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Witnesses for a Workers’ Compensation Case

Workers’ compensation cases often hinge on witness testimony. On the one hand, you were an obvious witness to your own accident and can testify about what happened and how you were injured. But your own testimony might not be enough sometimes. The insurance carrier might believe you injured yourself or were engaging in horseplay when …

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Were You Injured While Visiting Vermont? Hire a Local Lawyer

Vermont welcomes 13 million tourists each year to the state. People flock to Vermont year-round to enjoy time on the slopes or out on our lakes. The beautiful scenery and friendly people are definitely a draw. Some of these visitors even choose to spend the summer months vacationing in our communities. Unfortunately, some of these …

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Was Your Child Injured in a Car Accident?

Car accidents involving young children are different from cases with adult victims. If your child is hurt in a car wreck, you might end up bringing different legal claims, depending on the facts. Obtaining a settlement is also more complicated. Legally, children cannot legally agree to a settlement, but they also can’t file a lawsuit. …

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Gas Station Accidents

Gas Station Accidents The average person probably visits a gas station at least two or three times a month. Unfortunately, some people end up picking up an injury along the way. Gas stations are often hectic, chaotic environments with dozens of vehicles pulling in and out and people racing inside to pay for gas or …

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Fatal Truck Accidents and Vermont Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Whiletruck accidents are less common in Vermont than crashes involving only passenger vehicles, a truck accident is often more likely to result in the death of innocent persons. Consider that a fully loaded semi-truck can legally weigh as much as 80,000 pounds, and you realize the average car does not stand a chance in the …

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How Can SUM Coverage Help You in the Event of a Motorcycle Accident?

If you own and operate a motorcycle in Glens Falls, New York, you need to carry insurance. New York follows a “no fault” rule when it comes to motor vehicle accidents. This means that if you are injured in amotorcycle accident, you must first look to your own policy’s Personal Injury Protection coverage to pay …

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How Does a New York Judge or Jury Allocate Fault Between Drivers Following a Car Accident

When a car accident occurs in Glens Falls, it is not uncommon for each driver involved to blame the other for the collision. This often extends into the trial of a personal injury claim arising from an accident. The plaintiff alleges the defendant’s negligence caused the crash, while the defendant maintains it was actually the …

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Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation if Injured Driving into Work?

Because Vermont is a rural state, many people drive an hour or more to get to work each day. All this time on the road increases the odds of a car crash, especially when snow and slush cover the road. One question we receive atLarson & Gallivan Law is whether these commuters can receive workers’ …

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Changes to Vermont’s Workers’ Compensation System

Workers’ compensation provides a critical pillar of financial support for injured workers. Before Vermont adopted this system, injured workers had to sue their employer for workplace accidents, and the common law often shielded employers from liability. With the rise of workers compensation, employers purchase an insurance policy and workers submit a claim for no-fault benefits. …

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Injuries at Home from Defective Products

People should feel safe in their homes. After a long day at work or school, many people feel grateful to finally come home and close the door on their stress. Sadly, the typical Glens Falls home also contains many hazards. From toppling bookcases to dangerous clothing and batteries, many products in your home can cause …

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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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