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What to do When You’re Hurt on an Airplane

Flying in an airplane is a true marvel of modern living, allowing us to travel across the country in a matter of hours instead of days or weeks. However, due to issues you can’t control like turbulence, pilot error or faulty equipment, it’s possible to suffer a serious injury over the course of a flight.…

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Are You Watching How Much Your Guests Drink?

We like to think of the holidays as a time for fellowship and fun, for gatherings, good food, good friends, and parties. Unfortunately, on the downside, every year we see a massive uptick in DUI arrests and even accidents that cause serious injuries and fatalities. While it’s tempting to place all the blame on the…

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I Slipped on Ice! Can I File an Injury Lawsuit?

When you slip and fall, especially in public, it’s not only painful but embarrassing. Even worse, you can suffer serious injuries that can take months or even years to fully heal. Some people, indeed, never get better at all. When this happens, you feel like you’re entitled to compensation to help you pay those expensive…

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If You Rear-End Someone, Are You Automatically at Fault?

Determining fault in a car accident is no simple task. You may have your own side of the story, but the other driver involved likely has their own version of what happened. There are plenty of other sources of evidence to examine to determine who was at fault after a car accident happened. One instance…

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How Insurance Companies Undercut Your Injury Claim

Insurance companies are supposed to be our support system, our back-up when things go wrong. Too often do we see instances where insurance companies find ways to avoid paying out a fair amount for an injury claim. Here, we discuss some of the tactics insurance companies use to pay as little as possible for an…

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How to Drive Safely Through the Snow

The holidays are coming up soon, and that creates a number of exciting events and the challenges that come with them. Along with family, friends and fun come record numbers of cars on the road during months when snow and ice present very real dangers to drivers all over the nation. It’s important at this…

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I Was Hurt in an Accident; What about My Medical Bills?

When you’re hurt in an accident it can be nothing less than nightmarish. You’re facing a long road of recovery, maybe even the possibility of permanent disability. You’re looking at heaps of medical bills, at not being able to earn money like you once did, possibly at no longer being able to maintain a healthy…

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I Was Injured on Private Property, What Can I Do?

If you’ve been injured on private property, there are specific instances in which you are able to file a lawsuit. A premises liability lawyer will be able to help you determine whether your case constitutes filing a suit. Read on for more information about what happens when you’ve been injured on private property. What is…

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If the Weather is Bad, Is the Car Accident Still My Fault?

Many drivers who have been in a car accident may feel that the accident was unavoidable for various reasons. One of the biggest of those reasons is the fact that inclement weather made driving conditions dangerous. In these incidents where an auto accident occurs during bad weather, both the hit driver and the driver of…

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When Is the Car Owner at Fault for the Accident?

Common sense would seem to dictate that the person responsible for an auto accident would be one of the drivers involved. However, sometimes the person at-fault is someone who was not driving at the time. This legal quirk may sound shocking, but there are very logical reasons that the person who assumes liability for an…

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