Personal Injury & Car Accident News – July 29, 2016
How much does a Personal Injury Attorney Cost?
One of the questions that Hancock Injury Attorneys gets all the time is how much will a personal injury attorney cost? Clients with personal injury cases pay their attorney on a “contingent fee basis” in Tampa and throughout Florida. This means that our attorney’s fees are contingent upon us reaching a favorable settlement or verdict in your case.
A drunk driver crashed into the back of a Colorado family that was heading to the airport for a trip to Disney World. The minivan was slammed so hard that it went underneath the semi-truck in front of them. Every family member was taken to the hospital, and the dad is in ICU.
3 Social Media Factors to Consider After Your Personal Injury Accident
Most car accident and personal injury claims that our clients have stem from an injury they have. What clients are normally looking for is damages for their expenses because of their injury, and damages for pain and suffering. To prove these damages, clients have friends, witnesses, medical providers, and others testify on behalf of them and their injuries. However, if the client is then seen posting on social media by the defense, that shows the plaintiff uninjured or doing strenuous activity, the plaintiff might not receive as much, or at all. See the 3 social media factors to consider here.
The Best Driver Ever
Roosevelt Green of South Carolina has worked for UPS as a truck driver for over 40 years. And during those 4 million miles (8 trips to the moon and back) of driving, he NEVER got into an accident. Find out what his key to being a safe driver is here.
General Motors Airbag Recall
GM is recalling about 308,000 Chevy Impalas. The recall affects Impala models from 2009 and 2010. The recall is necessary because the front passenger seat frame can rub against the wiring for a passenger detection sensor. Damaged wiring could cut power to the sensor and knock out the air bags.
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