What Is The Modern Way To Crash Test Cars?

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For years the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) crash tested cars in very simple scenarios. One was literally driving head on into a flat wall at 15 mph.  Their current scenarios are much more real world. Frontal Crash Test Scenario: You are … Read More

Insurance offers to settle

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Many times a client will be offered something by an insurance company prior to hiring me. The other day I met with a new client who had been offered $1000.00 pain and suffering for an accident that happened only about … Read More

Beware Of Checks In The Mail

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A lawyer was sharing about a man who was in an accident where he was injured. Just Nine (9) days following the impact, an insurance company sent him a check for $1,000. Out of work, he could use the money. … Read More

Don’t sit by the Window

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You may have never thought about being in danger sitting in your local coffee shop or restaurant. You may have never considered being at risk stopping at a convenience store or shopping center.  But the hazard that I’m speaking about … Read More

Claim On My Own Insurance?

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Would your auto insurance be involved when an accident is not your fault? This question is a very good one. The simple answer is that your auto insurance often has coverages that can help even when someone else causes an … Read More

Preventing Slip And Fall Injuries

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Slip and fall accidents are common, but almost always preventable. Each year, these accidents cause thousands of serious injuries and result in numerous liability claims. The Hartford, for instance, shared with me that in 2016, slip and falls accounted for … Read More

I’m Not a Sue-Happy Person

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I hear people say to me that they are not a “sue-happy” person every week. We all know the kind that they’re talking about. They’ve had six or seven cases, some of dubious types of facts.  In fact, the people … Read More