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Dangerous Playgrounds

Dangerous Playgrounds Can Lead to Serious Injuries

Going to the park and playing on the playground is a favorite activity for most children. While going to the park is a joy most of the time, it can quickly turn into a disaster if the playground is not properly maintained and in a safe condition. In such cases, parks and playgrounds can easily become unintentional hot beds of danger for young children. The Centers for Disease Control...

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Hotel Injury

Important Information for Swimming Accidents and Deaths

One of the most favorite and popular activities in hot summer months is to go for a swim. This is especially true for younger children, who are out of school and enjoying summer vacation. Unfortunately, this younger age group who enjoys the water the most is also the most at risk for swimming pool accidents and deaths. Swimming pool accidents and deaths are more common than most believe. The...

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Bicycle Accident

5 Tips To Consider For Safe Bicycling This Summer

The warmer months of summer also mean you can enjoy more outdoor activities, such as riding a bicycle. Riding a bicycle is not only a fun pastime and great exercise, but it can also be an effective mode of transportation. However, bicycle commutes can be dangerous, frustrating and/or obstacle-ridden. This article provides you with some tips to help avoid amateur errors and enhance your bike riding experience. Important Bicycle...

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plane crash irvine

Airplane Crash Onto the 405 Freeway in Irvine

While airplane accidents happen everyday, nobody believes it will happen to them. However, as the Fourth of July holiday weekend was beginning, drivers on the 405 Freeway suddenly found themselves in the middle of what appeared to be a scene from a disaster movie. That’s when Friday morning drivers looked up to see a small twin-engine plane heading toward the freeway after losing power in its right engine. Despite...

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Car Accident

The Reality of Car Accidents at Night

Most of us get into our cars or other people’s cars all throughout the day, whether to drive to work, to go for an outing, or to run errands. While driving makes life easier in many ways, it can also be dangerous. Millions of Americans are involved in car accidents every year. While some accidents may be minor with slight injuries, others can be tragic with serious or even...

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Bicycle Accident

New Study Reports Nationwide Increase In Bicycle Accidents

Over the last few years, bicycles have become more popular –as a form of transportation, as a form of exercise, and as a form of recreation. However, this sudden popularity has also resulted in more accidents. A new study conducted by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) reports that bicycle accidents have significantly increased in the U.S., with many serious injuries occurring among riders older than 45. Over...

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Motor Vehicle Accident

What Is UIM & UM Insurance Coverage?

If you were seriously injured in a car accident caused by another driver who has little or no car insurance, you could be stuck without a way of getting compensation for your injuries – unless you have underinsured (UIM) coverage or uninsured (UM) coverage. These two types of insurance coverage’s allow you to get compensated from your own insurance company, up to the limits you have purchased. However, just...

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Personal Injury Settlements

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

You were seriously injured in an accident that was caused by the negligent actions of another party. You hired an experienced Los Angeles accident attorney who was able to get you the compensation you deserved for your injuries. But what happens to your settlement? Do you have to pay taxes? The simple answer is no. You don’t have to pay taxes on your personal injury settlement – depending on...

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Understanding Negligence Per Se In Accident Cases

When you are injured in an accident because another party has broken the law, you may be entitled to compensation. The legal concept that applies in these types of cases is known as negligence per se. Negligence per se can be very helpful in helping you successfully settle your case. Usually, when you file a lawsuit in an accident claim, you must show that the party you believe caused...

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Claiming Pain & Suffering After an Accident

When you are injured in an accident, you may be entitled to compensation from the party who caused the accident. If your car accident attorney is able to successfully prove fault, you can seek different types of damages. There are two common types of damages: special damages and general damages. Special damages are any types of damages that can be proven with a bill, receipt or invoice – such...

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