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Spinal Cord Injuries Can Result in a Lifetime of Damage

Spinal Cord Injuries

You may require significant medical care for the rest of your life if you sustain a spinal cord injury. These injuries are often caused by accidents. Any injury that results in damage to your spinal cord or spinal nerves can leave you in need of immediate medical treatment. These injuries can result in paralysis, pain, numbness, and other symptoms. Medical science has made major strides in treating spinal cord injuries in recent years. However, you should still prepare for long-termRead More …

What Causes Slip and Falls in Grocery Stores?

Slip and Falls in Grocery Stores

Grocery stores are common sites for Slip and Falls in Grocery Stores accidents. While the cartoon banana peel comes quickly to mind, there are a number of other causes of these embarrassing and potentially painful accidents. Common Grocery Store Hazards As soon as you get out of your car, you could slip and fall on snow or ice that has not been properly removed or sanded. There also could be soapy water from a recent clean-up or a spill thatRead More …

Watch Out for Drunk Drivers Around St. Patrick’s Day

Parades, street parties, green clothing, and lots of beer are the hallmark signs of St. Patrick’s Day. Unfortunately, where there are parties, there are often drunk drivers too. Education and awareness campaigns have reduced drunk driving accidents by a third over the last decade, yet 10,000 Americans die in drunk driving accidents each year. What is the Problem with Driving Drunk? When someone drives under the influence of alcohol (or marijuana), the driver’s reflexes are significantly slower than normal. ThisRead More …

Pedestrian Accidents Can End in Catastrophic Injuries

In the contest between a pedestrian and a car, there is no question as to who is going to end up injured. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 5,000 pedestrians are killed in accidents each year. In those pedestrian accidents that are not fatal, many results in extremely serious injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, and amputations. What is Traumatic Brain Injury? Traumatic Brain Injury – or TBI – is a seriousRead More …

School Bus Accidents Can Leave Children Severely Injured

Children getting a school bus

The big yellow bus is an iconic symbol of transporting children to and from school. Fortunately, riding a school bus is relatively safe for children. According to NHTSA statistics, of the approximately 300 school-age children who die in school transportation-related accidents each year, only about one-sixth of them are passengers at the time. The remaining children are passengers in other cars, pedestrians, or bystander/cyclists. Unfortunately, children involved in school bus accidents – whether on the bus or not – oftenRead More …

4 Things to Do After a Slip and Fall Accident

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A Slip and Fall accident – when a person slips, falls, and suffers an injury while on the property of another – could be grounds for a premises liability lawsuit. If all of the conditions for liability are met, your chances are good that you will win your case. A Slip and Fall Accident case must meet these four criteria: Someone had a duty to keep the area safe Someone was negligent in that duty The negligence caused the accidentRead More …

5 Common Construction Site Injuries for Passerby

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Construction worksites are not just a danger for those who work on them. The dislocation and disruption caused by these sites also jeopardize the safety of passerby and other people in the area. Here are some common things that can Construction Site Injuries passerby near a construction site: Falling Debris When workers are on the upper floors of a construction site, they may not be able to control all the debris. This could include various types of building material. WhenRead More …

Should You Settle Your Slip and Fall Case On Your Own

a warning sign depicting a slippery floor

Many people think that handling their own accident settlement negotiation is a way to get more money for themselves after your injury in a slip-and-fall. This is not always the case. In fact, not having a lawyer might not increase your own proceeds, but it could jeopardize your settlement entirely. So you Should Settle Your Slip and Fall Case with a lawyer. Allow us to explain.  Attorneys Can Help When it Is Time to Determine Liability This question is phrasedRead More …

How to Win a Negligent Security Case

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When you are a visitor on someone else’s property. You have the legal right to expect that they will provide you with adequate security for your own protection. When you are the victim of a criminal act on someone else’s property. You can file a lawsuit for negligent security. Our law firm can help you in an inadequate security case if you have been injured in an assault. A negligent security case could pay you compensation. If you were theRead More …

How Much is Your Motorcycle Accident Case Worth?

A person leaning on a parked motorcycle

While we try to explain things to our clients in plain English and avoid lawyerly answers, we are afraid that we have to resort to the old legal standby and answer this question with “it depends.” There is no one set answer that can tell you what your Motorcycle Accident Case Worth. It all depends on the particular facts of your case. The Elements of a Motorcycle Accident Claim When you file a claim for compensation, you can expect theRead More …