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What Family Members Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

When coping with the untimely and preventable loss of a family member, filing a wrongful death lawsuit can be an important part of the recovery process. Not only can legal action provide closure, but it can also provide much-needed relief from the financial strain resulting from your loved one’s death. While filing a wrongful death […]

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Compensatory Damages Versus Punitive Damages | Ventura Law

Compensatory Damages vs. Punitive Damages

Damages is the legal term for the compensation you can recover in a personal injury claim. Although most injury victims are concerned with the total dollar amount for which they can be compensated, it is important to understand that different types of damages may be recoverable depending on the details of the case. Broadly speaking, […]

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Protect Your Settlement After a Car Accident | Ventura Law

Will the Insurance Company Compensate Me Fairly After an Accident?

If you have never been involved in an accident before, you may believe that the insurance company is on your side. The advertising slogans for these companies say as much, creating the expectation that accident claims are handled quickly and fairly. Unfortunately, many accident victims discover that the claims process is neither fast nor fair. […]

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Common Types of Motor Vehicle Accident Injury | Ventura Law

Common Injuries in Motor Vehicle Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents can result in serious injuries. This is true even at very low speeds. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, most airbags deploy at 16 mph for belted occupants. Seatbelts on their own are inadequate to prevent serious injuries at higher rates of travel. Unfortunately, drivers and the occupants of vehicles […]

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Is a Property Owner Liable for Accidents? | Ventura Law

Signs of Property Owner Negligence

In order to recover financial compensation after a slip and fall accident in Connecticut or New York, you need to be able to prove that someone else is to blame for your injuries. In many cases, the liable party is the property owner. Property owners have a legal duty to keep their premises safe for […]

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Motor Vehicle Accident Investigation

Investigating Your Motor Vehicle Accident

The scene of any traffic accident is chaotic. Cars are backed up, debris is in the road, and police and rescue workers must often cordon off the area to assist victims and determine what happened. After an accident, the insurance companies for the drivers involved will send investigators to the scene as soon as possible. […]

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What You Need in a Truck Accident Lawyer

How to Choose a Truck Accident Lawyer

When you need help recovering after a truck accident, your choice of legal representation matters. You will need a lawyer to assert your legal rights, and you will need to feel confident that your lawyer is capable of helping you recover just compensation. So, how do you choose? When choosing a truck accident lawyer, there […]

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Proving a Property Owner Was Negligent

How Do You Prove Premises Liability?

If you were injured in an accident on someone else’s property, you may have a premises liability claim. In Connecticut and New York, property owners can be held liable for many different types of premises-related accidents, and most property owners have insurance that covers premises liability claims. But, in order to file a successful premises […]

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Settling a Car Accident Claim in Danbury, Connecticut

How Long Does It Take for a Car Accident Lawsuit to Settle in CT?

When you are involved in a car accident, you want to resolve your insurance claim as quickly as you can. You do not want to deal with the insurance companies any longer than necessary, and you want to avoid falling behind on your bills. So, how soon after your accident can you expect to receive […]

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What Is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?

How Much Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?

Nothing can truly replace a lost loved one. From the shock of grief to the sudden financial difficulties that often accompany such a loss, it is easy to feel overwhelmed by a death in the family. This is especially true when you lose your relative due to someone else’s negligence. If another party’s negligence led […]

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