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School in Session Means More School Bus Crashes

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The National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) calls school buses “the safest vehicle on the road,” but 4-6 children are killed in school bus crashes every year. According to the National Safety Council, 109 people (bus passengers, occupants of other vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists) were killed […]

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If a Lawsuit is Lost, Does That Make It Frivolous?

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Frivolous lawsuit is a loaded term, and one that insurance companies and news reporters are far too quick to throw around when it comes to personal injury lawsuits. Many people are afraid to even file a personal injury lawsuit because they are afraid of it […]

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Am I Liable If Someone Was in an Accident While Driving My Car?

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Unfortunately, yes, in most cases you are legally responsible if you give someone permission to drive your vehicle and they then cause a crash. This is because your insurance is tied specifically to your car first and to you second. Because the insurance is tied […]

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Should I Settle My Personal Injury Claim If I Haven’t Finished Treatment?

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Generally, no, you never want to settle your personal injury claim before you’ve finished treatment. Instead, you should wait until you are about as well as you are going to get. This is because until you’ve finished treatment, you won’t know how much treatment, and […]

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Can I File a Personal Injury Lawsuit Without a Lawyer?

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While it is possible to negotiate an injury settlement without a lawyer, it isn’t recommended in most cases. It is common to resolve personal injury claims without ever going to court. In fact, the majority of personal injury claims are settled out of court. However, […]

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