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What to do After a Commercial Vehicle Accident

Between 2009 and 2017, fatal accidents involving trucks and buses increased by 42%, partially related to an increase in accidents overall (22% increase from 2009 - 2015.) Truck drivers can drive well over 80,000 miles per year in big trucks with large blind spots and long hours.  Given those factors, accidents are considered an eventuality […]
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Feb
16
2021
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Elizabeth A. Hancock
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What is Medical Malpractice? 5 of the Most Common Causes.

According to John’s Hopkins Medicine, medical malpractice incidents account for 10% of all deaths in the United States. That statistic makes it the third-highest cause of death in the country. Yet, despite these alarming figures, these cases tend to be under-recognized. Patients’ families and friends accept it as part of the risk. Not every medical […]
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Nov
25
2020
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Elizabeth A. Hancock
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Three Important Steps to Take After an Auto Accident

Do you know what to do if you’re in an auto accident? Most people think a quick call to the police is all you need, but there is much more to the process. Aside from alerting the law — yes, that’s an excellent first step — you need to think about what happens next. The […]
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Oct
16
2020
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Elizabeth A. Hancock
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What to do When Motorcycle Accidents Occur

In the United States, the latest data concerning motorcycle accidents revealed almost 90,000 collisions in 2017. The particular circumstances of riding motorcycles make injuries and accidents more prevalent, whether that be because of common blind spots or a lack of protection. Regardless of how an incident happens, many bikers are left searching for a motorcycle […]
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Sep
10
2020
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Elizabeth A. Hancock
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Navigating Personal Injury in Offshore Accident Cases

Many employees of the oil field and construction industries remain vulnerable to risky work conditions. Even when applying safety measures, construction and oil workers still account for 20% of private-industry worker fatalities. When this work takes place offshore — on ships or offshore oil rigs — additional risks transpire, such as explosions and falling objects. […]
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Apr
30
2020
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What is Premise Liability?

Premise liability is a legal concept that's closely related to cases of personal injury. When a personal injury occurs, it's important to note where the incident happened. If it transpires on someone's property due to unsafe or neglected conditions, then premise liability comes into play.  Property owners may be surprised to learn that it's your […]
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Mar
5
2020
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Elizabeth A. Hancock
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Why Is Personal Injury From Truck Accident Cases Different? 

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association, statistics released in January 2019 noted a nine percent increase in the number of deadly accidents from 4,369 in 2016 to 4,761 in 2017.  The rat race is inevitable, and a large portion of our society relies on highways to get to work, run errands, or stay […]
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