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Hurt At Work? Three Types Of Injuries That Might Be Covered By Workers Compensation

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Being injured on the job is never fun. In addition to being embarrassed about your injury and missing out on income, you might also be left struggling with the long-term ramifications of your injury. Fortunately, working with a lawyer can help you to receive a fair settlement so that you can continue to enjoy your standard of living while you recover. Here are three types of workplace injuries typically covered under the umbrella of workers compensation, and why you shouldn’t hesitate to talk with an attorney.…

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How Could Potential Changes to Florida's Personal Injury Laws Affect Your Case?

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If you’ve recently suffered a debilitating injury due to someone else’s negligent or reckless behavior, you may be evaluating all the options available—including filing a personal injury lawsuit to recoup medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages attributable to your accident. Personal injury matters can be big business for many law firms, making it easier to find an attorney to take your case on a contingency basis than for other types of cases—however, a couple of potential changes to personal injury law in Florida could change not only the manner in which you proceed, but the monetary damages available if your personal injury claim is successful.…

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Your Responsibilities When Witnessing A Car Accident

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A major car accident can lead to a personal injury lawsuit in many cases, and the victims in the accidents often rely on the testimonies of people who witnessed the accidents. If you ever encounter an incident like this, it’s important to know the correct steps to take after the accident happens. You will have responsibilities and obligations as a witness, and here are some tips to keep in mind if you are ever at the scene of an auto accident.…

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Don't Wreck Your Case: Reasons to Stay Off Social Media Following an Auto Accident

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After you are injured in an auto accident that you didn’t cause, it is recommended that you cease posting on social media. This is because what you say can negatively affect your case, even if you think that what you are posting has nothing to do with the auto accident or injuries. Here are a few reasons why you should stay off of social media websites after being injured in a car accident, at least until your case is decided.…

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Protecting Your Assets: Ways You Can Protect Your Farm From Lawsuits

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Injury lawsuits and other types of lawsuits are a farmer’s worst nightmare, especially because they can seem to come out of left field. If you are not prepared to handle extensive litigation, you could suffer extraordinary losses to your farm. Here are some things you can do to help reduce the chances of being sued and to lessen the severity of a lawsuit should one occur. 1. Keep scrupulous records. …

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When Filing a Personal Injury Claim Related to a Car Accident, Avoid These Common Mistakes

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If you’ve been injured in a car accident that was caused by another driver, you’ll need to file a claim with that driver’s insurance company. If the insurance company does not cover all of the damages, you can file a personal injury lawsuit to collect the remaining funds from the driver or their insurance company. Unfortunately, this is a very involved and intricate process, and one mistake along the way may lead to you losing your case or receiving less money than you deserve.…

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3 Reasons to Always Wear a Motorcycle Helmet

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Currently, only 19 out of 50 states require all motorcyclists to wear a helmet. By contrast, 28 states require only some riders to wear helmets, and three have no helmet laws at all. If you live in a state where you’re not required to wear a motorcycle helmet, you may think that it’s not worth the expense of buying a helmet, or you may prefer to ride without one. But the fact is, even if you’re not required by law to wear a helmet, it’s a good idea to do so—for more reasons than you may think.…

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Car And Skateboarder Collisions: Proving Fault

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Skateboarding is a popular pastime for millions of Americans, but accidents with cars can lead to serious injuries and even fatalities. Sadly, there were 21 skateboarding fatalities in the United States in 2013, and 50,000 American skateboarders end up in the emergency room every year. If a car collides with your skateboard, you’ll need to prove that the driver was at fault if you want to successfully file a lawsuit or insurance claim.…

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Tips For Collecting Your Court Judgment

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Generally, when you sue a business for an injury, either the company or its insurance provider will cut you a check for the court judgment soon after the case concludes. However, this isn’t always the case if you sue an individual for injuries and losses resulting for a personal injury issue. Since many people aren’t in a hurry to pay court judgments, especially ones involving thousands and thousands of dollars, you may have to be a little aggressive when pursuing money owed to you.…

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3 Types of Serious Tire Defects That Can Cause an Accident

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Having high quality, well made tires on your car is critical for safety. However, many tires are defective, causing devastating and sometimes even fatal car accidents. Only 1 in 5 dangerous tires are being removed from the market via the recall process, meaning that consumers continue to be exposed to defective tires. Most consumers aren’t aware that the tires they are purchasing are defective and an accident can come as quite the shock.…

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