Archive for March, 2015

Are You Lawsuit-Happy? Why You Might Be Justified

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Being involved in a car accident is stressful enough without having to worry about medical bills and car repairs. While some accidents are minor, and the injuries and damage are insignificant, others may involve hospital stays and completely scrapping one or more of the vehicles involved. For the more serious accidents, it is important to hire a car accidents lawyer. Of course, if this is your first accident, you may not know whether you need a lawyer to help you decipher your auto accident settlements.
Hiring a car accidents lawyer is crucial in situations where you are missing work, especially if you are an independent contractor, salesperson, or counselor, where it can be difficu

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Wal-Mart Reaches Settlement With Children of Comedian Killed in Accident

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The children of James McNair, the comedian killed in a June 7th accident, have received a $10 million settlement from Wal-Mart, whose employee has been held responsible for the crash. Comedian Tracy Morgan, who incurred broken bones and a traumatic brain injury, and two other passengers have also sued Wal-Mart for damages.
Morgan, McNair, and others were passengers in a limo bus heading home from a show in Delaware when they were struck by a Wal-Mart truck. A preliminary investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board has shown that the truck was travelling about 65 miles per hour before impact, and that the driver, Kevin Roper, had allegedly been driving without sleep. While the normal speed limit in the area of the accident is 55 miles per hour, it had been lowered to 45

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Family Law Cases What You Need to Know

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It is commonly known that roughly 50% of all marriages in the U.S. fail. (With second marriages, the divorce rate is 60%.) The actual numbers are staggering. Roughly 7,000 divorces are filed every day. Why so many? Marital problems and solutions do not come easy; there are a number of reasons. Some studies suggest that the primary reason for divorce is the lack of communication. Others suggest that online affairs account for a number of failed marriages. Regardless of the reason (and as terrible as it sounds), there is no shortage of the need for legal advice regarding divorce in this country.
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What to Do when You Get Injured

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Being involved in an accident is probably one of the most confusing and stressful things that can happen to a person. In addition to the shock of an unexpected accident, the pain of an injury, and the difficulty of recovery, there could be a legal battle ahead. If you’ve been involved in an accident that was someone else’s fault and you suffered a bodily injury, that person is legally responsible for your injuries and you could have legal recourse. Here’s what to do when you get injured.
1. Collect Evidence. The first thing you should do after an accident is document everything you can about the accident. Write down contact information of the other people involved in the accident and any witnesses who may have seen what happened. Take pictures of the scene, the accide

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Are You the Best Driver You Can Be?

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Driving is a convenient way to travel anywhere you wish to go, but it can be very dangerous, as well. Learning how to prevent truck, car and bicycle accidents can help make the road a safer place for everyone. Of course, each vehicle has different causes of accidents unique to their situation, but there are some steps drivers and cyclists can take to reduce the instances of accidents no matter what vehicle is in use.
  • Stay alert – Whether you are driving an 18-wheeler, a compact car, or riding a bicycle, the most important thing to remember is to stay alert. Other drivers are unpredictable, and it is important to pa

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