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Common Summertime Accidents

All things we love about the weather warming up and summer approaching – longer days, social gatherings, bike rides – are the very same things that make it the most accident-prone time of the year. Below is a list of some of the most common summertime accidents. Swimming Pool Injuries There’s no better way to beat the heat during summer than by jumping into a cool swimming pool. However,...
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Concussions After a Car Accident

Head concussions are a common injury amongst motor vehicle accident victims. Unlike other injuries that display immediate signs, such as broken bones or even back or neck injury, signs and symptoms of a concussion may not surface until days or even weeks after the car crash. Moreover, most accident victims may erroneously believe that because they did not hit their head during the crash, there is no way they...
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Calculating Pain and Suffering as Part of Your Accident Claim

When you are injured in an accident caused by another party’s negligent or reckless actions, you are entitled to compensation. There are many different factors that need to be considered to determine the amount of compensation you deserve. One factor is pain and suffering. Types of Damages When you are injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you can seek both economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages in a...
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411 on Insurance Adjustors: What You Need to Know

After getting injured in an accident, the last thing you want to hear from anyone is that “you are not that injured and you do not deserve much money for your minor injuries.” These words are mostly heard from insurance adjustors who are assigned to your personal injury claim. These people can seem like nothing more than obstacles to you getting the full compensation you rightly deserve for the...
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Top Causes of Truck Crashes

Accidents involving commercial vehicles and trucks are among the most serious in personal injury law. The reason is that the shear size of a truck or commercial vehicle when it comes into contact with a smaller sedan, motorcycle, bicycle or a pedestrian can result in severe or fatal injuries for the victims. It is important that motorists, bicyclists, motorcyclists and everyone else on the road are aware of how...
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Can a Parent Be Liable for an Accident Caused by Their Child?

Car crashes, especially those that result in serious injuries or fatalities, can have devastating consequences. Collisions caused by children are not exceptions. In addition, child car accidents can also be very taxing to deal with in a legal setting. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle crash injuries are the leading cause of death among children in the United States. In 2016, 732 children...
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The Importance of Knowing Burn Wound Care

Fire hazards are a common occurrence, from a small premises incident to a serious car crash. Burn injuries can result in both physical and emotional pain in these circumstances. Although you may not be able to prevent a fire from burning you, you can decrease the likelihood of severe injuries if you know how to treat burn injuries and are aware of what to do when these types of...
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The “Average” Settlement for Personal Injury Claims

A personal injury settlement is generally brought after an injured party files a claim or lawsuit against the at-fault party. Both parties can reach a settlement if the defendant agrees to the pay the plaintiff a certain amount of money to end the case. This scenario can even take place before the plaintiff files a lawsuit, hence the term “pre-suit settlement.” Most personal injury cases settle before a lawsuit...
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Number of Car Crashes Increase During Spring Break

Spring break is a time of year for students, especially college students, to get away from school and head with friends or family to a fun destination. But spring breakers should exercise caution if they are traveling on our nation’s highways during spring break. As one of the most heavily traveled times of the year, each of us should be aware of increase traffic related collisions. For most schools,...
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Understanding the Personal Injury Claims – Filing Process

Just because you got injured as a result of someone else’s negligence or recklessness, it does not mean that you are automatically entitled to compensation. You still need to follow a protocol of filing a claim against the responsible party and/or their insurance carrier. To make sure your claim is properly processed and you increase the chances of getting the full compensation that you deserve, it is best to...
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