Options for Recovering Damages after a Hit and Run

Car Accident
hit and run report

After an accident, it is the obligation of each driver to stop, exchange information, and ensure everyone involved is okay. Unfortunately, not all drivers obey that legal obligation. In fact, many will drive away from the scene of the accident. The result is a driver with injuries and damages and no one to hold accountable…

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Does Delaying Medical Treatment Hurt My Injury Case?

Car Accident
gavel and stethoscope

After a car accident, you feel shaken. However, you cannot identify if you are hurt or if you will walk away from that incident unscathed. So, you go through the motions. You exchange insurance information with the other party, call and report the accident to the authorities, and schedule a tow pickup. Going to the…

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Is Tailgating a Form of Driver Negligence?

Car Accident
tailgating

Tailgating, also known as following too closely, is a highly dangerous activity that is often practiced by careless or inexperienced motorists. Unfortunately, tailgating is a leading cause of rear-end collisions, because the closer a vehicle is to the one in front, the less time there is to react. It is against the law to follow…

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What Does It Mean to File a Personal Injury Claim?

Car Accident
personal injury claim

There is plenty of confusion surrounding the differences of a personal injury claim versus a personal injury lawsuit. These two terms, while heavily related to one another, are very different in terms of the process – and potentially, the compensation value. If you were injured in an accident, you would have medical costs, continuing treatment…

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What Does Bodily Injury Mean in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Car Accident
bodily injury

After an accident, claimants may wonder how much their case is worth based on their physical injuries. This refers to the bodily injury factor. However, there are multiple factors that go into calculating how much a plaintiff’s claim is worth, and bodily injuries are only one of those factors. Other factors include medical costs, proof…

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