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What is an intentional tort claim?

The COVID-19 pandemic will likely be followed by a tidal wave of civil, intentional, and negligent harm claims, also known as “torts.” A tort claim is an allegation of a “civil wrong,” transgressions that result in financial or property loss, and/or emotional, physical, or personal damage. The topic of torts may not come up much...

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9 steps to take if you've been in an automobile accident

Winter in Maine can be treacherous. From icy roads to slippery sidewalks, Mother Nature disrupts daily commutes and everyday activities during our coldest months. Being prepared is the first step to staying safe, and knowing your rights and how to protect yourself after an accident is top priority. We represent injured Mainers who have been...

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Why it's important to get a copy of your Maine car accident report

When a crash occurs, you must call the police and wait for them to arrive. Police officers gather information to prepare an official police report, which can later be obtained by you or your attorney. Your official Maine car accident report will be important for determining who was responsible for your collision. That's because the...

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Winter Driving Safety Tips

Mainers know how quickly fall turns to winter. One minute we're raking leaves, the next shoveling snow. That's why it's important to have your car ready for the cold days and colder nights ahead. From slippery surfaces to heavy storms, being prepared is the first step to being safe. Visit a mechanic for a tune-up:...

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What makes proving medical malpractice so difficult

We expect doctors and other medical professionals to perform to a high standard of proficiency. Patients sometimes sustain injuries or illnesses when doctors fail to uphold their standard of care. Errors made by doctors and surgeons can even lead to death or permanent disability. Medical malpractice results in roughly 250,000 deaths in the United States...

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How parking lot collisions can lead to injuries

Safely driving through a parking lot requires keen attention and caution. The common misconception about parking lots is that they are safer than major roadways. Parking lots are often far more congested with both drivers and pedestrians than major roadways, however. With so many distractions and so many drivers and pedestrians coming and going, traffic...

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