David Berg


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 twenty-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.

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Articles By David Berg

Pain and Suffering and "Minor" Car Accidents
If you get into a seemingly minor car accident that wasn’t your fault, you might wonder if you can still make a claim for
Teen Car Accidents: What Happens to a Parent's Car Insurance?
If your teen gets into a car accident that is his or her fault, you can expect your car insurance to soar.
Car Accidents: Determining Liability in a Parking Lot
If two cars collide in a parking lot, how do you prove fault? Here's a look at different types of parking lot car incidents.
Do I Need to Report a Car Accident in Florida?
If you get into a car accident in Florida, do you have to report it? If so, who do you need to report the accident to, and how is the report made? What if you can't (or don't) report a car accident in Florida? We'll answer those questions (and a few more) in this article.
How To Report a Car Accident in New Jersey
If you get into a car accident in New Jersey, are you legally required to report it? If so, how soon do you need to make a report? And what happens if you fail to make the report? We'll answer these questions and more in the following sections. When Must a Car Accident Be Reported in New Jersey? In New
Do I Need to Report a Car Accident in Kentucky?
In every state, drivers have certain legal obligations they must comply with if they get into a car accident. Kentucky, like most states, requires that almost all car accidents be reported, but as with any law, there are specifics and exceptions. This article will help you understand what type of car
Do I Need to Report a Car Accident in Illinois?
Do you know what steps to take after a car accident? There are things that you should do, of course, but there may also be things you're legally required to do.
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.
Civil and Criminal Consequences of a DUI-Related Car Accident
A look at potential criminal charges and lawsuit liability if you're convicted of DUI in connection with an accident.
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.