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Rideshare Accident FAQs

What is a rideshare?

A rideshare is an arrangement similar to a taxi where passengers request a ride for a fee, usually via a website or app, and the driver uses their private vehicle for the trip. Unlike most taxis, however, rideshares cannot be hailed from the street, and the driver is not an employee driving a taxi company vehicle therefore different laws apply. Lyft and Uber are popular rideshare companies in the U.S.  More ›

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Brachial Plexus Injuries FAQs

Brachial plexus injuries in infants are most commonly caused by trauma to the neck as it stretches away from the shoulders during birth. Unfortunately, these injuries can occur during the delivery of a baby and because of a physician’s medical malpractice. Though brachial plexus injuries are rare at birth, and while many brachial plexus injuries can heal on their own, a permanent brachial plexus injury can be devastating to the baby and his or her family members. This article discusses brachial plexus injuries and medical malpractice claims involving brachial plexus injuries caused at birth. More ›

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Motorcycle & Ebike Accident FAQs

The most common cause of a crash between a car and a motorcycle is driver negligence. Vehicle drivers often fail to exercise appropriate care on the roads and pay attention to motorcyclists who are less visible and more vulnerable on the roads. Find out what steps you should take if you have been involved in an accident. More ›

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Nursing Home Abuse / Neglect FAQs

Nursing home abuse cases are usually actions in medical malpractice or personal injury which in Delaware must be brought within 2 years of the date of the injury or the date the abuse was (or should have been) discovered.  More ›

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Boating & Jet Ski Accident FAQs

If you have had a boating accident, you must first take care of the health and safety of the people involved. Read our "Boating and Jet Ski Accident Frequently Asked Questions" to find out what you need to do to protect yourself.  More ›

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Dog Bite FAQs

If you have been attacked by a dog and sustained injuries, there are immediate steps you should take. Read our "Dog Bite Frequently Asked Questions" to find out what you need to do to protect yourself.  More ›

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Workers' Compensation FAQs

Workers’ compensation is a benefits system that can provide wages and medical care to employees injured on the job or to the surviving dependents if a death should occur. Read our "Worker's Compensation Frequently Asked Questions" for information on how to secure the benefits you deserve if you were injured through a workers' compensation claim. More ›

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Car Accident FAQs

Posted In Car Accidents

If you have been involved in a car accident, you will have many questions. Should I hire a lawyer? What if I've been hurt? What if my car was totaled? Read our "Frequently Asked Questions" about car accidents for answers to these and many more. More ›

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Slip and Fall FAQs

Posted In Slip and Fall

Slip and fall cases have a reputation of being hard to win. Read our "Slip and Fall Frequently Asked Questions" for information on what you should do if you have been injured. More ›

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Trucking Accident FAQs

If you or a loved one has been injured in a trucking accident, you will have many questions. Read our "Frequently Asked Questions about Truck Accidents" for information on what you should do to protect yourself. More ›

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Is the driver of the rear vehicle always at fault in a rear-end car accident case?

Posted In Car Accidents, FAQs

When a car and the vehicle in front of it collide, resulting in a rear-end accident, the prevailing wisdom is that the driver of the second vehicle is almost always at fault, as they had a duty to follow at a safe distance and—had they done so—could have presumably prevented the crash. While this is often the case, the presumption that the second driver is always to blame doesn't hold true for every rear-end accident. More ›

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What types of cases does your law firm handle?

While some law firms handle cases from a broad range of seemingly unrelated practice areas, the Morris James Personal Injury Group offers a more focused approach, helping those who were harmed by another party's negligent actions pursue compensation for their injuries via civil lawsuits. The skilled legal team with the Morris James Personal Injury Group boasts more than 80 years of combined experience in personal injury law and is adept at litigating personal injury cases, including wrongful death, auto accident, workers' compensation, dog bite, product liability, and slip-and-fall claims. More ›

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The Statute Of Limitations For Filing A Wrongful Death Lawsuit In Delaware

Posted In Wrongful Death

When a loved one is killed in a negligence-related incident caused by someone else's negligence, surviving members only have a short window to file a lawsuit. More ›

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Is a trucker or a trucking company responsible for my injuries?

Posted In Truck Accidents

A truck accident can be a truly harrowing experience that can leave victims seriously injured and unsure of their legal rights. Considering that most passenger vehicles weigh around 4,000 lbs., while big-rig vehicles can weigh in at 80,000 lbs. or more, it's easy to understand why so many of these accidents have such a serious and negative impact on the lives of those involved. More ›

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