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Trampoline Owners Warned About Onerous Duty of Care

October 8, 2015

Direct Line have warned trampoline owners that they could be faced with a bill of up to £100,000 if a child is injured whilst playing on their property. The insurer has claimed that they frequently settle in and out of court for personal injury compensation claims of over £20,000 as a result of trampoline, bouncy […]

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Sports That Are Tough on the Hips

November 12, 2013

Anatomy of a Hip Injury The hip is a complex structure composed of several bones and muscles as well as supporting nerves and connective tissue. A ball and socket joint is formed where the femur meets the acetabulum, a bowl-like depression of the pelvis. The quadriceps, hip flexors, hamstrings, and gluteals are all muscles that […]

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The Worst Premier League Injuries in Recent Years

October 30, 2013

Premier League soccer is considered the apex of footballing talent. Fans ranging from old veterans down to starry-eyed kids all have aspirations of playing on a Premier League pitch. The skillful plays and graceful athleticism of the Premier League athletes justify the moniker coined by Stuart Hall: “The Beautiful Game.” However, there have also been […]

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Lawyers Working to Help PTSD Victims Heal

September 27, 2013

Anna Henningsgaard had an experience with PTSD but had a hard time accepting it: ”A few years ago, I was in a rather serious car accident, and I experienced symptoms like these medical journals described. I would often upset myself by dwelling on the accident. I displayed obsessive behavior in that I avoided left turns […]

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Falling Trees in Personal Injury: Frivolous or Fair?

September 26, 2013

In the United States there is an average of 31 deaths per year from falling trees. Many of these accidents occur during thunderstorms. But not all tree falling accidents result in death. Greg Abbott, the Texas Attorney General, had a tree falling accident that resulted in paralysis from the waist down in July 1984. He […]

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The Injuries Sustained from Tattoos and How to Avoid Them

September 18, 2013

There are a variety of ways in which people can express their unique character, and getting a tattoo is a route that many individuals choose to accomplish this end. People opt for tattoos that are as simple as their child’s name to as complex as full body artwork. Unfortunately, tattoos also present an inherent risk […]

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Wrongful Death Suit: What Kind of Evidence Must Be Proven to Win?

September 7, 2013

The world would be wonderful if everyone was so coordinated and dutiful that no serious injuries ever occurred. Unfortunately, since there are around 37.9 million emergency room admissions related to injuries every year, this is nothing more than a pipe dream. These injuries can be disheartening enough, but when they result in death, the incident […]

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The 5 Key Members of a Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Team

September 4, 2013

The settlement funding from successful personal injury litigation should cover the cost of the rehabilitation process, but what types of therapy are required after a spinal cord injury? Read on to find out. The road to recovery after a spinal cord injury (SCI) is a long and arduous one. When a person’s abilities to move […]

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Dangerous Dining: Restaurant Injuries On The Rise

August 27, 2013

People are quickly learning that some of the most healthy food can be made in the comfort of their own home, but there’s no denying that it’s enjoyable to head out on the town and have a nice dinner at a restaurant every now and again. These meals usually end well, although the service may […]

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A Case of First Impression in Law Enforcement

August 27, 2013

A recent federal employment law case has set a significant precedent that will likely impact the way law enforcement agencies view disabled job applicants and treat disabled employees. It will also likely provide encouragement to injured veterans seeking to be productive citizens as they re-enter civilian life. In Justin Slaby v. Eric Holder, Jr., the […]

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