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Beware of trucking companies stipulating to liability in accidents

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You have an injury claim against a trucking company and they are “stipulating to liability.” What does it mean? If you hear the words “stipulating to liability,” loud, blaring bells and whistles should go off in your head. In fact, anytime you hear something you don’t understand in law, you should immediately be concerned and

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What is settlement confidentiality & how does it affect you?

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Don’t want the public to know about your case? No problem. Learn how settlement confidentiality works. Diane Vasilion, 52, was left with brain damage and partial paralysis after a 1994 car accident involving multiple vehicles. In 2000, she was awarded $35 million, then the largest amount in Illinois state history. Said nicely, many friends and

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Was the McDonald’s hot coffee spill lawsuit really frivolous?

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You remember the media attention the infamous McDonald’s hot coffee lawsuit got? That was only part of the story. In February of 1992, 79-year-old Stella Liebeck of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was riding in the passenger seat of her grandson’s car. After they got their order from the McDonald’s drive through, Liebeck’s grandson pulled the car

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What is proportionate responsibility in Texas & why should you care?

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Were you injured in Texas due to another’s negligence? You may not get 100% of the compensation due to proportionate responsibility. About Proportionate Responsibility What is Proportionate Responsibility in Texas? Before 1973, if you contributed in any way to your personal injury claim, you could not recover any financial compensation in Texas. So if you

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