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Can I Get Compensation for Shoulder Pain After a Car Accident?

If your shoulder hurts, you need to see a doctor. Then, you need to explore your legal options with an experienced car accident attorney Shoulder pain is common after a car accident and should never be ignored; it is often a sign of a serious underlying injury and can get worse if left untreated. Treating...

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Be Safe & Share the Road: It's Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Too many motorcycle accidents happen in Maine this time of year In Maine, May is for motorcycles. The days are longer, the air is warmer, and the roads are free of snow and ice. While Maine motorcycle enthusiasts take their bikes out for the new season, it's also a good time to stress the importance...

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Large Vehicles Are More Dangerous to Pedestrians While Turning

Motorists who drive trucks, SUVs, and vans need to be particularly mindful of safety Fatal pedestrian accidents have increased markedly over the last decade — in Maine, for example, there were a record 20 pedestrians killed last year, compared to just 9 in 2012 — and a key factor is the growing popularity of large...

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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, including...

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Biddeford Traffic Study Focuses On ‘Potentially Dangerous’ Route 111

Maine car accident lawyers reveal what drivers should know State and city officials in Biddeford, Maine hope an ongoing traffic study of Route 111 will help address “potentially dangerous” intersections on the state road and prevent car accidents in the future. “The purpose of the study is to think through the best options,” said Matthew...

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Safety Tips For Winter Driving

Mainers know how quickly the weather changes during winter. One minute the sun is shining and the next there's ice and 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...

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Speed-Related Fatal Crashes Spike in Maine During the Holidays

  A Maine Car Accident Lawyer Explains Why Everyone seems to be in a hurry during the holidays. Shopping, parties, errands and traveling to visit family and friends sometimes seem to take precedence over common sense, even when it comes to driving over the speed limit. No matter how safely you drive, you are at...

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Parking Lot Accidents Often Cause Serious Injuries

A Maine car accident lawyer discusses the dangers Car accidents in parking lots happen far more often than many people might realize. Pedestrians, cyclists, other drivers, and passengers often sustain serious injuries due to accidents caused by someone in a parking lot, according to a recent study conducted by the National Safety Council (NSC). According...

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Halloween Safety Tips & How To Avoid an Accident at Night

A Maine car accident lawyer explains how to prevent injury Children look forward to trick-or-treating every Halloween. But it’s also important for children, parents, and drivers to take steps to avoid a car accident involving children or adults walking at night on Halloween. Statistically, children are twice as likely to be hit by a car...

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Drive Safely This Fall With These Tips

As fall foliage reaches its annual peak, Mainers quickly find themselves remembering cool mornings, damp air, and decreased daylight – all of which can impact driving conditions. Preparing for the changing seasons not only helps keep you and your loved ones safe on the road this fall, it also helps get you ready for the...

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