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When Is The Right Time To Contact A Personal Injury Lawyer?

Immediately! Or close to it. The first number you should dial after an injury is 911. Making sure that you are stable is the number one priority in any accident. If you have any suspicions that your injury was the result of another’s recklessness, negligence, or intent, then you need to contact an attorney right away. But it’s easier to know when to call an attorney if you’ve... ❯❯❯

How Do I Help My Loved One Who has been in an Auto Accident?

If someone in your family has been injured in an auto accident, they are undoubtedly experiencing pain and stress. They have probably also lost money as a result of missing time off of work. In addition to helping them with house cleaning and grocery shopping, you can help them heal and recover any expenses they may have incurred that are related to their accident. There are a few steps to... ❯❯❯

Personal Injury In Durham; What is a Typical Settlement Amount?

If you have been injured in an accident, chances are that you have had to deal with pain, medical bills and a good deal of time missed from work. You may be wondering how much of the money you have lost and spent you will be able to recover. The amount of money you will receive has to do with who was at fault in the accident and how much your medical bills and auto repair bills cost. North... ❯❯❯

Do You Pay Taxes on a Settlement?

If you have been injured in an accident, there is a good chance that you have filed a claim with your insurance company. If they have offered you a settlement, you may have wondered if you will have to pay taxes on the money you receive. Whether or not you will have to pay taxes depends largely on the reason you were given the settlement. You will normally not have to pay taxes on a personal... ❯❯❯

How Are Truck Accidents Different From Car Accidents?

Anyone who has ever seen a news report featuring a truck accident will immediately realize that it is a far different beast from a car accident. The sheer size and weight of the truck, and the destruction and damage that it can cause are the biggest differences of course. However, there are other, less noticeable factors that make a truck accident different from a car accident. You will find out... ❯❯❯

What Happens During A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Have you recently been injured as a result of an accident but are not comfortable with filing a personal injury lawsuit? Since many people are rarely involved in lawsuits (if ever), there is a natural sense of unease and discomfort when pursuing personal injury claims or lawsuits. The good news is that most personal injury cases are settled far before they go to trial. However, in the event that... ❯❯❯

What Type of Crime is DUI?

Drinking and driving is clearly a crime, of that there is no doubt. There is also no doubt that it deserves to be a crime because of how dangerous that act can be. But what kind of a crime is it? Crimes can come in a variety of different categories, each of which denotes its seriousness. And of course, the seriousness of the crime determines the harshness of the punishment. If you have been... ❯❯❯

Documenting for Your Injury Claim

Accidents happen all the time with many of them causing personal injury to the victim. If you were involved in a car accident, slip and fall or any other type of incident that left you battling injuries, you will undoubtedly want to file a personal injury claim. If you know the accident that led to your injury was due to the other party’s negligence or recklessness, you are liable to collect... ❯❯❯

7 Signs You Need a Personal Injury Attorney

Every year in the U.S., accidents and unintentional injuries send 39.5 million Americans to the doctor's office and 29.2 million to the emergency room. Have you experienced an injury, such as a slip, trip, or fall, recently? Are you unsure of how to proceed and get compensated for your troubles? It's not always easy to tell if you should hire an attorney for personal injuries. ... ❯❯❯

What's Domestic Violence? What Can You Do About It?

It's a sad reality that domestic violence is not just a major issue in the United States. It's a health and safety concern across the globe, targeting women, teens, children, and some men across all cultures and ages.  But what exactly is classified as domestic violence and how do you know when you're a victim that needs to take action?  If you've been wondering ''what's... ❯❯❯