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3 Things You Need to Do After a Car Accident

3 Things You Need to Do After a Car AccidentAlthough everyone tries to avoid them, most people will be involved in a road traffic accident at some point or another. With more than 6 million car crashes occurring in the U.S. every year, a considerable number of people are affected by accidents on the road. Royalty-free image No matter how minor the incident is, being involved in any type of collision can be scary and overwhelming.... ❯❯❯

A Quick Glossary of Personal Injury Law Jargon

A Quick Glossary of Personal Injury Law JargonIf you find yourself involved in a personal injury or civil case, you’ll encounter many terms or expressions you might not be familiar with. The legal system is full of jargon and complex words and phrases that can sometimes be difficult to understand to a layperson.  Even some of the more common terms have more to them than you might expect. We’ve compiled some of the most common and important... ❯❯❯

3 Reasons for Hiring a Wrongful Death Attorney

3 Reasons for Hiring a Wrongful Death AttorneyIf you have lost a loved one due to the negligent or wrongful acts of someone, you can file a wrongful death claim. This is a claim that allows the relatives of the deceased to receive compensation to help cater for medical expenses, funeral expenses and property damage. Wrongful death compensation can also extend to pain and suffering of the survivors and punitive damages. If you have lost a... ❯❯❯

Have You Been Injured at Work?

Have You Been Injured at Work?Have you been injured at work recently and aren’t sure what to do about it? Depending on your employer and how they responded to the incident, it’s possible that you feel they’re partly blaming you. However, if that seems unjust to you, then it can be causing emotional distress along with the shock and pain from the injury itself. Royalty-free image Here are some relevant points to consider... ❯❯❯

4 Common White-Collar Crimes

4 Common White-Collar CrimesWhite-collar crime is a type that is conducted by people of means who often think that the law doesn’t apply to them. Indeed, they don’t usually think that they’ve done anything wrong or they overlook it. Out of the range of white-collar offenses that prosecutors see, here are 4 of the most common ones. Royalty-free image 1.      Mortgage Fraud Mortgage fraud involves persuading a bank or... ❯❯❯

Who Is Liable in a Truck Accident?

Who Is Liable in a Truck Accident?Who Is Liable in a Truck Accident? When a truck accident happens, establishing liability can be very difficult. This is because there could be several parties who are liable for the accident or compensation. Because of this, there are differences between establishing liability when personal injuries are caused by a vehicle, and when they are caused by a truck. Below, we will look at the... ❯❯❯

5 Major Causes of US Road Traffic Accidents and How to Avoid Them

5 Major Causes of US Road Traffic Accidents and How to Avoid ThemCar accidents are incredibly common in the United States, with the vast majority of them being caused by human error. While most car accidents aren’t severe, there are thousands of lives lost each year in fatal car crashes. Royalty-free image Whether you’ve recently passed your test, or you’re a fully fledged driver, it’s vital that you drive carefully and adhere to the rules of the road. To... ❯❯❯

What Are The Stages Of A Personal Injury Claim?

What Are The Stages Of A Personal Injury Claim?We all know about personal injury lawyers, thanks to ads on TV. But most people who suffer an injury don’t think about a lawyer until after the event. Knowing what is involved in making a claim beforehand can save you both time and trouble later on. Below are the four stages of personal injury claims that every claimant needs to be aware of. Royalty-free image Medical Attention In the... ❯❯❯

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Workers’ Compensation ClaimIf you have sustained an injury at work, it can be hard to make ends meet without workers’ compensation benefits. Unfortunately, there are too many injured workers who make easy and costly mistakes during the process, which can have a negative impact on their case. After a workplace injury, it’s vital that you know your legal rights. So, here are five practical strategies to take when filing a... ❯❯❯

How to Cope When You Are the Victim of a Pedestrian Accident

How to Cope When You Are the Victim of a Pedestrian AccidentEach day you leave your house to go to work, school, or to run errands, you likely have a million things on your mind, things you need to remember, things to do, and a basic plan of how you see the day going. What you don’t bet on is ending up as a victim in a pedestrian accident. Maybe you were out for your daily jog, perhaps it was an after-dinner stroll in the evening, or maybe you walk to... ❯❯❯

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