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Crash Attorney

So, you’ve been in a fender bender. The adrenaline is pumping, your car might be sporting a new (unwanted) paint job, and the whole situation feels like a scene from a wacky cartoon. But hold on to your car keys, because before you dive headfirst into lawyer land, let’s take a quick detour to understand fault – the magic word that can make a world of difference in your crash course with car crashes! Imagine fault as a giant seesaw. On one end sits you, and on the other, the other driver. The goal? To find the balance point, the one that determines who caused the wreck (and therefore who’s financially responsible). Now, this seesaw isn’t a playground toy – it’s a legal jungle gym, and different states have different rules for how many monkeys (legal jargon, anyone?) are allowed on each side. Here are some of the most common reasons you or the other driver might end up holding …

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