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5 Ways to Help Your Teen Avoid Car Accidents

No parent should have to endure the loss of a child, but that is the tragic reality faced by thousands of parents who lose children in car accidents every year. According to Teen Driver Source, about 11,000 teens lose their lives in traffic accidents annually, and 326,000 are seriously injured.

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Do I Have Grounds for a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

The loss of a family member is always a grievous tragedy, but the experience can be particularly devastating if your loved one died due to the negligent or malicious actions of another person. Pursuant to Utah Code section 78B-3-106, if your family member died due to the wrongful act or negligence of another person, you can pursue damages by filing a wrongful death lawsuit.

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How Should I Take Photos of a Car Accident Scene?

It can seem impossible to think clearly after a serious collision, but your statements and actions in the immediate aftermath can have a profound impact on the success of your personal injury claim. In addition to contacting the police and recording the contact information of eyewitnesses, it is essential that you take pictures of the accident scene.

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3 Scenarios When You Can File a Lawsuit after a Boating Accident

Nevada has plenty to offer for watersport enthusiasts. Local residents and tourists flock to Lake Tahoe, Lake Mead, Lake Topaz, and the Colorado River to fish, Jet Ski, and enjoy a much-needed break from work. Unfortunately, with such an active boating community comes a high risk of getting in an accident.

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Will Self-Driving Cars Reduce the Number of Personal Injury Claims?

The world’s leading auto manufacturers are racing to produce the first mass-produced, self-driving vehicles. Uber took a revolutionary step with the introduction of its driverless fleet in 2016, but the trial has been marred with reports of the cars running red lights, driving in bicycle lanes, and breaking other traffic laws.

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3 Facts You Should Know before You File a Personal Injury Claim

There are multiple specializations within personal injury law such as car accident claims, medical malpractice, and premises liability. There are unique laws and procedures that apply to each of these areas. If you proceed with your claim without the help of an attorney who has experience in your area of need, you could wind up making a mistake that harms your claim.

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What Is Black Box Data and Why Is It Important Evidence after an 18-Wheeler Crash?

If you were injured in a truck accident, the success of your personal injury claim will hinge on the strength of your evidence. Your personal injury attorney will have to show evidence to prove negligence, liability, and the value of your damages. Over time, though, it is common for evidence to disappear or become unavailable, which is why it is so important to take legal action as soon as possible.

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How to Avoid the Top 3 Causes of Car Accidents

Motor-vehicle accidents are the second most common cause of unintentional deaths in the United States. Utah certainly sees its fair share of serious wrecks; according to the Department of Health, a collision happens in our state every 10 minutes. Every 36 hours, a person dies in a crash.

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Do You Know the 5 Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents?

According to a 2015 report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, driver recognition errors are the leading cause of auto accidents in the United States. The NHTSA specifies that “distracted driving” falls into this category.

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What Is “Modified Comparative Fault?”

Identifying the liable party is one of the first steps in making a personal-injury claim. However, it is often the case that both the plaintiff and the defendant contributed to the injury or loss.

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