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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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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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Receive Compensation for a Dog Bite from the Owner

If you’ve suffered a dog bite, you may be wondering if it’s possible to take legal action against the dog’s owner, and the answer to that question is a resounding yes. In fact, California is a strict liability state when it comes to dog bites, which means that the owner is considered to be legally responsible for the costs associated with bite injuries. Here’s what you need to know about filing a lawsuit for a

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Workers’ compensation in California

The state of California has a workers’ compensation system that protects both the employee and employer. Under this no-fault plan, the employer is protected from a lawsuit filed by the worker. By the same token, an employee does not have to prove that his or her employer is directly responsible for an injury. It is necessary, however, that a worker proves his or her injury occurred on the job or while in the process of

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A Helpful Guide To Wrongful Death Lawsuits

Wrongful death lawsuits are a kind of personal injury lawsuit that can only be made when an individual dies as a result of another person’s fault or negligence. It not only seeks compensation for the survivor’s losses in terms of wages and funeral expenses but also tries to find justice for them. Wrongful death cases include various types of accidents, such as medical malpractices, car accidents, and product liability cases. For example, governmental agencies, persons,

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Steps To Take After A Motorcycle Accident

Getting in a motorcycle accident can be a very traumatic experience for many people, so there are some important steps you need to remember to take if this happens to you. If you have been involved in a motorcycle accident and you are conscious and aware, take the time to follow each of the steps outlined below: Make sure everyone involved in the accident is safe When the accident takes place, the very first step

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Rear-End Accidents: Liability, Claims & Injury Compensation

Though preventable, rear-end crashes come as a surprise, especially with the prevalence of smart devices such as GPS units. Most of these crashes happen due to distracted driving, and the injuries tend to be dangerous. Any auto accident can result in severe injuries, but rear-end collisions pose a dangerous threat. The sudden crash exposes passengers to sudden impacts at a high force, which our bodies may be unable to handle. Rear-end accidents cause the second

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How to Prove You Were Injured Due to a Defective Product

Have you been injured by a defective product? If the answer is yes, you need to speak to an attorney! Here’s why. The median award given in a products liability case is $5,076,430. The amount you receive will depend on the defect and the damage or injury you suffer. To ensure you receive adequate compensation for your injuries, you need to make a robust defective product claim. Keep reading to learn what it takes to prove

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Why Do Some Car Crashes Produce Minor Injuries and Others Produce Catastrophic Injuries?

The open road stretches ahead. The driver’s focus is getting to the hotel safely for the big conference over the weekend. He normally doesn’t like weekends away from home for work purposes, but this one seems just fine. Arriving at the conference early, the man decides to spend a little time researching the city of Memphis to fill the pockets of free time with fun activities. A vibrant city like Memphis has all sorts of

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