October, 2015

October 31, 2015

Treatment from medical professionals typically starts with the diagnostic process, which can involve blood tests, imaging tests, biopsies and/or other assessments. While making the right diagnosis can be tricky and can take some time, especially when people may be suffering from multiple conditions, tragically, doctors (and others) don’t always perform…
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October 26, 2015

Every U.S. worker has the right to a safe work environment, free from risks that could cause workplace accidents and injuries. That is why the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is dedicated to enforcing workplace safety regulations and penalizing the employers who fail to abide by them. OSHA also…
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October 23, 2015

A total of $1 million dollars has been distributed to 10 victims of former Subway Pitchman Jared Fogle, with each victim reportedly receiving $100,000 in restitution. Four other victims could receive their restitution payments within the next month or so, satisfying the $1.4 million restitution payment Fogle agreed to pay…
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October 20, 2015

From Oct. 19th through the 24th, officials at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are sponsoring National Teen Driver Safety Week, calling on parents to take action to promote safe driving behaviors among teen motorists. Pointing out the importance of this campaign, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has explained…
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October 18, 2015

When medical negligence harms you or someone you love, meeting with an attorney can be the first step in the road to recovery and justice. During this meeting, which is free and doesn’t obligate you to anything, you can get important answers about your rights and options. To ensure you…
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October 15, 2015

Maybe – whether you have to pay taxes on a personal injury settlement will depend on the nature of the award and, specifically, whether it is intended to compensate you for physical injuries or illnesses. Personal Injury Compensation that Is Not Taxable In general, compensatory damages for physical injuries will…
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October 12, 2015

  Although many medical professionals and health care facilities in the U.S. provide wonderful care to patients, medical mistakes and malpractice also occur far too often. In fact, research has indicated that misdiagnoses alone impact at least 1 in every 20 patients in the U.S. When misdiagnoses and other medical…
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October 9, 2015

Following a work accident or illness, filing for workers’ compensation benefits can be injured workers’ best option for obtaining financial support while they focus on getting better. For many people, however, knowing what to do to get a claim started – and what they may need to do going forward…
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October 6, 2015

Negligence is a legal concept that refers to some party’s failure to act with a certain level of care and, as a result of this failure, put others’ safety at risk. Serving as the basis of personal injury lawsuits, negligence is closely tied to liability, as the party that acted…
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October 3, 2015

October 4th through the 10th is National Fire Prevention Week in the U.S., advocates at the National Safety Council (NSC) recently announced. This week is dedicated to preventing deadly home fires, educating the public about how to protect themselves at home and saving lives. To this end, below, we have…
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