Archive for the ‘Personal Injury Law’ Category

Getting Compensation for a Grain Elevator Accident

Even with ongoing awareness campaigns, the number of grain elevator accidents continues to rise in the United States. As part of a grain handling facility, the elevator is a building used for storing grain as well as the equipment required to move grain into and out of delivery trucks. Although it’s a necessity for corn, […]

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February 15th, 2018

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Personal Injury Law

My New Car Is a Lemon – Can I Sue the Dealership?

When purchasing a used vehicle, the law considers it “as is,” meaning that if something immediately goes wrong, the buyer is financially responsible for repairs. This is known as “Buyer Beware,” and it’s why people should always have a used car checked out by an independent mechanic. However, if you’ve purchased a new vehicle only […]

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December 16th, 2017

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Personal Injury Law

Does Medical Malpractice Apply if Someone Develops an Infection During a Hospital Stay?

People say that becoming ill or getting an infection is often associated with a hospital stay. While that might sound far-fetched, the reality is they are correct. While most hospitals take the appropriate steps to maintain a clean and sterile environment and medical professionals do all of the right things, people still acquire infections from […]

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May 30th, 2017

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Personal Injury Law

Are Retail Stores Legally Liable for Product Safety?

After making a purchase at a retail store, you arrive home excited to use your new item only to sustain injury because it was defective. Sadly, your story is not unique. Recently, a woman claimed to suffer from severe burns after a product she used exploded, causing the hot contents to spew over her face, […]

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May 17th, 2017

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Personal Injury Law

Car versus Bicycle Accident: What Next?

In 2013, more than 900 people in the United States were killed after being struck by a vehicle while riding a bike. In addition, over 490,000 bicyclists sustained injuries significant enough to warrant emergency room visits. Along with the emotional devastation, both non-fatal and fatal car versus bicycle accidents results in lost wages and lifetime […]

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April 19th, 2017

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Personal Injury Law

Who Is Responsible When a Child Is Injured on Faulty Playground Equipment?

Playgrounds are supposed to be safe places where children have fun. Unfortunately, over 200,000 children age 14 and under are injured on playgrounds annually. Of those, roughly 45 percent sustain serious injuries. Recent statistics from the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention show that from 1990 through 2000, 147 children in this same age bracket […]

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April 3rd, 2017

Category:
Personal Injury Law