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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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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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