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Tag: Maine Personal Injury Lawyers

Benefits of Hiring an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

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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 »

Truck Driver Falls Asleep at the Wheel Causing Turnpike Crash

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Early last week, traffic on the Maine Turnpike near Farmingdale came to a virtual standstill following an incident in which a tractor-trailer driver fell asleep at the wheel, causing his vehicle to collide with a guardrail, according to officials from the Maine State Police. Duncan MacPhee, of Prince Edward Island, was named as the driver… Read more »

Family: Maine Med Patient’s 6th Story Jump Not Suicide

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A man who jumped from a sixth story window in the Richards Tower of the Maine Medical Center last month was not attempting suicide but, rather, suffering from impaired judgment due to a brain injury, according to his family.  The man, identified as Paul Cady of Hollis, was recovering from a motorcycle accident that took… Read more »

Canoe Accident Claims Lives of Pennsylvania Retirees

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Early this month, a canoeing accident claimed the lives of a married couple from Warrington, Pennsylvania. Their death occurred just as they should have been preparing for their golden years; the couple was planning to retire next year to Jonesport, Maine, near where their bodies were found. If you or a loved one has been… Read more »

Infrequent Inspections Have Riders Weighing Risks at Maine Amusement Parks

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Families and vacationers looking for summer fun at Maine’s traveling amusement parks are thinking twice after several riders were injured in separate incidents at the same Waterville carnival. Three children were hurt at a fundraiser in Head of Falls Park when two cars on a small roller coaster called the Dragon Wagon uncoupled and crashed… Read more »

Portland Police Use Facebook to Post DUI Arrests

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Driving while under the influence of alcohol comes with the risk of life-changing consequences ranging from penalties and jail time to severe personal injury and even death.  In the United States, Maine is one of only five states without felony DUI laws for convictions, but a recent initiative by the South Portland police aims to… Read more »

Studies Reveal Progesterone Doesn’t Help Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery

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Results of two recent studies imply that progesterone does not help patients recover from a traumatic brain injury ─ although prior findings concluded the hormone was an effective treatment method. The findings from the studies are published in the latest issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. Both studies compared the difference between administering… Read more »

After Orono Frat House Assault, Lawyers Ask: What Rights Do Victims Have?

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Can frat houses be sued for crimes committed on their property? A Maine court debates this very question, as attorneys duke it out over a 2010 incident that occurred at the Delta Tau Delta’s Gamma Nu Chapter fraternity house at 111 East College Avenue in Orono. The victim’s lawyer argued that his client should be… Read more »

Maine Bicycle Accident Lawyers Caution Cyclists to Take Extra Precautions

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Earlier this year, the Governors Highway Safety Association released its findings with regard to bicyclist safety – and the results reveal an alarming trend of increased bicycle and pedestrian fatalities across the United States. According to the study, six states accounted for 54 percent of the total bicycle fatalities occurring between 2010 and 2012: California,… Read more »