November 24, 2013

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Are Animals Put Down After Dog Bite Attacks?

In many instances, the answer is yes. Approximately 4.5 million Americans are the victims of dog bites annually. The Centers for Disease Control reports that nearly 885,000 of these victims require medical care for dog bites and half of those victims are children. Bites from larger breeds of dogs tend to require the most medical […]

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November 23, 2013

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Seeking Compensation for Lost Wages and Personal Injury Claims

Being the victim of someone else’s negligence can result in injuries that require a prolonged recovery period. That’s one of the reasons it’s so important that all seriously injured victims become proactive in ensuring that their rights are protected. While most attorneys will inquire about lost wages, the victim of these accidents should never make […]

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November 22, 2013

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Florida’s Move Over Law is Designed to Protect Emergency Responders

The Florida Move Over Law is intended to protect emergency responders. However, it can also be difficult for Florida drivers to comply appropriately on a busy roadway. Understanding the Florida move over law can help people comply with the rules while also protecting themselves. Emergency Responders in Danger Stopping on a busy Florida highway can […]

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November 21, 2013

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How Long Can It Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim?

One of the most common questions that a personal injury attorney hears is “How long does it take to settle a personal injury claim?” The answer to this question depends on numerous factors. Medical Treatment Before a person can receive a settlement offer, there are usually several stages that an injury must travel through. First, […]

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November 19, 2013

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Understanding the Role of Expert Witnesses Testimony in Personal Injury Claims

In some circumstances, expert witnesses can play a pivotal role in a claim. When a person files a personal injury claim, expert witnesses’ testimony can help add credibility to his or her argument. Types of Expert Witnesses There are various types of expert witnesses. In some cases, they may be medical doctors. In other circumstances, […]

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November 8, 2013

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Common Patterns of Nursing Home Abuse

Every year, innocent nursing home patients are abused at the hands of their caregivers. Family members may be able to protect their loved ones by learning how to recognize patterns of nursing home abuse. Physical Abuse Physical abuse takes place when caregivers slap, shove, restrain or otherwise apply force against a patient. Physical abuse can […]

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October 15, 2013

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How Dangerous Are Car Radios When It Comes to Distracted Driving?

The question of the amount of driving distraction caused by car radios has been going on since the early years of the automobile. A raging debate in 1930s Massachusetts pitted the newly appointed registrar of motor vehicles, George A. Parker, against the Automobile Legal Association. Mr. Parker is reported to have commented to the Christian […]

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October 5, 2013

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Federal Trials Over DePuy’s Hip Replacement Device to Begin

Claims that the DePuy’s hip replacement device has failed as much as 49 percent has been heavily reported. In addition to the alleged failure rate, the device is believed to cause metal poisoning when chromium and cobalt ions enter the bloodstream. An Ohio federal judge is hearing the first case as a bellwether trial. Prosthesis […]

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October 4, 2013

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How Truck Accident Investigations Commonly Work

Commercial truck drivers are required to abide by a complex set of rules and regulations which include commercial vehicle rules as well as everyday roadway regulations. In order to build a potentially successful claim against a trucking company or truck driver, personal injury attorneys often need to rely upon a truck accident investigation. The following […]

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October 1, 2013

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Understanding the Connection Between Sleep Medications & Impaired Driving Accidents

Insomnia has become a big problem in America thanks to the fast pace of the wired society. An astounding 9 million American adults admit to taking prescription sleeping pills on a regular basis according to a recent government study. This number does not even include the millions who regularly take over the counter sleeping aids. […]

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