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Avoid 5 Common Insurance Adjuster Tricks

In a perfect world, if you were injured in an accident, the party who caused the accident would admit fault and their insurance carrier would offer you a reasonable settlement for your personal injury claim. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. In most cases, even if it is clear who caused the accident, the insurance adjuster for the liable party often tries to lower the value of the claim...

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Car Accidents

Common Types of Car Accidents

There are approximately 3 million crashes each year in the United States. In 2017, there were 34,247 fatal motor vehicle crashes, in which 37,133 deaths occurred. The types of motor vehicle collisions that result in injuries or death vary across states. For instance, North Dakota had both the highest percentage of deaths involving SUV and pick up occupants (49%) and the lowest percentage of deaths involving car occupants (22%)....

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What To Do If Prescription Drug Error Caused Injury

Prescription drugs are supposed to help you when you are not well. Unfortunately, if prescription drugs are erroneously prescribed or filled at a pharmacy, it can cause more harm than good. Prescription drug error happens more often than people realize. In some cases, these errors happen as a result of a doctor who failed to properly write the prescription. It could also be the result of a pharmacists who...

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Valuing a Burn Injury

Burn victims may be entitled to compensation from the party whose negligence or reckless caused the burn. However, as with any personal injury claim, it is difficult to accurately predict the settlement value of a burn injury. The major factors in determining the value of a burn injury claim are the severity of the injury, the intentions of the party who caused the burn, and the extent to which...

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Law Offices of Samer Habbas

Samer Habbas Selected Among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for 2019

The Law Offices of Samer Habbas & Associates, PC is proud to announce the selection of its founder and managing partner, Samer Habbas, among America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators for 2019. Selection to America’s Top 100 Stakes Litigators is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional trial attorneys in high value, high stakes legal matters. In order to be selected, an attorney must...

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Intersection Accidents – Who Is At Fault?

One of the most common types of accidents is an accident that happens in an intersection. As common as they are, they can also be the most complicated. The reason is it is often difficult to determine who is at fault in these types of accidents. In order for you to successfully get compensation in from the party who actually caused the collision, it is best to immediately hire...

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Burn Injury

Common Types of Burn Injuries

There are many different types of burn injury. Before you treat a burn injury, you should first determine the burn degree, cause of your burn, and how bad the tissue was damaged from the burn. How you treat your burn injury is important in recovery and scar prevention. Types of burn are classified from first to fourth degree. They can also be categorized by the source of the burn,...

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Timing Deadline to File a Burn Injury Claim

When you are injured in an accident that was caused by another party’s negligent actions, you only have a certain time period to file your claim for damages. Burn injury claims are no exceptions. The time limit for financial recovery can vary depending on what type of party or individual caused the accident. Below is helpful information regarding the time limit you have to file a burn injury claim....

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Smoke Inhalation Injuries Are Serious!

Smoke inhalation is a serious, life-threatening injury that can occur after only a few minutes of exposure to fire. When you breathe in extremely hot air and the gases, vapors and particulate matter present in the smoke, the air passages in your lungs can swell and burn. The result can be serious and even fatal to your health. Younger children and elderly people are the most vulnerable to smoke...

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Insurance Adjuster

How Do Insurance Adjusters Value Pain and Suffering?

When you are injured in an accident that was caused by the reckless or negligent actions of another party, you may be entitled to compensation from the liable party’s insurance company. In order to get the monetary damages which you deserve, you need to file a claim against the at fault party. An Orange County personal injury attorney can help you maximize your claim. Once you have filed your...

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