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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.

Upholding Our Promise to Honor American Veterans: Part 1

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World War I: The Eleventh Hour History of Veteran’s Day World War I was dubbed “The Great War” by a Canadian magazine reporter who said, “Some wars name themselves. This is the Great War.”  The loss of life incurred during WWI was staggering.  Every day, 6,000 soldiers were killed in battle, making WWI one of the deadliest conflicts… Read more »

Black Ice: Driving Tips, Safety Information and Accident Prevention

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In this part of the world, only Maine gives winter the welcome and the worship it should have. -Tom Allen Maine winters are indeed beautiful.   But when winter arrives in Maine,  its beauty is tempered by hazardous winter driving conditions.  Snow and ice increase the likelihood of serious and sometimes fatal automobile accidents and… Read more »

Centerline Rumble Strips Reduce Traffic Fatalities and Head on Collisions in Maine

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Staying Safe on Maine Highways: Maine DOT Crash Data Maine DOT crash data,  gathered since 2006,  demonstrates that centerline rumble strips are a cost-effective way to save lives and prevent head-on collisions along Maine’s busy highways.  Hardy, Wolf and Downing’s attorneys believe that is excellent news for Maine drivers.

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids and Adults

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Halloween is a fun, festive and memorable holiday for adults and children alike.  Pumpkin carving,  candied apples, adorable ghosts and goblins, and trick or treating make Halloween a traditional family favorite.

Halloween Parties On College Campuses Keep Police Busy

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Festivities Tied to  Increase in Impaired Driving and Binge Drinking Binge Drinking Among Underaged and College Students High-Risk Drinking on College Campuses Many see the tradition of Halloween themed parties at fraternities,  sororities,  apartments and dorms at our nation’s colleges and universities as a rite of passage for college students.  In reality, they pose a significant… Read more »

Maine Drunk Driving – Dangers and Costs

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Sobering Statistics on Drunk and Alcohol-Impaired Driving Every day,  close to 30 people die in motor vehicle accidents that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. 31% of all fatal traffic accidents in the U.S. involved alcohol-related automobile accidents. Every 90 seconds,  someone is killed or seriously injured in an alcohol-related crash. Annually,  alcohol-related crashes cost the US more… Read more »

Maine High Schoolers Witness the Justice System In Action

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Students at Cape Elizabeth High had a unique learning opportunity when their high school was turned into a real, working courtroom. Since 2006, the Maine Supreme Court has turned 25 high school auditoriums into real, working courtrooms, where high school students listen as Maine lawyers give appellate arguments on real cases.

New Technology Sheds Light on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

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High Definition Fiber Tracking Patients with mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) often face an uphill battle when trying to obtain a proper diagnosis in the aftermath of their injury.  The traumatic brain injury lawyers at Hardy,  Wolf and Downing recognize this unfortunate pattern of poor diagnosis after a mild TBI.  Despite the fact that a… Read more »