Car Accident Law Guide

If you were involved in a car accident, it is important to follow certain procedure in order to receive the compensation you deserve and protect your rights. Insurance providers may refuse to provide compensation or place a limit on the amount of compensation available. It is important to understand how insurance claims work after different types of automobile accidents and how a lawyer may be able to help you.

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  • ContentWhat is Car Accident Law?

    Car accident law refers to the legal rules that determine who is responsible for the personal and property damage resulting from a traffic collision. This area of the law consists of the principles of negligence, as applied to this particular category of personal injury cases. Like other cases in which negligence law applies, car accident litigation is governed almost entirely by state law.

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  • ContentRecalls and Defects in a Car Accident Case

    Sometimes, a vehicle defect causes a car accident. When the party liable isn’t one of the drivers, who pays for damages? Plaintiffs, aided by personal injury lawyers, must prove a causal link between the defect and the accident.

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  • ContentAutomobile Accidents and Insurance Claims

    When a person has been injured in a car accident, he will usually submit a claim to the relevant insurance company. This process can be confusing and frustrating. Find out how insurance companies determine liability and how a personal injury lawyer can help you communicate with the insurance company.

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  • ContentLegal Consequences of Fatalities Caused by Car Accidents

    Car accidents can have devastating results, with the worst consequence being a fatality. Wrongful death lawsuits after a fatal car accident usually target the at-fault driver to recover damages for the victim’s family. Learn how you can receive compensation after a tragic accident.

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  • ContentRental Cars and Career Drivers Liabilities

    Liability can be confusing when the vehicle involved in the accident doesn’t belong to the driver, or when the driver is using a company insurance. Find out whose insurance is liable in these cases and how a lawyer can help you.

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  • ContentCar Accidents Caused by Distracted Driving

    There is increasing concern over accidents caused by distracted driving. Distracted drivers may now be subject to both civil liability and criminal reprimand. It is important that individuals who are either the victim or the driver of an accident caused by distracted driving understand their rights and any legal consequences.

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  • ContentDetermination of Fault in a Car Accident

    Who is at fault in a car accident, and how can you prove it? Each driver may have been a contributor to the cause of the accident, as well as other factors such as inadequate road signs. Understanding who is at fault will have ramifications on who might be found liable and whose insurance may have to pay.

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  • ContentWhat to do After a Hit and Run Accident

    A hit and run is an accident where a vehicle hits another vehicle, a person or an object and flees the scene. Learn what your legal options are after you are a victim or a perpetrator of a hit and run accident, and how insurance companies handle these accidents.

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  • ContentSpecific Injuries from Car Accidents

    An automobile accident can cause many types of injures. These may include ligament injuries, whiplash, shoulder issues, or soft tissue injuries. Learn more about your legal options pertaining to specific injuries and how you may be able to receive compensation.

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  • ContentLegal Consequences of Accidents Caused by Construction or Road Flaws

    Sometimes road construction or inadequate road signage can contribute to an automobile accidents. In some cases, the government or a construction company might bear the liability from a construction zone accident. Learn who can be held liable and how you may be able to recover damages.

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  • ContentHow a Lawyer Can Help When You Are In A Car Accident

    You may need to hire an attorney after being involved in a car accident. A lawyer can help you receive compensation, avoid liability, or help with insurance claims. Find out if an attorney can help you with your case.

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