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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 …

Worker’s Compensation And Workplace Bullying: Careful Now

17 November 2016
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If you have been enduring workplace bullying and can't take it anymore, you have all sorts of options for ending the harassment and getting some relief. Some are very fast, such as quitting. Others, though, address longer-term issues, like getting compensation for medical bills relating to the bullying. Even if the bullying was only verbal and emotional, which can be notoriously hard to prove, it may be possible to get some costs reimbursed or to get damages. Read More …

Been Injured On The Job? 4 Steps You Should Take To Get The Care You Deserve

15 November 2016
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If you've been injured in a work-related accident, don't take chances with your worker's compensation benefits. Many people make mistakes early on in the process that end up costing them their benefits. Worker's compensation is designed to provide you with medical care and financial compensation while you're recovering from work-related injuries. If you've been injured at work, here are four steps you need to take to make sure you receive the compensation you're entitled to. Read More …