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I Was Hurt In An Accident; What About My Medical Bills?

When you’re hurt in an accident it can be nothing less than nightmarish. You’re facing a long road of recovery, maybe even the possibility of permanent disability. You’re looking at heaps of medical bills, at not being able to earn money like you once did, possibly at no longer being able to maintain a healthy…

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I Was Injured On Private Property, What Can I Do?

If you’ve been injured on private property, there are specific instances in which you are able to file a lawsuit. A premises liability lawyer will be able to help you determine whether your case constitutes filing a suit. Read on for more information about what happens when you’ve been injured on private property. What is…

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If The Weather Is Bad, Is The Car Accident Still My Fault?

Many drivers who have been in a car accident may feel that the accident was unavoidable for various reasons. One of the biggest of those reasons is the fact that inclement weather made driving conditions dangerous. In these incidents where an auto accident occurs during bad weather, both the hit driver and the driver of…

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When Is The Car Owner At Fault For The Accident?

Common sense would seem to dictate that the person responsible for an auto accident would be one of the drivers involved. However, sometimes the person at-fault is someone who was not driving at the time. This legal quirk may sound shocking, but there are very logical reasons that the person who assumes liability for an…

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Why High School Sports Injury Lawsuits Are Usually Dismissed

In order for the lengthy tradition of high school sports to weather the risks of an increasingly litigious society, state governments and individual school boards drafted clear rules explaining the liability — or lack thereof — for schools and school staff operating sports programs like the upcoming winter hockey season. At the heart of these…

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Tips For Staying Safe In The Kitchen This Holiday

The holiday season is almost upon us, and that means family gatherings and hours spent in front of a hot stove preparing seasonal favorites. While the holidays are a time of joy and togetherness, they can also be a time of tragic injuries, especially when it comes to the kitchen. Before you prepare your favorite…

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Who Can File A Wrongful Death Claim?

When a family member dies as a result of a negligent or wrongful act of another person, surviving family members may be able to file a wrongful death claim against the alleged at-fault party. Every state has wrongful death laws that give individuals a right to sue for damages resulting from the death of loved ones.…

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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Nerve Damage?

It is possible to receive a nerve related injury in nearly any kind of work environment. Because of this, a lot of workers’ compensation covers injuries involve nerve damage. If you have sustained nerve damage while you were on the job and need to file a workers’ compensation claim as a result, reach out to…

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Are Work Injury Claims Different Than Personal Injury Claims?

One similarity between work injury claims and personal injury claims is that they both involve bodily injury.  Another similarity is that both types of claims are filed in order to collect monetary compensation for bodily injury. The similarities end there, however. The major difference between the two types of claims is that a personal injury…

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What Happens When Brake Failure Causes A Truck Accident?

By: James C. Beardsley, Esq., Portland, Maine When you’re in any kind of accident it’s traumatic at best. Truck accidents, however, are far worse because of the sheer size of the vehicles involved and the much greater amount of damage inflicted. Further, when you’re involved in an accident with a truck you may not even…

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