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Maine Lawyers Voice Concern over “Steering” by Insurance Companies

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The Maine car accident attorneys at Hardy, Wolf & Downing are troubled by reports of “steering” by insurance companies that may result in shoddy and potentially dangerous repairs done on damaged vehicles. We believe this constitutes rampant recklessness on the part of auto insurers that may be putting profit over driver safety by pressuring body shops to perform… Read more »

Bill Would Toughen Laws Re: Maine Crosswalks, Pedestrians

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In an effort to create a safer environment for pedestrians, bicyclists, and non-motorized traffic, a Maine senator has introduced a bill to toughen crosswalk regulations. The bill, known as An Act to Improve Safety and Clarify Responsibilities of Pedestrians and Bicyclists, is sponsored by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine and was submitted by Sen. Amy… Read more »

Propane Truck and SUV Crash Claims Life of Livermore Woman

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A collision between a propane truck and an SUV ended with the death of a Livermore woman after the crash caused the truck to flip and crush the SUV with the driver inside. The accident occurred on Route 17 at about 8 am on Monday, January 19. Diane Gould, 45, was trapped in her Subaru… Read more »

Deadly Casco Crash Illustrates Dangers of Head-On Collisions

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A tragic crash in Casco recently illustrates the dangers of frontal collisions. The crash took the life of two and seriously injured one other motorist, as well as a service dog riding in one of the vehicles, according to local media outlets. Unfortunately, fatal accidents such as these are all too common on maine roadways,… Read more »

Winter Weather Causes Several Maine Tractor Trailer Accidents

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Maine’s roadways this time of year are perilous for all drivers, who must remain alert and ready to react quickly when icy conditions prevail. Those who have been unfortunate enough to be involved in a collision are encouraged to speak with a Maine tractor trailer accident lawyer about their legal rights and liability issues. A… Read more »

Study Shows Motorcycle Accident Risks Tied to Rising Gas Prices

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Hardy, Wolf & Downing advocate on behalf of motorcycle accident victims in the Lewiston, Portland and Central and Southern Maine regions, making sure bikers and their families secure the compensation they deserve in the wake of an injury caused by negligent drivers. While careless motorists and poor road conditions are often to blame for serious motorcycle… Read more »

New Year’s Eve Sees Rise in Maine DUI Fatalities

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Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. What should be a time to celebrate family and togetherness is for too many families a time to dread and to endure the tragic anniversary of the death of a loved one due to drunk driving. Sadly, the death toll will rise again this year as more Mainers become victims of… Read more »

Holiday Driving Tips for Maine Motorists

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The Maine car accident lawyers at Hardy, Wolf & Downing understand that the holiday season is a time for fun, family and all too often, long road trips on snow-covered roadways. Maine drivers know all too well that serious hazards can lurk around every corner, particularly during the colder months. No matter if you are headed… Read more »