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04 Apr 2022

Why It’s Important to Report Unsafe Products

Why It’s Important to Report Unsafe Products Reporting an unsafe product can help prevent other people from being injured. All it takes to report a dangerous product is a phone call, and that small action can save lives. If you were injured…
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10 Mar 2022

Can I still file a claim if the at-fault driver dies in the accident?

If you have been injured in a car accident, you expect to be able to sue the at-fault driver for damages to help cover your medical costs and lost wages. But what happens if the driver who caused the accident dies in the accident? This can…
what is the most common birth injury
10 Mar 2022

What is the most common birth injury?

Birth injuries can cause lifelong health problems for the child and cost the parents thousands in rehabilitation or medical equipment. Parents whose new babies have suffered a birth injury often need the help of a lawyer to collect damages…
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07 Mar 2022

What is a latent defect?

A latent defect is a defect that existed at the time of purchase or construction, but it was not detectable by reasonable inspection methods. Latent defects can result in product liability cases, but they are not always easy to prove. The…
Woman mourning the wrongful death of a spouse.
07 Mar 2022

Are wrongful death settlements taxable?

Wrongful death lawsuits are often settled out of court for a sum of money. This article discusses what happens to the settlement if it is not part of a larger estate. These settlements are given to bereaved family members who are mourning…
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07 Mar 2022

Does homeowners insurance cover wrongful death?

One of the more difficult situations homeowners face is if an individual dies on their property. Depending on how this happens, insurance companies could refuse to pay for the loss because it was a result of negligence. Some rules determine…
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07 Mar 2022

What is "burden of proof" in my truck accident lawsuit?

If you have been injured in a truck accident, you may be wondering how to collect compensation for your damages. You need to file a truck accident lawsuit that includes a personal injury claim, and to collect damages, the burden of proof will…
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07 Mar 2022

When to Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident?

In today's world, there is a lot of information available online about how to handle your own personal injury claim.  From books and websites to TV ads, people are bombarded with all kinds of guidance on how to deal with their car accident…
07 Mar 2022

​​Alzheimer’s Abuse In Nursing Homes

Alzheimer's patients suffer from a type of dementia that makes it difficult or impossible to advocate for themselves. This makes them prime targets for elder abuse in nursing homes. Alzheimer's abuse in nursing homes can take many forms.…
Why are residents with dementia more at risk of abuse
04 Mar 2022

Why are residents with dementia more at risk of abuse?

Why are residents with dementia more at risk of abuse? Why are they not adequately protected by the law? Why do nursing home staff members mistreat them so often? Why does this happen in the first place, and how can it be prevented? These…
How to Get CCTV Footage of a Car Accident
25 Feb 2022

How to Get CCTV Footage of a Car Accident

If you have been in a car accident, it is important to gather as much evidence as possible to support your case. One of the best ways to do this is by obtaining CCTV footage of the accident. CCTV, or Closed Circuit Television, is used by…
Can you sue a dentist for pulling the wrong tooth
18 Feb 2022

Can you sue a dentist for pulling the wrong tooth?

This is a question that people often ask, and the answer is not always clear. In some cases, you can sue a dentist for pulling the wrong tooth. However, there are some factors that will be considered in each individual case. If you have been…