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What Is a “No Contact” Motorcycle Accident?

Posted on October 16th, 2020

Motorcycles can be incredibly fun vehicles to operate. Motorcyclists understand that they face more risks than drivers and passengers inside traditional passenger vehicles. While most people understand that motorcyclists can sustain severe injuries in the event they collide with other vehicles, “no-contact” motorcycle crashes can also occur and cause serious injuries to a motorcyclist. These incidents happen for a variety… READ MORE

Top 3 Reasons Why Your Insurance Claim Can Be Denied

Posted on October 15th, 2020

If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person or entity, you deserve to be compensated for what happened. In general, most injury claims are settled out-of-court and with insurance carriers. However, there are times when insurance carriers delay or deny a claim unnecessarily. Here, we want to discuss… READ MORE

Should I See My Family Doctor After a Car Accident?

Posted on October 14th, 2020

If you or somebody you love has been injured in a car accident, one of the most important things for you to do is to seek medical care. This is particularly true for any immediate medical emergencies caused by the car accident. Many people just assume that they should also continue follow-up care with their primary care physician after they… READ MORE

Settlements vs. Verdicts in Personal Injury Lawsuits

Posted on October 13th, 2020

If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. However, there are various ways that injury victims may receive compensation in these cases. In most personal injury claims, the victim will receive a settlement reached out-of-court with the… READ MORE

Ordinary Negligence vs. Gross Negligence: What’s The Difference?

Posted on October 12th, 2020

Negligence is a word that will come up often in personal injury cases. While most people have a general understanding of what negligence is, we need to be very careful about how we define types of negligence when it comes to personal injury lawsuits. There is a distinct difference between “ordinary negligence” and “gross negligence.” The outcome of a personal… READ MORE

Liens Against Your Accident Settlement

Posted on September 11th, 2020

Nobody wants to hear that they have a lien against them, especially if they are expecting to receive money through a personal injury settlement. However, in personal injury cases, there are various scenarios in which other parties can claim a portion of your settlement money through a lien. Personal injury settlement liens are not uncommon. Here, we want to discuss… READ MORE

What Is The Difference Between Binding Arbitration And Mediation?

Posted on September 10th, 2020

Both “arbitration” and “mediation” are terms that are used regularly in the context of the legal system. Arbitration and mediation seek to reach a fair resolution of the legal matter at hand, but there are differences between the two, and these differences are important to understand. The differences between arbitration and mediation revolve around the processes of solving the conflict.… READ MORE

Who Can Be Liable For Construction Zone Accidents?

Posted on September 9th, 2020

Most people understand that construction zones in and around the roadway present various dangers for both drivers as well as to the construction workers themselves. Law enforcement officials take safety in construction zones very seriously, and drivers can face significant fines for speeding or operating recklessly in a construction zone. However, if an accident does occur in a construction zone,… READ MORE

What Expenses Can I Claim As Damages In A Personal Injury Case?

Posted on July 27th, 2020

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the negligent or intentional actions of another person or entity, you may be entitled to compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. At the Ciccarelli Law Offices, our attorneys understand that these cases can become complicated. Here, we want to discuss what kind of expenses you can claim as… READ MORE