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How to Avoid Accidents During a Street Festival

Festivals and public events can be a great deal of fun. They allow you to get out, meet new people, enjoy local color and engage in some outstanding entertainment, art, and culture. Unfortunately, these public parties are also ripe for serious accidents that can cause debilitating injuries. Getting hit by a car is a traumatic…

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When a Pedestrian is Hit by a Drunk Driver

When a Pedestrian is Hit by a Drunk Driver In the year 2010 alone, according to FBI statistics, over 1.4 million arrests were made for driving under the influence. That same year, 23% of all drivers who were involved in fatal car accidents were intoxicated to some degree. The problem truly is an epidemic and…

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Can You File an Injury Suit Over Food Poisoning?

Food poisoning is a risk we take every time we eat out. There are so many conditions that can lead to foodborne illness — food that’s a few degrees off in temperature for a few minutes too long can turn toxic. If the restaurant has been negligent in maintaining their food safety standards, they should…

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Can You Sue a City Over an Injury Claim?

Filing a lawsuit against a municipal entity, be it city, state or federal government can be tricky. However, if you are injured due to the city’s negligence, it may be possible to collect damages from the local government. However, there may be complications and limits on what you can collect. Learn about the complications and…

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Product Liability Claims: What You Need to Know

When you get hurt in an accident on someone’s property because they didn’t maintain it, you can hold them responsible. If you’re hit by a car and the driver was careless, you can sue them for damages. What happens, however, when you’re using a mobile device and you get a serious burn because it was…

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What You Need to Know About Sidewalk Slip and Falls

Slip and fall accidents in public can be not just painful and disabling, but emotionally traumatic as well. You’re deeply embarrassed about what happened, and you know that it wasn’t your fault. But how can you collect damages for your fall? Who is responsible for maintaining the sidewalk or other areas where you were injured,…

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How the Workers’ Comp Claim Procedure Works in South Carolina

When you suffer a serious injury on the job that will prevent you from working for an extended period of time, one of the best decisions you can make is to file a workers’ compensation claim. Workers’ comp can provide the financial support you need until you’re able to return to work. However, if you’ve…

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How Medical Liens Can Impact Your Injury Case

After you’ve won a personal injury lawsuit and received your deserved settlement, you’ll be excited to finally move on from your injury and focus on your recovery. However, there is still one issue that you need to be aware of: liens. A lien is a method for medical providers, insurance companies, and even government agencies…

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I Was Hurt Driving a Commercial Vehicle: What Can I Do?

When you work as a commercial driver, one of the most stressful situations you could experience is being involved in an accident. Commercial driving accidents, particularly those involving trucks, are often very damaging, meaning you might have suffered serious injuries that prevent you from working. After your commercial driving accident, you’re probably thinking about compensation…

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How Much in Workers’ Comp Benefits Can You Get?

If you’ve been hurt on the job, then probably one of the primary issues on your mind is how you are going to support yourself and your family until you can return to work. It is for these exact circumstances that workers’ compensation benefits were designed. However, if you’ve never received workers’ comp before, you…

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