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Government entities—from county school districts to large city municipal transit authorities—carry liability insurance. They also have special processes for processing injury claims. They require specific notification forms and have shorter statutes of limitations. A knowledgeable attorney can help you understand local interpretations of sovereign immunity and procedural requirements. They can...
Construction Accident
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Construction workers play a vital role in our society, and it’s important that they stay safe on the job. Many accidents and injuries can be prevented by following certain safety guidelines. Heavy machinery, dangerous heights, and loud worksites make construction one of the most hazardous industries. This article will cover...
Truck Accident
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Wrongful death lawsuits compensate families for a variety of intangible losses. These include loss of love, companionship, guidance and support. Economic damages are typically calculated using hard evidence like bills, receipts and past pay stubs. They are combined with future projected losses. Noneconomic damages are more subjective, and the values...
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If you or a loved one was hurt due to the negligence of another person or entity, you may need to file a personal injury lawsuit. Understanding what the process entails will help ensure that you receive justice and a fair settlement. Initially, your attorney will send a demand letter...
Main News
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By Clair B. Norton
After suffering an injury in an accident caused by someone else, it can be a daunting task to get the compensation you deserve. However, obtaining the maximum amount of money you’re due can be achieved with the help of an experienced personal injury attorney. Unfortunately, insurance companies usually make it...
Truck Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
There are several things that you should do following a car accident, no matter what kind of damage was caused. The right steps can help you and your loved ones get through the process as smoothly as possible. Start by calling 911 for assistance if anyone is injured or needs...
Truck Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
One of the most important steps in a lawsuit involves proving negligence. This involves establishing that someone owed you a duty of care, showing that they breached it and linking their actions to your injuries. Getting all of this evidence can be tricky without an attorney. Recollections fade over time,...
Construction Accident
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Construction site accidents can result in serious injuries, and can lead to costly medical bills and lost wages. A New York construction accident lawyer can help you pursue compensation from any party responsible for your injury. According to OSHA, falls are the leading cause of construction site injuries. These accidents...
Car Accident
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When an elevator or escalator accident takes place, it can be a challenging case to pursue. This is because there can be several different parties liable for the accident, including building owners, maintenance contractors, design firms, manufacturers and installers. A reputable elevator and escalator accident lawyer can help you determine...
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Main News
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By Clair B. Norton
If you have been harmed by another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to seek compensation for your damages. However, it can be difficult to determine who is responsible for your injuries. Negligence is a common legal term that refers to the failure to behave reasonably to prevent harm to...
Construction Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
Construction is a physically and mentally demanding line of work. Workers spend long hours in harsh environments, handling heavy machinery and working on top of buildings. Fortunately, accidents on construction sites can be prevented by taking safety precautions and implementing risk mitigation protocols. These can help prevent falls, electrocutions, burns...
Truck Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
If you have been injured by falling in the street, then you could be entitled to claim compensation. However, the claim will only be successful if you can establish that the third party owed you a duty of care and breached this duty. This can be proven by proving that...
Main News
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By Clair B. Norton
If you’ve noticed that a loved one in a hospital or nursing home has developed bedsores, it’s important to report them. This is because bed sores can be a sign of negligence on the part of a health care provider. Bedsores, also known as pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, are...
Construction Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
Most workers who are injured on the job receive workers compensation payments to cover partial wages lost due to their injury. These payments are not taxable in most cases. Nevertheless, it is important to understand how these payments are treated for tax purposes. There are several situations in which these...
Wrongful Death
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The answer to this question depends on several factors, including the severity of the bedsores and the impact they have on a resident’s life. Cases involving more severe pressure wounds will often have higher settlement values. The more evidence a victim secures to support the nursing home’s negligence, the more...
Wrongful Death
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Construction scaffolds are common on construction sites and can be used for a variety of tasks. However, they can also be dangerous. Workers can suffer serious injuries when they use them incorrectly. This can happen if the scaffold is not properly constructed or if it has been neglected for a...
Slip and Fall
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By Clair B. Norton
If you have been injured in a bus crash, then you need to know that there are steps you can take to get compensation for your injuries. This article will walk you through some of the important factors that will influence how you proceed after the accident, as well as...
Truck Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
When we consider nursing negligence, there are many common acts that we can identify. Some of these include failure to monitor vital signs, fatigue, communication errors, and trespass to property. All of these can be a serious concern if a patient or patient’s family are involved in a lawsuit against...
Main News
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By Clair B. Norton
If you have been in an accident, it is easy to get upset, angry and confused. When you are in a car accident, you are at the mercy of others who may or may not care for you. That is why you must take precautionary measures to avoid the possibility...
Construction Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
What is the duty of a driver if the vehicle he is driving is involved in an accident? A car accident is a traumatic experience. There are many factors to be taken into consideration. The driver, the passengers and the at-fault driver are all entitled to certain responsibilities. Duty of...
Slip and Fall
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By Clair B. Norton
Whether you have suffered from bedsores or are looking to get them treated, there are several ways to file a lawsuit. These include negligence, improper handling, or the use of equipment that was not made safe for your condition. You may also be able to sue if the condition arose...