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  • The Importance Of A Settlement Demand Letter In A Car Accident Case

    One of the key steps in settling a car accident case is creating a settlement demand letter to send to the insurance company that is handling the claim. While you could create this letter yourself, it is often better to hire a lawyer to do this for you. Here are several things you should understand about this important letter. What is a settlement demand letter? A settlement demand letter is a formal letter written on behalf of the victim of a car accident to the insurance company handling the claim.
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  • Understanding And Defending Yourself In A Radio Distracted Driving Case

    Most people have done it before: messing around with the radio while driving. Many drivers figure that they are good enough drivers to avoid an accident while using the radio...until they cause one. And now, a lawsuit is being pursued against them for distracted driving. Thankfully, defenses are possible for this situation. Fussing With A Car Radio Is Distracted Driving When radios were first installed on cars, experts believed that accidents would increase due to distraction.
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  • Take It To The Judge: 6 Reasons To Fight A Traffic Violation And Clear Your Good Name

    While a single traffic ticket, be it for speeding or an illegal lane change, may mean paying a few dollars, more than a few tickets, along with the severity of the circumstances, can add up to big headaches for you as a driver, a consumer, and a person who appreciates their freedom. Sometimes a ticket isn't worth arguing over, even if you think you were in the right, but other times, you really need to take the ticket to a judge and fight it with everything you have.
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  • Should You Have Legal Help With Your Car Accident Claim?

    In spite of the perception that accident victims in the United States are all too ready to file lawsuits, when your situation fits the qualifications you might be foolish not to take action. Many of the same people insisting that too many lawsuits are being filed are also probably thinking that the insurance company will do their part and provide hurt people with compensation. Read on to get a better idea of knowing when you need to hire a personal injury lawyer.
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  • Can You File A Wrongful Death Lawsuit If Your Loved One Is Killed In A Train Accident?

    Hundreds of trains travel the rails on a daily basis. Both commuter and freight trains ride the rails, crossing the country at all hours of the day. For the most part, these trips are safe, and everyone gets to their destination with no problems happening. Once in awhile, there is an accident or derailment that might happen that is severe enough to cause injuries and death. If your loved one was killed in a train accident, is it possible to sue the rail company for wrongful death?
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  • From Greenstick Fracture To Amputation: Why This May Be Medical Malpractice

    A greenstick fracture is a bone break whereby one or more bones are broken across the transverse section of the bone(s) to the middle of the bone(s). Greenstick fractures are typically only found in children teens, but young adults can have them too. If you were in an accident and came into the hospital with an open greenstick fracture (i.e., broken bones jutting out through the flesh), and you ended up with an amputation, this may be grounds for medical malpractice.
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  • First Things First: Taking Action After A Car Wreck

    Nobody makes plans to get in a car wreck, and when it happens, it can really disrupt a life. When you consider how an injury accident affects you, you can understand it, but be ready for it? Probably not. Your actions, especially those right after the wreck can affect the way you heal from your injury and the way you are compensated. Read on to learn more about taking action after a car wreck.
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  • Ways To Know If You Have A Valid Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    When someone close to you dies it is natural to feel deep grief, but the pain can be even more intense when death is the result of someone else's actions. While money can't replace a person or take away the pain of loss, family members may be entitled to a financial settlement on behalf of the deceased loved one. Continue reading to learn more about what is required to file a lawsuit for wrongful death: 
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  • When Will A Person Actually Receive Your Check For Your Auto Accident Damages?

    The question most pressing on accident victims' minds is how soon after resolving their cases would they receive their compensation checks. It depends on whether you settled your case or went to trial. Here's what you need to know about how early you can expect your payment so you can plan accordingly. After Settling Your Case When you settle your case with the liable party—or the insurance company tasked with reimbursing you for your damages—you'll receive your check fairly quickly afterward, usually within 30 days.
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  • When Workers' Comp Is Inadequate

    For work-related injuries, your employer's workers' comp insurance is usually the first thing you turn to when it comes to covering your medical bills and part of your salary when recuperating at home. In most cases, this form of coverage works fine. Sometimes, however, you may find yourself the victim of an injury that requires greater care when handling. Read on to learn more information about a specific injury where workers' comp may fall short.
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