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Parenting Classes: Why Courts Order Them?

In cases concerning child custody, it has become customary for judges to order both parties to attend parenting classes either in person or online.  The reaction from the parents on both sides is generally the same: “I know how to parent my children, I don’t need someone to tell me how to take care of [..]

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Shipper Liability For Truck Crash Injuries

If you were seriously injured or lost a loved one because of a truck wreck you need experienced legal help. Truck crashes are not like car crashes, and require more investigation and legal knowledge. It’s important that your attorney conduct a search for all possible responsible parties and insurance.  Besides the motor carrier and driver [..]

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Tractor Trailer Injuries & Joint Venture Liability

Safe operation and maintenace is the responsiblity of tractor trailer drivers and motor carriers.  Unfortunetly tractor trailer crashes often causes such serious injuries that the federally mandated insurance limits may not be adequate. Often crashes also involve multiple victims so there may be inadequate insurance money to cover multiple injuries and finnacial losses. Despite this [..]

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Who is Responsible for a Truck Driver’s Negligence

Recovering compensation for injuries from a tractor trailer crash can be complicated. Determining who is responsible for a truck driver’s negligence is critical to recovering money for your injuries.  Handling a trucking case requires specialized knowledge and legal skill. It is important for people who have suffered injuries to get expert advice as soon as [..]

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Step-Parent Adoption

A step-parent adoption can be a relatively simple and rewarding proceeding.  Seeing a step mother or father come legally the parent they and the child feel they have been is a delight.  There can be, however, some hurdles and road blocks of which clients need to be aware when they start this journey.  Understanding how [..]

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Motorcycle Collisions

In 2015, 88,000 motorcyclists were injured in motorcycle collisions and 4,976 people were killed, which accounted for 4% of all crash injuries and 14% of all traffic fatalities.[1]   The fatality rate per registered vehicle for motorcyclists in 2015 was 6 times the fatality rate for passenger car occupants according to the National Highway Traffic Safety [..]

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Bad Weather Truck Injuries

Bad Weather Driving Rules You need to know this bad weather driving rule if you have been injured in a truck wreck. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations require commercial truck drivers and their employers to operate their vehicles safely. The regulations are rules of the road for the trucking industry. 49 CFR [..]

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The Dangers of Truck Driver Fatigue

Driver fatigue is one of the principle causes of truck accidents out on the road. Despite federal regulations which aim to limit the amount of time a trucker can sit behind the wheel, excessive sleepiness continues to be a problem. Trucks are a vital part of our country’s transportation industry; however, when truckers are unable [..]

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Do Federal Regulations Prevent Truck Crashes?

Accidents involving commercial trucks are some of the most dangerous on the road. Passenger vehicles with even the best safety ratings may not be able to withstand the force created by a truck traveling at moderate speeds. To help keep the roads safe and reduce the rate of truck crashes, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety [..]

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How to File a Car Accident Claim?

If you want to settle your car accident case, you will need to file a claim and then negotiate to get the payment you deserve. As long as you are fully prepared and confident, the process should not be too difficult. How you file will make a significant difference with your chances of obtaining a [..]

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