Truck Accidents: 5 Common Causes and How You Can Avoid Them

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One of the many fears truck drivers share is being involved in an accident. Should one occur, not only can it cause major injuries to yourself and others, your truck can get damaged in the process, as well as insurance and legal issues that leave you off the road for the foreseeable future. While on...

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What Happens at a Personal Injury Consultation?

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If you've been injured due to an incident that wasn't your fault, you may be eligible to claim compensation. To find out if you qualify to make a claim, you'll need to meet with a personal injury lawyer. For many people, the thought of taking legal action is nerve-wracking, particularly if you've ne...

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How to Handle a False Domestic Violence Accusation

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False accusations of any kind can be harmful, but an inaccurate domestic violence accusation can be particularly damaging. Unless a false accusation is addressed appropriately, it could cause serious harm to your reputation, put your career at stake and result in you getting a criminal record. If yo...

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3 Common Workplace Injuries That Lead to Lawsuits

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Workers' compensation laws shield lawyers from lawsuits by employees. Therefore, in most cases, employees can't file a lawsuit when injured at work. Workers' compensation covers the damages regardless of who was at fault. However, there are some instances when one can file a lawsuit to seek compensa...

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What To Do If You Have Been Falsely Arrested

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Nowadays, it's common to hear cases where law enforcement officials have arrested a person for all the wrong reasons. If you have been falsely arrested or unlawfully detained, you have a right to contest these actions. In fact, you can make charges against the perpetrators of the unreasonable detent...

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Why You Need To Hire A Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

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Thousands of people all over the world have motorcycles. There are lots of benefits to riding a motorcycle. People love the freedom they bring and the ease they can give you in getting around quickly and efficiently, particularly on a work commute. Although they are an efficient way of getting aroun...

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Asbestosis and Mesothelioma: Who is at Risk and What Steps Can You Take?

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Asbestosis and asbestos-induced lung cancers are far more common in the US than the diseases should be today. However, there is still the option to prevent these deadly diseases from afflicting at-risk individuals. In case it's too late to take preventive steps, legal options are there that can help...

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What to Do When Hit by a Car as a Pedestrian

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Other than careless driving, pedestrian related accidents do happen as a result of adverse weather and poor road conditions, among other factors. Knowing the steps to take after an accident can save one's life and protect their rights. Below are some of the things you can do when hit by a car while ...

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Claiming Compensation Because of a Faulty Product

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When manufacturers produce goods, they're required to adhere to strict health and safety legislation. These laws and regulations are designed to ensure that every product made is safe to be sold for its intended purpose. Similarly, any imported goods must meet stringent consumer tests to ensure they...

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Your Internet Defamation Questions Answered

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The internet is evolving and with it, the proliferation of social media has given everyone somewhere they can publicly share ideas, thoughts, opinions and comments. While a lot of good has come from these social media platforms, a lot of negativity and the spreading of fake news and vitriol has beco...

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What Should Construction Workers Do to Stay Safe on the Job?

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The construction industry is a vital one but it's also one of the most hazardous for people working within it. In private building projects in 2018 alone, approximately 955 workers lost their lives while working in the industry (a fifth of all fatalities across all industries). The most common cause...

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How Badly Can a DUI Affect Your Career?

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Getting stopped for driving under the influence is often a major turning point in life. It's possible to receive a misdemeanor or a felony charge depending on how you're represented. Certainly, it's something that you need to take seriously. This might be difficult to do if you enjoy going out on th...

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Common Types of Workplace Injuries That Can Be Compensated For

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Although all business owners work hard to provide safe working conditions, injuries can still happen. Workplace injuries can happen in a lot of different ways and in many contexts. Any of them can be debilitating and hamper your ability to work in the future. When that happens, many people seek comp...

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5 Ways to Negotiate Hard Costs After a Slip and Fall Accident

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A slip, trip or a fall can occur in the blink of an eye and result in devastating consequences for your health and wellbeing. Whether it's damaged ligaments or broken bones, there are lots of injuries that may result in you having to take time off work or leave altogether. Your first step should be ...

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Working As A Personal Injury Lawyer: Here's What You Need To Know

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We've all seen ads for personal injury lawyers on TV. But even among other lawyers, there are many misconceptions about what a personal injury attorney actually does. Here's what you need to know. Tort Law Personal injury lawyers practice an area of law known as tort law. According to Cornell Univer...

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What You Should Do If You or a Pedestrian are Hit by a Vehicle

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There is nothing quite like getting outdoors and going for a leisurely stroll. Whether you live in a small village, town or bustling city, many people choose to ditch their car in favor of walking to get from A to B. While walking has tons of benefits, we often forget that going for a simple stroll ...

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What to Do If a Personal Injury Happens at a Retail Store

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When going out for some retail therapy at a retail store or two, you never expect to end up nursing an injury for your trouble. But thousands of people every year with good intentions subsequently have an arm in a cast or suffer a life-altering back injury after walking into a retail store. What sho...

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What to Consider When Seeking Compensation After a Personal Injury

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Have you recently sustained a personal injury that was due to the negligence of someone else? Are you now dealing with potential physical and mental repercussions either on a temporary or permanent basis? Sustaining a personal injury can literally have life altering effects. In a blink of an eye, ev...

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How to Legally Handle Breach of Contract

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There are two sides to every contract. The parties to the contract can either meet their contractual obligations, or one party might breach the contract. Perhaps you contracted a website design company to work on your e-commerce site. The work was supposed to be completed within three months, but fi...

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When Would You Require a Personal Injury Lawyer?

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Personal injury cases range from medical malpractice to the damages caused by a car crash. It includes negligence by a building contractor and the neighbor who didn't contain an aggressive dog. However, not all of these cases require the assistance of an attorney. When would you require a personal i...

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