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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The time expected to settle a personal injury claim really depends on the case. It’s impossible to predict an outcome of any case. There are two factors that greatly impact any personal injury claim. They are: Liability – who is responsible for the accident Medical Evidence – documentation of the accident, any injuries and property…

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Social media can hurt your personal injury case without you even realizing it. The way we interact with each other has changed a great deal over the last decade because of the expansion of social media. For example, when looking to hire a personal injury lawyer, you may go to social media to ask for…

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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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