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Injured In a Motorcycle Accident: The Right Time to Talk to a Personal Injury Lawyer

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2013 an estimated 88,00 motorcyclists were injured, with an additional 4,986 killed. The report further noted that in the same year, two-wheeled motorcycles accounted for 93 percent of all motorcycles in fatal accidents. Although these numbers are approximately 6 percent lower than the numbers recorded in 2012, they are still too high according to any standard. When you are...

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Auto accident attorney-Samer Habbas

3 Important Tips From a Car Accident Attorney

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2013 there were approximately 2.31 million people injured in motor vehicle traffic accidents. With so many accidents, millions of motorists and their passengers are bound to suffer some sort of serious injury requiring medical treatment. If you were involved in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another motorist, you may be entitled to compensation. Hiring the...

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Personal Injury Attorney

5 Traits Every Good Personal Injury Attorney Should Possess

An accident and resulting injury can happen just about anywhere. It can happen while you are driving to the supermarket, while you are at work, while you are taking a stroll along the sidewalk, during a medical treatment, while you are using a product, while you are at an amusement park or while you are at a friend’s house that has a dog. In the event that your injury...

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What Is Proximate Cause In a Personal Injury Claim?

In order for you to successfully seek compensation after getting injured in an accident, you need to prove that the accident occurred as a result of the other party’s negligent or reckless actions. In order to bring a valid claim, you need to prove four elements: Another party owed you a duty of care. That party breached the duty of care by failing to do something that he or...

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Slip and Fall Attorney

How to Prove Negligence After Falling on a Slippery Floor at the Supermarket

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common types of accidents, especially amongst the elderly. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one out of three older adults falls each year. Falls can happen just about everywhere. However, one of the most common scenes where falls are most reported is a supermarket. There are many unsafe or hazardous situations that can result in a slip and...

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What Are My Options If Negotiations Are Unsuccessful?

You were injured in an accident that you believe was caused by another party. You open a claim with that party’s insurance carrier. You seek all necessary medical treatments and it is now time to negotiate a settlement. However, negotiation talks do not proceed as you expected. The adjuster is not budging from what you believe to be a very low offer, and you are not going to move...

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Wrongful death Attorney

Why You Should Hire an Attorney For a Wrongful Death Case

Have you lost a loved one to any type of accident? Accident can be devastating and tragic, especially when it results in the death of a loved one or someone you care about. In such an event, you may be able to file a wrongful death action against the responsible party. Although no amount of monetary compensation will turn back time and bring back your loved one, it can...

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School Bus Accident

What You Should Know About School Bus Accidents

Although sending your child to school on a school bus is still considered one of the safest modes of transportation, accidents can nevertheless occur with serious and even fatal consequences. School bus accidents result in approximately 17,000 injuries each year. If you or your child has been injured a school bus accident, it is important to take certain important steps to ensure your safety, health and ability to obtain...

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Important Steps to Take After a Hit and Run Collision

Hit and run accidents are increasing in many major cities across the nation. Hit and run fatalities are rising nationally as legislators in several states look to toughen laws to address this alarming “plague.” According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), hit and run accidents has continuously increased in the past decade. The most significant increase of 13.7% occurred while traffic fatalities were falling between 2009 and 2011....

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Wrongful death Attorney

4 Things To Remember When Choosing A Wrongful Death Attorney

Every year, millions of Americans are injured. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 37 million people are unintentionally injured every year. Unfortunately a significant portion of these injuries result in death. The wrongful death of a family member or loved one can be one of the most devastating experiences in life. Hiring a wrongful death attorney who understands your loss and is able to...

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