Personal Injuries

June 20, 2018

In recent years, families have sought more alternative, non-hospital locations for giving birth, such as at home and at birthing centers. The complications of giving birth outside of the hospitals can be a reason for concern, but a lot of times women feel more compelled to give birth at a…
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May 9, 2018

What could be worse than being informed as an expectant parent that your child may be born with a birth defect that could cripple them or remain with them the rest of their natural lives. Experts say there’s a lot an expectant mother can do nowadays to do to reduce…
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July 19, 2016

Far too often ATV accidents have fatal outcomes, according to the latest statistics from officials at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).1 In fact, nearly 700 people across the nation are killed in ATV accidents each year. Tragically, about 13 percent of these fatalities impact children younger than 16. The…
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December 12, 2015

As consumers across the nation do their holiday shopping, federal regulators at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are working to prevent dangerous and illegal toys from getting onto retailers’ shelves – and ending up under Americans’ Christmas trees. In fact, this is the third consecutive year that CPSC officials…
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November 15, 2015

Although schools can be valuable places of learning for children, they may also expose kids to some risks and harm, especially when certain products are around. Looking to identify the items that cause the most injuries to schoolchildren each year, researchers at HealthGrove recently analyzed nearly two decades of data…
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November 9, 2015

The types of damages that personal injury settlements cover will vary from case to case, depending on the nature of the claim and the specific injuries and losses the plaintiff incurred. In general, however, personal injury settlements include compensatory damages. In some cases, punitive damages may be available as well….
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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 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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