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How Home Owner’s Insurance Affects Premises Liability

If you’ve been injured at the home of a friend or family member, then you might be trying to decide how to pay for your injuries. In these circumstances, you might consider filing a claim against the person’s homeowner’s insurance policy. A homeowner’s insurance policy will usually cover injuries that occur at a person’s home…

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I Was Hurt at Work: Can I Be Forced to Quit?

On the job injuries can be devastating and life affecting. After you’ve been injured on the job, you may find yourself unable to work for an extended period of time. Unfortunately, many unscrupulous employers attempt to use serious work injuries to force you to quit your job. There are many reasons for this, all of…

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What You Should Know About the “Damages and Compensation Formula”

Many people, when they’re hurt in an accident, wonder just how much they can file for in terms of compensation. Is your injury worth $100,000? What about $1 million? How does one put a value on the potential cost of your future medical bills, future possible compensation, pain and suffering and damage to your quality…

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

There are a lot of stages that come into play when someone files a personal injury claim. The process can be long and stressful and it requires a lot of patience at a time when you might not have the patience to spare. You’re hurt, unable to work, and you need the money to make…

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How to Make Sure You’re Paid Workers’ Comp in South Carolina

When it comes to workers’ compensation, you like to think you can count on it being there, on having your medical bills paid for should you get injured in the course of employment. The unfortunate truth is less hopeful: insurance companies that provide this coverage don’t like to pay out. They claim it’s to avoid…

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I Was Injured by a Coworker; What Can I Do?

You may have heard that when you’re injured at work, you are covered by workers’ compensation. You may also have heard that you don’t have the ability to sue your employer for additional damages. When you’re injured at work, but someone else is the reason for your injury, this can be frustrating, especially when the…

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The Truth About Scaffolding Accidents

The construction business is one of the single most dangerous careers in the world. Construction workers suffer more deaths every year compared to most other industries, and the leading cause of these deaths is falling. Generally speaking, when a worker falls due to unsafe scaffolding, workers’ compensation kicks in to cover the injuries. However, there…

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Underinsured Motorists: What You Should Know

We all know how important it is to have insurance for our vehicles. It’s an important layer of protection should you suffer damage to your car that’s not covered by someone else. It enables you to get repairs, and even provides you a range of services to help you get payment from other insurance companies.…

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What Happens When You’re Hurt on Public Transit

Getting hurt anywhere in public is one of the worst experiences you can have. While there’s usually plenty of help around, you also face the callousness of people, the embarrassment of your situation and the urgency of those responsible to avoid blame. All of this is on top of the pain you’re feeling and your…

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What to Do If You’re Hurt in a Accident Caused by Road Construction

Sometimes it feels like the city is perpetually under construction, and you can’t get anywhere without driving through something orange. Everyone knows that construction zones can be dangerous; there are even laws in place to keep people safe while driving through. But what happens when there’s a mistake by the construction workers and it causes…

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