a weak one.  Photographs not only provide clear and obvious evidence of what occurred, but also reveal…