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America's Resource for Social Security Disability Information
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Two Buses Collide at Intersection in New York City that Left Three Dead and 15 Injured - A tragic bus accident occurred in New York City today and is responsible for taking the lives of three individuals and injuring 15 others. The accident now has the ...

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What Are My Rights as a Passenger? - When you ride as the passenger in someone else’s vehicle, you are essentially entrusting your life to the driver. Although riding shotgun typically occurs without incident, there’s always the chance that you could end up with debilitating injuries following a serious collision. As a passenger, you may feel especially helpless and vulnerable because you have no control over the vehicle and thus cannot react accordingly if another motorist commits a traffic violation. Unfortunately, even if you get into the car Continue Reading

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Can Uber Be Held Liable for Its Driver’s Negligent Actions? - The website of Uber Technologies, Inc. describes the rideshare service as “the best way to get around” and stresses the importance of finding “a reliable ride to a safe destination.” You might think, then, that Uber goes to great lengths to ensure the safety of its passengers and will assume liability if one of its drivers causes an accident. But that’s not always the case. Should Uber Drivers Really Be Considered Independent Contractors? Uber has taken a number of steps Continue Reading

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Two Motorcycle Collisions in Louisiana Result in Fatalities - The Times-Picayune reports on two tragic motorcycle accidents that both occurred near New Orleans over the weekend, killing two. According to police, the first fatal collision occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on Sunday night. Officers claim a 31-year-old motorcyclist was heading northbound on Louisiana Highway 23 on a 2011 Kawasaki model when a 68-year-old woman backed her 2006 Nissan pickup truck out of a private driveway and onto the highway. The rider struck the bed of the truck at a Continue Reading

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Police Chase Ends in Fatal Collision - According to WAFB9, a police chase ended tragically at around 10:30 p.m. last Tuesday when the car that deputies were pursuing crashed into another vehicle. Authorities claim officers were chasing a 30-year-old man driving a 2016 Dodge Charger when the fatal collision occurred. Detectives were investigating suspected unlawful activity when they encountered the motorist, who allegedly attempted to run over two of the deputies with his vehicle before fleeing the scene. Police pursued the man until he hit a 2004 Continue Reading

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How Can I Help My Children Cope after a Collision? - Car accidents can be incredibly traumatizing, especially for young children who may think the crash happened seemingly out of nowhere. Unfortunately, parents can only do so much when it comes to preventing serious collisions. Although you can make it a point to follow all traffic laws and ensure your children are always wearing proper safety restraints, you could still end up in an accident with a reckless driver. And if you do, your children could suffer emotional trauma even if Continue Reading

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My Hurricane Damage Claim Was Denied—Do I Have Grounds for a Lawsuit? - Hurricane Irma has caused historical destruction in all of Florida’s 67 counties. With 124 mph winds, torrential floods, and reported tornados, millions of properties have been damaged and countless victims have been left wondering how they will piece their lives back together. If your home was damaged by Hurricane Irma, you probably expect your homeowners’ [ ]

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Three Big Tips for Pedestrian Safety in New York City - NEW YORK. Walking in New York is one of the main ways people get around. Even those who ride the subway eventually use their feet to get from point A to point B. Yet, according to the New York Times, in 2013, 12,000 pedestrians were injured in crashes. In 2014, 138 people died while walking [...]

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Healing After a Car Accident - OMAHA, Nebraska. If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, you may be facing a long road to recovery. The Omaha, Nebraska personal injury lawyers at Rensch & Rensch Law understand how devastating crashes can be for victims and their families. If you’ve been hurt in a wreck, make sure to follow your doctor’s instructions [ ]

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What Should I Do If I’ve Been in an Accident as an Uber or Lyft Passenger? - MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. As more individuals in major cities come to rely on Uber and Lyft to get home or head out for a night on the town, the chances that individuals will be in an Uber or Lyft accident have increased. According to the Law Office of Martin T. Montilino, Minneapolis, Minnesota law requires Uber [ ]
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