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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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How Mediation Works in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Mediation is a legal process that is becoming ever more popular in settling personal injury cases. While an injury case should be simple — the guilty party fesses up and takes responsibility — that sadly is a rarity. All too often, negotiations for settlements reach an impasse, which can lead to costly and bitter court […]

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I Fell At My Apartment Complex, Do I Need a Lawyer?

If you fall at your apartment complex, of course, you can try suing your landlord. Whether you win the case or not depends on the specific situation, though. Here, we discuss various situations and whether or not pursuing a slip and fall case is a worthwhile endeavor. If you have been injured in a slip […]

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Are Bars Sued for Accidents Caused by a Drunk Drivers?

If you’ve suffered a major car accident involving a drunk driver, then you may be considering a lawsuit to get compensation for your injuries. While many injured motorists choose to sue the drunk driver, in some states you may actually be able to serve the bar that served them too much alcohol. However, because proving […]

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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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Can You File an Injury Lawsuit if You Fall on Ice?

Winter is a wonderful time of year, especially here in the great state of New Jersey. However, it also brings about a lot of dangers that aren’t present other times of the year. Snow and ice make everything a little more hazardous, especially if you are driving on snowy roads or walking down sidewalks with […]

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I Got Sick on a Cruise Ship, Can I Be Compensated?

When planning your next big vacation, you might be thinking about a cruise ship excursion. While cruises provide a lot of opportunity to have fun and meet new people, they also come with the risk of serious illness. Outbreaks on cruise ships are unfortunately common, bringing a screeching fault to the dream vacation of all […]

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