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Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Frozen Burst Pipes?

Legal Assistant Personal Injury Law, Real Estate Law

Contrary to their snappy jingles and marketing slogans, many insurance companies have amassed huge profits simply by denying the claims of the people they insure. These practices are not simply confined to auto insurance companies, but rather exist in many other industries where insurance is necessary. For example: homeowners’ insurance. The State of Texas recently experienced winter weather that had ...
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Will the COVID-19 Vaccine Be Mandatory?

Legal Assistant Family Law, Medical Malpractice

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise at an alarming rate, the recent rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine has been met with mixed reactions. Some people view it as a shining light at the end of a very dim tunnel, while others are concerned about how quickly it was approved, which is atypical for a vaccine. Regardless of …

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Can I Sue My Employer If I Get Kidnapped?

Legal Assistant Employment Law, International Law, Maritime Law, Personal Injury Law, Resources

Every year, more than 90 million Americans travel outside the US for work or leisure. However, the last thing you would expect to happen when you’re in a foreign country is to get kidnapped. That’s anyone’s worst nightmare. Although kidnapping statistics held by the US government and private security companies are not usually released publicly, we estimate that number could …

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What Is the Average Settlement for a Car Accident?

Legal Assistant Personal Injury Law, Resources

You’re driving down the street for a quick grocery run. You’re keeping to the speed limit like the good driver you are bobbing your head softly to your favorite jam on the radio. You slow down as you approach the red light, and then, bam! Someone rams into your car from behind. Great, just what you need – a car …

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Brain Injury Attorneys – What Are They and When Should You Hire One?

Legal Assistant Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Law, Personal Injury Lawyers

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is among the top causes of death and disability in the US. Every year, approximately 2.87 million hospitalizations, ER visits, and deaths occur, with children accounting for more than 837,000 of these cases. Contrary to what you might think, you don’t have to be struck by a hard object or involved in a car accident to …

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Can a Business Sue You for a Bad Review?

Legal Assistant Business Law, Consumer Law, Personal Injury Law

Have you ever encountered such horrible customer service from a business that it left you feeling utterly infuriated? So, much so that even after asking “to speak to the manager,” you could still feel yourself getting hot under the collar? Don’t worry. You’re in good company. We’ve all been there at one point in our lives. Before you know it, …

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Do You Have to Have Insurance on a Boat?

Legal Assistant Maritime Law, Personal Injury Law

The short answer is – yes. If you live in any one of the few states that require it, then you do. But what if you don’t live in any of those states? Do you need boat insurance? Well, not necessarily. It doesn’t hurt to, especially if you want to use a slip or mooring at a marina where having …

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Who Is Liable in a 3 Car Accident?

Legal Assistant Personal Injury Law

Fault determination in car accidents isn’t always so clear. Sometimes, it’s downright confusing, more so when multiple vehicles are involved. Even the drivers in the pile-up aren’t always sure who’s to blame. That’s why there are rules in place to ensure that all multi-car accidents are evaluated in the same way, to ensure a consistent outcome whenever similar actions of …