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4 Tips for Remote Depositions

In March of 2020, when most of the world shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person business was impossible.  Very quickly, we learned that online platforms like Zoom, Webex, and RingCentral were our way to connect during this unprecedented time.  Though many lawyers had used remote videoconferencing technology before if circumstances prevented travel, most were accustomed to in-person depositions.  Technology can be intimidating, but...
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How Long After an Injury Can You Sue?

Whether or not you can file a lawsuit for a past motor vehicle accident or injury depends on various matters, including where and when the crash occurred and your age. When you are allowed to file a personal injury lawsuit, the time you are permitted to file a personal injury lawsuit is controlled by the statute of limitation laws in the state where the crash...
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Slip and Fall Accidents: Proving Fault

Slips, trips, falls, and spills happen every day. Sometimes they result in a minor scrape or bruise, but sometimes the injury can be much more serious, resulting in broken bones, concussions, or even death. Additionally, while some falls can be attributed to carelessness, if the fall results from a dangerous condition on the location, the injured party may be able to bring a claim against...
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Is Paraquat Weed Killer Linked to Parkinson’s Disease?

Do you suffer from Parkinson’s disease or related symptoms after possible exposure to the weed killer known as paraquat? You may be entitled to compensation. Paraquat dichloride, or “paraquat” for short, is a commercial herbicide so toxic that the EPA has had to issue warnings to users that “one sip can kill.” It is not a residential product that anybody can purchase from their local...
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Who Pays My Medical Bills in a Car Accident?

When I speak to a client shortly after they are involved in a crash, “Who pays my medical bills?” is a common question asked by many. It is significant for your health and the value of your case. Receive all the necessary medical treatment and start your treatment as soon as possible after a crash. To obtain medical treatment in a timely fashion, you initially...
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Legal Terminology 101: A Guide to Understanding Your Lawyer and Lawsuit

Personal injury lawyers and paralegals frequently use legal terms when discussing cases with their clients. Although this terminology is well-known to people who use it daily, clients may find such jargon unfamiliar or confusing.  Therefore, the personal injury team at Brown & Crouppen has put together this short primer to explain the terms that our clients ask about the most during their case.  Insurance claim. Most...
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Where Health and Casualty Insurance Meet Following an Accident

If you carry health insurance, you expect that the health insurance will cover the cost of your medical care after your deductible and co-pay. However, when your medical treatment is the byproduct of an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, it may seem unclear whether your health insurance foots the bill or whether the casualty insurance (or the liability insurance for individuals and businesses that...
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5 Steps to Take After an Accident With a Drunk Driver

Car accidents are always unexpected events which make it impossible to feel prepared in the moments following. After the initial impact and once your vehicle is at rest, the feelings of shock and adrenaline are still rising for most drivers. Uncertainty and stress elevate even higher when you suspect that the other driver in the collision is under the influence. Their behavior may be unpredictable,...
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