Construction Accident

Construction Accident
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If a truck accident caused your injuries, you may be able to sue the truck driver’s trucking firm for damages. You’ll need to prove that the truck driver’s actions were negligent and contributed to your injuries. In addition to the truck driver, you may also be able to file a...
Construction Accident
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Escalator accidents are often the result of misuse and are a serious cause of injuries. According to VeiligheidNL, around 500 people are treated in the emergency room each year because of escalator accidents. The majority of these accidents are caused by falling off an escalator step. However, accidents can also...
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Bedsores can be painful and debilitating. They develop because of pressure against the skin, which restricts blood flow to the skin and other tissues. Without proper blood flow, skin tissues may be damaged and die. Fortunately, bedsores can be treated with antibiotics, although some serious cases may require surgery. If...
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Elevators and escalators are ubiquitous in buildings, but they also pose some risks. They are responsible for a high number of deaths and injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, elevators and escalators kill more than 30 people every year. Half of these deaths involve falls down an elevator...
Construction Accident
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The average settlement for a personal injury case varies depending on the type of injury. For example, a shoulder injury settlement can be anywhere from $40,000 to $80,000. In a case involving a broken hip or a broken leg, the settlement may be higher. If the injured person is required...
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While it may be difficult to gauge the frequency of abuse in nursing homes, a recent survey of staff found that 36 percent reported seeing signs of physical abuse. This abuse included excessive use of physical restraints, pushing, pinching, slapping, and throwing things at residents. In addition, 10 percent reported...
Construction Accident
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If you are considering hiring a personal injury attorney, it is essential that you have an understanding of the type of case they will be taking on. Personal injury attorneys are experienced in the type of accident that they handle and will be able to maximize the compensation you are...
Construction Accident
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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....
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...
Construction Accident
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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...
Construction Accident
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There are many things you need to keep in mind when it comes to hiring a car accident lawyer. The first thing you need to know is how much they charge for an initial consultation. A good lawyer will offer a free initial consultation so that you can see if...