Archive for the ‘Personal Injury Law’ Category

Recovering Financial Loss from a Work-Related Burn Accident

Even when numerous safety guidelines are implemented and measures taken, workplace burns account for a large number of all burn-related injuries. According to the American Burn Association, roughly 500,000 such injuries requiring medical attention occur every year. Of those, approximately 4,000 people ultimately lose their lives. A burn victim experiences a tremendous amount of pain […]

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February 24th, 2017

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Labor and Employment | Personal Injury Law

How Hard is it to Win a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

Unfortunately, medical malpractice lawsuits are among the hardest cases to win. Knowing you will face many obstacles, it is imperative that you hire an attorney who has years of experience handling medical malpractice cases. Otherwise, you will likely fight an uphill battle only to lose. Although you will face numerous challenges in trying to win […]

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February 17th, 2017

Category:
Personal Injury Law

Getting Legal Compensation for an Asbestos-Related Illness

Asbestos is a naturally-occurring material with six distinct types. Each type is comprised of fibers that are extremely durable, fine, and resistant to things like chemicals, heat, and fire. This is why asbestos was commonly used in construction materials for homes, businesses, and industrial sites. However, experts discovered that when disturbed, asbestos dust becomes airborne […]

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December 22nd, 2016

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Personal Injury Law

Are Ski Resorts Responsible for Personal Injury Accidents, or Do I Need to Hire an Attorney?

Snow skiing and snowboarding are among the country’s favorite wintertime recreational activities. They are the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors with family or friends while having fun and getting exercise. However, what happens if someone is injured while involved in either sport? The problem is that both minor and serious injuries connected with skiing […]

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December 7th, 2016

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Personal Injury Law

Improving Your Chance for a Successful Personal Injury Lawsuit

If you were injured in an accident and plan on suing the individual, persons, or company responsible, it is imperative that you hire a reputable personal injury attorney. Beyond that, you can do a number of things to increase your chances of winning a lawsuit. Of course, your attorney will provide whatever assistance is needed. […]

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November 30th, 2016

Category:
Personal Injury Law

Can I Sue if I Was Injured During a Bar Fight?

While bar fights are a relatively uncommon occurrence, they do occur. Often, people end up going their own way without injury, but in some cases, an individual is hurt. If you were in a bar fight that resulted in injuries, whether as an innocent bystander or participant, you may be able to take legal action. […]

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November 18th, 2016

Category:
Personal Injury Law

Defending Yourself Against an Allegation of Domestic Violence

One of the worst experiences that people can have is being accused of something they did not do, especially if the allegation is a crime. Unfortunately, this is an all-too-common problem. If you have been accused of domestic violence but are completely innocent, you need to defend yourself. In dysfunctional relationships, one party often wants […]

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October 27th, 2016

Category:
Personal Injury Law

Is There Any Legal Recourse if I Sustained an Injury While Working Overseas?

If you sustained a workplace injury while working overseas, you may have legal recourse. Even with new communications technology, it is common for companies to send workers to foreign countries. Just as in the United States, workplace accidents occur while traveling on business. Fortunately, workers’ compensation legislation provides some degree of remedy for this type […]

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September 28th, 2016

Category:
Personal Injury Law