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How to Avoid Accidents During a Street Festival

Festivals and public events can be a great deal of fun. They allow you to get out, meet new people, enjoy local color and engage in some outstanding entertainment, art, and culture. Unfortunately, these public parties are also ripe for serious accidents that can cause debilitating injuries. Getting hit by a car is a traumatic…

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When a Pedestrian is Hit by a Drunk Driver

When a Pedestrian is Hit by a Drunk Driver In the year 2010 alone, according to FBI statistics, over 1.4 million arrests were made for driving under the influence. That same year, 23% of all drivers who were involved in fatal car accidents were intoxicated to some degree. The problem truly is an epidemic and…

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What Is the “Serious Injury” Threshold?

When you’ve been involved in a car accident, you will usually file a claim against the insurance policy of the driver who was at fault in your wreck. However, a handful of states, including New York and Florida, operate using no-fault rules. In no-fault states, you are only allowed to file a claim against your…

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Product Liability Claims: What You Need to Know

When you get hurt in an accident on someone’s property because they didn’t maintain it, you can hold them responsible. If you’re hit by a car and the driver was careless, you can sue them for damages. What happens, however, when you’re using a mobile device and you get a serious burn because it was…

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How Do I Get Treatment After an Accident With No Insurance?

In every car accident, whether major or minor, there is always the possibility of suffering an injury. Unfortunately, if you don’t have medical insurance, getting the treatment that you need for your injuries can seem difficult, if not impossible. While it can be an uphill battle, there are a few ways you can receive medical…

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Should I File a Lawsuit Over Whiplash?

In a sudden, unexpected car accident, one of the most common injuries a person can suffer is whiplash. A whiplash injury is possible even in minor car accidents and can leave you suffering aftereffects for months and years to come. Because whiplash claims are often considered nuisance claims, many people who suffer this injury are…

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What Happens When the Responsible Party Has No Insurance

No matter their level of severity, car accidents are always stressful, and this accident is only compounded when the other driver is uninsured. When you’ve been hit by a driver without car insurance, it can leave you wondering exactly how you will pay for your car repair and possible medical bills. Fortunately, when you’ve been…

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What the Police Report Does For You After a Car Accident

The moments immediately following a car accident are some of the most stressful that a person can experience. After you’ve checked to make sure that you and your passengers are okay, it’s typical for your mind to turn to the future and how you will pay for your injuries and damages to your vehicle. Because…

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Car Accident Cases: What to Expect

Being involved in a car accident can be extremely difficult, especially when your accident results in a lawsuit. Although auto insurance policies will usually cover injuries resulting from a car accident, it’s possible that you may need to file a lawsuit to get the compensation that you deserve. However, if you’ve never been involved in…

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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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