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How Can Mediation Help My Personal Injury Case?

Being involved in a personal injury accident can be a life-changing and overwhelming experience. You were injured and are now confused about the next steps you should be taking to help yourself. You don’t have to face this alone! There are many benefits to hiring a personal injury attorney to represent you in your case. An attor[...]

Date: April 14, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Can You Sue if You Get Burned at Work?

Whether you can sue if you get burned at work depends on all the circumstances. If you work for an employer that carries workers’ compensation, you can’t sue your employer for your burn injury. If you work for a non-subscriber employer, you can sue if your injuries were caused by negligence. And in both situations, you may be abl[...]

Date: March 31, 2021 / Burn Injuries
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How to Calculate Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident Settlement

When you’ve been seriously injured in a car accident, it can be hard to put a dollar value on the pain and suffering you’re experiencing. The physical pain of a bad injury can be enormous. And the mental trauma of an accident can be emotionally devastating. Both physical and emotional pain are subjective, making them very hard to[...]

Date: March 31, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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What Back Injuries Require Surgery?

If you’ve been in a car crash, fallen, or had another serious accident, you may have a back injury. Back injuries that affect the spine can require surgery. Only a doctor who evaluates you can tell you whether your back injury requires surgery, however. But it can be valuable to know about the types of back injuries that surgery ma[...]

Date: March 24, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Can You Sue for Drug Side Effects?

Can you sue for drug side effects? The answer is “maybe.” Whether you can sue depends upon all the facts of your case. Many over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs have side effects. Sometimes these side effects are very minor and don’t cause injury. But when drug side effects cause serious or long-term harm, you ma[...]

Date: March 17, 2021 / Drug Injury
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How Does a Wrongful Death Case Against the Police Succeed?

The recent tragic deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, and several other people around the country have shined a bright spotlight on civil rights violations and negligent acts by police. Unfortunately, in many of these cases, officers involved aren’t being held criminally responsible for their actions. But even if [...]

Date: March 3, 2021 / Wrongful Death
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What Are the Most Common Work Injuries at a Hospital?

When you work in a hospital as a health care worker, you know helping the sick and injured can be incredibly rewarding. Unfortunately, the chances of being injured are also high. Hospital workers have some of the highest injury rates of any industry. In fact, health care workers are more likely to be injured on the job than workers i[...]

Date: February 24, 2021 / Workers Compensation
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How Stores Can Prevent Slip and Fall Injuries

Slipping and falling in a store is scary. It can also be costly, both physically and financially. Unfortunately, slips and falls at stores and elsewhere that result in serious harm and require medical treatment happen far too often. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, a non-profit organization with the mission of preven[...]

Date: February 17, 2021 / Premises Liability
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How Can I Tell Whether a Head Injury After an Accident is Mild or Severe?

How can I tell whether a head injury after an accident is mild or severe? That's a question that can only truly be answered by a doctor. There are some common symptoms, though, that may indicate the degree of your head injury. But it's most important to get medical help right away when you've been in an accident and hurt your head. O[...]

Date: February 10, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Can You Get Punitive Damages in a Car Accident Case?

Depending on the circumstances, you may be able to get punitive damages in a car accident case. Punitive damages may be awarded in car accident injury claims when the at-fault driver or other party was grossly negligent in their actions. When someone is grossly negligent, it means that they had little or no regard for the safety and [...]

Date: February 3, 2021 / Vehicle Wrecks
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What Are the Risks of Premature Birth?

There are many serious risks of premature birth. Some health risks are short-term, while in other cases, being born prematurely can lead to problems that affect people for the rest of their lives. In addition to the physical problems from being born early, there are often serious financial impacts to parents of premature babies. Babi[...]

Date: January 27, 2021 / Medical Malpractice
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Types of Birth Injuries Caused by Delayed C-Sections

When C-sections are delayed because doctors or nurses don’t recognize dangerous complications during labor, birth injuries can happen. The types of birth injuries caused by delayed C-sections include: Brain damage Cerebral palsy Erb’s palsy. Children who sustain such injuries will often need expensive and sometimes l[...]

Date: January 20, 2021 / Medical Malpractice
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What Did I Hire You For?

Why you have to participate in litigation. Many of the cases we handle settle without filing a lawsuit. We frequently resolve a claim directly with the insurance company. When the time is right (at the conclusion of treatment, or when the future course of your injury can be determined by your doctors), we gather the medical docume[...]

Date: January 19, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Several Studies Show You Get Significantly More Money in a Settlement if You Hire an Attorney

When you’re seriously injured in a car accident, the money you get through an insurance settlement will be needed to pay for expensive medical bills, time you may miss at work, and other losses. So it’s important to get as much money as you can when you’re an innocent victim of another’s negligence. As insurance industry stud[...]

Date: January 13, 2021 / Verdicts & Settlements
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How Do You Know if Your Back Injury in an Accident is Serious?

Serious back injuries need medical care right away. But sometimes people who severely injure their back in a car crash, fall, or other accident don’t even know it. How do you know if your back injury in an accident is serious? Besides the bad pain you may feel, there are many other symptoms of a serious back injury. It’s impo[...]

Date: January 6, 2021 / Personal Injury
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Kobalt Saws Recalled for Laceration Hazard

Have you bought a Kobalt® saw? If so, you should stop using your saw immediately because you could be seriously injured by it. Kobalt saws have been recalled for a “laceration hazard,” according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), which is the federal agency tasked with protecting Americans from dangerous prod[...]

Date: December 30, 2020 / Personal Injury
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How Slip and Fall Accidents Can Leave You with Lifelong Injuries

Some slip and fall accidents cause only bumps and bruises. But in too many cases, slip and fall accidents leave people with lifelong injuries that require extensive medical treatment and other expensive care. Traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord damage, broken hips, and other injuries due to slips and falls can permanently change li[...]

Date: December 23, 2020 / Premises Liability
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How Can a Letter of Protection Help You?

The unexpected has happened: You were driving on the highway, and as you slowed down for traffic, the car behind you rammed into you. You’re injured and hurting. You’re in the Emergency Room, and you know you need more medical care. There’s one huge problem. You can’t afford the high cost of medical treatment. You don’t hav[...]

Date: December 18, 2020 / Vehicle Wrecks