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How to Avoid a Bicycle Accident

Cycling is great exercise, especially in the summer in New York. We often see families riding in a line on the side of the road. Others ride a bicycle as a low-cost method of transportation to get to school or work. Unfortunately, cycling is a risky activity, especially as traffic heats up in the summer …

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Watch Out for Box Trucks in Glens Falls!

Box trucks are a common sight in Glens Falls. These are medium-sized trucks shaped like a cube or box. Most UPS or FedEx trucks are like this. The U.S. Postal Service also has many box trucks. Unlike tractor-trailers, which consist of a cab and trailer joined at a wheel, the box truck is one piece. …

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5 Complications with Vermont Slip and Fall Cases

Slip and fall cases leave many people with long-lasting injuries. At Larson & Gallivan Law, we have represented people who struggle with head and brain injuries, whiplash, and back injuries after falling to the ground. Some are disabled for years and cannot leave the house or ever return to work. These are serious and expensive …

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Can Teachers Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Teachers have some of the most important jobs in Vermont, shaping the minds of future generations and hopefully instilling a love of learning. Teaching is certainly not without challenges, with long hours and inadequate pay being the most obvious. Although we don’t think of teaching as particularly dangerous, the reality is that countless teachers miss …

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Will the Seat Belt Defense Impact Your Car Accident Case?

Seat belts save lives. The evidence is in, and the conclusion is not open to debate. Wearing a seat belt reduces the risk of a serious injury by 50% and death by 45%. For this reason, New York requires that motorists buckle up. But what happens if you didn’t wear a seat belt and were …

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Should You Give a Recorded Statement after a Burlington, VT Accident?

The days after an accident are usually a blur. Victims usually feel intense pain, which can make sleep difficult if not impossible. Meanwhile, many accident victims spend days going from doctor to doctor, trying to accurately diagnose their injuries and receive treatment. This is an enormously stressful time. Many spouses must immediately stop working to …

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What is a Loss of Consortium Claim in Vermont?

Accidents transform lives. When someone is seriously hurt in an accident, they suffer a variety of losses, such as financial distress due to missing work or large medical bills to treat their injuries. The victim also suffers severe pain, frustration, and possibly depression or anxiety. Families are also impacted by an accident. For example, a …

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Can You Sue a Big Box Store?

Big box retailers dominate the retail industry, even in Warren County. Walmart, Target, Home Depot and other retailers have stores within driving distance of Glens Falls, and many people do weekly shopping at one or more of these businesses. With so much foot traffic, these mammoth retailers have more than their fair share of accidents. …

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What is Mediation of a Vermont Workers’ Compensation Claim?

In the ideal world, injured workers would quickly receive workers’ compensation benefits to help them pay for medical care and other expenses when they cannot work. They would also continue to receive benefits for as long as necessary, without any pressure to get back to work despite their pain. Unfortunately, the state of Vermont is …

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How to Speed Up Your Settlement

At Larson & Gallivan Law, we settle most of our Vermont personal injury cases. Consequently, our clients can receive compensation without any need of attending a trial or testifying in open court. Settlement works for everyone involved, but it can take work to get there. At some firms, cases drag on for years, with no …

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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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