Types of Motorcycle Accidents and Their Legal Considerations

Motorcycle Accident

Navigating the roads on a motorcycle can be thrilling, but it also comes with unique risks and legal considerations. From single-vehicle accidents to collisions with fixed objects, rear-end crashes, intersection mishaps, and T-bone or head-on collisions, the spectrum of potential accidents is vast. Each type brings its own set of challenges, not just in terms […]

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Truck Accident Claims: Your Comprehensive Legal Guide

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If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident, you know the devastating impact it can have on your life. The financial burden of medical bills and lost wages can compound the physical and emotional pain you’re already experiencing. But when it comes to navigating the legal process, it’s easy to […]

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What To Do After a Car Accident

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If you are involved in an auto accident, it is important to take certain steps to ensure your safety and protect your legal rights. Here are some steps to take after a car accident: Check for injuries: The first and most important step is to check for injuries. If anyone is injured, call 911 or […]

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Legal Malpractice – QDRO Error

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A Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) is a legal document that divides retirement benefits between divorcing spouses. If there is an error in the QDRO, it can have serious financial consequences for one or both parties. If your lawyer made an error in your QDRO, you may have a legal malpractice claim. Here are the […]

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Brain Injuries and Automobile Accidents

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Brain injuries are a common result of automobile accidents, and they can range from mild concussions to severe traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) that can have long-lasting effects on a person’s cognitive and physical abilities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car accidents are the third leading cause of TBIs in the […]

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Can I sue my lawyer for missing the statute of limitations applicable to my car accident claim?

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While the typical answer to this question is “yes”, it can have some caveats like a lot of other legal questions. For one, a simple question as to whether one can sue their lawyer for missing a statute of limitations often creates a subset of questions. First, did you retain the lawyer to represent you […]

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Broker Liability in a Truck Accident Case

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In a truck accident case, the broker, who is the intermediary between the shipper and the carrier, may also be held liable for the accident under certain circumstances. Here are some examples of when a broker may be held liable in a truck accident case: Negligent Hiring: If the broker knew or should have known […]

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Truck Accident Cases: Understanding Your Legal Rights

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Truck accidents can be devastating, often resulting in serious injuries or even death. If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident, it is important to understand your legal rights and options for seeking compensation. Truck accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, including driver error, equipment failure, and […]

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Can I sue my lawyer for not competently drafting a QDRO/EDRO?

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Yes, it is possible to sue a lawyer for not competently drafting a QDRO/EDRO. Attorneys have a duty to provide competent representation to their clients, which includes properly drafting legal documents such as QDROs/EDROs. If a lawyer’s negligence in drafting a QDRO/EDRO causes harm to their client, such as the loss of a portion of […]

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Only Paying Your Lawyer If You Win

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It is common for a lawyer to be told by a client that they only want to pay if the lawyer wins the case. While the phrasing may be different, the client is basically seeking a contingency fee agreement. When a lawyer agrees to work on a contingency fee basis, it means that they will […]

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