• How To Prepare For A Career As A Car Accident Lawyer Beginning In College

    Working as a car accident lawyer can be a rewarding and lucrative career. As an auto accident attorney, you get to represent people who were injured and had property damaged -- and you'll likely be financially rewarded each time you're successful. According to AllLaw, auto accident attorneys typically receive between 25 and 40 percent of their claimants' settlements. The field is competitive, though, and you'll need to start preparing as soon as possible.
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  • Frequently Asked Questions You May Have After Being Injured In A Hit-And-Run Accident

    If you are injured in a car accident in which another party is at fault, you are able to file a personal injury claim against the other party and their insurance company to recoup any money you are out. This includes medical expenses, lost wages and even pain and suffering. But, if you are involved in a hit-and-run accident, you may have many questions about what your rights are to recoup money in that situation.
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  • Severe Hand & Arm Injury Cases: Four Financial Impacts for Professional Chefs

    Being a professional chef requires a lot of skills and hard work. If you've been involved in an accident that caused a severe injury to your hand, your abilities to perform as a chef may become extremely limited. When someone else is liable for your personal injuries, they are not only expected to compensate you for your initial medical bills, but for any other costs directly related to your injury. One way to help recuperate these costs is with a settlement case.
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  • Three Phobias That May Be A Result Of Your Car Accident

    If you have been injured in an auto accident, you are not alone. There is an average of 6 million auto accidents each year, which result in approximately 3 million people being injured. In addition to the injuries that you may be able to see, there are other mental or psychological conditions that you cannot see. In addition to anxiety, depression, and post traumatic stress disorders, you may also find yourself suffering from a wide range of related phobias.
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  • Did A Pedestrian Cause The Car Crash That Injured You? What You Need To Know

    If you were injured in a car accident, and a pedestrian is to blame for that accident, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against that at-fault party. This helps you to recover money to pay for your medical expenses, any lost wages you suffered as a result of the accident and compensate you for your pain and suffering. However, winning a claim against a pedestrian is challenging.
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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Being Injured As A Pedestrian

    If you were walking and were hit and injured by a car, motorcycle or other type of motor vehicle, you may be able to file a personal injury lawsuit. This can compensate you for your medical expenses, pain and suffering and lost wages. However, if you have never been in this position before, you may find yourself with many questions. Here are a few of the questions you may have as a pedestrian who was hit by a car.
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  • Can You Collect Interest On Personal Injury Awards?

    It's a fairly well-known fact that you may be entitled to obtain a variety of economic and non-economic damages such as medical expenses and pain and suffering after being in an accident. What may not be as well-known, however, is you may also be entitled to collect interest on the award before and/or after a court judgment has been rendered. Here's more information about the type of interest you may be granted, the amount, and when it may be calculated and added to your court award.
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  • Tailgating: An Overlooked Cause Of Car Accidents

    Rear-end collisions occur all too frequently in the United States. They happen when drivers aren't paying attention to what is going on in front of them or when circumstances arise that can't be avoided. However, one of the most common causes of rear-end car accidents is tailgating. Tailgating is completely preventable, and acting accordingly when you are being tailgated can help prevent accidents. Here's what you need to know about tailgating, car accidents, and the law.
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  • Use Your Body To Earn A Living? What Happens If You're Injured Through Negligence?

    If you're a professional (or semi-professional) athlete, model, or entertainer, you may dread illnesses and minor injuries that can keep you sidelined until you're able to perform. Even worse can be a more serious accident that leaves you unable to work for weeks or even months -- particularly if this temporary absence from the spotlight casts a permanent shadow over the trajectory of your career. Do you have any recourse against a company or individual whose negligence led to an injury that can nag you even after recovery?
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  • 5 Questions to Ask to Avoid Pedestrian Vehicle Accidents

    While walking produces a wide array of health benefits, it can also put you at risk of injury. Pedestrian vehicle accidents and fatalities have been pretty steady for last few years, after a sharp decline for decades. There were more than 4,700 deaths, and approximately 76,000 injuries occurring in 2013. When it comes to pedestrian accidents everyone has to play a role in reducing these numbers, both the driver and the pedestrian, but if you are the pedestrian you are the one at risk of injury.
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