Personal injury law

Facial Injuries: What Compensation is Enough?

October 26, 2013

Being injured in a car accident can be painful and devastating.  Victims not only experience physical pain, they are also often faced with financial distress due to substantial medical bills that are coupled with the inability to work.  To make matters even worse, a serious injury may cause the victim to suffer emotional trauma as […]

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Would Limits On Alcohol Advertising Curb Binge Drinking in New York?

October 20, 2013

Did you know that 90 percent of alcohol consumed by people younger than 21 is through binge drinking? Or that students who binge drink are 14 times more likely to drive drunk than non-bingers? According to the website College Drinking Prevention, the consequences of binge drinking affect virtually all colleges and college students. One of […]

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Injured Superhero? Find Out How Much You Could Claim

September 17, 2013

It’s hard for the average person to fully understand the processes behind it, but there is something about superheroes that just grabs our attention and holds onto it for dear life. From Spider-Man to Thor and every hero from every galaxy in between, these moralistic super humans (or demigods, in some instances) maintain a firm […]

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No-Fault Law When an Accident Occurs: How does this Affect an Injury Claim?

September 5, 2013

Many individuals in the United States are able to rest comfortably knowing that they’ll be compensated by another person’s insurance if that individual causes them to be involved in an auto accident. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case in some states. States that have “no-fault” laws actually make it difficult for injured victims to recover fair […]

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Two Landmark Personal Injury Sports Cases

September 3, 2013

The press coverage of personal injury law being applied to sport injuries in the case of Manchester United youth team player Ben Collett winning £4.3 million for a broken leg during a reserve team game would lead you to believe that these types of claims are fairly new in nature. The reality is somewhat different […]

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Largest Personal Injury Cases in History

June 10, 2013

If you’re speaking with a personal injury attorney, don’t feel guilty if you’re wondering if you’re looking at the potential to get a very large jury award or settlement. This is natural. After all, if you hadn’t suffered some sort of wrong at the hands of a company or another individual, you wouldn’t be speaking […]

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Damages that Entail Monetary Recovery in a Personal Injury Case

June 7, 2013

In order to recover monetary damages in a personal injury case, the person responsible for the injury must have been negligent.  Whether you were driving, riding a bicycle, or walking when the accident occurred, in addition to dealing with the physical injuries, you also may have to worry about the financial impact of lost wages […]

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Personal injury claims and compromise agreements

April 9, 2013

In this post we’re going to take a brief look at personal injury claims and how they should be dealt with in compromise agreements. This will involve an examination of the following elements: What is a compromise agreement? Can personal injury claims be waived under a compromise agreement? How should personal injury claims in a […]

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Work-related stress – an introduction

March 20, 2013

We’re going to take a look in this post at work-related stress. This is a pervasive problem in the workplace but, unfortunately, there is too little knowledge of what work-related stress is and the problems it can cause. In doing so we’re going to look at the following: What is work-related stress? Is work-related stress […]

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What You Need To Know About Medical Malpractice

February 14, 2013

(US law) Considering that 195,000 people are killed on average every year in the U.S. because of medical malpractice means that it’s not as uncommon as people think. You hope doctors, nurses and other medical professionals know what they are doing in the moment, but they have lapses in thought and knowledge at times and […]

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