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Seven Easy Steps To Destroying Your Personal Injury Claim

1 – NOT GETTING ALL THE INFORMATION YOU CAN FROM THE DRIVER THAT HIT YOU. Name, address, driver’s license number, license plate number, photos of both cars, insurance information. DO NOT THINK YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY WILL HAVE IT ALL. Often … Continue reading

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Hit by a Mack Truck?

The phrase “I feel like I was hit by a Mack truck” is used lightly to describe feeling aches and pains throughout one’s body.  But actually getting hit by an 18 wheel truck is not something that can be taken … Continue reading

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How Lawyers Help Me Get What I Deserve

Lawyers cannot magically make all of your problems go away with a phone call or a letter.  Personal injury cases are complex; and in spite of advertising lawyers bellowing their laudable goals, ask a lawyer how many cases that lawyer … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Social Media Destroy Your Claim

Social media (Facebook, Myspace, Instagram, Blogs, Twitter, etc.) is a wonderful place to post interesting things that your children have done or your neighbors have done to annoy you.  It is not, however, the place to post anything about an … Continue reading

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Beware the Nice Insurance Person

Insurance companies are in business to make money.  They take insurance premiums paid by all of us, invest them, and do their best to make sure that the amount of paid claims is minimum.  These are simple business strategies that … Continue reading

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Seeing the Right Doctor

Many people who are injured in a motor vehicle accident simply go to their primary care physician, get some Vicodin or Flexeril, see the doctor for a couple of visits, and then give up.  However, it is extremely important to … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Negligence

All patients in nursing homes have the absolute right to be cared for in a manner that prevents injury and to receive care which ensures that a patient’s already infirm condition is not aggravated and made worse.  However, in spite … Continue reading

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Why Do I Need a Lawyer?

Imagine a scenario where you are driving down the road and a driver coming from the right fails to stop at a stop sign and broadsides your car.  Under normal circumstances, the at-fault driver’s insurance company is going to fairly … Continue reading

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Waiting Too Long

Many people want to “tough it out” to see if their injuries get better.  Many times people who are injured in a car accident are in shock and don’t hurt immediately.  Later than night or when they wake up, an … Continue reading

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My Car Just Isn’t Right

You have the right to have your car back to “pre-loss” condition following a car crash.  You also have the right to take your car to a body shop of your choice.  Most insurance company body shops have computer generated … Continue reading

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