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To Encourage Autonomous Vehicles in Your State Create a No-Fault Insurance Pool

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Legislators can become heroes. With one act of non-partisan legislation, your representatives could save thousands of lives, could boost the U.S. manufacturing economy, and could make all of our lives easier, safer, and...more

Carlton Fields

Massachusetts High Court Rejects Insurance Company’s Application of “Physical Abuse” Exclusion to a Personal Injury Claim...

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Insurance companies typically incorporate intentional harm exclusions into their homeowners’ insurance policies, which allow them to deny coverage where the insured intentionally causes bodily injury or property damage....more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Fighting for Road Rage Victims

Nearly all of us have witnessed an incident of road rage. It’s scary to see. Whether out of frustration, stress, or anger, road raging drivers lose their tempers and use their cars as a way to vent their emotions. They speed....more

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What Is Expert Testimony In An Auto Accident Claim?

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Some of you may have already heard the term “expert witness.” You probably heard it in a high-profile court case that was televised nationally. Maybe the expert witness was a medical specialist in a high-profile malpractice...more

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Tolling Statutes of Limitations in Products Liability Cases: Latent Injury or Unknown Cause?

Consider a hypothetical person named Jane, who bought a chair twenty years ago. The chair was designed to help relieve back pain, but it actually made it worse. Because Jane was trying many different remedies, she did not...more

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Can I Sue For Being Hit By A Semi-Truck?

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As we leave out houses each morning to begin our daily commute, it is fair to assume that you will be sharing the road with commercial trucks that are much bigger than your car or truck. Fortunately, these drivers go through...more

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Reducing Liability for Concussion-Related Lawsuits: Document Your Training and Education

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Anyone paying attention to the sports world in the past several years is well aware of the spotlight focused on concussions and head trauma. Much of the attention has come from high-profile, class-action lawsuits against...more

The Angell Law Firm, LLC

What Should I Do After A Truck Accident?

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If you’re involved in a traffic accident involving a large truck or commercial vehicle, it can turn your life upside down. Commercial trucks can cause catastrophic damage, so you need to know how to react if you’ve been...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Unprecedented: Litigation Insights - Issue 27, October 2020

This 27th edition of Unprecedented, our weekly update on COVID-19-related litigation, sees us start with a discussion of a trend toward class actions, with later discussions on two key areas -- insurance coverage disputes and...more

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley

Negligence vs. Intentional Act: What is Covered in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Intentional acts and negligent acts that cause injury, along with what is called “strict liability,” all belong to a category of law called “tort” law. Put simply, torts are wrongful acts that cause injury to another...more

The Angell Law Firm, LLC

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Filing A Personal Injury Claim

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If you’re ever injured in an accident that’s not your fault, you need to be sure that the insurance companies give you the compensation you deserve.  Along with any physical damages, there’s a chance you’ll need additional...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Representing Victims of Reckless Driving

We have all shared the road with drivers who drove too fast, ignored red lights, or tailgated. These actions can easily lead to catastrophic and deadly traffic accidents. Victims of crashes caused by reckless driving...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

COVID-19 and Unprecedented Litigation Insights, Issue 26, October 2020

This 26th edition of Unprecedented, our weekly update on COVID-19-related litigation, sees us returning to now-familiar topics involving liability protection for businesses, wrongful death lawsuits (particularly those...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

HK Court confirms narrow scope of defence available to proprietors under the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance

In HKSAR v Gammon Construction Limited (HCMA 97/2019) [2020] HKCA 752 (Date of Judgment: 7 September 2020), the Hong Kong Court of Appeal (the “Court”) dismissed a magistracy appeal against the conviction of a principal...more

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley

How to Choose a Doctor After a Florida Car Accident

Car accidents range from not too bad (i.e., no one was seriously injured and it was someone else’s fault), to catastrophic (meaning people were seriously injured or killed and it was your fault). Still, they are never a...more

Carlton Fields

Minnesota Supreme Court’s First Opinion on the State’s Bad Faith Statute

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The Minnesota Supreme Court in the matter of Alison Joel Peterson v. Western National Mutual Insurance Company, 946 N.W.2d 903 (Minn. 2020) opined for the first time on the state’s bad faith statute (Minn. Stat. § 604.18) and...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Wearing Your Seatbelt Could Save Your Life and Your Personal Injury Claim

The first seatbelts began appearing in cars in the 1950s. However, it was not until 1968 that all vehicles in the United States were required to come standard with seatbelts. Since then, seat belts have saved hundreds of...more

Console and Associates, P.C.

Why Do You Need a Lawyer After A Car Accident? For One, They Can Triple Your Money.

A lawyer represents you and advocates for your best interests. That support is critical in areas in which you are unfamiliar, which, for most people, includes the legal and insurance industries. It means that the damages you...more

The Brown Firm

Do I Need A Lawyer For Pain and Suffering?

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If someone else has caused you to be injured, there's a chance it was intentional or at least negligent. Either way, people who have been involved in something like a car accident typically suffer beyond just their physical...more

Michigan Auto Law

Filing a Lawsuit After A Crash: What You Need To Know

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Special rules apply to filing a lawsuit in Michigan against the at-fault driver who causes a car crash for pain and suffering compensation, lost wages, medical bills, future economic loss, and vehicle repair costs. ...more

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What Are Special Damages In A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

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When you file a personal injury claim, you want to maximize your financial recovery so you can cover the expenses that resulted from your accident and injuries.  Depending on the specifics of your accident and injuries,...more

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Recovering Punitive Damages in North Carolina Personal Injury Cases

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When an accident happens due to someone else's negligence, an injured person is able to recover compensatory damages from the at-fault party or their insurance carrier. For instance, if an innocent driver is injured in a...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Unprecedented: Litigation Insights - Issue 25, September 2020

This 25th edition of Unprecedented, our weekly update on COVID-19-related litigation, sees yet more litigation over government restrictions on business and mass-gatherings. Several of these cases have seemingly been prompted...more

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New York Insurance Coverage Law Update

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SUM Endorsement In Commercial Automobile Policy Issued To LLC Deemed To Cover Its Sole Member As “Insured” Alan Tekel was struck by a vehicle.  After Tekel settled with the driver of the vehicle for the full limit of the...more

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Suburb's Citizens Out of Luck Against Contractor's Insurer for Contaminated Water

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Under established Illinois law, an insurer must defend a legal action filed against its insured unless it is clear from the face of the underlying complaint that the allegations fail to state facts which bring the case...more

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