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Failing to Use Their Turn Signal: Am I at Fault?

If you sideswipe, center-punch, or rear-end someone who makes a sudden move in their vehicle while failing to use their turn signal, are you at fault? The short answer is, maybe; the long answer is, it's complicated. Failing to Use Their Turn Signal In 2012, MSNBC...

Right of Way Accident: Who is at Fault?

An automobile accident attorney is well-versed in how to properly document and make a legitimate claim for such damages, or, if the accident was not your fault, make valid arguments as to why the damages are not your responsibility. Contacting a lawyer can be invaluable.

How Much Time Does an Insurance Company Have to Settle a Claim?

Although motorists are required to carry collision or comprehensive insurance coverage, most don’t know what to expect from the settlement process. Insurance coverage will help you pay for medical bills or repairs to your vehicle, so you probably want to know how fast the claim process is to plan for covering those expenses.

What is Comparative Negligence?

Over the years the legal standard in many jurisdictions has shifted to a negligence theory that doesn’t automatically prevent you from collecting on a claim if you bear some of the responsibility for your injuries.

Wrongful Death Claims and Who Can File?

Just like most other states, the state of Massachusetts has its own laws governing lawsuits for wrongful death. These laws define what a wrongful death is, who can file a wrongful death claim with the court system, what damages can be awarded in a claim, and what the...

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