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Things To Do After You Have Been In A Motorcycle Accident

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It is important to make sure that you are doing everything you can to take care of yourself medically and legally after you have been involved in a motorcycle accident. To help you stay on the right course of action, you will want to make use of the following advice: Take As Many Pictures As You Can If you are physically able to, you will want to go back to the scene of the accident. Read More»

5 Items To Take With You For Your Consultation With A Lawyer After You Are Hurt In A Car Accident

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After making an appointment for a consultation with an attorney after being hurt in a car accident, you may wonder what information you should gather before the meeting. If so, below is a list of five items that you should take with you for your initial meeting with a lawyer after suffering injuries during an automobile collision.  Insurance Information Once you have been hurt in an automobile accident, your health insurance most likely will not cover any of your medical expenses. Read More»

2 Reasons To Hire An Attorney To Help In A Dog Bite Case

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One of the first reactions that many people have when their dog has bitten someone is to panic, because they believe that their dog is going to be put down and because they are going to have to pay a lot of money due to medical bills and lawsuits as a result of the bite. However, instead of panicking, the first thing that you should do after a dog bite is to hire an attorney because he or she can help you in a variety of ways, such as the two listed below. Read More»

Weighing Paralysis Against Death: When Medical Malpractice Might Not Apply

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If you were recently in a very traumatic car accident, and then treated by a doctor who caused your paralysis, you may be inclined to sue for medical malpractice. However, there may have been some extenuating circumstances that led to your situation. In these situations, medical malpractice suits may not have a chance. If you discuss your case with a medical malpractice attorney, here is what you might discover. Was the Doctor Faced with a Life or Death Decision? Read More»

3 Tips to Prepare for a Career in Personal Injury Law While You're Still in Law School

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Personal injury law is often both a personally and financially rewarding career, which makes it an attractive path for many law school students. If you know you want to become a personal injury lawyer, there’s no reason to wait until you’ve graduated from law school to begin focusing on this type of law. Here’s how you can begin tailoring your experience towards a career in personal injury law while still a law school student. Read More»

When Caput Succedaneum Becomes Serious, A Birth Injury Lawyer May Be Necessary

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Childbirth is a beautiful time for an expecting mother and father, but birth injuries can make delivery a real nightmare. One injury that is rarely discussed is caput succedaneum. While easily treatable, negligence and malpractice by a doctor can cause it to become worse. Here’s what parents need to know about this condition and whether or not they have a case that they can pursue if it does happen: What Is This Condition? Read More»

When Your Injury Is More Serious: What To Expect From Your Workers' Comp

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Your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance is a valuable and well-earned benefit. This type of insurance, at no cost to you, steps in when you suffer from a work-related injury and pays you a few types of benefits. In most cases, your medical bills will be paid in full, and you are allowed to stay home and recuperate before returning to your job. If your injury turns out to be more serious, however, the situation can be very different. Read More»

Common Causes Of Pedestrian Injuries In Parking Lots

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People don’t usually think of parking lots as dangerous places, especially compared to highways, but you can actually get a nasty injury in a parking lot. Here are some of the common causes of injuries in these places: Wheel Stops Wheel stops are meant to prevent accidents in case a parked car suddenly starts to roll on its own; for example, if a driver forgets to put on the hand brake. Read More»

Two Things You Must Include In An Auto Accident Cash Settlement Letter

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Not all auto accidents are major catastrophes. In fact, most are minor fender benders that only result in property damage. Although it’s still best to report these accidents to the insurance provider and let the company handle it, sometimes people negotiate cash settlement agreements with each other in an effort to resolve the issue quickly. If you were liable for an incident and settled with the other driver on your own, here’s what you need to include in the settlement letter to avoid legal problems down the road. Read More»

Suing A Pet Owner For Damages After Swerving To Avoid The Pet

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Pets, particularly dogs (though cats aren’t exactly innocent), often like to run around, and that sometimes leads them into the street. If your motorcycle is headed down that street at the same time, though, you can end up in an accident that leaves the pet safe but you in a mess. You would think the pet owner would be liable for your injuries, but not necessarily. Restraint Courts are going to look at whether the animal was properly restrained. Read More»