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

Hit By a Commercial Truck: Suing the Truck Company
In a case involving a collision with a commercial truck, there are a number of people and entities that you might be able to sue.
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.
Teen Car Accidents: What Happens to Parents' Car Insurance?
If your teen gets into a car accident that is his or her fault, you can expect your car insurance to soar.
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.
New York Car Accident Settlement Example
Here's an idea of what a car accident insurance settlement might look like in New York.
Reporting a Car Accident: Steps to Take
If you get into a car accident, who might you need to notify?
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.
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.
Wisconsin Car Accident Settlement Example
Read this real-world settlement example to get an idea of how your Wisconsin car accident claim might turn out.