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Tips to Increase Your Personal Injury Settlement

If you’ve been severely injured due to someone else’s negligence, you have the right to seek fair compensation from the at-fault party. Getting this compensation could ease the burden of costly medical bills, lost income, property damage, and personal losses, such as your pain and suffering. The skilled California personal…

Do I Need a Police Report After a Car Accident? - Silverthorne Attorneys

California law requires individuals to report car accidents to the local police or Highway Patrol for any accident that results in injury (no matter how minor), death, or property damage exceeding $1,000. But sometimes it doesn’t happen. People may not understand their responsibilities or who to notify. Sometimes there isn’t…

More and more cities are attempting to promote bicycling to work. Some cities even offer the use of public bikes to proactively encourage people to ride throughout the city and enjoy the sites. Both tourists and workers have increasingly started using bicycles as a means of transportation in large cities….

There were over 1,000 school bus accidents in the decade from 2007 – 2016, and typically each year sees just over 100 accidents that involve school buses. However, there is no need to panic as school bus accidents are quite rare in the United States. Nearly half a million school buses…

Almost 200,000 people are injured by a home appliance every year, and over 14,000 of those require hospitalization or die from their injuries. In most cases, everyone believes they are safe in their own home, and that the appliances will never cause them any harm. However, home appliances can cause…

While car accidents in other states happen with less frequency than in a person’s own state, the unfamiliarity with the surroundings can add to the sense of panic and shock experienced after any car accident. Understanding how to handle a car accident in a different state may help you avoid…

If you were severely injured in a car accident, you may receive immediate medical attention from medical professionals in the ambulance or shortly thereafter at the emergency room of a hospital. However, in many car accidents, victims are in a state of shock or have a great deal of adrenaline…