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New Study Identifies Trends in E-Scooter Injuries

E-scooter rentals are a loosely regulated industry that is taking many riders on a one way trip to the hospital emergency room. As these services proliferate, little is being done to protect riders from the risks involved in using these potentially hazardous devices. For now, rider beware is advice every potential […]

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Punitive Damages in an Uber Accident Case

Individuals who are injured in a ridesharing accident may be able to pursue punitive damages against the at-fault driver and the rideshare company. As ridesharing spreads across the United States, the number of accidents involving Uber and Lyft drivers is also rising. When juries award punitive damages, they do so […]

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Did Your Uber Passenger Cause Your Crash?

When a rideshare passenger’s actions contribute to causing a crash, injured victims can pursue claims against the individual. Further, when multiple parties are to blame, financial liability may be adjusted based on each entity’s share of fault for causing the accident. Right to Refuse Service Uber drivers have the right […]

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Writing a Demand Letter to Recover for Personal Injuries

Properly written demand letters can quickly resolve a personal injury claim and alleviate the need for lengthy litigation. A well-written demand letter to the responsible party or their insurance provider establishes the cause of the claim, the injuries that were suffered, and the financial impact the injury has caused. This letter […]

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Rideshare Accidents: Convenience Is Costing Lives

Hailing a ride through Uber, Lyft, or similar rideshare apps is a welcome convenience for millions of Americans. Unfortunately, that convenience is costing lives. Ridesharing is a blooming industry that is generating billions of dollars in revenue for rideshare operators. However, the industry is poorly regulated and provides little protection […]

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Top 3 Mistakes Teen Drivers Make

Teen drivers can reduce their risk of auto accidents by avoiding common mistakes behind the wheel. The more teen drivers know about safely handling a motor vehicle, the less likely they are to become involved in a car accident in Nevada. Parents can help their teens develop good driving habits […]

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