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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.

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!

Popular Lawyers in Fiction

Audiences have been captivated by courtroom dramas for hundreds of years. While the real-life legal system can be filled with long waiting periods and less-than-exciting minutiae, court portrayals on the printed page and big screen allow readers and viewers to skip the monotony and get straight to the gripping drama. These dramatized stories often revolve… Read more »

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?

What is Negligence?

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What is Negligence? Negligence is when failure to act as a “reasonable person” directly causes injury to someone else.1 Legally, people have a “duty of care” to protect other individuals. For example, you shouldn’t be putting others in harm’s way by texting and driving. Similarly, business owners, property owners, and manufacturers are supposed to ensure that… Read more »

The Great GMO Debate

Are GMOs Harmful or Helpful | Hardy Wolf & Downing

The nutrition and ethics of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have been debated for decades, eventually gaining the attention of President Obama who signed a law in 2016 requiring food manufacturers to disclose which of their foods contain GMOs. While consumer groups lauded the new law’s transparency, there are loopholes that allow manufacturers to avoid disclosing… Read more »

Dog Attack Injuries

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While dogs are man’s best friend they can sometimes lash out in unexpected ways. Animal bites are common throughout the United States, though most only require minor medical attention. In addition to causing physical injury, a dog bite can become infected. To protect yourself and your loved ones it’s important to understand why dogs attack,… Read more »