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Should You Get a Lawyer If You Get into a Car Wreck?

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When you get into an auto accident, you can be hurt in many ways. Physically, you can be injured to the point where you cannot work and are therefore left wondering how you’re going to pay your medical bills and other expenses that your job normally helps you pay for. Your car may be totaled in the wreck, leaving you with repair expenses or having to get a rental car. There may be damage to your property in addition to the wreckage of your vehicle, which can lead to expensive legal battles over who has to pay to repair what.…

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Defending Yourself Against Summary Judgments

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Litigating an auto accident case can be very expensive, costing up to $30,000 or more in some areas, which is why so many defendants choose to settle rather than go to court. When they do go to trial, defendants will often request summary judgments, which is a motion asking judges to decide on the cases immediately rather than letting the trials continue. Here are a couple of reasons why a judge may grant a summary judgment in your case and what you can do about it.…

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Parent Has Alzheimer's And In Nursing Home? 2 Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse

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If your parent has Alzheimer’s and is in a nursing home, they cannot tell you how they are being treated. For this reason, you need to watch out for signs to ensure they are being well taken care of. This can be difficult to do because someone with Alzheimer’s may claim that the nursing home is mistreating them when they really are not. To help you know if your parent is being cared for, below are two signs your parent will likely show if they are being abused so you can hire a nursing home abuse attorney to help you.…

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Specific Details To Emphasize When Building A Hearing Loss Workers' Comp Case

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Many workers’ compensation cases deal with an employee who has sustained an acute injury from a one-time event, such as being scalded by hot oil in a fast food setting or crushed under a piece of machinery in a warehouse. Other workers’ compensation cases relate to physical ailments that employees incur over a long period of time. A common example of this type of issue is hearing loss, which commonly occurs due to repeated exposure to loud noises.…

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Budget Woes And Accidents: What To Expect

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While getting medical treatment for your injuries is the first order of business after an accident, it might not take long for your budget to begin to feel the effects of it. When another driver causes an accident they are responsible for covering your losses and all of those losses are connected to financial damages. Read on to get a better idea of what you can expect in terms of money damages from your car accident.…

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Tips For Overcoming The Assumption Of Risk Defense

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If you are pursuing a personal injury claim or lawsuit, don’t be surprised if the defendant claims that you “knew what you were getting into” when you undertook the activity that got you injured. This is known as the assumption of risk defense, but there are a few weapons you can use to overcome it. For example, you may succeed if you can prove that. You Did Not Know About the Risk…

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The Benefits Of Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney

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If you’ve been injured as the result of a car accident, slip, and fall, or due to some other type of negligence, you could be owed some compensation. If you’ve been injured, hiring a personal injury attorney can be beneficial to you. Read below for some benefits of hiring a personal injury attorney. Knowledgeable Of Laws A personal injury attorney is knowledgeable of state and local laws, and most likely you are not (unless you’re an attorney yourself).…

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Legal Theories You Can Use To File A Dog Bite Injury Case

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Legal theories are the laws upon which you anchor your case when pursuing a legal redress. If you have been attacked by a dog, here are the three main legal theories you can use to pursue compensation: Negligence Negligence is a legal theory that holds you responsible for damages that arise when your carelessness (that may be through action or inaction) causes property damage or injury. For you to succeed with a dog bite claim based on negligence, you must prove that:…

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How Jury Bias Could Affect Your Motorcycle Accident Case

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The courtroom represents an impartial arena where the facts can be laid bare and decided upon in a fair and unbiased manner. During jury trials, judges and jurors are expected to be impartial in their decision making. At the end of the day, however, judges and jurors are just as human as anyone else, with their own biases and beliefs. In personal injury cases involving motorcycle accidents, juror bias can have a tremendous effect on case outcome.…

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What Counts And Doesn't Count As Medical Malpractice

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In the litigious climate in which everyone now lives, it is not uncommon for people to sue their doctors and nurses over just about everything. This is why doctors and nurses have professional insurance, to protect them against lawsuits and protect their medical licenses. Yet what is medical malpractice, and what actually counts as malpractice? There is clearly a thin line between malpractice and negligence, which is why some lawsuits do not pan out under medical malpractice.…

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