Slip and Fall
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By Clair B. Norton
When a car and a truck collide, the forces on both vehicles are equal but opposite in direction. However, there are a few differences between the two types of collisions. A car will suffer more damage than a truck in a collision because it is much smaller than a truck....
Slip and Fall
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By Clair B. Norton
A wrongful death lawsuit against a hospital or doctor can arise for several reasons. For example, the hospital or doctor may be negligent in the hiring of a doctor or nurse, or use hospital facilities and equipment improperly. It may also be the case that the doctor is incompetent and...
Car Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
The answer to this question depends on the specifics of your situation. If you suffered an injury on public property, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit against the entity responsible. However, you must follow certain procedures before filing your claim. The first step is to give the entity...
Main News
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By Clair B. Norton
Accidents involving big rigs are among the most dangerous on the road. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration estimates that large commercial vehicles are involved in 13 percent of all fatal crashes in the United States. While these crashes are typically caused by drivers of smaller vehicles, large commercial vehicles...
Truck Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
Bedsores are a common problem in nursing homes. Often caused by improper care or cleaning, these sores can be a painful and serious affliction. Caretakers in nursing homes are responsible for providing proper care and hygiene for the patients in their care. If they fail to do so, they risk...
Slip and Fall
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By Clair B. Norton
Workplace injuries occur in many different industries, but they can often result in serious consequences. Many workplace injuries can be prevented by taking necessary precautions. Following established policies, wearing the appropriate personal protective equipment, and avoiding hazardous substances can help prevent accidents. Additionally, avoid wearing loose clothing or other items...
Construction Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
What Percentage of Personal Injury Cases Go to Trial? Although trial is the most expensive option, it is also the most beneficial. According to the US Department of Justice, three percent of all personal injury cases go to trial and two percent are settled before trial. Juries generally award more...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
If your loved one has developed a bed sore in a nursing home or other facility, it is vital to report it. This is because bedsores can be the result of neglect or improper care. In addition to reporting it to the nursing home, you can also contact your state’s...
Construction Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
If a nurse gives you the wrong medication, you may be entitled to compensation for the damages. Giving the wrong medication can be dangerous because the wrong dose can cause adverse side effects. It can also lead to an overdose, which requires emergency medical treatment. The responsibility for giving the...
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Truck Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
A personal injury case can be filed when an individual suffers physical injuries as a result of another person’s negligence or intentional act. Personal injury cases are a branch of civil law, and the injured person can recover monetary damages for pain and suffering, medical expenses, lost wages, and even...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
Many people who have been injured in an accident don’t need the services of a personal injury attorney. However, if the injuries are more severe, you might benefit from legal advice. Personal injury attorneys can help you navigate the claims process and protect your interests with the insurance company. They...
Car Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
While there are many factors that contribute to bus accidents, human error is the leading cause of these incidents. Other causes of accidents include road conditions, weather, and malfunctioning bus components. A fatal bus accident in the Bronx in 2021 was partly caused by speeding, with the bus hanging from...
Truck Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
When you are in a truck accident, it can be difficult to determine who is at fault for the wreck. You need to make sure that you are held accountable for your injuries. The truck driver may be partially at fault, but there are other parties who can also be...
Main News
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By Clair B. Norton
If you or a loved one was injured in a ceiling collapse, it is important to seek immediate medical attention. Bruises and pains may occur 48 hours after the incident, and you may breathe in toxic gases or dust. You should also keep copies of any medical bills and treatment...
Wrongful Death
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By Clair B. Norton
Do I need an E-Scooter accident lawyer? The answer depends on the type of accident you have. While it may seem like a good idea to discuss the accident with the insurance company after it happens, it is important to remember that insurance companies are not your friends. They are...
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...