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What to do if a loved one has been in an accident?

In Car Accident by radmin

There are around 16 million car accidents in the United States every year. According to the Center for Disease Control, the U.S. has the highest number of deaths as a result of car accidents than any other high-income country in the world. Many of these fatalities involve the driver and passenger(s) travelling in the same vehicle. Often times, people who …

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Can I Sue Over a Prescription Error?

In Medical Malpractice by radmin

Medical malpractice comes in many different shapes and forms and can affect people of all ages. The majority of medical malpractice cases are caused by negligence or some form of neglect on the part of the medical professional. This means that the healthcare provider failed to exercise the degree of care and skill required of competent medical professionals, resulting in …

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Why You Should Pay Attention to Vehicle Recalls

In Product Defect by radmin

Vehicle recalls and defects happen more often than many people realize, which can create a real problem for consumers. Many vehicle recalls are minor, but not all, which is why it is important for car owners to pay attention to the news and watch for brand-specific recalls. Not only are vehicle recalls and defects a major inconvenience, but they can …

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Workplace Fatalities on the Rise in Texas

In Workplace Accidents by radmin

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported that there were 102 work related deaths in Texas in 2016. Many of the reported deaths were a consequence of unsafe work environment and lack of sufficient training of workers in the construction industry. Texas’ booming economy has created a lot of jobs in the construction, trucking and oil and gas industries, however, …

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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

In Wrongful Death by radmin

  Wrongful death claims are some of the most serious and sensitive there are. In most states, a wrongful death happens when someone dies because of the negligence or intentional action of another person(s). Since the deceased individual cannot file a lawsuit for damages, the law states another person can bring legal action in civil court on behalf of the …

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Signs of Daycare Abuse

In Abuse, Sexual Abuse by radmin

Parents today are even busier with their professional lives than ever before. With single parent arrangements and both parents working, children are often left at daycare centers during work hours. Although the U.S. law requires all daycare centers and the people working there to be licensed and certified, reports of abuse and neglect are abundant throughout the country. Newspapers are …

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Looking At the Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

In Car Accident by radmin

As we know, car accidents happen every single day in the United States and are often the result of another person’s negligence or distraction. No matter how great of a driver you are, chances are you will be involved in some type of car accident at one point or another in your adult life. Over the last decade or so, …

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Is it Easy to Stand up Against a Nursing Home for Abuse?

In Medical Malpractice by radmin

For years nursing homes had the protection of arbitration shielding them from being questioned about elder abuse. Arbitration meant that nursing home abuse, or any other problems related to products or services, could not be taken to court and instead had to be resolved between the affected party and the nursing home privately. The fine print of nursing home contracts often …

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Facts About Premises Liability Cases

In Personal Injury by radmin

There are many different types of premises liability cases, from slips and falls to electrocutions, diving accidents, and amusement park accidents. Because premises liability covers such a broad spectrum, these types of cases can be rather confusing for many people. Every single year people suffer injuries because property owners or managers fail to address potential hazards and dangerous conditions on …

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The Dangers of Electrocution Accidents

In Personal Injury by radmin

Electrocutions are far more common than many people realize, in fact, they are one of the leading causes of death amongst construction workers. According to the Department of Labor, every year in the United States almost 1,000 people are killed from having contact with an electrical source. In addition to that, 31000 people suffer electrical burns each year. Electrical injuries …