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What Types of Damages Can I Claim for Car Crash Injuries?

You have been injured in a vehicle crash, and your injuries are costing you money, whether for medical expenses, lost wages, or cancelled trips and other paid-in-advance plans that your injuries prevent you from enjoying. The law acknowledges that you have a right to financial “compensatory damages” to recoup all or part of your expenses.…
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What Does the Legal Term “Negligence” Mean?

“Negligence” is a key term in state laws. Cornell Law School’s Legal Information Institute defines negligence as “a failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances.  The behavior usually consists of actions, but can also consist of omissions when there is some duty to act (e.g., a duty to help victims of one’s…
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