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Getting Your Life Back

Five years ago, another vehicle struck my car from behind while I was driving to a college class at night. Immediately, I started feeling pressure in my neck. After surveying the damage to my car, I was heartbroken. I knew the back bumper of my vehicle would have to be replaced. Thankfully, the pressure in my neck quickly subsided; and, I was able to get my car fixed quickly. Sadly, other people’s situations don’t end as well as mine did. Every year, many people are seriously injured in car wrecks. If you’ve recently sustained physical injuries or damage to your vehicle from a car crash, consider consulting with a reputable accident and personal injury lawyer. On this blog, you will discover the ways an accident and personal injury attorney can help you get your life back after a car wreck.

Chair Injuries in Restaurants: 3 Contributory Negligence Claims You May Need to Challenge

When you go out for a meal in a restaurant, the last thing you expect to happen is to suffer an injury, especially when you just sit down for some food. However, chair accidents in American restaurants cause life-changing injuries, and, perhaps unsurprisingly, restaurant owners will sometimes claim that your negligence caused the incident. Learn more about three possible contributory negligence claims that a restaurant owner may try to make, and consider some of the evidence your attorney may use to defend you. Read More 

Three Reasons The Insurance Company May Refuse To Settle Your Accident Case

Approximately 95 percent of lawsuits are settled out of court. Litigating a person injury suit is expensive, costing a minimum of $10,000, so it's easy to see why insurance companies choose to settle to avoid the expense of having a judge or jury decide the outcome of a case. However, there are some instances where an insurance company may choose not to settle and, instead, risk a court judgment. Here are three possible scenarios you may encounter and how to deal with them. Read More 

What You Need To Know About Your Car Accident Attorney’s Fees

If you have been injured in a car accident, you most likely need to seek compensation to cover your medical bills and lost wages. Before hiring an attorney for your legal representation, it is a good idea to know a little bit about their fees and other costs that can be associated with an injury settlement case. Here are three items you should know about attorney fees in a car accident settlement to help you get through this process more easily. Read More 

3 Situations That Complicate Your Auto Accident Case

Getting into a "fender bender" with another vehicle can do more that just trash your car -- it can also damage your finances and your reputation if the other driver hauls you into court. But even if you're the one bringing the case against the other driver, you may find that your case isn't as open-and-shut as you thought. Here are three scenarios that can make your auto accident case a real headache -- along with some silver linings that may help. Read More 

Protect Yourself If You’re Pulled Over For DUI With These 4 Questions

Getting pulled over for DUI can be a traumatic experience, and it can be difficult to think straight (especially if you aren't sober). What you say when you're pulled over, however, can have a big impact on whether you're convicted of DUI. If you're ever pulled over for driving under the influence, here are four key questions to ask that could help you if you're charged with DUI. May I Remain Silent? Read More