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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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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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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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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Auto Accident Cases: What to Expect

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Car accidents are some of the most common personal injury cases that there are. If you’re considering a car accident case, then it’s likely you’ve suffered serious injuries that are preventing you from working and damaging your financial stability. However, if you’ve never been a part of an auto accident case before, you might not know exactly what this cases …

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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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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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What is the “Damages and Compensation” Formula?

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If you’ve ever filed a claim with an insurance company, then you may be curious as to exactly how your claim amount is decided. While most people are aware insurance companies use a formula to calculate claims, few understand what the formula entails or exactly why it was put into place. Fortunately, the damages and compensation formula used by insurance …

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What If You’re Hurt on Private Property?

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When a fall occurs on private property it can be a very difficult legal situation. An injury lawsuit resulting from an injury on private property falls under the umbrella of premises liability law, and these cases, perhaps more than any other type of personal injury suit, require determination and a great deal of legal knowledge to try successfully. If you’ve …

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