More than 6 million vehicle accidents occur annually. Most only involve property damage, but around one third of those accidents involve personal injury. Being involved in a motor vehicle accident, regardless of where the accident happens, can be an unnerving situation. When you are on vacation or traveling and become involved in an auto accident out-of-state, the situation can be especially stressful since you are in unfamiliar surroundings. State laws generally impose legal obligations on everyone involved in an accident, therefore, knowing what to do and how to protect your interests, as well as contacting a local personal injury attorney, can save you from personal and financial hardships down the road.
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A couple of recent cases show how an experienced personal injury lawyer can help car accident victims recover compensation for their injuries when insurance companies deny their claims.
Part 2: Icy Sidewalks
You don’t need a personal injury lawyer to tell you that the risk of having a slip and fall accident increases significantly during the winter due to weather conditions that cause ice to form on roads, sidewalks, driveways, and parking lots. But, if you are injured as the result of a slip and fall on an icy sidewalk, you do need a personal injury lawyer in order to find out if you have a viable claim for compensation. In order to make that determination there are several questions that must be answered.