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Sidewalk Slip and Falls: What You Need to Know

Seeking damages for an injury claim involving slip and fall is unfortunately not always as easy as it probably should be. There’s a world of complications that can be involved, from proving liability to insurance issues. The first problem you’ll face, however, is determining who is responsible in the first place. Is it a private individual? Is it a business? …

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How You can Avoid Accidents at a Street Festival

Most people don’t think about the many dangers they risk when going to a community festival. They’re largely just thinking about a fun day out with friends and family, hearing good music from local acts, looking at fantastic arts and crafts, enjoying great ethnic food and soaking up local culture. The fact is, however, that there are a lot of …

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What the Tort Auto Insurance System Means for Colorado Drivers

There are about a dozen states that currently follow the no-fault car insurance system. Colorado is among the majority of states that moved to a traditional tort-based system. In 2003, the state decided to eliminate the high premiums associated with the no-fault system, leading to less expensive coverage overall. But this switch has changed things for those who are injured …

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I Was Hit By a Driver With No Insurance, What Can I Do?

When you’ve been hit in a car accident, the most important first step is to make sure you and any other passengers are safe. Discovering that no one has been seriously injured is a huge relief, and at least the accident wasn’t your fault. You might start to assume that the other driver’s insurance will cover any damage to you …

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Medical Liens: What You Should Know

Dealing with expenses and damages after an accident can be time-consuming and very confusing, especially if you accrue medical bills from an injury. If you are not at fault for the accident, you may decide to file lawsuit or fight for a personal injury settlement. Should you win your personal injury case, you may receive compensation for damages and medical …

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Whiplash: Is It Worth Filing an Injury Lawsuit?

If you’ve been involved in a car accident and are suffering from neck pains, you may have whiplash. Whiplash can often occur after fender benders or other rear-end collisions when your body is rapidly propelled forwards and your head follows just a millisecond or so behind. As a result, your neck and shoulders are suddenly jolted, leaving you with whiplash. …

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How is My Monthly Disability Payment Calculated?

If you are disabled and are receiving supplemental social security income from the government, you may be wondering how exactly those monthly amounts are determined. Your disability payments are not at all arbitrary, so it’s important to understand how they are calculated on a monthly basis. Ultimately, your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payment is based on your mean lifetime …