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What Causes Left-Turn Motorcycle Accidents?

Left-turn accidents are one of the most common types of motorcycle crashes. Car and truck drivers have difficulty seeing motorcycles, or accurately judging how much space there is when making a left turn. When they pull out into the intersection to make their turn, they can hit the motorcycle rider and cause tragic injuries. In …

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Common Thanksgiving Personal Injuries

American Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Along with the turkey, stuffing and family togetherness comes an increased risk of personal injury. As you can imagine, all the traveling means that there’s an elevated risk of car accidents (including drunk driving accidents), but that’s not the only danger to watch out for. Read over these …

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What You Should Know About Soft Tissue Injuries

When we think about injuries after an accident, soft tissue injuries might seem less serious. Sprains, muscle tears, bruising and stress injuries seem less traumatic than broken bones, head injuries and paralysis. However, soft tissue injuries can be quite painful and cause long-lasting conditions. If you’ve been injured in an accident or at work, it’s …

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How to Calculate Financial Losses for a Personal Injury Claim

How much is your personal injury claim worth? Most clients want to know that information before they decide whether to pursue litigation or hire a personal injury attorney to deal with their insurance company. Ohio residents are eligible to receive compensation for their financial losses, as well as noneconomic damages—but how do you calculate your …

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Can Pedestrians Be Held Liable for Causing Road Accidents?

In car vs. pedestrian accidents, pedestrians are usually the victims—and the more vulnerable of the two parties—but not always. The idea that the “pedestrian always has the right of way” isn’t necessarily true. Everyone using a public road or sidewalk has a responsibility to use a reasonable degree of care and caution. If they act …

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What Happens If Your Accident Report Has Incorrect Information?

The period after a car accident can be disorienting, traumatic, and surreal. Depending on the severity of the accident, you may not be able to give a report, or might not remember what you said afterward. Even if you’re completely fine, it’s still a shock to get a copy of the accident report and realize …

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Chest Pain After a Car Accident

Car accidents are distressing, even when they’re minor—but if you’re experiencing chest pain afterwards, that may indicate that your minor accident wasn’t so minor after all. Before you panic, see a medical doctor. It could be as simple as bruising and muscle pain, but it could also indicate serious issues. Common Causes of Chest Pain …

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Does a Product Recall Guarantee You’ll Win Your Lawsuit?

Maybe your Instant Pot exploded or your child was injured due to a faulty car seat. You may have been exposed to toxic chemicals, or your car underperformed in a crash due to defective parts. When faulty products are recalled, many people assume that it’s the manufacturer’s admission of liability. Product recalls can be used …

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How “Black Box” Information Can Help Your Car Accident Case

When you hear the phrase “black box,” most people think in terms of airplanes. However, newer cars also record information. When you file a lawsuit or insurance claim against a negligent driver, getting their event data recordings can help establish fault. Here’s how this may help your case. Event Data Recorders These “black boxes” are …

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