David J. Berg was a personal injury litigator for 22 years who handled maritime, Longshore, and general personal injury cases throughout New England and nationwide. After twenty-plus years of fighting defendants and their insurance companies, he decided to leave litigation and now specializes in legal research and writing for lawyers and the general public. He is a graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law and is a member of several state bars.
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Learn important tips that you can do to prepare for your first meeting with a lawyer and discuss your car accident claim.
Discovery is a pretrial investigation process in which each side of a car accident lawsuit attempts to learn about the other side’s claims.
In a case involving a collision with a commercial truck, there are a number of people and entities that you might be able to sue.
A look at potential criminal charges and lawsuit liability if you're convicted of DUI in connection with an accident.
Settling these kinds of cases might be easier, but make sure you follow these tips.
Remember that liability for a car accident is based on negligence, and that the weather is just another factor for the insurer (and a jury) to consider in determining whether a driver was negligent.
If you've got a car insurance policy, it includes what is called a "cooperation clause" which, as the name indicates, requires the insured (that's you) to cooperate reasonably with the insurer.
If your teen gets into a car accident that is his or her fault, you can expect your car insurance to soar.
Subrogation is a legal procedure that lets an insurance company make a claim against a third party, to recover benefits that the insurer paid to its insured.
If you have no insurance and cause a car accident, you may have to pay what years worth of monthly insurance premiums would have cost.