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Insurance Adjusters Role in an Injury Claim

When you get hurt in an accident, regardless of whose fault it is, you’re likely going to have to deal with an insurance adjuster somewhere along the way. You’ll need to report the accident to the insurance company, who in turn will need to evaluate your claim to determine the amount of payout, or indeed […]

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Your Rights in Obtaining Medical Records

When you’re involved in a lawsuit, your medical records can become key factors. This is particularly true in cases like personal injury suits where you have to track medical treatments and recovery, or malpractice suits where they form the basis of the whole thing. You may, however, also need to get hold of those records […]

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Who Is Liable When You Slip and Fall on the Sidewalk?

Out of all the different types of personal injury claims that an individual could be involved with, the most common is a slip and fall accident. There are thousands of slip and fall accidents every year, and while the majority of them occur in the home, it is also possible that you will fall and […]

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Nursing Home Negligence Lawsuits: Medication Errors

When we’re faced with the difficult decision to place an elderly relative in a nursing home, we hope that they will receive the level of compassion and care that they deserve. Unfortunately, mistakes can happen in a nursing home, particularly related to medication. Medication errors can be serious for anyone but can be especially dire […]

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Injury Lawsuits: How to File a Product Liability Claim

When a person is injured by a defective product and that person files a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the product, it is known as a product liability claim. Although many don’t realize it, product liability claims are some of the most complicated personal injury claims that exist, involving several different legal theories and types […]

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Safety Tips: How Pedestrians Can Avoid Street Festival Accidents

There’s almost nothing more exciting and entertaining than a spring street festival. However, that fun can come to a sudden end if you’re unexpectedly struck by a car. Automobile accidents involving pedestrians can be extremely damaging, even deadly, and often result in lost wages, large medical bills and emotional pain and suffering. If you’re a […]

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Wrongful Death Lawsuits: Suing a Pharmaceutical Company

Millions of Americans take prescription pharmaceutical drugs every day without incident. However, for an unfortunate few, taking a prescription drug may end with death. When a drug is manufactured with a defect that results in the death of the person taking the drug, it can be considered a ‘wrongful death’. When a loved one suffers […]

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DUI Accidents: When a Pedestrian is Hurt

Drunk driving accidents are some of the most common, deadly vehicular accidents that a person can endure. While drunk driving accidents are inherently dangerous, they become even more severe when they involve a pedestrian. A pedestrian who is struck by a drunk driver will almost always suffer major injuries, and possibly death. If you’ve been […]

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Can I Sue Restaurant If I Get Food Poisoning?

There’s nothing more fun than getting out of the house for a bite to eat at a favorite restaurant. Unfortunately, when we eat at a restaurant, there is always the risk of ingesting tainted food and coming down with a bout of food poisoning. Although the majority of food poisoning cases are minor, some can […]

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Can You Sue the City of Paterson Over an Injury Claim?

Personal injury law is one of the most complicated legal areas that exists, and it becomes even more complicated when a municipality, town or city is involved. There are very limited circumstances when a person is allowed to bring a lawsuit against their city, and each one of these cases requires a tremendous amount of […]

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