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Minor Accidents: Does the Insurance Company Need to Know

Car accidents are a very common occurrence. However, not every car accident is serious. Most, in fact, are very minor, barely reaching the level of a fender bender. If you’ve been involved in a minor car accident, then you might be wondering if you must tell your insurance company about your wreck. Because dealing with…

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I Was Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle: What Can I Do?

When you work as a commercial driver, one of the most stressful situations you could experience is being involved in an accident. Commercial driving accidents, particularly those involving trucks, are often very damaging, meaning you might have suffered serious injuries that prevent you from working. After your commercial driving accident, you’re probably thinking about compensation…

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Underinsured Motorists: What You Should Know

We all know how important it is to have insurance for our vehicles. It’s an important layer of protection should you suffer damage to your car that’s not covered by someone else. It enables you to get repairs, and even provides you a range of services to help you get payment from other insurance companies.…

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What Happens When You’re Hurt on Public Transit

Getting hurt anywhere in public is one of the worst experiences you can have. While there’s usually plenty of help around, you also face the callousness of people, the embarrassment of your situation and the urgency of those responsible to avoid blame. All of this is on top of the pain you’re feeling and your…

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What to Do If You’re Hurt in a Accident Caused by Road Construction

Sometimes it feels like the city is perpetually under construction, and you can’t get anywhere without driving through something orange. Everyone knows that construction zones can be dangerous; there are even laws in place to keep people safe while driving through. But what happens when there’s a mistake by the construction workers and it causes…

Semi truck on the highway.

What to Do If You’re Hit by a Semi Truck

The damage from any accident involving a semi truck is catastrophic. It’s far, far worse than the damage suffered in a car accident due to the sheer size and weight of the vehicles involved. Thousands of people are killed in these kinds of accidents every year, and when it happens to you, you know you…

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Can a Bar Be Held Accountable For an Accident Caused by a Drunk Driver?

Drunk driving accidents are an epidemic across the nation, with thousands of people being injured or killed every year due to the irresponsible actions of someone who had no business being behind the wheel. When these tragedies occur, someone needs to be held responsible for the injuries and suffering inflicted, and someone needs to pay…

Police officer making an arrest to drunk driver, escorting a young man in handcuffs toward the back seat of his police car, at night.

I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver, What Can I Do?

Getting into a car accident is bad enough, but things can seem even worse if you’ve gotten into an accident with an intoxicated driver. While you may be the victim of unfortunate circumstances, you do have options. Here’s some basic advice to take into consideration if you were hit by a drunk driver. If you’ve…

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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…

Two Drivers Arguing After Traffic Accident looking at damage

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…