6 Common Car Defects that Cause Auto Accidents

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Every year, mechanical failures lead to thousands of car accidents. While some of these accidents are due to a failure to perform maintenance on a vehicle, many are due to car manufacturing defects. These defects – which should have been caught long before the cars were released to the public – lead to several injuries […]

Types of Damages in Personal Injury Law

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Fighting to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries can be an overwhelming process. Even when you have an experienced personal injury lawyer relieving some of the stress, you still have to deal with a lot of confusing paperwork, procedures, and legal terms. One of the legal terms that you’ll hear a lot is “damages,” which […]

The 3 Types of Product Liability and What they Mean

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From the famous McDonald’s coffee case to multiple nationwide auto recall, product liability cases usually hit the national headlines only when someone is severely (or unusually) injured. However, each year, a whopping 34 million people are injured by a dangerous or defective product, and most of these cases never make the news. Not all product liability claims are created equal, […]

How to Make a Car Accident Police Report

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A car accident can be both a confusing and frightening experience. One of the first things you’ll be asked to do is provide a police report. This report is often necessary if you want to file an insurance claim, and will also be important if you need to pursue further compensation from the person responsible. […]

What is a Personal Injury Lawyer?

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Getting injured can be frustrating, especially when you’re injured because of the negligent, reckless, or even deliberate actions of someone else. When this happens, you need a personal injury attorney to protect your rights and advocate for your best interests. Each state has laws designed to protect people who suffer physical, emotional, and financial damages […]

What is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

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When a person’s negligent actions cause the death of another person, an eligible family member may be entitled to bring a wrongful death lawsuit to court. Depending on the circumstances, a criminal prosecution may also be brought to court, but the wrongful death suit itself is civil in nature, and therefore separate from the criminal suit. Wrongful […]