Bicycle accidents are more common than most people realize. Here are the most everyday causes of bicycle accidents according to the NHTSA National Survey on Bicyclist and Pedestrian Attitudes and Behaviors. Hit by a Car or Truck Thirty percent of all bicycle accidents are caused by the rider being hit by a car. Drivers are…

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Insurance companies often portray that determining legal responsibility, what’s commonly called liability, for an accident is a complicated question.  Insurance companies sometimes contend liability so they can avoid upholding their obligations to compensate injured individuals.  It can be intimidating for an injured person when an insurance company refuses to pay medical bills and lost income…

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Personal liability reduces negligence; here’s why. I’m often amazed at how well our tort system drives safe behaviors in people and businesses. As an injury attorney, I am probably more aware of conduct of businesses that are intended to reduce liability exposure for negligent conduct than most. You can’t escape it: product warnings, employee safety…

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