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Medical Malpractice Attorney

How To Hire a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Hospital records show that approximately 200,000 deaths are recorded each year due to medical accidents. This shocking statistic validates the importance of filing a medical malpractice claim if you or a loved one has been injured or has died due to the negligent actions of a medical provider. Hiring the right medical malpractice lawyer to represent you when you or a loved one has been injured or died due...

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personal injury attorney

How to Choose a Good Personal Injury Attorney

In 2005, plaintiffs were victorious in 56% of all civil trials in state courts. Having a good personal injury lawyer no doubt plays an important in the success of a personal injury claim. Selecting the right personal injury attorney in Los Angeles is imperative in the outcome of your case. You need to select an attorney who will diligently investigate the case, and will represent your rights vigorously in...

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dog bite injuries

4 Different Types of Dog Bite Cases

Each day about 1,000 Americans require emergency care treatment for dog bites and attacks. Some dogs have a greater tendency of biting and attacking than others. Two of the most vicious types of dogs that account for the majority of dog bite injuries are pit bulls and Rottweiler’s.  Between 2005 and 2014, pit bulls killed 203 Americans and accounted for 62 percent of the total recorded deaths (326). Combined,...

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personal injury lawyer

Settle Or Go To Trial: What Is The Better Option?

While we live in a fairly litigious society, more often than not, cases end up being settled before going to court and getting a judgment. This is generally a good thing, since litigation can cost anywhere from $43,000 for a simple auto accident case up to as much as $122,000 for a medical malpractice claim. When a case is settled, both parties are able to resolve the issues outside...

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Auto Accident Attorney

Top Factors Insurance Companies Consider When Determining Liability In Auto Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents account for the number two cause of injury-related emergency room visits. Each year approximately 2.7 million Americans seek emergency medical care for an auto related injury. The cost associated to each visit averages at about $5,000 per patient. If you or a loved was injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation if you can prove the other party was at fault. While...

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driving accident

5 Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

Distracted driving kills Americans. According to government statistics, 3,154 people died in distracted driving accidents in 2013. Distractions take your attention off the road. This can make you not see that object in the road, or the upcoming turn. Some of the most common forms of distracted driving include: Texting Talking on a cell phone Eating or drinking Talking to others in the car Grooming Falling asleep Disciplining children...

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motorcycle-accident

Injured In a Motorcycle Accident: The Right Time to Talk to a Personal Injury Lawyer

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2013 an estimated 88,00 motorcyclists were injured, with an additional 4,986 killed. The report further noted that in the same year, two-wheeled motorcycles accounted for 93 percent of all motorcycles in fatal accidents. Although these numbers are approximately 6 percent lower than the numbers recorded in 2012, they are still too high according to any standard. When you are...

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Auto accident attorney-Samer Habbas

3 Important Tips From a Car Accident Attorney

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2013 there were approximately 2.31 million people injured in motor vehicle traffic accidents. With so many accidents, millions of motorists and their passengers are bound to suffer some sort of serious injury requiring medical treatment. If you were involved in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another motorist, you may be entitled to compensation. Hiring the...

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Personal Injury Attorney

5 Traits Every Good Personal Injury Attorney Should Possess

An accident and resulting injury can happen just about anywhere. It can happen while you are driving to the supermarket, while you are at work, while you are taking a stroll along the sidewalk, during a medical treatment, while you are using a product, while you are at an amusement park or while you are at a friend’s house that has a dog. In the event that your injury...

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Injury claim

What Is Proximate Cause In a Personal Injury Claim?

In order for you to successfully seek compensation after getting injured in an accident, you need to prove that the accident occurred as a result of the other party’s negligent or reckless actions. In order to bring a valid claim, you need to prove four elements: Another party owed you a duty of care. That party breached the duty of care by failing to do something that he or...

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