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You have been in a car collision : What should you do next?

A car accident is a stressful situation to be in, which is why many people miss out on the right steps to take after it happens. Here is a guide that will educate you about what to do right after a car accident to mitigate harmful after-effects.

Is it possible to file a claim against someone else's car insurance?

Want to file a claim against someone else's car insurance? You should know what to do if the other party’s insurance is taking too long to process your claim and how you can seek compensation for loss in an accident.

Falls are the #1 Cause of Accidental Death on Construction Sites

Fall-related deaths for workers is on the rise. This article is a discussion of how some of those deaths and injuries can be prevented.

Key Things To Know About Truck Accidents And Lawsuits

Driving a truck is more difficult than driving a standard vehicle, so both non-commercial and commercial truck accidents can occur for many different reasons. A truck accident lawsuit may help you collect compensation for your losses in a truck-related accident.

What You Need To Know About Slip and Fall Cases

Slip and fall accidents can cause severe injuries. Filing an accurate claim is essential to receiving compensation for your losses in an accident. Receiving compensation can be very helpful to manage basic expenses due to the injury.

Help! I’ve Been In A Car Crash! What Now? – The First 24 Hours

We cover the most pressing questions people have immediately following a collision, including the information-gathering process, police and incident reports, what to do about the other person's insurance, at-the-scene documentation, and if and when you need to call the police.

Steps to Settling an Injury Claim (without the hassle)

It is important to understand the process of getting monetary compensation for your losses in an accident due to another person’s fault. A Personal Injury Lawyer can help make this process easier.

Understanding Iowa’s Comparative Negligence Laws

Under the Modified Comparative Fault System, each party is held responsible for damages in proportion to their own percentage of fault pro-rata, unless the plaintiff's negligence reaches 51%.

Why You Should Hire a Truck Accident Attorney

Here are some of the most prominent reasons why it is necessary to hire a truck accident attorney:

Bifurcation of First-Party Auto Claims in New Mexico

A motion to bifurcate is often the first line of defense in a litigated first-party insurance claim. The Defendant carrier contends bifurcation streamlines discovery and disposes of “extra-contractual” issues without having to use the court’s time and resources. In truth, however, by moving to bifurcate, the first-party insurance is trying to accomplish two major goals: 1) prevent discovery of harmful and/or “proprietary” business and/or claims file information that the insurance company knows will support an insured’s bad faith and extra-contractual claims; and 2) delay addressing the extra contractual claims by creating another hurdle for the insured to clear, i.e. a discovery and trial on the damages before allowing a discovery or trial on the merits of the extra-contractual first-party claims. The individual facts and circumstances of the case that warrant non-bifurcation should be emphasized with the court. Plaintiff should emphasize facts which could permit recovery on extracontractual claims regardless of whether or Plaintiff can prevail on the contractual claim. Plaintiff should emphasize arguments that the extra-contractual issues will have to be resolved regardless of the number of trials or the order of discovery, so in the interest of judicial efficiency, bifurcation would not be appropriate.

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