The Driver Might Still Be At Fault For Driving A Defective Vehicle

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When a vehicle is poorly maintained, it can be much more difficult to operate. For example, if your vehicle has brake pads that have worn out, it may be difficult to slam on the brakes and stop the car in time. If this is the case, a driver might smash into your vehicle and you will then need to determine who is liable for the accident. Liability  When a vehicle is not properly maintained, the liability might rest on an auto repair shop.

13 August 2021

How Can You Be Sure You're Maximizing an Injury Claim?

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One of the biggest worries people filing injury claims have is that they might end up receiving too little money. It's an understandable fear, but fortunately, a personal injury lawyer thinks hard about this issue with every case. Here are three ways a personal injury attorney will try to maximize the return that a client gets on a claim. 1. Monitoring Physical Recovery By far the biggest fear a lawyer has with this sort of case is that a client won't obtain enough compensation to address their long-term medical needs.

1 December 2020

3 Key Mistakes To Avoid When Filing An Auto Accident Claim

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Auto accidents happen a lot each day, and a lot of times, negligence is at play. If you believe it was and thus want to take the driver that hit you to court, then you'll need to file an auto accident claim. This process can go smoothly if you avoid these costly mistakes.  Not Preparing to Give Insurance Companies an Official Statement Immediately after this auto collision, you'll probably be receiving calls from insurance adjusters trying to get your side of the story.

12 August 2020

What To Do If You Are Bitten and Injured By a Dog

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Even when your dog has never harmed anyone before, there might be a time when your dog bites and injures someone. In the reverse, you or your dog could be bitten by another animal while visiting the home of a friend. When injuries occur, it's important to establish who is liable for the injuries and whether there is a personal injury claim. If your dog does the biting in your home, your homeowner's insurance may cover a claim for a dog bite.

29 November 2019

Avoid Aggressive Drivers & Auto Accidents

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Aggressive drivers cause many problems for drivers on the road. When you have an aggressive driver near you, you can feel your own stress levels rise. When you feel stressed out, you may be at higher risk of actually getting into an accident, perhaps with the aggressive driver when the heat escalates. If you want to avoid an auto accident lawsuit, these tips will help you cool down and keep aggression out of your car.

30 August 2019

Know The New Rules Regarding Updated Medical Evidence At Social Security Disability Hearings

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When you filed your initial claim and reconsideration for Social Security Disability benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) took on the responsibility of tracking down your medical records for review. That changes, however, once you're headed to a hearing with the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). In the past, the SSA only gave claimants a 20-day notice prior to their hearing with the ALJ. That meant that the only feasible way to make sure that the ALJ was able to review your updated medical records was to bring them with you to the hearing itself.

10 July 2019

Identifying And Handling Hidden Injuries Caused By Auto Accidents

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Driving is a daily part of life that people use to get back and forth to work, school, and running errands. It is a complex activity that requires your full attention and ability to react within a split second when something goes wrong. Unfortunately, there are many factors that often contribute to vehicular accidents, many of which can cause injury or even death. However, some injuries creep up hours or even days after an accident.

30 October 2018