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Construction site accidents: Causes and steps to take

The construction industry is one of the most hazardous industries to work in. Statistics show that one in five workplace fatalities are construction-related. Therefore, no matter how careful or diligent you are, you’re at risk of sustaining injuries on a construction site. Unfortunately, construction site accidents can lead to severe and life-threatening injuries such as: • Chronic back pain • Broken bones • Spinal cord injuries • Blindness • Amputated limbs • Long-term impairment These

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What you need to know about slip and fall accidents

Have you slipped at work or your local convenience store? If so, it may not seem like a big deal, but a slip and fall accident can be severe. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, slip and fall accidents represent 21.3% of ER visits annually. Therefore, when you fall or trip, you need to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer to get the compensation you deserve. Although most falls aren’t fatal, the injuries you

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When you should file a wrongful death lawsuit

If a loved one has died as a result of someone’s misconduct, you may be able to file a lawsuit for wrongful death. However, you’re probably wondering what defines “misconduct”. Luckily, Guy Levy will be able to help you answer this, which is the first step towards ensuring your wrongful death lawsuit is a success. These are a few of the most important things to know if you are filing a wrongful death lawsuit: Understand

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5 questions to ask your personal injury lawyer

Personal injury cases can affect you financially, emotionally, and physically. Whether you slipped at work or were involved in a car crash, there’s nothing that prepares you for the losses you’ll incur. Although you can always receive compensation for damages or injuries, the process is usually complex and challenging. Your best bet is to consult with a qualified personal injury lawyer to get the legal representation you need. So, what questions should you ask your

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Can someone who isn’t a physician be sued for malpractice?

If you have been the victim of medical malpractice that was caused by a professional other than a physician, you may be wondering if you still have a case. Fortunately, the answer to that question is yes. If a nurse, nurse practitioner, physician’s assistant, or nurse’s aide goes against their training and it causes harm or wrongful death, you have a case. In fact, it’s even possible to sue non-medical professionals for malpractice if they

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If you’ve been the victim of medical malpractice, seek compensation

You may be wondering what the best course of action is if you are the victim of medical malpractice, and the answer is that you do have recourse if this happens. Filing a lawsuit for malpractice can allow you to have access to compensation. Here’s what you need to know about filing a medical malpractice lawsuit in San Diego or elsewhere in southern California: What is medical malpractice? Medical malpractice is an action where a

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What to do if you get in a car accident during COVID-19

The coronavirus outbreak is drastically changing how we live because of self-quarantine orders. However, people that work in essential businesses still need to leave their homes while others go out for essential shopping. Therefore, accidents during COVID can still occur, even with fewer drivers around. Additionally, with all the stress and uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, behaviour on the roads can get worse. So, what do you do when you get into a car accident during the

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Worker’s compensation or a personal injury lawsuit: can I pursue both?

If you have become injured during your duties at work, you may be entitled to compensation. There are typically two routes to pursue: the first is worker’s compensation, and the second is a personal injury lawsuit. These options differ greatly, and your personal circumstances will largely dictate which is the best option for you. Understanding worker’s compensation Worker’s compensation is a form of insurance that is designed to compensate those who become injured while on

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5 defective product injury mistakes to avoid

All manufacturing companies undergo rigorous testing to ensure their products are safe for human consumption. However, some faulty products may creep into the market without your knowledge, resulting in a defective product injury. In recent years, injuries caused by defective products have become too common as a result of malfunctions, faulty designs, and unexpected failures. Luckily, you can hold any manufacturer liable for a defective product injury by filing a product liability claim. Unfortunately, many

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Handling a Defective Product Injury

As a customer, you trust manufacturers and retailers to develop and deliver products that are safe for consumer use. However, while for the most part they are, defective products can slip through the cracks and end up in your local store shelves. Moreover, despite the many safety regulations surrounding product testing, some manufacturers ignore them and end up placing dangerous items in the market. Thus, you may end up with a harmful product in your

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