Car Accidents

Understanding Uninsured Motorist Settlements in Maine

All motorists have an obligation to drive safely and to be prepared to cover the financial losses of individuals they harm while behind the wheel. Unfortunately, many drivers fail to meet their obligations on both fronts. If someone else is...
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Who Pays for Car Accident Compensation in Maine?

Residents and tourists rely on cars to get around the scenic roadways in Maine. Unfortunately, this means anyone could be the victim of a car accident. Car repairs and medical bills can quickly add up. You shouldn’t have to bear...
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Average Settlement for Being Hit by a Drunk Driver

We are often asked, “What is the average settlement for being hit by a drunk driver?” Our personal injury lawyers want to answer this question. Drunk driving caused 32 deaths per day in the United States in 2020. That number...
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What Are the Most Dangerous Roads and Intersections in Maine?

While every motorist is responsible for exercising adequate care and caution while driving, it is also true that some roads are more dangerous to travel than others. The reasons why specific roads and intersections might be more hazardous to motorists...
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Obtain your Maine Car Accident Report as Soon as Possible

It’s important to obtain your Maine car accident report as soon as possible after your accident. Your car accident report captures the events of the accident, often identifies the responsible party and covers the aftermath of the crash. Plus, the...
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Maine is an at-fault insurance state

So who pays for the damages of the accident in an at-fault state like Maine? The driver who caused the Maine car accident must use their insurance to pay for your accident-related bills. How is fault determined? The car accident...
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Should I Hire a Car Accident Lawyer in Maine?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, or your car has been hit by another driver, resulting in damage, you may consider hiring a car accident lawyer. You may also consider fighting the insurance companies on your own. It’s...
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You’ve Been Hit By a Drunk Driver – Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

So you’ve been hit by a drunk driver in Maine. You’re probably wondering what legal actions you can take to receive compensation and/or ensure the reckless driver who hit you is punished for the crime. What is the difference between...
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Maine Texting and Driving Law & Maine Distracted Driving Law

Maine’s texting while driving laws went into effect in 2019 when Governor Janet Mills signed An Act to Prohibit the Use of Handheld Devices and Phones While Driving (LD 165). The law tightened state rules which prohibit texting while driving...
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Why Do I Receive Mail from Lawyers After My Accident?

Your car accident report is, in fact, a public record so anyone can see it and anyone can access it. This includes car accident lawyers who are hungry to represent you. In the state of Maine, car crash reports are...
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