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  • Types of Evidence Used in Truck Accident Claims

    When you decide to file a truck accident claim or lawsuit, one of your next priorities should be to begin collecting evidence in support of your claim. If you delay this vital step, the evidence you might have been able to gather might be lost or destroyed, making it difficult for you to substantiate your claim. This situation can be incredibly overwhelming and you might not know where to start. ...
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  • The Importance of Taking Pictures After a Car Accident

    Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience that occurs out of the blue. Dealing with the aftermath can be overwhelming and survivors might have a difficult time thinking clearly and, as such, might forget to take some crucial steps to protect themselves. Taking pictures is one step that those involved in car accidents should not neglect. Pictures can provide solid and indisputable ...
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  • Why is My Personal Injury Case Taking So Long to Settle?

    No two personal injury cases are alike and neither is the length of time required for them to reach a settlement. Several factors play a role in determining why one case might take longer to settle than another. However, they can also be settled quickly as long as you are willing to accept less money. If you are facing steep medical bills or the prospect of a lengthy rehabilitation period, a quick ...
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  • 10 Myths About Personal Injury Claims

    Embarking on a personal injury claim can seem daunting, especially given the amount of misinformation out there regarding the process. You might not know where to begin or what legal options are available to you. Instead of trying to field your way through this on your own, it is best to hire a personal injury attorney who can effectively navigate you through the process and ensure you receive ...
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  • Avoid Social Media During a Personal Injury Case

    Many of us use social media to share with friends and family. We post photos, status updates, well-plated dinners, and nearly every other little detail about our lives. This might be fun if you are not embroiled in any legal matters, but for someone in the midst of a personal injury case, it is a bad idea and could even be detrimental to the outcome of it. Why Avoid It? The insurance adjuster’s ...
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  • Why You Need to See a Doctor Right Away After an Accident

    Accidents have the potential to be incredibly severe, leading to catastrophic injuries that require immediate medical assistance. However, some accidents do not seem severe, and not all injuries are visible. In such cases, people are often left in doubt regarding whether or not their injuries warrant a trip to the doctor’s office. It is important to understand that appearances are deceiving and, ...
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  • Protect Your Children from Swimming Pool Hazards

    The weather is warming up, announcing summer’s impending arrival. One of the most beloved activities of the season is spending a day at the pool with the family to relieve yourself of the heat in the cool water while playing some games, swimming, or just dipping your toes in the water. If you take your children to the pool, however, it is crucial to be aware of some safety precautions to ensure ...
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  • Summer Road Trip Safety Tips

    Road trips are a summer favorite, giving families and groups of friends the chance to gather together and embark on an adventure. You might take a day trip to the beach or drive across the country. The most important thing to remember while you are out on the open road and enjoying the scenery, however, is to make sure you are driving safely and prepared for any emergencies that might arise. You ...
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  • Questions To Ask Your Doctor After a Car Accident Injury

    If you have sustained injuries in a car accident , your first priority should be to seek medical attention. Even if it seems that your injuries are minor, the truth is that they might be worse than you think, and only a doctor can adequately assess the extent of the damage. Whether you end up getting transported to the hospital in an ambulance from the scene, or visit your doctor’s office on your ...
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  • Why Truck Accidents Are Different from Car Accidents

    All vehicle accidents are not created equal. In order to recover financial compensation, car accidents and truck accidents involve different steps and processes. The following are the main differences between a car accident and truck accident: Different causes. In many cases, the causes of a truck accident are not always simple and apparent. An average car accident is often caused by human error, ...
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  • Avoid These Personal Injury Claim Mistakes

    Whether it is a car accident or a slip and fall , when a person suffers a serious injury caused by the negligent and reckless actions of another party, the victim must claim compensation for the loss he or she has incurred. It is imperative to understand that filing civil lawsuit and pursuing monetary damages involve several, crucial steps. Failing to take care even the smallest details can ...
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  • Common Places Slip & Fall Accidents Occur

    Whether the accident occurs in a single family home or large business, slip and falls occur in various places. Where the injury occurs will determine liability rules, the available damages to the injured party, what parties to file a personal injury claim against, and what steps you must take to obtain the most desirable outcome possible. The following are the most common locations where slip and ...
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  • Things That Are Illegal for Truck Drivers to Do

    Whether you drive on the roads or highways of Mississippi or the rest of the country, you will always notice a commercial truck of one type or another. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), one out of seven workers domestically is a truck driver. The U.S. commercial transportation system is the largest in the world, transporting and delivering trillions of dollars of goods to ...
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  • Katie Harris-Elliott Named City Attorney for Eudora, AR

    Harris Law Firm, PLLC has been known for our high-quality client service and dedicated legal representation since opening our doors in 1981. Now we are pleased to add yet another accolade to our distinguished history, as Attorney Katie Harris Elliott has been named the City Attorney for the town of Eudora, Arkansas! She was officially appointed on February 6 th after Joe Mazzanti resigned to take ...
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  • Why Should You Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

    Every person has the right to file a claim for compensation for any injuries that occur due to thoughtless or reckless actions. Compensation can serve to cover the costs of medical bills and other expenses that arise from a personal injury case. You can either choose to settle the case without needing a lawsuit, such as taking action against the individual’s insurance company (as in a car accident ...
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