When a Pedestrian is Injured by a Drunk Driver

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Well over a million people get arrested for drunk driving every year across the United States. This problem is an epidemic, despite widespread efforts to raise awareness and educate the public on the problem. Nearly 1/3 of all annual fatal car accidents involve alcohol or other intoxicants. These accidents are bad enough when it’s two cars, but when a pedestrian …

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Why You Need a Police Report After a Car Accident

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In the moments directly following a car accident, there are a few things that you must do to make sure that you get the compensation that you need. While most people are aware of the importance of gathering insurance and contact information from the other driver, fewer people understand that getting a copy of the police report is equally as …

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How to Stay Safe During a Street Festival

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There’s nothing like a community gathering, whether it’s a food festival, arts festival, musical festival or another large gathering. It allows you to forget your troubles for a day or three, get out and about, and soak in the very best of local culture and fun. Unfortunately, it also carries with it safety concerns. A lot of people get hurt …

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Suing a Restaurant Over Food Poisoning

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Anyone who’s ever had the stomach flu knows just how miserable it can be to get sick in this way. Often, when we get ill with a belly bug, we look for reasons why it happened. Where did we get sick and who gave it to us? Often, this raises the question of whether it was food poisoning, and then, …

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Accidents Involving Uninsured Motorists: What You Need to Know

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One of your first thoughts after being involved in a car accident is how you’re going to cover repairs to your car and any possible medical bills. In normal accidents, you’ll be able to file a claim against the insurance policy of the at-fault driver. However, if the other driver in your case doesn’t have car insurance, or is underinsured, …

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Is Whiplash Worth Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit Over?

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Whiplash injuries are extremely common in car accidents. Even seemingly minor accidents can result in whiplash, often causing lasting consequences to your quality of life. After suffering a whiplash injury, it’s common to receive expensive medical treatments like physical therapy. To cover these bills, many people with whiplash injuries consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. The nature of whiplash injuries …

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How to Get Medical Treatment After an Accident Without Insurance

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When you’ve suffered injuries in a car accident and don’t have health insurance, it can be extremely difficult to access the medical treatment that you need. Without quick and effective medical treatment, you’ll struggle to recover from your injuries, and your ability to live your life normally would be severely diminished. Fortunately, even if you don’t have health insurance, it’s …

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How the “Serious Injury” Threshold Effects No Fault Car Accident

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When you’re in a car accident that has resulted in serious damage to your vehicle or your person, you need to find some way to pay for these expenses. In the majority of states, you would file a claim with the insurance policy of the person responsible for your accident. However, some states use a no-fault system, and in no-fault …

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Can I File a Lawsuit If a Semi-Truck Jackknifes?

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Accidents involving semi-trucks are some of the most serious on the road, often resulting in major injuries and damages. This is especially true when the cause of an accident is a jackknife. Because a semi-truck is in two parts, the cab and the trailer, they are able to move independently. Jackknifing is a constant concern and leads to thousands of accidents …

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I Was Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle: Who’s at Fault?

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If your job involves driving a commercial vehicle, then you’re probably vigilant about avoiding an accident. However, despite your best efforts, it’s entirely possible that an accident will eventually occur, which may have you wondering about who may be at fault in your wreck. While workers’ compensation will cover your injuries without consideration of fault, negligence and fault can be key …

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Auto Accident Cases: What to Expect

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Car accidents are some of the most common personal injury cases that there are. If you’re considering a car accident case, then it’s likely you’ve suffered serious injuries that are preventing you from working and damaging your financial stability. However, if you’ve never been a part of an auto accident case before, you might not know exactly what this cases …

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If I’m in a Minor Car Accident, Does My Insurance Need to Know?

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Car accidents truly stressful situations. Even if your accident was minor, there is still the worry that comes from having to deal with an insurance company. Because insurance claims cause so many people anxiety, it is normal to wonder if you absolutely must notify your insurer of a minor accident. After you’ve been involved in a minor car accident, it’s …

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I was Hurt on a Bus; Do I Have Legal Options?

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Public transit is one of the most useful tools for anyone without reliable access to a car. However, like any form of transportation, public transit is not without its pitfalls, making it possible for you to suffer an unexpected and serious injury. If you’ve been injured while taking advantage of public transportation, you might be wondering about your legal options …

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What You Need to Know About Road Construction Accidents

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When a mistake is made in the construction of a road, it can often cause major accidents, leading to serious injuries and often complicated lawsuits involving the construction company and, sometimes, the government. If you’ve been involved in a car accident caused by faulty road construction and are considering a lawsuit, it’s important that you learn more about the factors …

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Why You Should Get Underinsured Motorist Coverage

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Few situations in life are more stressful than a car accident, and this can multiply tenfold when you’ve been struck by a driver who is underinsured. While many responsible motorists carry uninsured driver coverage, few choose to purchase underinsured motorist coverage, which can be an extremely costly decision. Protecting yourself and your financial interests is a key part of owning …

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How Spinal Cord Injuries Work

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When you’re in an accident, whether it’s a slip and fall, a car accident or any other kind of incident that results in a spinal injury, it can have an utterly devastating impact on your life and that of your loved ones. You can end up with a recovery that takes years, or even a lifetime just to maintain or …

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Are Bars Held Accountable For Accidents Caused by Drunk Drivers?

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When you’re in an accident caused by a driver under the influence of alcohol, you’re terrified and angry, and you want more than anything for the guilty party to pay for the injuries you’ve suffered. What if, however, the person behind the wheel wasn’t the only one to blame? In fact, and in the eyes of the law, sometimes the …

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Are You Watching How Much Your Guests Drink?

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When you’re injured in an accident caused by a drunk driver, you can bring a lawsuit against them to hold them responsible for your injuries, and collect damages that will enable you to recover and get your life back. There are circumstances, however, where you can also bring a lawsuit against those who served them the alcohol. There are two …

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Is the Car Owner Always Liable for the Accident?

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When you hit the road, one of the issues at the forefront of your mind is how to avoid accidents. Car accidents can be some of the most financially and physically stressful situations a person will undergo, making driving safely of the utmost important. However, if you’re a car owner who typically allows other people to use their vehicle, then …

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I Was Rear-Ended, Could I Be At Fault?

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Car wrecks can come out of nowhere, seriously affecting your life in ways you couldn’t have possibly imagined. While all car accidents are stressful, one of the worst types of an accident to be involved in is a rear-end car accident, especially if you’re the driver who initiated the wreck. After rear-ending another vehicle, many drivers wonder if they are …

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