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How To Stay Safe In A Multi-Car Accident

29 November 2016
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Do you know how to stay safe in a multiple-car accident? If you don't, then the initial impact isn't the only thing that can cause you injury; you need to know how to stay safe so that events following the initial crash don't inflict further harm on you or your passengers. Here are four safety precautions you shouldn't forget in such an accident: Stay In the Car In a pile-up, you never know when another car may hit you again. Read More …

Black Ice: Why It’s Dangerous And How To Protect Yourself In A Lawsuit

28 November 2016
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Black ice is that nasty sort of ice that is so clear that all you see is the asphalt just underneath it. You think it is safe to walk on it, but then BOOM! Down you go. Dozens of personal injury cases are filed every year against businesses that have failed to clear black ice. You do not want you and your business to be one of them. To better understand the dangers of black ice, and to protect yourself in a lawsuit, here is what you need to know. Read More …

What Are Damages & Damage Caps in Medical Malpractice Claims?

23 November 2016
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If you're considering filing a medical malpractice suit, it's important to understand what damages and damage caps are and how they can affect your case. Here's what you should know. What are medical malpractice damages and damage caps? Each medical malpractice case has both "hard" and "soft" damages involved. "Hard" damages are easier to quantify (though often disputed) because they rely on established facts and figures of known losses and statistical estimates of future losses (which is usually where the disputes come in). Read More …

Loving Ride Share Apps? Tips For Staying Safe As A Passenger

22 November 2016
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Ride share apps have exploded in popularity in the last couple of years, and some people are choosing to rely on ride sharing apps instead of buying a car. They can be convenient, and many ride sharing apps do screen drivers. Other companies may not check everyone's driving record, though, so beware! Personal injury attorneys know all too well how many passengers are injured in car wrecks each year. So when getting in the car with a stranger that you connect with on a ride sharing app, be sure to follow these tips for staying safe on the road as a passenger. Read More …

Have You Developed PTSD As The Result Of A Car Accident?

21 November 2016
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If you have recently been involved in a serious car accident, it is important to understand that your physical injuries may not be the only new challenge you will need to face. For instance, it has been estimated that about 9% of people involved in a serious accident will develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, which is also known as PTSD. If you have experienced common symptoms of PTSD, such as nightmares, flashbacks to the accident, or an overall feeling of being disconnected from your daily life, it is a good idea to speak with an appropriate mental health provider or your primary medical care provider. Read More …