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Important Safety Tips for the Winter Season

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As the winter season approaches, many of us are dreaming of evenings curled up by the fire while enjoying the company of our loved ones. While you’re planning on how to stay warm and toasty during the coldest months of the year, you also need to take the time to consider how you can stay safe. Like every season, winter …

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Prevent Fires with these Christmas Tree Safety Tips

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The reason that so many look forward to the coldest months of the year is that the arrival of the winter season means that Christmas is just around the corner. Shopping for gifts, decorating your home, and planning for a delicious Christmas feast are just a few of the reasons that so many people love this holiday, and if you’re …

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Advice for Bad Weather Driving Conditions

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For many people, there’s nothing more enjoyable than going on a long, leisurely drive. While it can certainly be enjoyable to hop behind the wheel and go wherever the road may take you, it’s important that you’re prepared to encounter adverse driving conditions that can put you at risk for a serious wreck. Driving through bad weather can be extremely …

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips Made Easy

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Although there are many exciting holidays throughout the year, not quite matches the festive atmosphere surrounding Thanksgiving. A time to reflect on your life’s blessings and enjoy great food alongside friends and family, Thanksgiving is a holiday that most of us eagerly anticipate. While Thanksgiving is one of the year’s best holidays, it is also one of the most dangerous, …

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Is My Vehicle Settlement Taxable?

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Car accidents can be one of the most traumatic experiences of your life, and will often result in costly medical bills and expensive repairs. Insurance companies are usually of little to no help because their business model relies on people not needing their money — and they have lawyers on retainer to continue that trend. Your recovery is what matters …

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Do I have a Slip and Fall Case?

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A dangerous slip and fall can negatively impact your quality of life. Your injuries could prevent you from working, leaving you unable to support yourself or your family. Without a steady income, paying medical bills can prove even more difficult. The stress of not being able to pay your medical bills coupled with a painful injury can make your life …

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Product Liability and Medical Malpractice: What is the Difference?

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Consumer products don’t always work the way we want to. Sometimes they don’t work as advertised or prove to be defective in other ways. For the most part, defective products serve as nothing more than a minor annoyance, but sometimes defective products can be downright dangerous — and even deadly. If you were injured or suffered losses due to a …

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Will My Workers’ Compensation Benefits Be Taxed?

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If you’ve ever been injured at work, you know the importance of workers’ compensation. An injury could result in expensive medical bills and even prevent you from working until you recover. Medical expenses and lost hours on the job resulting from something that your employer should have prevented is unfair and qualifies you for benefits. Sometimes, however, your employer will …

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I Got Hurt on the Job: What Do I Need to Know?

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It doesn’t matter what line of work you pursue, your employer has a legal and moral obligation to provide a safe and secure work environment where there are minimal opportunities for injury and illness. Even still, accidents do happen, whether it’s from lifting a heavy box, tripping on the way to the restroom or even getting into a car accident …

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Surgical Errors: A Common Form of Medical Malpractice

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When people hear the term “malpractice” they generally think of complete incompetents or malicious mad scientists. The truth is, medical malpractice can happen just about anytime to anyone. A single mistake by an otherwise competent physician can cause a lifetime of difficulty for victims. Collecting damages from malpractice isn’t about ruining careers; it’s about helping you to make ends meet …

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Motorcycle Accidents: The 4 Most Common Causes

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Motorcycle accidents don’t necessarily occur more often than other types of motor vehicle incidents, but they do tend to be much more catastrophic in terms of injury and potential death. This is because, obviously, when you’re on a motorcycle you’re not protected by four walls, a roof, and a steel frame. According to the federal government, there were 35 times …

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Motorcycle Accident: Was It Caused by a Defect?

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Not every motorcycle accident is caused by careless drivers or negligence on the part of someone else on the road. While accidents due to collisions with vehicles via drunk driving, driver carelessness or other such lapses in judgment are catastrophic, sometimes an accident isn’t the fault of anyone at the controls, but the fault of a defect in the machine …

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Hazardous Chemicals: What Workers Need to Know

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We live in a world where, as unfortunate as it is, toxic chemicals are a fact of everyday life. Whether it’s the cleaning products you use in your home or the plastic in storage bins, dangers are everywhere. For people that work in certain industries, the risk is even greater, putting them at daily risk for serious illness and toxic …

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Product Liability Claims: How Are They Processed?

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Product injury cases can be very tricky and complex. They arise when someone is using a product exactly as it was intended and the product malfunctions in some way, causing serious injury and harm. There are many different approaches that can be taken to this kind of case, and it can be tricky for many people to know how to …

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When a Pedestrian is Injured by a Drunk Driver

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Well over a million people get arrested for drunk driving every year across the United States. This problem is an epidemic, despite widespread efforts to raise awareness and educate the public on the problem. Nearly 1/3 of all annual fatal car accidents involve alcohol or other intoxicants. These accidents are bad enough when it’s two cars, but when a pedestrian …

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Personal Injury Claims: Can You Sue a City?

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You’re out and about, minding your own business, walking down the street, when the unthinkable happens: a patch of oil or ice, or a crack or hole in the pavement, causes you to lose your feet and you go down. You get seriously hurt and your mind starts to spin: what about work? What can you do to get the …

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Why You Need a Police Report After a Car Accident

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In the moments directly following a car accident, there are a few things that you must do to make sure that you get the compensation that you need. While most people are aware of the importance of gathering insurance and contact information from the other driver, fewer people understand that getting a copy of the police report is equally as …

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The Dangers of Workplace Asbestos Exposure

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Asbestos is a scary term, and it’s something that most people tend to think of as a ghost of our past, a horrible substance that once, a long time ago, ate people alive but isn’t around any longer. Unfortunately, asbestos is still present in more buildings than people realize, and the dangers of exposure can stretch out for decades. You …

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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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