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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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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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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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Truck Driver Negligence in Accident Claims

How to Prove Truck Driver Negligence

Truck drivers have stressful jobs. They operate vehicles that are much larger than the cars most of us drive, and they are subject to tight, sometimes unrealistic deadlines. In addition, they must follow a number of stringent regulations concerning their hours of service, the condition of the truck, and more. Many truck drivers are able […]

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Compensation in Your Car Accident Claim

Are You Entitled to Compensation After a Car Accident?

If you are involved in an accident that is not your fault, it is natural to want to know what kind of compensation you may be able to recover. Broadly speaking, accident victims are entitled to compensation for the “damages” they have suffered due to the at-fault driver’s negligence. What are damages in a car […]

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Suing After a Semi Truck Accident

Can I Sue for Being Hit by a Semi Truck?

A semi truck is significantly larger than a passenger vehicle. We expect truck drivers to handle these massive vehicles and their tens of thousands of pounds of cargo safely. Unfortunately, though, truckers, the companies that hire them, and other players in the industry are sometimes negligent in their operations. When this negligence results in an […]

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Steps After a Vehicle Accident

Steps After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Most people will be involved in at least one vehicle collision in their lifetime. Minor accidents may only result in damage to the vehicles, with no injuries to the drivers or other occupants. However, severe injury and even death can occur in more serious accidents. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, […]

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Why You Need a Truck Accident Lawyer

Do I Need a Lawyer After a Truck Accident?

Truck accidents often result in serious injuries. The operations of semi trucks are governed by state laws and federal regulations. In the event of an accident, multiple parties (and multiple insurance companies) are likely to be involved. For all of these reasons and more, it is in your best interest to hire a truck accident […]

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