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I Didn’t Cause This Wreck, But Now What Do I Do?

When a car accident is not your fault, it may seem straight forward that the other person’s insurance should pay for everything. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.

There are numerous steps involved, but here are a few things you can do in order help protect your case:

*If there are any witnesses, be sure they stick around for the police to arrive in order to give their statement as well.

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Need an attorney, but feel like you don’t have the money for one? Don’t worry… we’re contingency fee based!

Were you injured in a work accident or in an automobile accident and need an attorney but you’re worried you can’t afford one? Well, worry no more. Shankle Law Firm is a contingency based law firm which means there are no up-front costs to you. We get paid if and when you get paid! So, how does it work?

1. At Shankle Law Firm, your initial consultation is completely free! All claims are unique, so we offer a free consultation so that we can better explain how we can help you, with no pressure on your end to sign or pay.

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Post-Holiday Travel or New Year’s Eve on the Road? Here’s how you can decrease your risk of a vehicle accident!

'Tis the season for distracted drivers! Many families are returning home after holiday travel or gearing up for New Year’s Eve plans. Unfortunately, with the fun and festivities comes many drivers who are not focused on the road while they are driving! With increased traffic and distracted minds, comes the increased risk of a motor vehicle accident.

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Why Obtaining Your Accident Report Quickly Is So Very Important?

If you are involved in a car accident and the police are called to the scene, you may assume that things will proceed in an orderly fashion and that there is nothing to worry about, right? … WRONG!! There are several things that could go wrong or incorrect on an accident report and a small piece of misinformation could make a huge difference in the results of your claim.

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If I’m injured while driving on the job, is that considered Workers’ Compensation or Personal Injury?

Many professions now require you to drive as part of your job. Whether it is delivering items (pizzas, packages, materials) or driving to a destination to make a sales call, perform a service, or meet with a client, your job may require that you drive.

So what happens if you are injured in an automobile accident due to some else’s negligence while driving for work? Is that considered a Workers’ Compensation (WC) case or a Personal Injury (PI) case? Well, often, it is both and is referred to as a “dual’ (WC and PI) claim.

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Most People Love Amazon Prime Day, But How Are All Those Packages Delivered?

Each year, Amazon hosts its annual Amazon Prime Day!  Initially known to rival Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Amazon Prime Day has now grown in to the largest “single day” shopping event in the United States.  Though this day is typically held in July of each year, as a play off of “Christmas in July”, it was pushed back this year due to the uncertainties associated with the coronavirus.

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What does “Personal Injury” really mean?

Contrary to popular belief, personal injury is not just found in auto wreck cases.  There are many types of accidents that fall in to this legal category:

Car / Auto Accident: This is the most well-known category and the most common.
Dog Bite: There are several rules behind what is an actionable “dog bite” case.