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Hardy Wolf & Downing represents plaintiffs in car accident lawsuits for injuries ranging from spinal cord injury to death. Call for a free consultation.

3 Dangerous Types of Car Accidents

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In the aftermath of a car accident, victims or their loved ones should consult with a car accident lawyer to help them make informed decisions and, more importantly, to make sure that they receive the compensation they deserve.

Off Road Safety Tips to Prevent ATV Accidents

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ATVing is one of the country’s more popular pastimes. With it comes a responsibility by every driver to prevent ATV accidents from occurring. With a significant decrease in ATV-related emergency department-treated injuries from 2017 to 2018: dropping from an estimated 93,800 in 2017 down to 81,800 in 2018.

3 Steps to Keep Motorcyclists Safe in Maine

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While the rush of summer’s busy highways and tourist-filled roads may be coming to an end, there are still plenty of beautiful days for motorcyclists to head out for a joy ride. Unfortunately, motorcycle accidents can be some of the most dangerous and deadly ones, any time of year. At Hardy, Wolf & Downing, we… Read more »

Most Dangerous Roads in Maine

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With Maine traffic at its peak during the summer months, the Maine car accident lawyers of Hardy, Wolf and Downing wish to remind all drivers to exercise more caution and raise their safety awareness while on the road. With more people on the roadways, you should be careful of other drivers, be aware of road… Read more »

Common Causes for Pedestrian Accidents in Maine

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When winter ends and warmer weather arrives, drivers should take note that with the warmer weather, pedestrian accident injuries begin to rise. As more people will take to the great outdoors for walks or a jog, the risk for pedestrian accidents increases with each warm day. In fact, 90 percent of pedestrian traffic incidents occur… Read more »

How to File a Motorcycle Accident Claim

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Motorcycle accidents can be serious. If you or a loved one has been injured or your motorcycle has been damaged as a result of one, knowing how to file a motorcycle accident claim in Maine may help you receive compensation for your losses. It’s important after an accident that all your options are considered. After… Read more »

What Kind of Injuries are Caused By a Head-On Collision?

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As the name implies, head-on collision injuries are those injuries sustained as a consequence of a front-end vehicular impact. As one of the more dangerous types of car collisions, head-on collisions generally result in serious injuries and fatalities. The car’s impact causes some type of bodily impact to the occupants in the car. Passengers and… Read more »

Who’s at Fault in an Accident?

Who's at Fault in an Accident

Determining who’s at fault in an accident is necessary to be awarded compensation in a personal injury claim. Not all accidents and the injuries that result from them are cut and dry. It must be proven that the liable party, the person or parties who were responsible for the accident, were legally at fault due… Read more »

3 Things You Should Do After An Accident or Injury

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No one plans for an accident or injury. Unfortunately, chances are, at some point in life, whether minor or major, one will happen. If it is due to someone else’s negligence, knowing what to do after the accident will help you make an informed decision as you move forward on the road to recovery. Should… Read more »

Winter Driving Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

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Winter driving tips can be very helpful. Navigating behind a wheel in ice and snow can be challenging to even the most experienced drivers. In Maine, winter driving means to be prepared at all times. Mainers know that on any given day the weather can go from sunny and mild to snowing sideways in a… Read more »