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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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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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How Does a Personal Injury Attorney Negotiate Settlements?

While intimate knowledge of legal procedure and injury claim documentation are required, many personal injury lawsuits come down to very business-like haggling. This process involves an initial claim being made to an allegedly liable party, who will respond in turn with a counteroffer. Eventually, both sides will respond to one another in order to come […]

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What You Need to Know About Skiing Accidents

Skiing and snowboarding are fun, popular recreational activities enjoyed by children and adults alike. Along with the excitement, however, there does come a certain amount of risk. Skiing and snowboarding accidents can cause severe injuries, and snowboarding accidents alone cause the most injuries out of all other outdoor activities. If you or someone you know […]

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Do I Have a Defective Product Case?

If a product that you used caused you injuries or other damages, you may be able to file a defective product liability claim. You’ll most likely be filing one of the three most common types of these claims — defective manufacture, defective design or failure to provide appropriate instructions or warnings. Along with proving that […]

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Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

Personal injury lawsuits can cover a wide range of accidents and injuries, but one of the most traumatizing, complicated forms of personal injury cases involve spinal injuries. After suffering a major spinal injury, it can difficult to live and work as you normally would, and unlike other injuries that you could suffer, spinal injuries usually […]

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I Was Hurt on an Airplane, What Can I Do?

Certain airline injuries can be tied to negligent behaviors, like careless flight attendants, or to defective products, like a non-functioning seatbelt buckle. Other injuries, such as those incurred during turbulence, could be claimed to result from “acts of God,” which would make airlines not liable for any resulting injuries. Knowing the difference between the two […]

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What You Should Know About Semi-Truck Brake Failures

Any type of motor vehicle accident can be traumatizing for the people involved. Truck accidents, in particular, are often the fault of mechanical difficulties rather than negligence on the road. In fact, a recent study found that nearly 30 percent of truck accidents involved a brake-related issue, such as brake failure. If you’ve been involved […]

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Work Injury Liability: Who Can You Sue?

If you have been injured at work, you may the right to pursue litigation against your employer in addition to receiving funds from your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. A personal injury lawsuit may be filed in certain circumstances. These can range from illness due to a toxic substance to injury resulting from negligent behavior of […]

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Truck Accident Lawyer | Peter N. Davis & Associates

How Fault is Determined in a Commercial Truck Accident

Getting involved in a commercial truck accident is a tough position in which to find yourself. Even if you were able to escape without physical injury, the damages to your vehicle and emotions could be extensive, and getting the compensation you deserve from the legal system can be a nightmare. Many insurance or trucking companies […]

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