How to deal with hydroplaning

Hydroplaning Tips

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How to deal with hydroplaning Now that rain is again finally falling in the South, it might be good to discuss Hydroplaning. When water causes your car tire to lose contact with the ground and “float” or “skid” on that …

Has Your Car Had A Recall

Has Your Car Had A Recall?

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Recalls of various components or systems on a car are more common than you might assume, though a recall of the car itself is incredibly rare. When you’ve purchased a car used, you may not get all the mailing from …

INSULTING LOWBALL OFFERS

Insulting Lowball Offers

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How low(ball) can you go? Every week I hear about a representative making insulting lowball offers to injured victims or dissatisfied consumers. Here are some that come to mind: Grocery chain had trip hazard, elderly lady falls and is injured– …

Organ Donor Peel Law Firm

Organ Donor Information

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ARE YOU AN ORGAN DONOR? In cases of wrongful death, grief-stricken families often struggle with organ donation questions for their loved one, who may be brain dead from a tragic accident. I have probably written over a thousand Living Wills, …

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Justice Is Slow 

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60 Minute Justice Process On TV, injury cases look like you walk into the law office with your case and walk out of the lawyer’s office with your check.  In legal shows, entire investigations, trials and sentencing happen in less …

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Traumatic Brain Injury Facts

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What You Need to Know About Traumatic Brain Injury Did you know… Over 135 people die every single day in our country because of traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Death is far less common than the staggering numbers of those permanently …

Neck Pain Secret David Peel

Neck Pain Secret

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Injury Lawyer Shares Neck Pain Secret Many of my clients after their accident wake up the next morning, unable to look to the left or the right. Neck pain is the most common complaint following an accident regardless of the …

5 Ways Not to Get Sued

5 Ways Not to Get Sued

@peellawfirm General Law, Insurance, Keeping Your Family Safe

Having a claim made against you for an accident or injury is terrible on two fronts:  Number one and I hope most importantly, the regret that one feels when someone has injured another human being through an accidental act or …

Pain And Suffering

What is Pain and Suffering Worth?

@peellawfirm Auto Accidents, General Law

How much should you be compensated for Pain and suffering? It may seem strange to ask what value to assign to pain and suffering, yet it is a major component of personal injury cases.  Over the years, great trial lawyers …

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Injury Compensation Not Taxable

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No income tax Few realize that compensation from an injury is not subject to income tax.  The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) expressly excludes damages received as a result of personal physical injuries or physical sickness from a taxpayer’s gross income. …

Auto Policy Coverages

Auto Policy Coverages

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LIABILITY (Mandatory)Covers you if you cause injuries or damages while driving your car, or anyone is driving with your permission. Minimal Limits cover up to $25,000 per person and up to $50,000 per accident. UNINSURED/UNDERINSURED MOTORISTS (“UM”)When an uninsured, unknown …

common legal mistakes

Top 5 Most Common Legal Mistakes

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Are You Making These 5 Legal Mistakes? Assuming everything “automatically” goes to your spouse without a will. The truth is joint property does not change at the death of one owner. But solely owned assets are only a child’s share …