Beware Of Pedestrian Accidents Even On A Sidewalk

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As a pedestrian, you might assume you're safe when you're walking on a sidewalk. Unfortunately, some motorists are not careful and might drive up on a sidewalk or might lose control of their cars. When this occurs, you will usually be entitled to compensation for your injuries unless the accident was an uncontrollable act of nature. Uncontrollable Acts of Nature If a storm leads to the car hitting you or if there is another event that makes the accident inevitable, you will not be able to receive compensation for your injuries after the car accident, at least not from the driver's insurance.

9 December 2020

Ways To Win A Truck Accident Lawsuit

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It's a natural response to want to sue after being hit by a commercial truck. The driver or the company that employed them could be responsible for this incident taking place and if so, compensation is in order. To improve your odds of winning as the victim, take these steps. Don't Procrastinate There are some victims in these truck accident cases that think the legal system will wait for them so they don't end up doing the right things in time.

11 November 2020

4 Reasons Hiring a Work Injury Attorney From a Reputable Law Firm Is Important

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Being involved in an accident can negatively affect your life. If you have sustained injuries due to another person's negligence, you have the right to seek compensation to cater for expenses such as medical bills. When seeking compensation, hiring a work injury attorney from a reputable law firm is among the best decisions you can ever make. Here's why. Objective and Professional  A lot of emotional and physical pain comes with injuries sustained after getting involved in a car accident.

4 November 2020

Steps You Should Take After A Motorcycle Accident

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Motorcycle accidents are mostly caused by cars that are speeding, splitting lanes, or changing lanes inappropriately. Other causes include inexperienced drivers or driving under the influence. The accident can also happen when a driver or a passenger opens a car door without noticing an oncoming motorcycle.    If you observe a duty of care while on your motorcycle and a driver breaches it, it is vital to take legal action. A motorcycle accident lawyer can help you win fair compensation that will take care of all expenses.

21 October 2020

How To Determine When It's Time To Accept A Settlement

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When you are trying to settle a personal injury case, you might not want to wait too long. After all, you have bills to pay and you don't want to wait so long that evidence starts to disappear. Witnesses forget what happened and other tangible pieces of evidence can eventually become lost. However, you also won't want to rush into a settlement because you may end up being paid much less than your case deserves.

1 October 2020

The No-Fault Claim: Why Is This The Best Claim To Make When Partially At Fault For An Accident?

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When you have some fault for causing an accident, you may assume that you cannot be compensated for the accident, even if the other driver was also at fault. However, in certain states, no-fault claims are possible. If you live in a state where drivers can file these claims and still get compensated for the accident, speaking to a no-fault insurance attorney must be a priority. You need to have a conversation with the attorney and then get your claim filed before the statute of limitations occurs.

22 September 2020

Ways To Be Paid: Choosing The Right Type Of Settlement After A Wreck

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When a careless driver causes an accident, their insurance should cover the victim's damages. If you are the victim and have been hurt in an auto accident, you may be entitled to be paid for not just medical expenses but pain and suffering and much more as well. The way the money comes to you can vary and knowing about the two primary forms of payment could be helpful. Read on and find out what victims need to know about lump-sum and structured settlements.

9 September 2020