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Dangers of representing yourself in a personal injury case

Have you been injured by the negligence and wrongful acts of others? If so, you have the right to pursue compensation for the losses and damages by filing a personal injury claim. While there’s no statutory law for seeking legal representation when pursuing compensation for your damages, self-representation isn’t advisable. Here’s why: 1. Determination of case valuation The value of a personal injury case must be ascertained before a case is filed. This process involves

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Hit by a driver as a pedestrian? What you need to know about filing a lawsuit

If a loved one has recently been hit by a car, it may be possible to sue the driver and receive compensation. However, it’s important to consult a lawyer to consider the circumstances of the accident first. Luckily, a skilled lawyer will be able to help you assess whether or not the actions of the driver are likely to lead to a successful case against them. If the driver was negligent, it may be possible

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Factors to consider when hiring your Uber/Lyft accident lawyer

Receiving compensation for an Uber/Lyft accident can be challenging as these companies don’t operate under the same rules as taxicab operators. And, since rideshare drivers are independent contractors, Uber/Lyft can easily get away with denying liability. Luckily, this doesn’t mean you can’t file your claim and get reimbursed for damages. With professional help, you can receive the legal representation you deserve to determine fault and liability. So, what factors do you need to consider when

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Types of defective product liability claims

Do you know thousands of individuals in the US get injured every year due to defective products? If you’re one of these people, you can receive the compensation you deserve by filing a product liability claim. Product liability cases aim to hold a manufacturer, company, or seller liable for distributing a defective product. As per the law, the defendant has to pay compensation for any harm caused by the defective product. Generally, product liability claims

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Causes and courses of action for forklift accidents

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that 761,400 people in the United States are employed as material moving machine operators, a category that includes forklift drivers. These individuals face significant hazards each day and are highly susceptible to injury. According to industrial equipment manufacturer McCue, there are 34,900 serious forklift accidents each year. But what are some of the leading causes of forklift accidents, and what steps should an injured party take? We’ll answer

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What you need to know about catastrophic injury compensation

Have you or your loved one sustained a catastrophic injury? If so, here’s a guide that can help you understand catastrophic injuries to receive your compensation. Legally, catastrophic injuries are those with proximate and direct consequences, preventing a person from performing any gainful work. This includes anything from housekeeping chores to daily activities such as going to work. Catastrophic injuries are so severe that they leave you with permanent damage. Catastrophic injuries can also have

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5 things to do after an Uber/Lyft accident

Uber/Lyft accidents are more common than you might think, and they can be fatal or cause severe injuries. Since many people don’t know much about Uber/Lyft injury claims, they often don’t take the right steps required to protect their legal rights to compensation. Unfortunately, they end up with injuries that affect how they live or work, causing a lot of grief to them, their families, and friends. Additionally, most rideshare corporations and insurance companies have

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Injury compensation for burns and electrocutions at work

Have you or your loved one suffered from a burn or electric injury at work? If so, here’s a guide that can help you receive the compensation you deserve. Burn and electric shock injuries are very common in the workplace, especially for people that work closely with electricity. Studies show that electrocution injuries account for 1000 deaths each year in the US, with a mortality rate of up to 15%. That’s why all employees are

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An overview of Uber/Lyft accidents

Uber and Lyft accidents occur almost daily in the United States, causing property damage and physical injuries. Unfortunately, many victims don’t know or understand Uber’s or Lyft’s terms and policies, and they end up receiving zero or minimal compensation for damages. Here’s an overview of Uber and Lyft accidents to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve. Transportation Network Companies (TNC) business model A TNC is a company that connects individuals who need transportation services

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COVID-19 and Medical Malpractice

Ever since coronavirus, or COVID-19, reared its ugly head, it has wreaked havoc on the world. Many countries have seen their economies and people threatened by the disease and its aftereffects. Much has been said about the impact COVID-19 has had and continues to have, and here at Guy Levy Law, our compassionate team hurts on behalf of our clients who are struggling with the impact of the virus. But one area that hasn’t been

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