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Filing a Claim after an Auto Accident

Filing a Claim after an Auto Accident

If you do much driving, you’ll unfortunately probably be involved in a car accident sooner or later. Whether it’s a simple fender bender or something much worse, the collision will almost certainly require making a claim with either the other driver’s or your own insurance company. Although no two accidents are ever exactly alike, there … Continue reading Filing a Claim after an Auto Accident

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Potential Personal Injury: Samsung Recall

Potential Personal Injury: Samsung Recall

This past August, many tech-lovers rushed out to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, which boasted several types of cutting-edge technology for smartphones including iris recognition, water resistance, curved dual-sided display, and improved software and storage capabilities. Pre-orders were so high that Samsung had trouble meeting supply demands as the Galaxy Note 7 phones flew … Continue reading Potential Personal Injury: Samsung Recall

Calculating Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident Case

Calculating Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident Case

Car accidents can leave victims with a variety of losses. If your accident involved injuries, chances are you are dealing with medical expenses, lost income, and property damage. These types of losses are easily quantified – medical expenses can be proven and extrapolated into the future, as can lost income, and the damage to a … Continue reading Calculating Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident Case

Can a Personal Injury Claim be Reopened?

Can a Personal Injury Claim be Reopened?

Following an accident, many people want to hurry up and file a personal injury claim to get their settlement or award check as soon as possible. However, severe injuries often require long-lasting medical treatment, so the costs of an injury can potentially continue for years or indefinitely. In addition, injuries can often keep people out … Continue reading Can a Personal Injury Claim be Reopened?

Slip and Fall Responsibility

Slip and Fall Responsibility

In these frigid winter months, we have seen an uptick of cases where pedestrians have slipped and fallen on ice, resulting in serious associated slip and fall injuries. These injuries have also increased the number of questions we’ve received about the liability of homeowners, small businesses, or the government when it comes to the property … Continue reading Slip and Fall Responsibility