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  • Assisting In Your Personal Injury Case

    If you've been hurt in a car wreck, you may be owed some monetary damages. The driver that caused the wreck acted carelessly, and you should not be inconvenienced by the financial impact of that wreck. In most cases, a personal injury attorney will be able to get you the money you need by taking charge of your case and ensuring that the insurance company does the right thing. While a large majority of cases do settle out of court, some end up going to trial.
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  • Using Pictures To Fight Low Impact Collision Battles

    If you have been injured and your car has been damaged in a low-impact collision, prepare yourself for a bruising battle during the claims process. This is because many people low-impact collisions don't deserve high amounts of compensation, but your injuries and damages may say otherwise. Fortunately, you can use pictures of the accident to prove how serious your accident was to increase your chances of getting serious compensation: Pictures of the Car Post-Accident
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  • Three Common Types Of Truck Accidents And How To Prevent Them

    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 500,000 truck accidents happen every year. And each year, this type of accident is fatal for about 5,000 people. While not all of these accidents are the fault the truck driver, there are many things a truck driver can do to prevent accidents from happening. Here are three common types of truck accidents and how to prevent them. Jackknife When a large truck goes into a skid with a trailer attached, the trailer can swing out and form a 90-degree angle with the cab of the truck.
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  • Three Tests You Shouldn't Deny After An Accident

    If you have been involved in any type of accident whether it be a car accident or a slip and fall accident, you should definitely follow up with your doctor right away, especially if the accident was not your fault. Even if you feel fine, this is important because if you decide to sue in the future for injuries, it's difficult to prove that your injuries are a result of the accident if you did not see your doctor right away.
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  • Avoiding A Truck Accident During "Delivery Season" This Year

    For most people, this is the holiday season. For truck drivers everywhere, this time of year is better described as "delivery season."  This past Cyber Monday, the first Monday following Thanksgiving, was the biggest online shopping day in the history of the United States. And a lot of online shopping means one thing in particular: a lot of packages that need to be delivered. That's putting delivery truck drivers in overtime, pushing them to their limits to get their jobs done -- which may make it more dangerous for others on the road.
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  • How Pedestrians Can Avoid Getting Hit By Cars

    It is easy to blame motorists for car accidents involving pedestrians, but pedestrians are just as to blame as drivers for these accidents. There are lots of precautions you can take as a pedestrian to avoid being hit by a car. Here are some of the top considerations to have when walking by the road or crossing the road on foot: Watch Out for Negligent Drivers One of the most dangerous things to do is to assume that all the drivers on the road are careful, law-abiding, and reasonable.
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  • Everything You Wanted To Know About Personal Use Breathalyzers

    If you are going to go out for a night of drinking, you might find it useful to use a personal breathalyzer to avoid a DUI. Many people recommend it actually because it can prevent a DUI more easily. If your reading is a certain number, then you know not to get behind the wheel. Here's everything you wanted to know about how this works: Cheap Breathalyzers are Questionable: First off, if you are going to invest in a breathalyzer, you should invest in one that provides the most accurate reading possible.
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  • Who's To Blame In A Left-Hand Turn Accident?

    Imagine waiting for what feels like an eternity to make a left-hand turn. You finally see an opportunity to make your turn, only for it to be cut short by a collision with an oncoming vehicle. In an accident like this, you're probably wondering who'll be found at fault. The answer depends mainly on the circumstances surrounding the crash, as explained below. It's the Left-Turning Driver's Fault, in Most Cases
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  • What You Need To Know After Being Injured Due To Your Landlord's Failure To Make Repairs

    If you fell and were injured on property that you rent, you might be able to hold your landlord at fault if he or she failed to repair a dangerous condition. If so, you may be wondering how to go about getting compensated for your injuries without creating a rift in your relationship with your landlord. After all, you'll need to deal with your landlord on a continuing basis until your lease is up, especially if your landlord has yet to repair the defect that caused your injury.
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