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Construction Site Injuries Require Experienced Legal Representation

A booming construction generally means a booming economy. Unfortunately, it also means an increased risk of serious and even fatal injuries at construction sites. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 5,190 workers were killed on the job in 2016. This equals to more than 99 deaths a week or more than 14 deaths every day. Construction workers take a risk every day on the job. If...

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dog bite victims

California Law on Dog Bites

Dogs are known as man’s best friend. Unfortunately, as sweet and loyal as most dogs may be, some have a tendency to bite and attack humans. Dog bites can cause serious physical and emotional injuries to the victim. In some serious cases, the victim can also be at risk for contracting rabies which, if left untreated, is almost invariably fatal. Dog Owner Liability in California Dog owners are obligated...

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nursing home sexual abuse

Understanding the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Growing is a part of life. However, with older age comes decisions that are difficult for most of us to make for our elderly loved ones. Taking care of our elderly loved ones can be hard. For some, we have no choice but to entrust the care of our elderly in to nursing homes. This can be a frightening decision because we have to worry about possible abuse and...

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Unexpected Causes of Car Accidents

Car Accidents Still Top Cause of Child Deaths

Car accident injuries are still the leading cause of death among children under the age of 15 in the United States. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), between 2010 and 2014, approximately 3,000 children died in car crashes in the US. This equals to about 11 children dying per week. Most of the children who died were not properly belted or restrained at the time of...

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Sexual abuse

More Than 100 Uber Drivers Accused of Sexual Assault Over 4 Years

Uber and other ride share applications, such as Lyft, have proven to be a flexible option for riders-especially when intoxicated. But the question is whether they have also become a liability – as a breeding ground for sexual assault and battery. A CNN investigation revealed that more than 100 Uber drivers have been accused of sexually abusing riders during the last four years. One victim in particular told CNN...

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Motor Vehicle Accident

Uber Settles with Arizona Self-Driving Car Crash Victim’s Family

News reports indicate that Uber has settled with the family of a woman killed on March 18th in Tempe, Arizona by of the company’s self-driving cars. Elaine Herzberg, 49, was the first pedestrian to be killed by a self-driving autonomous vehicle. The dashcam video from the Uber vehicle showed its backup driver looking down at her lap before the fatal crash. Investigations are still ongoing as to why the...

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Determining Liability in Autonomous Vehicle Accidents

Although self-driving cars may have certain benefits, there are significant technological hurdles that could very likely outweigh any benefits these cars may have. One such obstacle is the great likelihood of driverless cars being involved in serious and fatal accidents. And when these accidents do occur, the most important thing we need to consider is who can be held liable. Theories of Liability It is safe to assume that...

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Car Accident

NTSB Investigating Northern California Fatal Tesla Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has announced it will be investigating a fatal Tesla crash in Northern California. The driver of the Tesla Model X SUV struck the highway barrier near Mountain View on Friday, March 23. The vehicle burst into flames and the driver died the same day in a hospital. The NTSB officials have been called to examine the scene of the crash to determine the...

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Chiropractic malpractice attorney

Different Types of Chiropractic Malpractice Cases

Chiropractic care and treatment has gained much popularity over the years. While the benefits of going to a chiropractor may be subject to some controversy, there is no doubt that there are risks involved. Chiropractic malpractice happens when a patient is injured because a chiropractor failed to adhere to the accepted standard of care within the chiropractic profession. Below are some examples of the common types of chiropractor malpractice....

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Common Chiropractic Accident Injuries

Back and neck pain can significantly impact your quality of life. Just like any other medical condition, it is in your best interest to seek treatment for neck and back injuries. One common type of treatment for these injured body parts is chiropractic care and treatment. Although chiropractic medicine can be beneficial, there are risks that could leave patients seriously injured. What Is Chiropractic Care? Chiropractic is a health...

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