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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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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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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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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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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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What You Need to Know About Homeowner’s Insurance and Injuries

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When you’re visiting someone’s home, you expect to have a fun, stress-free time. Unfortunately, the home is the most common place a person can be injured, which means you need to learn your legal options after you’ve been injured at another person’s home. Any personal injury can be serious, often leading to large medical bills and an inability to work. …

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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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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 Construction 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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I was Hurt on a Bus; Do I Have Legal Options?

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Public transit is one of the most useful tools for anyone without reliable access to a car. However, like any form of transportation, public transit is not without its pitfalls, making it possible for you to suffer an unexpected and serious injury. If you’ve been injured while taking advantage of public transportation, you might be wondering about your legal options …

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