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Facial Injuries Can Have a Big Impact on Crash Victims

A Maine car accident lawyer explains what you should know Facial injuries sustained in car accidents can have serious consequences. Whether you’re dealing with a fractured nose, burns, an open face wound or another type of injury to the face, crash victims often need extensive medical care, treatment, and support. Facial trauma is also very...

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Head-on collision in Belgrade, Maine results in multiple injuries

Two drivers involved in a recent head-on collision in Belgrade, Maine sustained multiple injuries, according to CentralMaine.com. The head-on crash occurred on Route 135 (Manchester Road) near Bartlett Road on June 22, 2021, around 9:30 a.m., when the two vehicles crashed into each other near a sharp curve in the road. Belgrade Fire & Rescue...

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Maine state police honor fallen trooper 2 years after deadly accident

A devastating truck accident can happen at any moment in Maine. What can you do to protect yourself when driving among semis, 18-wheelers, and big rigs? Here's what Mainers need to know. Routine traffic stop leads to tragedy The tragic accident that took the life of Maine State Police Detective Benjamin J. Campbell still resonates with the...

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Maine teen drivers & speeding are a bad mix

  Our car accident lawyers reveal what Mainers need to know When getting behind the wheel of a car, people often underestimate the dangers of speeding — especially younger and inexperienced drivers. Yet in Maine, almost every year, more people die in car accidents caused by speeding than those involving drunk drivers. Some of the people most...

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Bikers are back: It's up to all of us to stay safe

Together, we can take a few simple precautions to ensure that we all "Stay Safe and Arrive Alive" this summer. Motorcycles and bicycles are small and most crashes are due to drivers failing to see a bike. Always check blind spots as riders can be difficult to spot when merging or changing lanes. With only one...

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Helping teen drivers stay safe and arrive alive

Every year, communities in Maine and across the country are impacted by tragic car accidents that claim the lives of teen drivers. Despite a 2019 Maine law banning mobile phones and other electronic handheld devices while driving, serious injuries and fatalities caused by distracted teen drivers still happen far too often. Whether using a GPS...

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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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5 steps to take after a slip and fall accident

Mainers are accustomed to tough winter conditions. Unfortunately, however, many are injured each year when they slip or trip and fall unexpectedly. Slip and fall accidents - also known as "premises liability" - often occur on property owned or maintained by someone else. There are many dangerous conditions that can lead to an unforeseen injury,...

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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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Factors that contribute to distracted driving accidents

You see distracted drivers on Maine roads every day. The most obvious example is the driver who is preoccupied with a phone call instead of paying attention to their surroundings, including other cars, cyclists and pedestrians. But the problem goes beyond people who cannot seem to detach their phones from their ears. In a Consumer...

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