What You Should Know about Ridesharing Accidents

Car Accident

Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft have become part of everyday life in America as a convenient source of transportation. In fact, they have largely replaced the taxis and buses of the recent past. Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft are called Transportation Network Companies (TNC). They set up a qualification process for their drivers,…

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Delayed Injury Symptoms to Be Aware of after an Auto Accident

Car Accident

Auto accidents are an all-too-common occurrence, but they are a fact of life. And when someone else’s negligence has caused an accident, they should be held responsible for any subsequent negative effects that you are suffering. These effects can be anything from property damage to lifelong physical ailments. But some of these negative consequences do…

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How Can I Protect My Personal Injury Claim in Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy

The decision to file bankruptcy is not an easy one. And if you have recently been in an accident of some sort and have a pending personal injury claim, the decision gets even more difficult. Will the bankruptcy court take my settlement if I get one? How much will they take? Is there a way…

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Accidents Caused by Truck Driver Fatigue

Personal Injury

We’ve all been there. You are driving down the road, and a large semi-truck is pulling up alongside you. You feel quite small in your tiny little passenger car as this behemoth begins to block out the sun from one side of your car. You might feel a small quickening of your heartbeat as it…

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How COVID-19 Might Affect Personal Injury Lawsuits

Personal Injury

In a very brief amount of time, the global pandemic COVID-19 has tremendously changed everyday life for most of us in America and for many around the world. Many who used to work in a bustling office full of familiar co-workers each day are now working remotely from their homes. Others aren’t able to work…

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What Causes Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Personal Injury
TBI

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can occur from a variety of situations, but the more common include trips and falls, recreational sports, motor vehicle accidents, and gun violence. TBIs range from mild to severe. Sometimes, a person can fully recover from their TBI with no long-term effects. Other times, a patient may suffer from permanent disabilities….

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What If I’m Hit by a Car outside of the Crosswalk?

Personal Injury
Pedestrian versus Automobile Injuries

When a vehicle strikes a pedestrian, you assume that the pedestrian has the right-of-way. But what if the pedestrian wasn’t in the crosswalk? Who is liable when there are no crosswalks indicating a pedestrians’ right to pass, and would the driver still be liable for damages? While pedestrians often have the right of away in…

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When Are Property Owners Liable for Slip and Fall Accidents?

Personal Injury

A slip and fall accident is not uncommon in the United States. While common, being successful in a slip and fall accident case varies, depending on how strong the evidence is to prove fault. Without having a strong case for establishing fault, your chances of receiving the compensation you need for your claim reduces significantly….

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Pedestrians Crossing the Highway: Who Is at Fault?

Personal Injury
pedestrian crossing highway

As you drive through city streets, you know that pedestrians have the right of way. That is why you look out for them in neighborhoods, only pass through crosswalks when they are clear, and exercise caution. When a pedestrian is crossing an interstate highway, do they still have the right of way? Pedestrians injured in…

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