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Premises Liability: Injured on Neighbor’s Property

If you are injured on your neighbor’s property, there two different ways in which you can receive compensation for your injuries. Homeowner’s Insurance: Medical Payments The first avenue that an injured individual may receive compensation after being injured on another individual’s property is through the medical payments portion of the homeowner’s insurance. This portion of homeowner’s insurance typically reimburses up to $5,000 of medical bills for injuries that occur on the homeowner’s property.

Buying Motorcycle Insurance

Contrada & Associates has offered several pieces of advice when it comes to purchasing car insurance. Many motorists are not aware of the importance of purchasing insurance coverage that includes various policy components, protecting the driver and their family. While car insurance coverage in general is a concern of attorney Charlie Contrada, as many motorists purchase policies based on price alone, motorcycle insurance coverage is also an important topic to inform readers

Child Injured While Playing Sports

Many parents get their children involved in sports at a young age as a way to begin an active lifestyle and to teach discipline. While sports are not considered incredibly dangerous at a young age, there is a risk that exists as children get older and become more involved in contact play. For example, Pop Warner football leagues do not have the high-intensity collisions that high school football leagues do. One

Defective Bike Causes Injury

Many individuals choose bicycling as their mode of transportation, or they may bicycle as part of their active lifestyle. For those who spend a lot of time on their bike, traveling on either roadways or trails, a defective component of a bicycle could cause serious injury. Some of the common defects on a bike that can lead to serious injury include the following: Designs that cause chains to easily fall off Defective bike

Pedestrian Hit by Car

Defined by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a pedestrian is any person on foot, walking, running, jogging, hiking, sitting or lying down who is involved in a motor vehicle traffic crash. According to the NHTSA, pedestrians were one of the few groups of road users that experienced an increase in fatalities in 2011, amounting to 4,432 deaths. While people’s preferences differ in regards to transportation, pedestrians are considered to be

Bicyclist Hit by Car

As the recent National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) Share the Road campaign stated, bicyclists deserve a portion of the roadway as they are considered to be a mode of transportation. Many motorists do not realize that they must share the road with bicyclists, or they may become distracted behind the wheel and fail to see a bicyclist on the road. An April 2014 report from the NHTSA states that in 2012 there were 726

What is Premises Liability?

Commonly referred to as slip, trip or fall accidents, premises liability involves the legal responsibility that the owners of a property have in the event that someone is injured. If an individual would slip and fall on the property, the owner could possibly be held responsible for any resulting injury. If a property’s conditions are dangerous or hazardous and an individual is injured, the owner of the property could be held

Hit by Car in Toledo Metropark

Toledo has a number of metroparks that offer a beautiful place to not only be active, but also to enjoy nature. The Metroparks of the Toledo area include 11 metroparks that offer a clean, safe and natural place. Common activities at the park include walking or running on trails, riding bicycles, having get-togethers with family and friends, and an array of outdoor activities. For the most part, the Toledo Metroparks are

Three Things NOT to do after a Car Accident

Car accidents happen every day on area roadways, whether it is a fender bender or a serious collision. With so many accidents occurring on a regular basis, there is a chance that each individual will be involved in an accident at one time or another. Attorney Charlie Contrada has posted information in the Contrada & Associates blog that car accident victims are able to use as a resource as they navigate through the

Should I go to a chiropractor after a car accident?

After being involved in a car accident, you may experience physical symptoms that merit a visit to the chiropractor. While this service may help you to feel better after being injured, Contrada & Associates reminds readers of the things to be aware of when visiting the chiropractor.  1. Chiropractors Recommending Attorneys Chiropractors are able to help you after an accident. At least half of the individuals involved in a car accident experience relief from a