Slip and Fall
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By Clair B. Norton
Bus accident law can be confusing. Many buses are owned and operated by government entities, such as school districts or public transportation bureaus. Because of this, filing an injury claim against these entities is more difficult. State and local laws differ, but the basic procedure is the same: victims must...
Slip and Fall
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By Clair B. Norton
There are different types of car accidents, but some are more common than others. Some accidents involve several vehicles, such as a chain reaction. In such cases, a thorough investigation is necessary to determine who was at fault. In other cases, a single driver might be at fault, and this...
Construction Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
You can’t file a lawsuit if you discover the injury two years later. This applies to both written and oral contracts. But if you discover a physical injury that’s related to your job, you may still have a case. Property damage lawsuits have a three-year statute of limitations. Claims against...
Construction Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
You may be wondering, “How does a car accident affect my life?” The fact is, it can have a very significant impact on a person’s quality of living. Injuries can prevent you from working, driving to school, or going to doctors’ appointments. The emotional trauma from the accident can affect...
Construction Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
During the time before the incident, the premises were reasonably safe, and the person has to prove that the danger was not obvious or was present for a long enough period of time. A wrongful act, such as a slip and fall, can result in severe pain. It is therefore...
Truck Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
Medical negligence or malpractice occurs when a medical provider fails to treat a patient with appropriate care. The key difference between these two types of negligence is intent. Medical malpractice involves an act of negligence that results in injury or harm to a patient. While the medical professional did not...
Car Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
If you have been injured in a car accident, you should seek medical attention and comply with any doctor’s orders. This is not only to protect your health and legal rights, but also to ensure that you keep medical records of the injuries you’ve sustained. These records will be crucial...
Slip and Fall
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By Clair B. Norton
If you have suffered a slip and fall accident, you may be wondering, “Can I sue for the injuries?” You may not feel that your slip and fall was worth suing for, but the injuries you sustained could be very severe. This could mean you will have to pay astronomical...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
One of the first steps in settling your car accident claim without a lawyer is to gather your medical records and the report of the police officer who saw the incident. The report will include the police’s conclusions about the accident, including if the other driver was at fault and...
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Car Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
If you are unsure of the type of legal representation you need, here are some things to consider. While the majority of medical malpractice lawyers will handle cases related to personal injury, you should also check out their caseload, as a low number of cases means fewer years of experience...
Main News
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By Clair B. Norton
The sooner you contact a car accident attorney, the better. This is because early intervention can preserve your right to compensation and allow your lawyer to begin the investigation as soon as possible. It can make a world of difference in your accident claim. If you wait too long to...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
When deciding whether to file a lawsuit for a slip and fall injury, a jury can decide that the person who is at fault was only 40 percent responsible for the accident. If you have witnesses at the scene, you can expect a jury to award you at least $10,000...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
In order to successfully pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit, you must prove that the defendant’s actions constituted negligence. This requires the plaintiff to present testimony from an independent medical expert. This expert will discuss the standard of care for the field of medicine and describe how the defendant failed to...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
You may be wondering if it’s worth hiring a personal injury attorney for your case. After all, even if the accident was not your fault, you can still pursue compensation for your medical bills and other expenses. While you can try to represent yourself in court, it’s often a better...
Truck Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
When should you contact a personal injury lawyer after an accident? If you have been injured in a car accident or have been the victim of medical malpractice, you may be wondering when to contact a lawyer. This is an important question to ask yourself because any statements you make...
Construction Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
Many people wonder what it will cost to hire a medical malpractice lawyer. The costs can be significant depending on the complexity of the case. Some medical malpractice attorneys offer a free initial consultation to determine if the case is worth pursuing. Other medical malpractice attorneys work on a contingency...
Slip and Fall
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By Clair B. Norton
In the event that your insurance company decides to pay out all of the damages you are entitled to, you might wonder “How much should I settle for after a car crash?”. The first step is to calculate how much money you have lost. Medical expenses, lost wages, and car...
Main News
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By Clair B. Norton
In addition to determining whether your physician’s actions are liable for your injuries, a medical malpractice lawsuit may also require financial experts. The financial experts may require the use of graphics and charts to prove your claim. If they are necessary, you may want to hire a professional to create...
Main News
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By Clair B. Norton
When a resident dies or is injured in a nursing home, he or she may be entitled to sue the nursing home for damages. Third parties can also sue on a resident’s behalf. The statute of limitations for a nursing home negligence claim may be as long as three years...
Car Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
What is considered medical malpractice? During an emergency, a doctor may have performed a negligent procedure if they failed to properly diagnose or treat a patient’s illness. This is referred to as a misdiagnosis. The resulting injuries or illness could have been avoided if the physician had made the proper...
Truck Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
The most common reason that elevator accidents occur is due to improper maintenance and/or malfunction of the elevator door. Elevators are designed to automatically lock and close the doors, but if the door isn’t properly adjusted, it may open too fast, causing a catastrophic accident. People may also get thrown...