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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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What Is the “Serious Injury” Threshold?

When you’ve been involved in a car accident, you will usually file a claim against the insurance policy of the driver who was at fault in your wreck. However, a handful of states, including New York and Florida, operate using no-fault rules. In no-fault states, you are only allowed to file a claim against your…

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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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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 Do I Get Treatment After an Accident With No Insurance?

In every car accident, whether major or minor, there is always the possibility of suffering an injury. Unfortunately, if you don’t have medical insurance, getting the treatment that you need for your injuries can seem difficult, if not impossible. While it can be an uphill battle, there are a few ways you can receive medical…

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Should I File a Lawsuit Over Whiplash?

In a sudden, unexpected car accident, one of the most common injuries a person can suffer is whiplash. A whiplash injury is possible even in minor car accidents and can leave you suffering aftereffects for months and years to come. Because whiplash claims are often considered nuisance claims, many people who suffer this injury are…

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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 to Deal With a Denied Personal Injury Claim

After suffering a serious injury, it’s likely that you’ve filed a claim with your insurance company. Unfortunately, even if the type of injury you’ve suffered should be covered by your insurance, it’s possible that your claim will be denied. An injury claim denial can be a very stressful event, leaving you without the financial support…