Every motorcycle accident attorney has to deal with the issue of jury bias. For motorcycle accidents, the issue of jury bias can be more profound and insurance claims adjustors know this and try to use it to whittle down the value of a motorcycle accident claim.
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A good helmet can make the difference between walking away from a motorcycle accident with relatively few injuries and sustaining major injuries. In addition to protective clothing, a good helmet is all that separates you from the road. And in many jurisdictions, its use by a motorcycle rider is mandated by law.
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Getting legal help can be expensive. So if you have been hurt and have no money for a lawyer, but have a strong claim against another person for damages, here is what you can do.
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The two basic areas of examination in evaluating any personal injury accident case are liability and damages. Depending on the circumstances of a motorcycle accident case, one or both of these areas may be complicated.
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Some of the most horrific damages come in motorcycle accident cases. With little protection between the motorcycle driver and the other vehicle or the road, medical injuries and damages can escalate. Determining what your case is worth is critical for an injured motorcycle driver. And settlement amounts and jury verdicts, although the numbers differ widely, can often help you and your attorney understand the value of your case.
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We love dogs. As a society, we buy them, train them, love them, incorporate them into the family unit. But when a dog bites or causes physical injury to either a person or another animal, things can get complicated quickly. Injuries can be severe and to make matters worse, jurisdictions handle dog bite laws differently, making an already complicated issue even messier. In addition, dog bite law covers state laws, city ordinances, and county ordinances. And dog bite law will cover any animal that causes injury. If a pig bites, a goat butts, or a bull gores, you may face liability. When determining liability, you will need to have a clear understanding of how all of these play out in your jurisdiction.
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One of the saddest experiences that you have as a parent is that involving an injury to your child. Birth injuries are some of the most traumatic, often involving a permanent disability or disfigurement, often requiring a lifetime of medical care and expenses for the child. These cases are particularly tragic when the injuries were preventable.
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If you have been injured in a car accident, you may want an attorney’s services to help you resolve your claim against the negligent driver who caused your injuries. There are so many attorneys. It can seem like a daunting task to find the one right for you.
There are concrete steps you can take if you are trying to determine whether to hire an attorney to help with your accident case, and if so, which attorney to choose.
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Personal injury cases decided by a judge or jury can tell you quite a bit about the value and strength of your personal injury claim. Here are several personal injury cases that have been recently decided.
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You have been injured and it looks like you have a strong case on liability. As you work with your attorney toward resolution of your personal injury claim, once liability is established, you must determine a value for your claim as well, so that you can move toward settlement or another resolution mechanism.
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