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Preserving Evidence in a Personal Injury Claim
Preserving Evidence in a Personal Injury Claim

When someone is hurt in an accident, the immediate few days following the incident are critical for preserving evidence. They’re also important for documenting one’s injuries. Often, physical evidence can help prove who is at fault for an accident – something that can be ...

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