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How Your Smart Phone Can Help After an Accident

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In our last blog post, we talked about the dangers of distracted driving and the things you can do to focus when you’re behind the wheel. We would never tell people it’s OK to use a smartphone while driving. It’s just a matter of looking at the statistics: according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, cell phone use accounts for more than a third of all distracted driving fatalities! However, smart phones can be a valuable tool after an accident, especially when you’ve been injured and might need the help of an attorney… The King Firm Accident Report App In fact, The King Firm...

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How to Avoid Distracted Driving

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Every year, countless people are injured – or killed – in accidents involving distracted drivers. These days, that term typically calls up the image of someone texting while driving, but as any experienced motorists can tell you, there are plenty of things that can distract us behind the wheel: GPS devices Adjusting the radio Passengers Eating and drinking It doesn’t have to be this way. We’ve seen far too many clients who suffered life-altering injuries as a result of someone who got distracted while driving. That’s why we want to share these tips to help you stay alert and focused when you’re out...

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Were You Injured in an Accident? Stay Off Facebook

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Sharing our lives with the world has never been easier… or more entertaining. Smartphones and social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram make it simple to tell the world where we’re going, what we’re eating, what we’re watching and how we’re feeling. But all this sharing can have its drawbacks. We’re not just talking about privacy issues. The stuff you share on social media can come back to haunt you in the court of law. Social Media and The Law Just ask Kathleen Romano. Fifteen years ago, Romano was at work at her clerical job at a New York medical center when...

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Can I Sue Uber or Lyft After a Car Accident?

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  You’re driving home from work one day, obeying every rule of the road, and you get in an accident. The next thing you know, you’re talking to paramedics. The other driver is clearly at fault. They ran a stop sign and barreled into your car. When you look at their vehicle, you notice a corporate logo on the door and part of you thinks that you might have a personal injury claim against that company. That’s how things would play out in a crash involving most businesses. But what if you’re in an accident involving an Uber or Lyft driver? That’s a...

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Will You Be Protected in The Case of a Car Accident?

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Car accidents are scary, chaotic events, and they are also all too frequent. What is also scary is the process you will need to embark upon after the car accident happens. You will need to understand what legal and medical needs you have- this will help protect you, your finances and your legal rights. By being adequately prepared, you can help the process go smoothly and also ensure that things will work out in your favor, especially where compensation is concerned. You may have some questions about the car accident and personal injury processes, and The King Firm is happy...

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Mistakes To Avoid When Demanding a Car Accident Settlement

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The personal injury lawyers at The King Firm have a lot of experience with car accident settlements. So it goes without saying that we know a few mistakes which injured parties make. In this blog, we reveal them to you, so you can avoid them. Avoiding them will have a positive effect on the overall settlement you may get. Here, we list typical mistakes people make that you should definitely avoid. Minimizing concerns with the doctor Insurance companies have an insight into the doctor notes. If you say everything is fine, it means that the injury isn’t serious as you claim! That’s...

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