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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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  • Watch Out for More Trucks on the Road at the End of the Year
    Trucks drive our economy. After all, they deliver the goods that we, as consumers, demand. And demand is never higher than around the holiday season at the end of each year. Commercial trucks are a big part of the traffic we deal with every day, but as we head toward the end of the year, […]
  • Intoxicated Drivers Are a Huge Risk during the Holidays
    The holidays are nearly upon us, and that means there’s a lot to look forward to. The holidays also mean, however, that there are more  drivers on the road – and increased accidents are the result. The holidays and adult beverages often go together, but when motorists fail to take their responsibility to drive safely […]
  • Appealing a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim
    If you have suffered an injury or illness while you were at your job and while you were working in the course of your employment, you are likely entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. In some instances, however, employers and their insurance companies deny these benefits for workers’ compensation. For example, your employer might allege that […]
  • Truck Accidents in Rainy or Foggy Conditions
    Truck accidents can occur in any weather conditions, but they are more likely when the weather is rainy or foggy. When road surfaces are wet, trucks can hydroplane, causing them to collide with other vehicles. Moreover, foggy conditions can reduce visibility, leading to a collision with another vehicle. Some truck drivers fail to operate their […]