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What to Do When Your Car Is Totaled in an Accident?

You have been in a pretty serious accident. Hopefully you walked away from it a little banged up, but otherwise fine. Unfortunately, even if you didn’t get hurt in the accident, your car sure did. From many minor accidents, a car can usually be salvaged and fixed up, but when your car gets classified as “totaled,” what do you do next? Contact your nj car accident lawyer. When is a Car Considered Totaled? First, you need to know what it means to be totaled so that you can make the right decisions. Typically, you can tell just by looking at...
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What Are the Symptoms of Whiplash from an Auto Accident?

Whether it was a severe accident or even a minor fender bender, whiplash is one of the most common injuries to result from auto accidents. While treatable, whiplash can be a minor annoyance, but in the worse cases can result in nerve damage. However, what makes whiplash so frustrating is that it might not be an apparent injury right away. In order to effectively document and seek treatment or damages for whiplash, it is important to know the symptoms. What is Whiplash? The term whiplash is thrown around a lot, but very few people actually know what it is. The...
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Understand the Timeline for a Minnesota Personal Injury Claim

Most people understand the importance of receiving medical care when they have been injured. But in the blur of treatment and recovery from the injury, what many may not understand is the importance of receiving timely legal advice about how you or your family will pay for that expensive medical care and lost work time. Determining who is responsible for the injury to you or a family member can be a quick or a drawn-out process, so it’s important that you understand the timeline for a Minnesota personal injury claim. What Is a Personal Injury Claim? But before we get...
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Is It Reasonable To Ask, “Can You Be Held Liable for Sending a Text to a Driver Causing An Accident?”

Based upon judicial decisions in recent years, there appears to be a legal basis for asking the question, “Can you be held liable for sending a text to a driver causing an accident?’ Two cases have opened the door to accident victims seeking damages from those that knowingly send texts to those operating motor vehicles at the time. One suit followed a 2009 motorcycle accident in New Jersey, while the other followed a 2014 motorcycle accident in Pennsylvania. Both the cases garnered national attention because text senders were sued. In the New Jersey case, a subsequent opinion rendered by the...
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