How to Stay Safe During a Street Festival

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There’s nothing like a community gathering, whether it’s a food festival, arts festival, musical festival or another large gathering. It allows you to forget your troubles for a day or three, get out and about, and soak in the very best of local culture and fun. Unfortunately, it also carries with it safety concerns. A lot of people get hurt …

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Suing a Restaurant Over Food Poisoning

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Anyone who’s ever had the stomach flu knows just how miserable it can be to get sick in this way. Often, when we get ill with a belly bug, we look for reasons why it happened. Where did we get sick and who gave it to us? Often, this raises the question of whether it was food poisoning, and then, …

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I Slipped and Fell on the Sidewalk, Who’s Liable?

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Slip and fall accidents are the most common type of incident that results in injury across the nation. The injuries that result range from minor bruises and sprained ankles to broken bones and even disability or death. Often, these accidents are caused by issues like snow and ice, oil, gravel or even crumbling pavement. If someone was responsible for maintaining …

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When Drunk Truck Drivers Cause Accidents

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Driving a truck is a difficult job that requires attention to detail and a great deal of stamina. When a truck driver operates their vehicle under the influence of alcohol, it can lead to serious accidents that cause major injuries. If you’ve been injured in a trucking accident where the truck driver was charged with a DUI, you might be …

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Accidents Involving Uninsured Motorists: What You Need to Know

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One of your first thoughts after being involved in a car accident is how you’re going to cover repairs to your car and any possible medical bills. In normal accidents, you’ll be able to file a claim against the insurance policy of the at-fault driver. However, if the other driver in your case doesn’t have car insurance, or is underinsured, …

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What Are Medical Liens in a Personal Injury Case?

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In most personal injury cases, it’s likely that you’ve received medical treatments long before receiving your settlement. Once your settlement has been decided, the entity that paid for your medical treatment may attempt to recoup their losses by filing a lien against your settlement. While it can be upsetting, liens are perfectly legal and are a common result in personal …

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Is Whiplash Worth Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit Over?

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Whiplash injuries are extremely common in car accidents. Even seemingly minor accidents can result in whiplash, often causing lasting consequences to your quality of life. After suffering a whiplash injury, it’s common to receive expensive medical treatments like physical therapy. To cover these bills, many people with whiplash injuries consider filing a personal injury lawsuit. The nature of whiplash injuries …

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How to Get Medical Treatment After an Accident Without Insurance

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When you’ve suffered injuries in a car accident and don’t have health insurance, it can be extremely difficult to access the medical treatment that you need. Without quick and effective medical treatment, you’ll struggle to recover from your injuries, and your ability to live your life normally would be severely diminished. Fortunately, even if you don’t have health insurance, it’s …

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How the “Serious Injury” Threshold Effects No Fault Car Accident

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When you’re in a car accident that has resulted in serious damage to your vehicle or your person, you need to find some way to pay for these expenses. In the majority of states, you would file a claim with the insurance policy of the person responsible for your accident. However, some states use a no-fault system, and in no-fault …

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Can I File a Lawsuit If a Semi-Truck Jackknifes?

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Accidents involving semi-trucks are some of the most serious on the road, often resulting in major injuries and damages. This is especially true when the cause of an accident is a jackknife. Because a semi-truck is in two parts, the cab and the trailer, they are able to move independently. Jackknifing is a constant concern and leads to thousands of accidents …

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I Was Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle: Who’s at Fault?

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If your job involves driving a commercial vehicle, then you’re probably vigilant about avoiding an accident. However, despite your best efforts, it’s entirely possible that an accident will eventually occur, which may have you wondering about who may be at fault in your wreck. While workers’ compensation will cover your injuries without consideration of fault, negligence and fault can be key …

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How Much in Workers’ Comp Benefits Can I Get?

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If you’ve been hurt on the job and are considering filing for workers’ comp benefits, then you probably have several questions about the process. However, the most common question people have when applying for workers’ comp is just how much their weekly benefits might be. If you’re not familiar with the workers’ comp system, then you might not know that …

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How to Make a Work Related Accident Report

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Work related accidents happen unexpectedly and are tremendously damaging. Fortunately, when your workplace injury prevents you from working for any length of time, you have the possibility of applying for workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ comp benefits are meant to support an injured worker until their injury heals enough that they can resume working. If you want to make sure you …

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What to Do When Your Personal Injury Claim is Denied

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When you’ve suffered a major injury, one of the first things you’ll likely do is to file a claim with your insurance company. Most people have some level of insurance, and this coverage can be the ideal solution for supporting yourself until your injuries have healed enough to allow you to return to work. However, it is very common for …

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Can I Be Forced to Quit After a Work Injury?

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Being unable to work because of an on the job injury is one of the most stressful situations a person can find themselves in. Unfortunately, after you’ve been hurt at work, many unscrupulous will take this opportunity to try and force you out of your position. Not only can this increase your already high stress level, it can also leave …

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If I File an Injury Lawsuit, Will I Have to Go to Court?

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When filing a personal injury lawsuit, most people don’t realize that there are actually several phases to the process, all of them crucial to winning the compensation that you’re looking for. However, one of the top issues that people want to know during a personal injury suit is if their case will eventually have to go to court. Unfortunately, whether …

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How to Make Sure You’re Not Denied Workers’ Comp

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For anyone injured on the job and facing an extended period without work, workers’ compensation is there for support. However, often through no fault of your own, your workers’ compensation benefits will be limited or denied, putting your long-term prospects at risk. Because insurance companies, including those that deal with workers’ compensation, will do anything to reduce their costs, it’s …

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What To Do If You’re Hurt by a Coworker

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There are several ways that a person could be injured while on the job, but one of the most legally complicated is suffering an injury due to the fault of one of your co-workers. Not every co-worker caused injury will be covered by workers’ compensation, which can leave you in a very vulnerable financial situation, especially if your injury causes …

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What You Need to Know About Scaffolding Accidents

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Construction is perhaps the most dangerous industry that there is, possessing countless hazards and thousands of annual injuries and, sadly, deaths. One of the leading causes of injury and death on a construction site is problems with scaffolding, and if you or a loved one has suffered a scaffolding related injury, then you may be considering a lawsuit to get …

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Hurt on a Constuction Site? Here’s What You Need to Know

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One of the highest risk locations that exist today are construction sites. However, although you might not realize it, construction sites are as equally dangerous to the public as they are to the people working on them. A small mistake in construction or a lack of safety precautions can lead to falling debris and other dangerous scenarios that can cause …

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