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What You Can Expect When Hiring A Wrongful Death Attorney

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When someone you love suddenly dies, nothing can be more difficult to deal with. When a death is caused by someone else and something they did that could have been avoided, that can make the loss that much more difficult. Getting involved in a legal battle may seem overwhelming, but a wrongful death lawyer can help you fight for what’s fair and bring justice for you and the one you lost.…

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Involved In A Wreck With A Commercial Vehicle? Get An Attorney And Fight For Compensation

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If you were involved in a commercial vehicle wreck, you need to hire an attorney that takes on those types of accident cases. Commercial vehicles are often much larger and more difficult to operate because of their size and weight. When you are involved in a wreck with a commercial vehicle, the results are often disastrous and the injuries are usually catastrophic. You may have sustained several severe injuries that have left you unable to move around, work, or do the things you once did with your loved ones.…

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When A Loved One Dies From A Hospital's Or Doctor's Error

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Not every patient who goes into a hospital will survive his or her medical crisis. That’s just an unfortunate reality. However, just as unfortunate is the reality that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Only cancer and heart disease cause more annual deaths. Researchers at Johns Hopkins estimate that around 250,000 people in this country die each year from medical mistakes. What if your loved one is among them?…

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Riding Your Bike This Summer? 4 Ways To Protect Yourself After A Motorcycle Accident

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If you’re like most motorcycle owners, you limit the use of your bike during the winter months. That’s because it’s difficult to maintain control of a bike in the rain and snow. However, now that the weather has warmed up, you’re probably ready to hit the road for some adventures. One thing to remember is that your motorcycle might not be as visible as you think it is. Not only that, but many drivers simply fail to pay attention to motorcycles.…

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Berated While Working As A Tour Guide? Here Are Some Details For Your Workers' Comp Claim

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Working as a tour guide isn’t an inherently dangerous job, which may make you think that your job of this type could never lead to a workers’ compensation claim. Unfortunately, this isn’t necessarily true. While a physical injury might be unlikely, you could face emotional wounds from perhaps being repeatedly berated by the people who are taking part in your tour — and emotional issues are a part of workers’ compensation law.…

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Healing At Home: Workers' Compensation And Staying Home

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The benefits offered to injured workers can be incredibly valuable. The goal of this employer-paid policy is meant to allow workers to keep their job, have medical expenses covered, and to rest at home until they can return to their job. To do so, you should not need to lose out on your salary, so workers’ comp will pay qualified hurt workers a disability wage. Read on to learn more.…

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A Pain In The Neck: Car Accidents And Whiplash

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Most people associate a whiplash injury with car accidents, but not always accurately. Whiplash can be an extremely painful and debilitating affliction and is commonly associated with rear-end collisions. For people who have been hurt by a careless driver, whiplash is definitely nothing to joke about. Read on to find out more about this type of car accident injury and being financially compensated. Whiplash: More Than Neck Pain When the impact of another vehicle causes your head to violently jerk forward and then backward, whiplash can occur.…

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Ready To Get Scared? What To Do If You're Injured In A Haunted House

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If you’ll be heading out to a haunted house or fear factory this year, take measures to protect yourself. The risk of personal injury is quite high inside haunted houses. You might not realize it at the time, but there are numerous ways you can suffer injuries while touring a haunted house. Here are just four of the risks you should watch out for. Trip and Fall Risks Haunted house operators need to use extension cords for their attractions.…

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Details To Consider Before You Decline Being A Witness To Someone's Accident

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Whether you’re shopping at the mall, walking down the street, or otherwise going about your daily business, your day can get turned upside down when you witness an accident. People are naturally curious, so you may hang out to watch the aftermath — only to have the victim or someone associated with him or her approach you and ask if you witnessed what happened. If you indeed saw the accident take place, this person may ask you to serve as a witness in court.…

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Filing For Social Security Disability Due To Addison's Disease? Read This First!

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Despite the fact that one of the most well-loved U.S. Presidents – John F. Kennedy – was afflicted with the condition, Addison’s disease is still relatively unknown. A disorder of the endocrine system that causes adrenal insufficiency, it can often be successfully treated with a daily dose of steroids. However, some people with Addison’s disease suffer from uncontrolled symptoms or severe complications that are actually disabling. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to obtain approval for Social Security Disability benefits based on Addison’s.…

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