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Category: Car Accidents

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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 »

Dramatic Experiment Shows Drowsy Driving Dangers

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While it may prove challenging to attribute a serious or even fatal motor vehicle accident to drowsy driving, it is estimated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that roughly 2.5 percent of all deadly crashes and 2 percent of severe personal injuries involve fatigued motorists. The National Sleep Foundation further attributes 1,550 deaths each… Read more »

GM Recall Fatality Lawyers Warn Filing Deadline Fast Approaching

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GM recall fatality lawyers at Hardy, Wolf & Downing are warning those injured by recalled GM vehicles that the deadline for filing claims is approaching quickly. General Motors has set a deadline of December 31, 2014 for those who were seriously injured or family member of loved ones that died as a result of the… Read more »

Speeding May be to Blame for Fatal Crash on Route 302

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The Portland, Maine area is grieving the loss of a 16-year-old football player and his mother’s 35-year-old boyfriend, after they were killed in a tragic car accident on Sunday, October 19. Candice Tucker, Branden Denis’s 36-year-old mother was at the wheel of the car, when she unsuccessfully tried to pass another vehicle on Route 302… Read more »

Maine Car Accident Lawyers Discuss CDC Vehicle Crash Report

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In October of this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report detailing the widespread impact of motor vehicle crashes, including alarming statistics detailing the true costs of a vehicle collision. At Hardy Wolf Downing, we are dedicated to advocating on behalf of injured patients, even when the insurance companies are refusing… Read more »

178 Safety Violations for Firm Linked to Deadly Hayride

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A firm with connections to the farm in Mechanic Falls where a deadly hayride accident recently occurred received 178 vehicle safety violations in the past 10 years, according to records obtained by the Maine Sun Journal. Re-harvest, a company that operates recycling trucks, functions as part of the same corporate structure as Harvest Hill Farms,… Read more »

Perils of Roadway Accidents in Maine

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Distracted driving. Driving under the influence. Unsafe speeds. These are all risk factors for collision, injury and fatality – however millions of drivers nationwide continue to engage in this type of behavior behind the wheel, involuntarily placing the rest of us in harm’s way as we navigate the highways and byways in our communities. In… Read more »