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5 Steps to Take After a Car Accident

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Being in a car accident is a frightening and dangerous situation to be in. Since these accidents can be severe with possible injuries, there are necessary steps that need to be taken after an accident. It is essential to follow these steps to protect your rights after an accident with a car or truck. Inform the Authorities  Anyone involved in the accident should never leave the scene. If there are no serious injuries, move your vehicle from the road if possible. If there were severe injuries or if someone died, call the police immediately. Upon arrival, the officer will assess the accident...

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Who is Liable in a Multi-car Accident

Who is Liable in a Multi-car Accident

Who is Liable in a Multi-car Accident? Not all car accidents involve one or two vehicles. With the number of people on the road already a high number and increasing, accidents involving more than two cars are growing. In a matter of seconds, a congested highway can become a dangerous and an extreme situation. When disasters like this happen, it is hard to determine who is at fault because more than one driver could be at fault for acting carelessly behind the wheel.  How Chain Reaction Accidents Happen    Typically, a chain reaction accident happens when traffic is at a stop. Someone hits another...

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Summer is the Most Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers

Summer is the Most Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers

Summer is the Most Dangerous Time for Teen Drivers The leading cause of death or impairment among teenagers in the United States is motor vehicle accidents. Teens ages 16-19 are at a higher risk of being in a car accident vs. any other age group. Teenagers lack legitimate driving experience so obstacles which may seem minuscule to an adult often are difficult for teens. They are more likely to crash if they are distracted by having peers in the car, using a cell phone or intoxicated. Teen Drivers in Summer Businesses like AAA refer to summer as the “100 Deadliest Days” due to...

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Premises Liability: Frequently Asked Questions

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Premises liability refers to when a person is injured on someone else’s property. Property owners are required to provide a safe and adequate property and if they fail to do so it can result in a premise liability claim. Frequently, a personal injury case is filed on the allegation that the property owner was negligent, causing injury. A few of the common premises liability cases include: Slip and Fall Accidents Negligent or Inadequate Security Animal Bites Children on Property Swimming Pool Injury Amusement Park Incidents Water leaks or flooding It is important to know that just because you were injured on someone's property does not mean that the...

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Auto Accident Case: Useful Experts and Their Roles

Auto Accident Case: Useful Experts and Their Roles

In a personal injury case, an expert witness is a person with specific technical or specialized knowledge about something. Many injury cases involve testimonies from various expert witnesses. As an auto accident victim, you should know the role an expert witness may play in your case and the expert witnesses you are likely to require. Expert witnesses play multiple roles in auto accident cases. Here are a few specific examples of such roles. Role of Expert Witnesses Clarify Contested Issues Some auto accident cases trigger complicated issues that both sides, the defendant and the plaintiff, can't just agree on. If that happens, you may...

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3 Ways Witness Statements Help With a Personal Injury Lawsuit

3 Ways Witness Statements Help With a Personal Injury Lawsuit Every time you get behind the wheel of your car you run the risk of being involved in an auto accident. These accidents can range in severity from a minor fender bender to a serious crash with multiple injuries. Any auto accident has the potential to put financial strain on the drivers involved. The driver who is at fault for causing the accident is typically responsible for covering the costs of the accident. This could be paying for damages themselves or working with their auto insurance company. In situations where fault is not...

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5 Ways Injuries Occur During The Holidays

Avoid Common Holiday Injuries Injuries can happen anywhere, anytime. Unfortunately, injuries often happen around the holiday season. Whether you’re hanging Christmas lights or wreaths, preparing a holiday meal or traveling to see loved ones we want you to be have a safe and joyful season. Here are 5 ways injuries can occur during the holiday season: Slip and Falls The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) records over 10,000 fall injuries each year that are directly related to people trying to hang up holiday decorations. Stairs and sidewalks also present a potential risk for slip and falls. Be sure to use...

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Travel Tips To Know For This Holiday Season

Travel Tips To Know For This Holiday Season

Travel Tips To Know For This Holiday Season Traveling for the holidays? You’re not the only one. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s are among the most dangerous holidays for drivers. This is due to the increased amount of drivers on the road, the increased urgency to reach a destination and the poor driving conditions the winter months bring. Here are a few travel tips to keep in mind this holiday season: Avoid Peak Travel Dates   Try to avoid leaving any later than the day of a holiday. Traveling on these days quickly becomes congested and can leave you...

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Medical Malpractice Claims: What You Need to Know

Medical malpractice is, unfortunately, a more common occurrence than you may realize. When patients are injured due to medical malpractice, getting a settlement through a trial can sometimes be difficult. Many victims choose to negotiate a settlement with the facility or medical provider to get a faster outcome. The following is some information you need to know before you move forward with a medical malpractice settlement negotiation.   What Is the First Step in Medical Malpractice Negotiations?   Before anything can happen with your medical malpractice case, your attorney must prove that the doctor or medical provider was negligent in your care and that your...

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What You Need to Know About Business-Related Injuries

If you suffered injury in some way by a business and you feel they are responsible, you have the option of filing a lawsuit. However, the process can be long and complex, especially if the business is a large, multi-national corporation. Two reasons exist why you might sue a business for injuries. One is if you are hurt while on the property of a business. The other way to suffer injury is through product liability. Here is some information about potential injuries you could suffer at the hands of a business and the steps you need to take next. Injuries on Business...

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