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7 Mistakes to Avoid Following a Car Accident

So, you have been involved in an auto accident.  Suddenly, people want to talk to you, ask a million questions, everything is overwhelming, and you are left wondering if the right decisions were made.  Brown & Crouppen has handled thousands of claims relating to auto accidents, and given that experience, there are some common missteps that are made and how you can keep from taking...
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Teach Your Teenage Driver What to Do After a Car Accident

Road collisions are the second leading cause of death for people between the ages of 5 and 29. In 2019 there were 36,096 fatalities in motor vehicle traffic crashes. The number of fatalities has decreased in 2020, however, this does not change the fact that motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of deaths in the United States. Car accidents are dangerous, deadly,...
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What Happens if the Driver Who Hit Me is Uninsured?

 No matter the circumstances, being involved in a motor vehicle accident is a stressful situation. When you are hit by a driver that does not have insurance coverage, it can make a bad situation seem even worse.  You may be unsure of what to do if you find yourself in this dilemma.   At Brown & Crouppen, your legal team is experienced at handling these types...
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What Are the Side Effects & Complications of the Paragard® Copper IUD?

If you or a loved one has suffered from complications after a ParaGard IUD breakage, you may want to speak with a personal injury lawyer. An IUD intrauterine device (IUD) is a flexible, T-shaped piece of plastic placed within the uterus to prevent conception. Of the five IUDs approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, only ParaGard is hormone-free. Instead of using...
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What You Need to Know about the FDA Approval Process

There are many misconceptions and misunderstandings about The Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Whenever a product is recalled or inflicts injury, people often wonder how an unsafe product can be allowed on the market. The truth is FDA approved or FDA cleared products do not necessarily mean they are universally safe. The FDA is a federal agency whose mission is to protect the health and...
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Lawsuits for Dangerous Drugs and Devices

Have you ever seen a commercial asking you if you’ve been injured from a prescription or over-the-counter drug or a medical device? Usually, these commercials are informing the public about a specific type of medical lawsuit related to drugs and devices available on the market. The FDA is continuously collecting information about complications from drugs and medical devices and sometimes requests or demands their withdrawal...
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7 Motorcycle Safety Tips Everyone Should Know

While it is common knowledge that motorcycles are more dangerous than motor vehicles, most people aren’t aware of just how shocking the statistics are: Some of the most heartbreaking cases that personal injury attorneys ever see are the often severe and permanent injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. If you ride a motorcycle or plan to purchase one soon, please keep these motorcycle safety tips...
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4 Tips for Dealing with PTSD after a Car Accident

As unfortunate as they are, accidents happen. When they do, it can significantly impact your mental health. Our attorneys and paralegals often work with clients who’ve experienced trauma or PTSD as a result of an accident. We’ve learned is that it’s absolutely normal to feel confused, helpless and shocked immediately following an incident. Taking care of yourself after suffering any trauma, physical or otherwise, is...
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