Distracted Driving

First, it was seat belts, then it was impaired driving, now, distracted driving. There are many forms of distracted driving that can arise in motor vehicle accident litigation. During the examination for the discovery process there will be questions posed by lawyers on both sides about whose fault the accident was. Experienced trial lawyers, such as...
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Who Pays for Car Accident Injuries?

When someone gets injured in a car accident, the at-fault driver who caused the collision is usually responsible for providing compensation to the injured victim. Fortunately, drivers carry insurance to protect them if they cause an accident and need to pay compensation to an injured person. According to the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act, all motor vehicles...
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What is a Catastrophic Impairment?

If you have been in a car accident, lawyers, health care professionals, and those in the insurance industry will often raise the question of whether you have sustained a catastrophic injury. In the auto insurance world, “catastrophic” means much more than the common-sense notion of that term. What is the Significance of a “Catastrophic” Impairment?A...
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Accident Benefits and the Challenge of Chronic Pain

Claimants injured in a motor vehicle accident have access to benefits under their own insurance (or through another driver’s insurance policy, or the Motor Vehicle Accident Claims Fund) to help compensate for losses such as, but not limited to, medical and rehabilitative benefits, income replacement, lost educational expenses, attendant care and damaged clothing or medical...
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