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Neck Injuries

Neck Injuries Surprisingly 85% of all neck injuries in our country are caused by rear-end collisions. This fact inspired Dr Dellanno to investigate the effectiveness of head restraints and discovered that they did very little to prevent hyperflexion-hyperextension cervical injury (whiplash). Measurement of the distance from the head was up to 6 inches so at …

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What To Do After A Car Accident That Wasn’t Your Fault

After a Car Accident After any car accident, it’s important to take steps to protect your rights. Even if it seems clear that the other driver was responsible for causing an accident, proving fault can be challenging. The auto accident attorneys at Pepper & Odom, P. C. advise victims to take the following steps when they’re involved …

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How To Deal With The Other Driver’s Insurance Company After A Car Accident

Other Driver’s Insurance Company It can be challenging to know what to say and how much information to provide when another driver’s insurance company contacts you after an accident. At Pepper & Odom, P.C., our auto accident attorneys recommend that you contact a lawyer before speaking to any insurance adjusters or insurance company representatives. If …

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When Should I Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident?

Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident? Victims of car accidents often feel shell-shocked and overwhelmed after a crash. Symptoms of some injuries don’t appear until days or weeks later, so they assume that contacting an auto accident attorney isn’t necessary. Our personal injury lawyers at Pepper & Odom, P.C. recommend that even if you …

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Common Maritime Accidents and What To Do If You’re Injured

Common Maritime Accidents and What To Do If You’re Injured Being a maritime worker or seaman is challenging work. It can also be dangerous, and thousands of workers suffer injury each year. The attorneys at Pepper & Odom, P.C. understand the serious impact maritime accidents and injuries can have on workers and their families. If …

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Maritime Law for Oil Rig Accidents

How Maritime Law Applies to Oil Field Work

How Maritime Law Applies to Oil Field Work Not many people realize that oil field work isn’t governed by normal federal or state laws. Maritime law, also called admiralty law, is an international system that governs such offshore activities. It applies to all seagoing vessels, whether they’re a cruise ship, fishing boat, or oil rig. …

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