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What to Expect During Your Car Accident Case

When two people are involved in car accidents, one driver will be generally responsible for the damages suffered. Collecting on these damages can be tricky when it comes to battling in court, however, and you need help to prove negligence and get the compensation you deserve. It’s important to understand how negligence and fault are determined, and how this affects …

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What You Should Know About Public Transit Accidents

Getting hurt while riding public transportation like a bus can be scary and embarrassing. With everyone crowding around, paying attention, you feel mortified as well as injured. You also might wonder whether you have any recourse to get compensation for your injury. The truth is, in most cases you can file suit to collect damages when you’re injured in this …

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Why You Should Have Underinsured Motorist Coverage

When you have a car accident, and it’s the fault of someone else’s carelessness or irresponsibility, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. What happens, however, when you go through the long and painful process of getting a settlement only to find that the insurance company won’t even cover half of what you’re owed? That’s where uninsured and underinsured …

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Is the Car Owner Always at Fault for the Accident?

Although it is unusual, it’s possible for your car to be involved in an accident when you aren’t driving. In these circumstances, you might be wondering if you can be held at fault for any accidents involving your car. Unfortunately, even if you’re not driving, you may be responsible for any accidents that your vehicle is a part of, making it …

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Can a Host Be Held Liable For a Drunk Driving Accident?

The holiday season is a time to gather with friends and family, reminisce about the past year and make plans for the year to come. However, because many holiday gatherings involve serving alcohol, this is also the season where drunk driving accidents occur more frequently. If you’ve been struck by a drunk driver, then you may be thinking about a …

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What To Do If You’re Involved in a Hit and Run Car Accident

A “hit and run” is defined by the involvement in an automobile accident and leaving the scene before identifying oneself or leaving the others involved stranded. The accident may include any collision with another car, a pedestrian, a stationary object and, in some states, an animal. If you believe you are involved in a hit and run car accident, a …

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Can Passengers Be Compensated After a Car Accident?

Unfortunately, when a car accident occurs, multiple people are often affected. The driver of both vehicles and their passengers can all suffer from various injuries. As a passenger, you may feel your right to pursue compensation is limited because you were not the operator of the vehicle, but this is simply untrue. Passengers are able to pursue separate litigation against …