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3 Rules for Hit and Run Accidents Published in Car Accidents,dui,Evidence,Personal Injury on June 27, 2017.

I was recently asked this question by friend, now client that was involved in a hit and run car wreck: “I was hit by a drunk driver and he fled the scene. My insurance company found him with the tag number we got and he is telling my insurance company no accident occurred and he is not even talking to… READ MORE

What Can I Do If Someone Destroys Evidence Published in Evidence on November 16, 2016.

This may sound obvious, but evidence is crucial in a lawsuit. Without evidence, a plaintiff cannot prove his or her claims are true, and a defendant cannot assert any defenses. It’s important to understand spoliation of evidence and the legal repercussions for knowingly committing it. There are several best practices both sides of a lawsuit should keep in mind to… READ MORE

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