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Rental Car Liability or The Graves Amendment

Let’s say you’re in a car collision. You are hit from behind by someone doing 50 mph and you have to go to the hospital because the damage was so severe. Now, you have $100,000 you owe to the hospital. The person who hit you was on vacation from Wisconsin and was driving a rental […]

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Recognizing When A Slip and Fall Accident Was The Result Of Negligence

Slip and fall accidents are consistently among the most common causes of accidental injury in the United States, reportedly sending some 8.9 million people to emergency departments around the country each year. Fortunately for victims, when slip and fall accidents are the result of someone else’s negligence, they can often recover for their losses by filing […]

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IS MOTORCYCLE INSURANCE REQUIRED IN FLORIDA?

According to the Insurance Information Institute, in 2017 there were 89,000 motorcyclists injured and 5,172 fatalities in the United States. When crashes with motorcycles or any vehicle on the road insurance is there to help cover the costs associated with the damages, both property and personal injury. Every state in America has different regulations for […]

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Are Settlements Taxed By The Government?

If you have recently been injured in an accident, and you are pursuing a personal injury settlement as a result, you may be wondering about the taxes attached to the compensation if you win your case. Are personal injury settlements considered taxable income? Will your injury end up costing you more money when it comes […]

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2019 Common Injuries Resulting From Car Accidents

A car accident can cause serious injuries to virtually any part of the body. The following are some of the most common injuries suffered by motor vehicle accident victims and some of the car crash stats for 2019: Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) – Car accidents are a leading cause of TBI, which occurs when the brain is damaged by a […]

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Is Covid-19 A Force Majeure?

In the coronavirus pandemic, a number of legal concepts such as force majeure, impossibility of performance, impracticability and frustration of purpose may come in to play in determining whether performance under a contract may be excused or delayed and what remedies may be available. Many contracts contain force majeure provisions, which potentially limit the liability of a contracting party for […]

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