Archive for August 2010

Car accidents have a habit of changing people’s lives

It only takes one quick second for a car accident to happen. That second may change your life forever. In the moment of time it takes to drop a dime, just as it leaves your fingers and before it starts its fall, a car crash can happen. It may forever alter the life you once…

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What Is My Car Worth?

Today is the second part of our video series related to car wreck property damage claims. When negotiating with the insurance company, it’s important to know the value of your car. In today’s short video, I discuss how you can learn what your car is worth. What Is My Car Worth? from brooks schuelke on…

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The scene of a trucking accident must be preserved

The evidence at the scene of a trucking accident is vital. It speaks to who is liable when the case goes to court. Within minutes after a trucking accident, police, investigators, company lawyers and medical personnel arrive to do their part in picking up the pieces; to figure out who was liable for the crash…

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Legal Malpractice Is Serious Business

When lawyers make mistakes, this is called legal malpractice. It’s their duty to serve their clients ethically. Lawyers owe their clients a certain level expertise, a duty, to provide ethical, professional and competent legal services. From time to time, a lawyer may breach these duties and harm a client. Actions that breach the duties owed…

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What State Is Succeeding In Reducing Trucking Accidents?

Kudos to public safety officials in Massachusetts for their hard work in reducing trucking accidents. Three of the biggest safety hazards presented by the trucking industry are (1) too heavy of loads — which makes it more difficult to safely control the trucks; (2) improperly maintained vehicles; and (3) truckers driving beyond the allowed number…

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Filing Personal Injury Accident Claims Requires Legal Assistance

A person filing a personal injury claim really needs the expertise of an attorney. This will ensure a fair settlement. Those who have been hurt in an accident have a variety of options to seek recompense for their injuries. The most frequently pursued avenue is filing a personal injury lawsuit asking for damages for their…

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Austin Balcony Collapse: A Case Study — Liability Of The Contractor

In the first two parts of this short balcony collapse series, I’ve looked at the potential liability of the owner and the liability of the engineer or architect that designed the balcony. Today, I’ll try and answer, “Does the builder or contractor have any potential liability relating to the balcony collapse?” And the answer is,…

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