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Ford Recalls Vehicles for Fire Risk and Door Safety Issues

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In late March 2017, Ford recalled more than 570,000 of its vehicles sold in North America and Europe to repair two problems. The engine fire recall affects 360,000 of the recalled vehicles include the: • 2014 Escape SUV • 2014 and 2015 compact Fiesta ST • 2013 Fusion midsize car • 2013 to 2015 Transit […]

Injured In A Commercial Truck Crash: Should You Sue?

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Injured In A Commercial Truck Crash: Should You Sue? If you think your chances of being injured by a commercial truck are low, think again. The National Highway Traffic safety Administration recently released a report that found an 18% increase in truck crash injuries from 88,000 reported injuries in 2011 to 104,000 in 2012. Could […]

13 Tactics Used By Insurance Adjusters

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1) If you do not hear from and adjuster within two weeks of the accident it may indicate that the company is understaffed, ignoring your claim, or that the other party wasn’t insured after all. 2) Insist that the adjuster provide you a letter identifying himself and his company. That letter should indicate the policy […]

Injured On A Bus? 5 Legal Points To Consider

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Recently a San Francisco women was awarded a $15 million dollar settlement after she was injured while riding an AC Transit Bus. She fractured her spine when bus she was riding sped over a speed bump at 30mph in a 15 mph zone. KPIX-TV of San Francisco reported that the bump caused her to fly […]

Death From War vs Death From Motor Vehicle Collisions

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  How many Americans have died from car Accidents since the invention of the automobile? How does this compare to the number who have died in wars? ANSWER: “The comparison is stunning.Since the start of the Revolution in 1775, over a million Americans have died in wars. Since Henry Ford introduced the mass-produced motorcar in 1913, more than 2.5 million Americans have […]

Motor Vehicle Accidents Cost Americans $871 Billion

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$871 Billion is a staggering number, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a press release in regards to the results of a study unveiling the economic and societal impacts of motor vehicle crashes. Based off 2010 crash statistics, economic loss and societal damage has cost the American people $871 billion. To […]

Distracted Driving Is It Worth It ?

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After years of experience driving can seem like such a mindless task. We get proficient at it and believe we can multi-task while driving, taking on things such as talking on the phone or texting a friend. If you are not careful however distracted driving can lead to a life altering accident. In 2011, almost […]

What is Whiplash & Can it Be Prevented?

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It’s a sad fact that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, over 3 million people suffer from an injury each year in car accidents across the country. From cuts and bruises to spinal cord injuries to, perhaps the most common, whiplash injuries. Every collision is different and requires different attention from medical professionals, […]

Are Big Insurance Companies Really On your Side?

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  A few years back, CNN conducted an 18 month long investigation to research how major insurance companies handle the claims of individuals who are injured in car accidents. Injuries included damage to muscles, ligaments, and tendons, all referred to as “soft tissue damage.” The results of this study are quite revealing and highlight several […]

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