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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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What You Need to Know About Construction Site Injuries

 It could happen to just about anyone. You’re walking downtown, past a construction site, and you either slip and fall from damage, or something falls and injures you. Construction projects seem to be ubiquitous these days and the dangers they represent can’t be understated. What happens when you do get hurt in such a situation?…

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What to Do If You’re Hit by a Semi Truck

The damage from any accident involving a semi truck is catastrophic. It’s far, far worse than the damage suffered in a car accident due to the sheer size and weight of the vehicles involved. Thousands of people are killed in these kinds of accidents every year, and when it happens to you, you know you…

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Can a Bar Be Held Accountable For an Accident Caused by a Drunk Driver?

Drunk driving accidents are an epidemic across the nation, with thousands of people being injured or killed every year due to the irresponsible actions of someone who had no business being behind the wheel. When these tragedies occur, someone needs to be held responsible for the injuries and suffering inflicted, and someone needs to pay…

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How Do Personal Injury Attorneys Negotiate Settlements?

It’s unfortunate, but settlements for personal injury cases are rarely simple or straightforward. They require a complex and sometimes conflict-ridden process of back-and-forth before a settlement is reached. The process, in the end, isn’t much different than haggling for the price of a big ticket purchase, but requires a lot more specialized knowledge, and the…

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Snowboarding Accidents: What You Need to Know

If you’re like many people across the country, you can’t wait for the temperatures to dip and the snow to start falling so that you can enjoy some time on the slopes. Snowboarding and skiing are two of the most popular wintertime activities, providing big fun and long lasting memories. However, they can also be…

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How Do Lawyers Mediate Personal Injury Claims?

In the past, when negotiations over a personal injury case hit a wall, the only option was to take it to court. This resulted in long, difficult, adversarial and expensive processes. Even worse, it takes the control out of your hands and places it into the hands of a court, and you must abide by…

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How Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits Work in South Carolina

Spinal injuries are some of the most impactful injuries that a person can suffer, completely robbing them of their ability to effectively live their lives and support their families. No matter how your injury occurred, you may find yourself in a very dire situation with mounting medical bills and effects that will likely last for…

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Cruise Ship Liability: What to Do If You Get Sick Onboard

If you’re planning a cruise ship vacation, then you’re probably planning on a truly memorable getaway. What you might not be planning for, however, is the possibility of contracting a serious illness. Unfortunately, it is all too common for a dream cruise to end with some sort of illness. After getting sick on a cruise…