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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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car accident

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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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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distracted driver

April is Distracted Driver Awareness Month

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. One of the main causes of car crashes in the U.S. is distracted driving. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) is mobilizing law enforcement officers nationwide to look out for drivers texting or using their cell phones while driving. In 2016, the NHTSA reported that at least 3,450 people were killed and 431,000 were seriously injured in...

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workers compensation

Frequent Types of Workplace Accidents and Injuries

Every 7 seconds, there is an injury in the workplace. Although some people work in more dangerous environments and industries than others, everyone deserves to be safe at work. One of the first ways to remain safe at work is to learn about workplace injuries and what steps can be taken to prevent them. Some of the most common workplace accidents and injuries to look out for include: 1....

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