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Social Media and Personal Injury Cases: the Dos and Don'ts

If you have a personal injury case ongoing, you might want to steer clear of social media completely. One of the things investigators in your case will require is your social media activity, including deleted posts. Insurance companies want to extract information to support their arguments and keep them from paying you what you deserve. Therefore, even if you do not leave social media, be careful what you post. You do not want to give... ❯❯❯

Navigating Legal Challenges: The Role of a Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal injury claims are no different from other legal matters. As such, you still need to work with a lawyer. However, unlike a criminal case where you may have a right to a lawyer, there are no such guarantees in a personal injury claim, so you have to make the call to hire or not to hire a lawyer.  Most people struggle with this decision due to a lack of information about the roles of personal injury lawyers in a claim. This... ❯❯❯

Pennsylvania Laws on Car Accidents: Requirements, Statute of Limitations, and More

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, in 2020, estimated the number of car accidents that occurred in the state to be 104,475. Of these, 1,129 individuals died, while 61,248 people were hurt. The laws guiding car accidents in the state determine what victims can do after a crash. If you or a loved one were involved in a car accident in Pennsylvania, you need to know what to do. Hence, this article explains how the rules... ❯❯❯

What Is Admissible Evidence?

Prosecutors and criminal defendants in the common-law nations may present evidence to support their cases in civil proceedings. While the onus is on the state to establish guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, the defendant may present evidence to prove innocence. Before or during the trial, each side has the right to review the evidence the other person presents and raise objections to the admission of particular evidence.  The laws... ❯❯❯

Preparing for a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Alaska: Five Valuable Tips

Personal injury claims or lawsuits often follow an accident in Alaska—and that is for good reason. First off, the injury sustained in the accident often leaves victims in a tremendous mental toil. Besides that, hospital visits and doctor consultations can quickly lead to hefty medical bills. That is not to mention the loss of wages from being unable to go to work, adding to the financial stress. This post contains tips to help you... ❯❯❯

Bicycle Accident? Here Is What You Need To Know To Pursue Compensation

There are over 51 million cyclists across the 50 US states. But of all the places, Florida is arguably the most dangerous state for cyclists. To put this into perspective, the cyclist accident fatality rate is 2 percent nationally. But in the Sunshine State, it is double the national average.  Therefore, as cyclists criss-crossing the warm roads of the Sunshine State, you must be aware of what an accident means for you and what... ❯❯❯

Tips That Will Come in Handy in a DUI Charge

Getting caught driving under the influence is not a good place to be as it comes with serious consequences. While it is not advised that anyone drives under the influence, the question is, what happens if you’ve been caught doing so by the authorities? To make it through such a situation, it is important to consider the following: Essential Things to Note When Charged with DUI Instead of getting all worked up when charged with DUI,... ❯❯❯

Tips To Prevent Drunk Driving Accidents

A night of fun, unwinding the otherwise busy and complicated week that has become the norm of life. That night suddenly turns sour when you have one too many drinks. Maybe it is because you overestimated yourself. Or maybe you have a drinking problem. Whatever the case, drunk driving accidents have no excuse. According to research, a drunk driving accident happens once every fifty-three minutes in the US, a worrying trend. While the... ❯❯❯

Seeking Legal Representation: Steps to Take After Experiencing a Personal Injury

Personal injury can be a highly challenging and horrible experience. A motor vehicle mishap, medical misconduct, or a workplace accident can leave you broken beyond expectations. You need an enthusiastic local attorney to navigate this complex context and protect your rights.  However, it is essential to gather proof before approaching a lawyer. This may entail documenting the incident, taking pictures and videos of the accident... ❯❯❯

What Should I Do if I Am Injured by Defective Machinery at Work?

Work environments often involve working with machinery, which can break down occasionally for several reasons. When equipment is faulty, there is a chance it could cause injury to the user.  When faulty or defective machinery is the cause of an accident, liability for the accident resides with the party at fault, which can be the employer or the faulty machine manufacturer.  When the Employer Is Liable for the Accident If the fault... ❯❯❯

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