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DUI Wrongful Death Frequently Asked Questions

Families that have lost a loved one in a fatal DUI accident may be understandably initially hesitant to pursue a legal battle. But survivors have legal avenues available to hold wrongdoers accountable for the deaths they cause. Winning a wrongful death lawsuit sends a message to others that drunk driving will not
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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Case?

If you are considering filing a personal injury lawsuit, you may be wondering how long it will take to see results. At Estey & Bomberger, LLP, we have years of experience bringing personal injury lawsuits to trial. But we also work hard to achieve settlements that fairly compensate our clients for their
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What Personal Injury Law Is and What It Isn’t

Often a personal injury suit is a real life performance of the David and Goliath story. On one side is a massive corporation, or an insurance company, or a reticent defendant digging in their heels – and they don’t want to pay for the cost of their mistakes. It costs more money
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If I Hire Estey & Bomberger, Which Attorney Will Represent Me?

If your case goes to trial, you will always have Mike or Steve representing you. The great thing about hiring Estey & Bomberger is that you are hiring a team of professionals who work together to get you the best results. Each of our attorneys specialize in specific types of cases, which means that when
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How Much Do We Charge for Our Legal Services?

Here at Estey & Bomberger, LLP, we charge our clients based on a contingency fee. In its most basic form, a contingency fee simply means that an attorney’s fee is based on the condition that your case wins at trial. If you win a sum of money in a personal injury action,
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How Do I Know Whether I Need an Attorney After My Accident?

The experience of being in an accident is a terrifying one. The aftermath as well can be a new, overwhelming, stressful ordeal as you stumble through the slew of insurance adjusters, doctors, and lawyers. A silver lining in this otherwise bleak picture however, is that not every accident scenario requires the assistance
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Can I Still Be Compensated for Injuries if I was Partially at Fault?

Establishing who is responsible for a personal injury is often not as easy as you might think. Many times, more than one person acted in a negligent way that caused your injury. Sometimes, even you may have contributed to your own injury through negligent behavior. Importantly, being partially at fault for your
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Is My Lawsuit Frivolous?

Although colloquially used to describe lawsuits that seem absurd, in legal terms, the word “frivolous” is applied to claims and defenses that are illogical, groundless, or both. Frivolous lawsuits unnecessarily waste the court’s valuable time as well as the time and resources of the parties involved. There is a public misconception of
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How Do I Know That the Lawyers I Hire are not “Ambulance Chasers”

“Did you hear about the lawyer hurt in the accident? An ambulance stopped suddenly!” There are no shortage of lawyer jokes, and rightly so. There are many attorneys across the country that try to capitalize on other people’s misfortunes. “Ambulance chasing,” a term used to describe attorneys that target you for representation
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