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Personal Injury Claims Will Be Slashed In 2020.

June 6, 2020

Certain changes to personal injury law have taken effect from April 2020. This will result in a reduction in compensation claims and will make receiving legal representation harder for claim victims. Find out if you are affected. What Personal Injury Laws Are Changing? With the introduction of the Civil Liability Act 2018, only small courts […]

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I was hit by a vehicle while jaywalking, what do I do?

June 4, 2020

In my personal injury practice, I frequently represent individuals who have been injured in pedestrian accidents. There are instances when pedestrians bear some responsibility for being struck by vehicles, such as by jaywalking. Whether an injured jaywalking pedestrian can recover damages hinges on the negligence laws of the state in which the accident occurred. Let’s […]

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Illinois Nursing Homes May Be Unfit To Manage COVID-19

April 18, 2020

With its lethal effects on the elderly and those with immune deficiencies, COVID-19 poses a special threat to nursing homes nationwide. Illinois nursing homes and temporary rehab clinics are now tasked with caring for the infected while also containing the coronavirus pandemic. This is no doubt a monumental task for any state.  However, an analysis […]

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The search is on for the UK’s brightest legal talent

November 4, 2019

Talented and passionate budding lawyers are being invited to put themselves forward for the chance to be named as the country’s brightest Future Legal Mind. The Future Legal Mind Award is a law essay competition which is now in its sixth year. Past winners of the competition, which is run by National Accident Helpline, have […]

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Easy Steps in Filing for Bankruptcy at Anaheim

September 2, 2019

This post regarding bankruptcy law in CA is a slight departure from our usual personal injury ones, but it’s worth noting that if you have a personal injury claim, it may be protected even when going through bankruptcy proceedings through exemption (for which it’s worth checking out this post here) If you think you know […]

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How to Handle a Truck Accident

August 17, 2019

Big rig companies plying Central California routes likely have Fresno truck accident lawyer services on retainers since accidents involving their super-sized vehicles likely end up being a complex case. Others who drive private vehicles but are also regularly using the same routes should look to experienced big rig accident attorneys first for representation should they […]

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What to Do If You’re in a Car Accident

August 17, 2019

If you drive often around Central California, it might do you well to have a number of a Fresno auto accident lawyer saved on your contacts just in case. Nearly half-a-million auto accidents occurred in California in 2017, with over 270,000 injuries recorded. This number increased by around 3% during the first few months of […]

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How to Get Your Personal Injury (or Other Type of) Legal Career Started ― Tips on Getting Hired

April 8, 2019

If your mind is set on becoming a personal injury attorney , you’ll want to start building the brand of your practice as soon as you can. One way of going about this process is getting as much experience as you can under your belt. Whether it is in personal injury, litigation, corporate or real […]

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How Were You Hurt? Understanding the Different Types of Personal Injury Claims

October 23, 2018

Based on personal injury claims laws in the US and generally. There are a lot of different ways you might end up getting hurt, and not all of them are physical. It’s important that you understand the different kinds of claims and cases available to you – and the different types of claims that could […]

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Delays in Whiplash Reform and Future Effects on Cyclists

September 13, 2018

In 2017, the UK government announced a sweeping reform focused on whiplash and personal injury guidelines to help combat unnecessary and costly compensation claims. Under the Civil Liability Bill, changes to compensation claims after a road traffic incident were to take place. In effect, the threshold for small claims court would increase from £1,000 up […]

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