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How “Hours of Service” Regulations Help Prevent Large Truck Accidents in Vermont

Commercial trucking accidents are far more common than many people realize. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which oversees the commercial trucking industry, reported there were 4,444 fatal crashes involving large trucks in 2020, the most recent year for which the agency has complete data. Four of those fatal accidents occurred in Vermont. But …

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How Does New York’s “Pure Comparative Negligence” Rule Affect Your Car Accident Lawsuit?

Not all car accidents have a single cause. There may be multiple failures or negligent acts that lead to a specific crash. To give a simple hypothetical example, say two cars collide at an intersection. One of the cars ran a red light. The other car had a green light but was traveling in excess …

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Can You Sue the City for Causing a Car Accident?

A personal injury lawsuit enables you to sue a government or corporation when their negligence harms you in some way. For example, you can sue a negligent driver for causing a car accident. Similarly, if that driver was acting on behalf of their employer at the time of the crash, that employer can also be …

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What Should I Do After a Glens Falls Truck Accident?

Truck accidents in the Glens Falls area are often severe, and they frequently result in life-threatening and deadly injuries. This is especially true when trucks are involved in collisions with smaller passenger vehicles, where occupants of those vehicles often sustain injuries that require immediate emergency care. Indeed, according to the National Safety Council (NSC), nearly …

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How Can Comparative Negligence Affect My Vermont Truck Accident Case?

Truck collisions in Vermont have serious consequences, and people who are riding in passenger vehicles that collide with large trucks can sustain debilitating injuries. In some cases, these injuries can be fatal. Since 18-wheelers and big-rigs are so much heavier than passenger cars and have a significantly greater ground clearance, passenger cars can be crushed …

What to Expect When You Seek Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Vermont

Workplace injuries in Vermont can be disorienting and devastating. Nobody expects to get hurt on the job whether they are in a dangerous industry like construction or trucking, or involved in white-collar work in an office setting. Yet serious work injuries can happen in any type of workplace, and it is essential to find out …

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What Type of Evidence Can I Use in a Vermont Truck Accident Lawsuit?

Truck accidents in Vermont can have a wide range of causes, from the truck driver’s negligence to the careless behavior of another motorist to serious issues involving the truck or the roadway. When a truck accident occurs, it can result in severe and deadly injuries, especially when occupants of smaller motor vehicles are involved in …

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How Distracted Walking Impacts Glens Falls Pedestrian Accident Cases

Pedestrian accidents in Glens Falls can have many different causes, including negligent motor vehicle drivers or bicyclists, vehicle defects, and road damage or defects. In some cases, a pedestrian’s own negligence might play a role in the crash due to distracted walking. How does distracted walking impact a Glens Falls pedestrian accident case? Our Glens …

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Can I File a Lawsuit After a Glens Falls Car Accident?

After a motor vehicle collision in Glens Falls, you are likely wondering about your options for seeking compensation to help cover the costs of your medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. More specifically, you might be wondering if you have the ability to file a lawsuit in order to seek financial compensation …

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Can I File a Lawsuit in Addition to Seeking Workers’ Compensation in Vermont?

Workplace accidents in Vermont can be devastating, resulting in debilitating injuries that require substantial medical care and many missed workdays and lost wages. After a workplace accident, one of the most important ways to seek compensation is to file a workers’ compensation claim. Yet you may be frustrated that you are only permitted to seek …

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If you’ve been seriously injured, our Rutland, VT personal injury law firm is here to provide you support, guidance, and representation as you seek damages. Please call us today for a free consultation. We can begin working on your case immediately.
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