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How to prepare for Oral Discovery

If you suffered personal injuries following a motor vehicle accident, made a claim and received a date for your Oral Discovery (or Examination for Discovery), you probably have some questions. In this article, we are giving you some general information

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How long will it take for my case to settle?

Most people who decide to file a personal injury law claim have one question that seems to repeat itself: How long will it take for my case to settle? First and foremost, any lawyer will tell you that it is

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How do I benefit by choosing a lawyer who specializes in personal injury claims?

You were in an accident, and are seeking representation. There are two lawyers before you – one who specializes in personal injury and another who does not. Which do you choose? Allow us to brief you on the importance of

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Do I need to answer to the Defendant’s insurance company?

Have you recently been involved in a motor vehicle accident? If so, you are probably aware of the actions a third party will take in order to insure you are not going to open up a claim against them. In

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How is causation determined in a case?

In order to hold a valid case, an individual filing a personal injury claim against another individual must not be at fault. With that being said, personal injury lawyers use what they call causation in order to determine who was

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How is the worth of a personal injury claim calculated?

Before deciding to file a personal injury law claim, the individual involved usually receives an offer of settlement from the insurance company involved in the matter. Their goal, by offering compensation, is to deter the individual from filing a legal

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What happens if the person I got in an accident with doesn’t have insurance coverage?

If you’ve had the misfortune of being in a car accident or know someone who has been involved in one, you may know to what extent insurance coverages come into play when determining the compensation each party involved will receive.

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What are pecuniary and non-pecuniary losses?

You can’t speak about a personal injury law case without speaking of pecuniary and non-pecuniary losses. These two terms are in fact directly correlated with the term compensation. If you hire a personal injury lawyer for your case and your

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What Are Compensatory Damages?

When someone is injured in a motor vehicle accident, there are certain procedures in place in order to insure their well-being. In the event of an accident, we call the compensation offered to the victim compensatory damages. In fact, this

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What is a Statute of Limitations?

It isn’t for any reason that you are urged to take action in pursuing your case shortly after the situation has occurred. The reason why you are urged to act quickly is because there are time limits that you must

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Traumatic Brain Injuries: what effects on children?

Though we commonly speak about Traumatic Brain Injuries in adults, it is important to remember that these types of injuries affect children just as frequently. Traumatic Brain Injuries, also known as TBI’s, are serious injuries that often result from either

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after an accident; how do I know?

First, let’s begin by defining what exactly is Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. This disorder, also known as PTSD, is a serious potentially debilitating mental health illness that can occur in people who have experienced traumatic, life-threatening events, such as serious motor

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Motorcycle safety: what are the key components?

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), motorcyclists are 30 times more likely to die in a crash than people operating a motor vehicle. Whether we’re operating a motorcycle or not, this statistic should urge us to take

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What are the causes of Spinal Cord Injuries?

As Spinal cord injuries can have life-altering effects, it is important that we give them the attention they deserve. Spinal cord injuries result from damage to spinal cord itself, or to the vertebrae, ligaments or disks of the spinal column.

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Head on collision with a moose: do I have a case?

Has the above question ever crossed your mind? If so, rest assured, you aren’t the only one wondering if such an accident can carry a viable claim. In response to this question, the answer is the following: a passenger of

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