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ATV Accidents Are on the Rise in New Hampshire

By Manning & Zimmerman |

The warm months – May through September – account for the vast majority of ATV accidents in New Hampshire and other states. ATV riding has become one of the most popular summer activities in the United States, but the latest reports show that ATV accidents have been on the rise in NH. At least… Read More »

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Accident with a UPS Vehicle: Can the Company Be Held Liable?

By Manning & Zimmerman |

Residents of New Hampshire, especially those who commute to and from work, see UPS vehicles and other delivery drivers, all the time. These brown-colored trucks, operated by the United Parcel Service (UPS), deliver packages, items, and documents to customers all across the nation. While the majority of deliveries do not involve any incident, some… Read More »

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COVID-19: Surgeries and Other Procedures Postponed

By Manning & Zimmerman |

On May 4, 2020, New Hampshire hospitals reopened their doors for certain elective surgeries and time-sensitive medical procedures that were previously postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, many procedures remain postponed until further notice. COVID-19: Hospitals Reopen Their Doors, But Not to Every Patient Since mid-March, hospitals in New Hampshire and across the… Read More »

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The Spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Manchester, New Hampshire

By Manning & Zimmerman |

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has killed over 44,000 people in the U.S. and more than 177,000 globally. As the number of confirmed cases of the virus surpassed 800,000 and continues to rise by the hour in the United States, most states are ordering at least some type of stay-at-home orders for residents. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptoms… Read More »

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Can You Sue a New Hampshire Nursing Home for Coronavirus (COVID-19) Exposure?

By Manning & Zimmerman |

Senior citizens are the most vulnerable group of people to experience serious complications from COVID-19. Also, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, older adults have the highest fatality rate from coronavirus. For this reason, the CDC issued special guidance for nursing homes and long-term care facilities to help minimize the risk… Read More »

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Can You Recover Damages After a Snowmobile Accident in New Hampshire?

By Manning & Zimmerman |

Riding a snowmobile can be a thrilling experience for people of all ages. However, with all that excitement and fun comes hazards and risks associated with snowmobiling. Snowmobile accidents are not uncommon in New Hampshire during winter months. One such accident in NH has recently left a woman and her 15-year-old passenger injured. Snowmobile… Read More »

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When Can You Get Enhanced Compensatory Damages in New Hampshire?

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New Hampshire courts routinely award general and special damages when someone gets hurt in a motor vehicle crash, slip and fall, or another type of accident. But did you know that you may be eligible for enhanced compensatory damages? The Difference Between Enhanced Damages and Special/General Damages The most common scenario is when someone… Read More »

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Accidents or Injuries Resulting from Trucks Reversing

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Truck accidents are sometimes caused by errors in judgment by truck drivers reversing their trucks and/or trailers. Most trucks have blind spots that make reversing difficult, especially when backing up with a trailer connected. In a recent case, a truck driver on foot was literally run over by a backing up truck, leaving the… Read More »

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Liability for Assault by a Nightclub or Bar Bouncer

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Bar and nightclub employees, including bouncers and security personnel, as well as the establishment itself, may be liable for patrons’ personal injuries on the premises. When bouncers or another nightclub/bar employee uses physical force against patrons, there may be a valid claim for assault. Contrary to popular belief, the injured patron may sue the… Read More »

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Financial Compensation for a Sexual Assault Through Civil Lawsuit in New Hampshire

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Personal injury can occur not only as a result of a car accident but also after sexual abuse, rape, or sexual assault. Regardless of whether sexual abuse or assault is a single offense or repetitive, illegal sexual contact can lead to physical injuries, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and mental anguish. A victim of… Read More »

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