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What Should I Do If an Accident Was My Fault?

Being involved in a car accident can be frightening and overwhelming. If you are in a wreck with another vehicle and you are at fault, it can feel even more terrifying. What should you do now? What steps should you take? What should you do (and not do) if you are at fault?

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Why a Dashcam Is Important

Driving on the road can be risky. Any trip you take has the potential to lead to legal, insurance, and injury issues, no matter how safely you drive. Similarly, regardless of how closely you follow traffic laws, if you ever find yourself involved in an accident with a reckless driver, you'll need sufficient evidence to prove that the other party was at fault.

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Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury Claims

If you have suffered injuries due to the negligence of another, you have the right to make a claim for compensation. However, your right to pursue compensation won’t last forever. In every state, there is a limited amount of time to take legal action after suffering a personal injury, known as the “statute of limitations.”

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Who Can Be Liable in a Semi-Truck Accident?

Semi-truck accidents are some of the most devastating types of collisions on our roads. These accidents often result in catastrophic injuries and deaths due to the disparity in vehicle size between the truck and other passenger vehicles. The aftermath of any truck accident can be traumatizing for the victims and may create a number of legal complications.

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MRI vs X-Ray: Which Is Better After an Accident?

When you’re injured in an accident and rushed to the emergency room to be examined, one of the first procedures is to take an X-ray to determine if there are any fractures. X-rays, though quick, are not necessarily the most revealing method when it comes to injuries beyond major fractures. An MRI, on the other hand, can spot soft tissue and musculoskeletal conditions that an X-ray cannot.

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What To Expect Following Your Accident

Life is unpredictable, and accidents can happen to anyone. In fact, according to the NHTSA, there are more than 14,000 car accidents, on average, each and every day in the United States.

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Slip and Falls Are Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries

We've all had our fair share of tumbles and stumbles. A loose tile on the floor, an ice patch on the pavement, or the occasional banana peel can send us to the ground in seconds. In some cases, it's just a matter of getting up and walking away unscathed.

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Information You Should Ask Witnesses

Being involved in an accident can be a challenging experience. Under Massachusetts laws, accident victims may be eligible to pursue damages by filing a claim, regardless of the at-fault party. However, if you suffered a serious injury and want to file a third-party claim or lawsuit, you must prove fault and establish liability.

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Calculating "Lost Earning Capacity"

Most states require businesses to provide workers’ compensation insurance to their employees. This coverage is essential for protecting workers should they sustain an injury while on the job and ensuring they’re adequately compensated. However, the process of filing a claim and pursuing compensation can be daunting, which is why many people choose to hire a workplace injury attorney to help them navigate this system.

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