David Berg

Attorney (Syracuse University College of Law)

David J. Berg was a personal injury litigator for 22 years who handled maritime, Longshore, and general personal injury cases throughout New England and nationwide. After 20-plus years of fighting defendants and their insurance companies, he decided to leave litigation and now specializes in legal research and writing for lawyers and the general public. He is a graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law and is a member of several state bars.

Articles By David Berg

Oregon Car Accident Settlement Example
This hypothetical claim example can give you an idea of how a settlement might look after an Oregon car accident.
California Car Accident Settlement Example
Roberta is driving in the right lane of the 10 freeway in Los Angeles, but there is heavy traffic, so she has to slow down. The driver behind Roberta doesn’t slow down fast enough, and rear-ends Roberta so that her car gets pushed into the vehicle in front of her. Roberta was wearing a seat belt, but feels immediate neck pain as soon as the collision occurs.
Minnesota Car Accident Settlement Example
Joan is a passenger in a car that is hit broadside by another vehicle at an intersection. The car Joan was riding in was struck on the passenger-side front door. As a result of the collision, Joan suffered a broken leg and several broken ribs.
North Carolina Car Accident Settlement Example
After a North Carolina car accident, take a look at this hypothetical claim example to get an idea of how a settlement might look.
Oklahoma Car Accident Settlement Example
Bonnie is driving down a country road in Guymon when a farm tractor
Virginia Car Accident Settlement Example
If you're involved in a Virginia car accident, take a look at this hypothetical claim example to get an idea of how a settlement might look.
What Is a Lien on a Car Accident Injury Settlement?
A health care provider, an insurance company, or some other party might be entitled to a portion of your car accident settlement.
What to Do After a Car Accident If You Don't Have Insurance
If you have no insurance and cause a car accident, you may have to pay what years worth of monthly insurance premiums would have cost.
Running a Stop Sign: Proving Fault for the Accident
If someone runs a stop sign and hits you, you still need to prove that the other driver actually ran the stop sign. Your word may not be enough, especially if the other driver denies fault.
House and Property Damage After a Car Accident
In a car crash, in addition to automobile damage, it is possible for a home to be damaged. House property damage in a car accident adds an additional dimension to any lawsuit or claim. Below is an explanation of how house property damage is typically handled in an auto accident case.