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Top Causes of Motorcycle Accidents

Top Causes of Motorcycle Accidents
Motorcyclists face numerous dangers as they travel on roads and highways. When involved in accidents with other types of vehicles, motorcyclists are much likelier to suffer fatalities or catastrophic injuries. Unlike the occupants of cars, vans, trucks, or SUVs, motorcyclists ...
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Legal Definition of Personal Injury

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Each year, thousands of people are injured in different types of accidents, but not all injuries provide the grounds for filing a personal injury lawsuit. Injuries that arise from accidents that are caused by the negligence or wrongful actions of ...
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Types of Damages in a Car Accident Claim

Three cars involved in an accident on a city street
When a motorist causes a car accident due to negligence, an injured victim may recover several different types of damages in a car accident claim. The damages that may be recovered will depend on the extent of the injuries and ...
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Lawsuits Against Trucking Companies

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Collisions with large trucks can be catastrophic because of the sheer forces involved. The size and weight of these vehicles mean that they often cause debilitating injuries and deaths when they are involved in accidents. According to the Federal Motor ...
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Statute of Limitations for Wrongful Death Claims

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Each year in Missouri, a number of people are killed in incidents that are caused by the negligent or wrongful actions of others. When a person is killed, a wrongful death lawsuit may be filed against the negligent party in ...
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Proving Liability in a Car Accident

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If you are involved in a car accident, you will need to determine who was at fault for causing the collision. The determination of liability has a profound impact on both you and the other driver because the liable party’s ...
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How Workers’ Compensation Works

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Accidents happen – at home, at school, and even at work. Employees are sometimes seriously injured in workplace accidents, and some develop chronic conditions or illnesses related to their work. To protect workers, a majority of states require that most ...

Slip and Fall Lawsuit Process

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Minor slips and falls can be amusing, embarrassing, or simply frustrating. Major slips and falls can cause serious health problems, lower a person’s quality of life, or even dismantle their future. If you have been injured by slipping (or tripping) ...
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