If you’ve been injured in an auto accident because of someone else’s negligence, then you’re probably brimming with questions, such as… What steps can I take in the future to safeguard myself against other drivers or hazardous conditions on the road? What types of compensation am I entitled to? How can I take on big-name insurance companies and come out on top? And perhaps most importantly—How can I follow the letter of the law to ensure that I maximize my claim? The Ward Law Group Blog seeks to answer all of these questions and more. Use our blog to find handy tips on how you can optimize your settlement, stay safe on the road, and remain up-to-date with the ever-shifting landscape of the law. You’ll find answers to many of your questions here in our ever-expanding library of personal injury content.

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Avoid Car Accidents with Preventative Maintenance

We all know that driving defensively and avoiding distractions can significantly reduce the chances of getting into a car accident. However, proactive measures such as properly maintaining your car can also prevent accidents on the road. Not a mechanic? Don’t worry. It’s easier than you think. In fact, there are some simple things you can do—even if you are not mechanically inclined. In fact, a little extra time and observation may ensure that your car…

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Head Injuries After a Car Accident

You try to drive defensively. You bought a car that was fully equipped with sophisticated safety features. However, car accidents still occur. And, the sudden brunt force of an accident can cause significant injuries—especially to the head and cervical spine. Moreover, head trauma is often more complicated than other injuries resulting from car accidents. After all, the brain is responsible for everything the body does. For some, recovery from a traumatic brain injury can last…

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Technophilia: Technology & Car Accidents

If you could travel back in time to the 1800s with your smartphone in tow, people would likely consider you to be some sort of space-bending wizard. That should come as no surprise, really. After all, smartphones almost seem like something straight out of a science fiction book. You have this little box that provides you with an endless fount of information via signals from giant metal towers that can reach locations all around the…

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What Does an Insurance Appraiser Do?

When filing an insurance claim, you want to receive your fair share. Having an insurance policy can help you get back on your feet after a car accident or a catastrophe, and in many cases, it’s a legal requirement. However, many remain skeptical of insurance companies. People believe that these companies want to cut costs on policyholders, and unfortunately, in some cases, this is true. This is where insurance appraisers come into play. Basically, an…

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How to Recognize a Personal Injury Case

Accidents occur every day. Unfortunately, injuries caused by these accidents can lead to painful conditions and financial loss. Many people are left wondering, “What can I do to get help with my medical and financial hardships?” A personal injury claim may be the difference between securing your family’s future or falling on hard times. Of course, not every accident warrants a personal injury lawsuit. Before investing the time and effort into seeking compensation for your…

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Ward Law Attorneys Awarded Top 40 Under 40

Personal injury attorneys, Jany-Martinez Ward and Gregory Ward, have received national recognition for their commitment to quality client care. The Wards were recently initiated into The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 and Top 100 organizations. These groups are considered highly prestigious associations that recognize only superior civil plaintiff or criminal defense trial lawyers. Moreover, membership is only extended to individuals who demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, reputation, influence, and stature. The final selection is…

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Filing a Slip & Fall Accident Claim

As you might already know, slip and fall accidents are quite common. Such opportunities seem to lurk around every corner. Slip and fall accidents can occur at work, the gym, or the supermarket—virtually anywhere is fair game. And, of course, if your accident results from someone else’s negligence, then you may be entitled to compensation for the ensuing financial damages. Many people think that slip and fall accidents are less likely to involve younger individuals.…

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Forms of Car Accident Compensation

Car accidents can be life-changing events. Even if you walk away from the accident unscathed, filing a claim can become a nightmare. For example, complicated state insurance laws often dictate the success of insurance claims. To make matters even worse, if you suffer from debilitating bodily harm, then it only serves to muddy the waters even further. Aside from vehicular damage, you’ll likely have to contend with a long list of medical expenses. Who is…

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What Should I Do If I’m Injured in an Accident?

We’ve all had those unfortunate moments in which life takes an unexpected turn for the worse. An accident can completely derail your plans. One moment you’re going about your daily business... Then, in an instant, you find yourself dealing with pain, confusion, and emotional turmoil. This is especially true for an auto accident. A car wreck is an inherently traumatic experience. You may be physically and emotionally shaken without a clue as to what you…

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Can an Undocumented Immigrant File an Insurance Claim?

No one should endure pain and suffering, including undocumented immigrants. Believe it or not, illegal immigrants actually have more rights than you may think. For instance, undocumented immigrants have the right to seek aid from a professional legal team. Fundamentally speaking, undocumented immigrants in the United States have the same rights that any US resident has during their stay. The common worry for immigrants in the event of an accident is, “Will I get deported…

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