Slip and Fall
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The majority of slip and fall cases settle out of court. Approximately five percent of slip and fall cases go to trial. The cases that do go to trial are usually lawsuits for significant amounts of money or catastrophic injuries. Generally, insurance companies prefer to settle out of court to...
Wrongful Death
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You need to know what happens when there is an accident on a building construction site. Many workers assume that their insurance provider will take care of them. While this is partially true, you need to know that you are legally entitled to compensation if you are injured on the...
Wrongful Death
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Most fatal accidents in the construction industry occur on the job site. Almost 10% involve falling objects or equipment. In addition to the possibility of falling objects, workers are at risk of being struck by heavy equipment. Many fatal accidents occur on construction sites because workers are required to wear...
Wrongful Death
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Immediately after a car accident, gather evidence. Taking pictures of the accident scene and obtaining witnesses’ accounts of the event will be essential. Additionally, collect the names and contact information of other drivers involved, as well as witnesses to the accident. Having an attorney at your side during this time...
Wrongful Death
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You’ve probably heard the expression “bad doctors bury their mistakes.” It’s true that a mistake can lead to a lawsuit, but that doesn’t mean that every single mistake is grounds for a suit. To be eligible for compensation, the mistake must actually cause harm to the patient. The vast majority...
Main News
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There are a variety of factors that determine the value of a personal injury claim. The amount of physical pain that a person experiences after a car accident is usually the greatest harm. Using a formula to determine the value of a personal injury claim can help a victim determine...
Main News
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When should you contact a personal injury lawyer for your case? During an initial consultation, you should have clear expectations regarding how your case will be handled. It is important to be realistic about what can happen during the course of the case. While your attorney may not be able...
Slip and Fall
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There are many times when you may need the help of a car accident attorney, but not all accidents warrant the services of an attorney. The amount of time and money you’re out of pocket can determine whether you’ll need an attorney. Also, if you are seriously injured, an attorney...
Truck Accident
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The odds of winning a medical malpractice suit vary widely. In cases where the negligence is clear, physicians win more than half of their cases. However, even in these cases, physicians must be careful in selecting cases. In fact, only about 50% of malpractice lawsuits make it to trial. Here...
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Slip and Fall
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By Earnest Art
Many people do not hire a personal injury attorney when they suffer a minor injury. It may not be worth the time, money, and hassle to find and contact an attorney. However, when a lawsuit is pending, it is always worth it to contact an attorney. In the following paragraphs,...
Construction Accident
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By Earnest Art
You may be asking yourself: Is it worth it to hire a personal injury lawyer? The answer may be no – you can handle your claim without a lawyer. But if the amount of compensation is small, you may want to file your claim without the help of an attorney....
Wrongful Death
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Elevator accidents occur for a number of reasons. Workers in an elevator or escalator may become trapped in the moving parts. They may fall and become struck by the elevator, escalator, or counterweight. The risk is even higher if workers are cleaning the shafts of the elevators. Fortunately, there are...
Wrongful Death
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What is considered medical malpractice is when a doctor fails to properly diagnose or treat a patient’s condition. Although the doctor is under the duty to provide the best possible care, mistakes are still possible. A patient may not have been informed of the risks associated with a treatment, or...
Construction Accident
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A medical malpractice lawsuit is a civil suit that is filed against a doctor for failing to properly diagnose a patient. This type of case requires a patient to show that they suffered losses as a result of the malpractice. Generally, damages include medical costs that the patient must incur...
Slip and Fall
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While the legal process of filing a lawsuit for nursing home negligence can be complicated, there are several things that you can do to help ensure that you can bring a claim before the statute of limitations expires. The statute of limitation for nursing home negligence cases can be anywhere...
Main News
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By Earnest Art
Whenever you need to bring a claim against a doctor, you should know how to prove medical malpractice. Medical negligence can occur in a variety of situations, such as causing physical or mental pain, or wrongful death. It can also be the result of an unprofessional act, such as a...
Construction Accident
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By Earnest Art
If you have experienced an accident at a construction site in NYC, you might be wondering how to report it. Fortunately, there are many laws and procedures in place to help you file a claim. The laws of New York state and the NYC Labor Code include a general duty...
Main News
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First, you should seek medical attention if you are injured. The bus driver will most likely call 911 and ask you to come to the nearest hospital, but you should do so regardless of whether or not you are hurt. It may take several days for injuries to develop, and...
Main News
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By Earnest Art
If you have been injured in a bus accident, you should file a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation. In many cases, the responsible party in this type of case is the at-fault motorist. This is a common scenario when a driver is at fault for causing the wreck. However,...
Main News
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A bedsore is a wound formed on the skin and can range in size from a few millimeters to many inches across. Its symptoms range from pain and swelling to infection. It is important to change position frequently, to reduce pressure on the skin, and to avoid slipping. The first...
Truck Accident
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There are many parties involved in a construction accident. The worker may be the only person injured, but other parties may share blame. In some cases, faulty equipment or improper maintenance is to blame. If a third party is responsible for the accident, you may be able to hold them...