• Professional Baseball Game Spectator Injuries: 4 Factors That May Impact Your Case

    Attending a professional baseball game is often a memorable experience. That experience can be hindered if you find yourself injured at a game. If you were injured, a lawyer can help represent your case and try to reach a settlement for both physical and emotional damages. As the case and evidence is built, there are four factors that can impact the result. By understanding these different factors, you can work with an attorney to build the best case possible.
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  • Hit By An Uninsured Or Under-Insured Motorist? Check Out These Three Tips For Compensation

    Being in a car accident is never fun, but if you are hit by an uninsured or underinsured motorist, the experience is even more harrowing. If you have recently been in a car accident and the other driver wasn't insured or didn't have enough insurance to cover your expenses, that can be scary and potentially expensive. Luckily, there are a few different avenues you can take to try to get compensation for your auto repair and medical bills.
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  • What Every Consumer Should Know About Defective Product Injury Claims

    Of the many types of personal injury cases, defective product claims can be among the most complex and unpredictable. A design flaw in a product can be a serious concern, particularly if the flaw is widespread. That can mean many people affected throughout the country. If you've been injured as a result of a product defect, the first place to start is a personal injury lawyer. He or she can help you evaluate the scale of the case and determine how you should proceed.
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  • Settling A Personal Injury Claim? How Your Future Medical Expenses Are Calculated

    When you are involved in a personal injury accident, you are entitled to compensation for a variety of factors. Some of these factors are easy to calculate, such as compensation for the time you missed from work due to your injuries and the amount you currently owe in medical expenses as a result of the accident. Other factors, such as pain and suffering and future medical expenses, are not so easy to calculate.
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  • Involved In A Tractor Trailer Accident? Who Should You Sue?

    If you have been involved in a tractor trailer accident, you may be injured and nervous about what happens next. If the tractor trailer was the cause of the accident, or has some fault in it, you can file a personal injury claim to recover money for your medical expenses, pain and suffering and permanent injuries. However, who you file the claim against varies based on the cause of the accident. Here are four common reasons for tractor trailer accidents and who would be at fault in each circumstance.
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  • Injured While Riding In Winter Weather? How Can You Prove Fault?

    If you're an avid motorcyclist who hates the thought of spending half the year confined behind a glass windshield, you may already have all the necessary equipment to ride in even the chilliest winter weather. While winter riding can give you a new appreciation for nature's beauty, the presence of precipitation, ice, or snow on the roads can put you at a much higher risk of being injured by a driver who loses control of his or her vehicle.
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  • Minimizing Liability: Proving Assumption Of Risk

    If someone was injured on your property or in an accident you were otherwise involved in and you are being sued for compensation for any personal injuries that have occurred, the first thing you should ever do is to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. It is not wise to wait, as you could be slapped with a huge bill to pay should the court rule unfavorably against you. With this being said, familiarizing yourself with the different types of defenses that can be used is especially important.
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  • How Can The Same-Sex Marriage Decision Affect Your Disability Benefits?

    If you're in a committed same-sex relationship, you may have been ecstatic at the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Obergefell vs. Hodges, holding that state-level bans on same-sex marriage are unconstitutional. However, if you receive federal disability benefits, it's possible that marrying your partner could affect the amount you're eligible to receive, or even your ability to move into your spouse's home or co-mingle property. Read on to learn more about how this decision (and your decision to marry) could affect your receipt of certain federal disability benefits.
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  • 4 Personal Behaviors That Can Affect Your Car Accident Settlement

    When a driver causes a serious accident, the insurance company is likely to offer a settlement to the injured persons. That settlement may seem unreasonably low. When an injured person attempts to get a better settlement, the insurance company typically stands its ground. This is only natural, since the insurer doesn't want to pay out more than it needs to.  Often, the individual's behavior in his or her own personal life gives the insurer evidence that supports its case to stick with the low settlement.
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