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Hardy Wolf & Downing files personal injury lawsuits in Maine due car accidents, slip and fall, medical malpractice, and other acts of negligence. Call today.

When to Get a Lawyer After a Car Accident

When to Get a Lawyer After a Car Accident

Car accidents can be a trying experience for anyone, emotionally and physically. Whether a fender bender or a totaled vehicle, ‘when to get a lawyer for a car accident?’ is not only a very important question but an important decision as well. In most instances, it is related to the degree of emotional and physical… Read more »

What Happens in a Personal Injury Trial?

Personal Injury Settlement

If you’ve suffered a personal injury and you decide to contact an attorney, you will have the option to settle or to go to trial. In personal injury settlements, the prime objective of every attorney representing an injured party is to ensure that the client who was injured through negligence is awarded maximum compensation. Going… Read more »

5 Common Practice Areas for Personal Injury Lawyers

lawyers talking around a table

A personal injury lawyer provides legal services to those who have been injured, either physically, emotionally or psychologically, due to negligence by another person, company, entity or agency. Personal injury law is an area of law known as tort law (think torturous, i.e., that which causes suffering). Regardless of the basis for any personal injury… Read more »

How Long Should Kids Be in Rear-Facing Car Seats?

Toddlers playing with cars

When it comes to child passenger safety, car seats for infants, babies, and children is a priority for all parents. Fussing with your baby and buckling them in their rear-facing car seat can be frustrating, particularly on those icy cold, Maine winter mornings. Infants and babies especially do not like to lose sight of their… Read more »

Who Pays for Personal Injury Claims

personal injury claims

In a personal injury case, payment of personal injury claims is awarded to an injured person by the person or company which is found legally at-fault and responsible for the accident. Compensation to the injured person by the at-fault party is commonly made through various types of insurance coverage by insurance companies. On very rare occasions… Read more »

Types of Evidence You Need to Win a Slip and Fall Accident Cases

Slip and fall accident lawyers are available for premises liability cases. When guests or visitors, clients or customers, by no fault of their own, are injured in a fall due to negligent property maintenance by a property owner, victims are entitled to receive compensation. Slip and fall accidents can happen on the porch of a… Read more »

Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

the benefits of hiring a personal injury lawyer

An experienced personal injury attorney is the best way to ensure you will be fully compensated for any injuries sustained as a result of someone else’s negligence. It’s unfortunate, but accidents that lead to personal injuries caused by others through no fault of your own do happen. It can be life-altering. Accidents can occur at… Read more »

Famous People Who Have Had Brain Trauma

Famous People Who Have Had Brain Trauma

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can happen to anyone, from an internationally acclaimed author to the President of the United States. Learn more about TBI and some of the famous people who have experienced brain trauma below.  If you are in need of a traumatic brain injury lawyer that will fight for you, contact us today!

A Guide to Legal Latin

Legal Latin - Hardy Wolf & Downing

Every profession has its jargon. A doctor may need something “stat,” a boxer may be “on the ropes” and a computer scientist may espouse that “A.I.” will take over the world! In a court of law, you may even hear a lawyer say “ignorantia juris non excusat.” … Come again?