When Is It Too Late To File a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

When you are injured in an accident that is caused by the negligence of another party, it may feel like you have an unlimited amount of time to file a claim and a lawsuit against the liable party. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Depending on the specific facts of your case, you only have a certain amount of time to file a claim. This is known as the...

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The Common Causes of Motorcycle Collisions

The Primary Causes of Fatal Motorcycle Accidents

While studies show that motorcycle fatalities have decreased by about 2 percent in 2014 compared to 2013, they still remain high in an era of great progress in reducing other motor vehicle fatal accidents. Motorcyclists take a big risk when they get on their bike. Such risks and dangers can be even greater when combined with factors such as lack of helmet use, speeding, alcohol and invalid licensure. Motorcycles...

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Benefits of Resolving Your Personal Injury Case Out of Court

The 4 Benefits of Resolving Your Personal Injury Case Out of Court

When you are injured in an accident that involves the negligence or recklessness of another party, there are two possible ways to secure compensation from the at-fault party. Either the liable party (or their insurance carrier) will voluntarily agree to pay your compensation, or the case will proceed to trial and a court will order the negligent party to pay you. Most personal injury cases – including motor vehicle...

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Personal Injury Lawyer Samer Habbas Named to Trial Lawyers’ Top 100

  Samer Habbas, a trial lawyer and the founding attorney at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas, has been recognized as one of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers. This honor is by invitation only and is granted to a very elite group of qualified trial attorneys from each state who have distinguished themselves among their peers. Each honoree must undergo a long selection process that includes...

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Injuries Caused By Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Accidents

Common Causes of Fatal Pedestrian Accidents

Pedestrian accident fatalities decreased from 2006 to 2009 in the United States. However, these unfortunate accidents have been on a rise ever since. According to studies by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), the number of pedestrian deaths in 2013 (4,735) was 15 percent higher than the low of 4,109 in 2009. The GHSA reports that the number of deaths remained the same in 2014 and 2015. These numbers...

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dangers of distracted driving

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

One of the major causes of motor vehicle accidents is distracted driving. There are numerous distractions while we are sitting behind the wheel that may cause us to take our eyes away from the road (even for a split second) and get into a car accident. Some examples include texting, talking on the phone, dealing with children, talking to a passenger, putting on makeup, playing with the iPod, changing...

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What To Do After a Bus Crash

Tour Bus Crash in Merced County Kills 5

Tours are supposed to be a fun and enjoyable experience. You take a tour bus to enjoy the scenery and not have to worry about driving and accidents. However, this is not always the case – and it definitely was not the case after a charter tour bus crash in Merced County. Early Tuesday morning, August 2, 2016, a charter bus crashed into a sign pole on northbound Highway...

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5 Important Tactics for a Successful Negotiation

Legal television shows often show sharp, savvy lawyers entering into a negotiation with some unsuspecting individuals and begin to expertly dismantle them. Unfortunately, these types of shows create a sense of mystique proceedings and make you believe that every attorney is a master negotiator. The truth is that successful negotiation is an art and it takes years to get good at them. If you have been injured in an...

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Wrongful Death Attorney

5 Things To Help You Deal With the Untimely Loss of a Loved One

When you lose a loved one, it can feel like an essential part of you has been torn away, as if the world has come to a screeching halt.  All illusions of control and security will easily shatter, leaving you with a sense that things will never return to normal. Unfortunately, they may never will. Depending on how your relationship was with the deceased, you may never stop completely...

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slip and fall injury basics

What You Must Prove to Win a Slip and Fall Injury Claim

Getting seriously injured in a slip and fall or trip and fall accident can wreak havoc on your life. You need someone by your side that can guide you through the complex matters surrounding your personal injury case. You need someone who will aggressively fight for you and help you obtain the full extent of the damages that you deserve for suffering through the hard journey that lies ahead....

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