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By Clair B. Norton
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...
Car Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Car Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
If a nursing home neglects to provide necessary care, you may be eligible for compensation. However, the nursing facility may claim that the bedsore was an unavoidable accident and cannot be held liable. A nursing home must take reasonable steps to prevent the development of a bedsore. The following are...
Car Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
If you’ve suffered a personal injury, you may be wondering, “How are personal injury settlements paid out?” The answer lies in the amount of damages you’ll be able to claim. The value of a settlement depends on three factors: the type of accident, the amount of medical bills, and the...
Car Accident
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By Clair B. Norton
Depending on the jurisdiction, damages can be either compensatory or punitive. The latter category is aimed at compensating the injured plaintiff for damages caused by the accident. It seeks to compensate the person injured for any loss of income, pain, or reputation, and can be awarded for the reckless behavior...