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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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Passengers Injured After Log Ride Overturns at Castle Park Amusement Park in Riverside, California

Ride malfunction left three people injured, one in critical condition. Riverside, Calif. —  A log ride attraction encountered a malfunction that left three people injured, one in critical condition, at Castle Park amusement park on Saturday, May 25. At around 4:30 p.m., two adults and a child were ejected from the log-shaped car as the motor-operated cart approached the bottom of the water-slide. Officials reported the accident injured a...

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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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Pain and suffering

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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Insurance Adjuster

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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Burn Injury

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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FDA Strengthens Warning About Dangers & Risks of Sleeping Pills

Sleep deprivation causes over 100,000 car accidents and over 1,500 deaths per year, but that’s not to say sleeping aids are the answer to getting a good night’s sleep. Getting enough hours of sleep can save lives, but taking sleeping pills to prevent fewer car accidents is still risking a life… your own. Sleeping aids have become a reliant part of everyday society. With the long works days, hours...

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Personal Injury

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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