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What is a Wrongful Death Claim?

What is a Wrongful Death Claim? If someone’s negligence or intentional wrongdoing causes the death of someone else, they can be held liable for that individual’s death. The immediate family of the decedent can pursue a wrongful death claim against the liable party to recover compensation for the damages suffered. Wrongful deaths let the immediate…

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Pursuing A Personal Injury Claim After An Accident While Using Public Transportation

Pursuing A Personal Injury Claim After An Accident While Using Public Transportation Public transportation is an affordable way to get where you need to go. When you are taking public transportation, such as C-TRAN, which is Clark County’s public transportation agency, or the Portland Streetcar, you expect to arrive to your destination safely. If you…

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Don’t Become A Distracted Driving Statistic

Don’t Become A Distracted Driving Statistic Despite the public service announcements and the campaigns to stop distracted driving, it remains a problem today. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), about 9 people die and 1,000 more are injured daily in auto crashes involving at least one distracted driver. During 2019, distracted driving…

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What Do If You Have Been In A Hit And Run Accident

What Do If You Have Been In A Hit And Run Accident You were driving down the street when a car came out of nowhere and hit you. As you started to get out of your vehicle, the other car sped off and drove out of sight. You have found yourself the victim of a…

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Pursuing A Personal Injury Claim After An Accident

Pursuing A Personal Injury Claim After An Accident Millions of accidents occur every year. The National Safety Council reports that during 2017 there were 169,936 preventable deaths and 47.2 million injuries reported from accidents across the United States. These accidents had a major financial affect on the country as well, costing $1,034.6 billion in total…

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How To Improve Visibility While Riding A Motorcycle

How To Improve Visibility While Riding A Motorcycle If you are a biker, you understand the importance of improving your visibility while on your motorcycle. Most crashes involving motorcycles occur because the drivers of the other vehicle say that they didn’t see the motorcycle and its rider. By being proactive and working on improving visibility,…

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What Do If You Have Been In A Hit And Run Accident

What Do If You Have Been In A Hit And Run Accident  You were driving down the street when a car came out of nowhere and hit you. As you started to get out of your vehicle, the other car sped off and drove out of sight. You have found yourself the victim of a…

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Pursuing A Personal Injury Claim After An Accident

Pursuing A Personal Injury Claim After An Accident  Millions of accidents occur every year. The National Safety Council reports that during 2017 there were 169,936 preventable deaths and 47.2 million injuries reported from accidents across the United States. These accidents had a major financial affect on the country as well, costing $1,034.6 billion in total…

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Who is at fault if you have been rear-ended?

Who is at fault if you have been rear-ended? If you have been rear-ended, you may have suffered serious injuries. Just as with any car crash, a rear-end collision can be a traumatic experience. More than 6 million crashes happen across the country ever year, and according to traffic reports about 40 percent of them…

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