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Can a Child File an Injury Lawsuit or Make an Insurance Claim?

When a child is harmed in a car accident or an incident on property, can he or she make an insurance claim? The short answer is yes, like any individual, they are entitled to receive money for medical bills and other damages. How does a child…
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What Happens When a Child is Killed in an Accident?

No parent should ever have to face a tragedy such as when a child is killed in an accident, such as a car crash or other cause. There will never be anything that anyone can do to right such a wrong. Our attorneys assist parents and families…
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Do Drug Companies Place Profits Over People?

Does the pharmaceutical industry disregard safety in order to boost their own profits? Do they perform sufficient research to ensure people's safety? What happens when a person is injured due to a drug or medical device injury? Watch this video…
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What is a Special Needs Trust?

When a person is seriously injured and sustains a spinal injury or brain injury, or if the person is a minor, a special needs trust is one way to ensure any recovery from a personal injury lawsuit is kept safe and protected. https://yout…
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Is Your Car Being Recalled?

When your car is listed on a recall, you should take it to the dealership as soon as possible. However, if you are injured due to a defective car or auto part, the manufacturer may still be liable to you, even if they instigated a voluntary…
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How Do You Determine Fault in a Construction Accident?

Construction sites are busy places, and accidents can cause serious injury and death to workers. While some construction workers may receive workers' comp after an accident on site, there may also be additional claims to recover compensation.…
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What is Delayed Diagnosis of Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is a progressive disease, and the chances of a full recovery are best when it is caught early. This is why a doctor's failure to diagnose breast cancer or delayed diagnosis of breast cancer is so devastating for women and their…
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Can an Object in the Road Cause a Bike Accident?

Objects in the road, barriers, potholes or other encumbrances may be the cause of bicycle accidents. When this happens, the Department of Transportation, other government entities or private businesses in charge of maintaining the roads may…
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Can You Sue a Theme Park if You Signed a Liability Waiver?

Many businesses, including theme parks, either make patrons sign liability waivers or the waiver is automatically included in the fine print of the ticket you purchase. However, signing a liability waiver will not necessarily prevent you from…
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Can You File a Civil Lawsuit for Negligent Security After Being a Crime Victim?

Property owners have a duty to their guests to maintain safe premises, and property owners may be held responsible if their tenants or guests are victims of assault, robbery or other crime. This can include apartment buildings, hotels and resorts,…
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How Do Defective Hip Joints Cause Serious Injuries?

Defective hip joints have the capacity to cause extreme pain when they fail after being implanted in patients. In addition to this injury, patients with defective hip joints have to bear invasive, second surgeries to correct the problem. In…
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What are Whistleblower Lawsuits?

A whistleblower lawsuit, also called qui tam, is when an employee informs the authorities or oversight agency that their government agency or private company is engaging in fraud. When a person exposes fraudulent or illegal activities, the law…
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Are Cruise Line Shore Excursions Safe?

Shore excursions, the daily travel packages sold or promoted by the cruise lines, may result in accidents or injuries to participants. In some situations, the cruise lines may be responsible for the actions of these shore excursion companies.…
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How Do Insurance Companies Respond to a Truck Accident?

After a truck accident, the trucking company that employs the driver and an insurance carrier will likely be at the scene within the hour. It is their goal to take control of the evidence to try to place the blame for the wreck elsewhere. After…
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What is Intellectual Property Theft?

Intellectual property can be stolen just like any other tangible asset. In this video, Miami lawyer Patrick Montoya explains how he and his law firm have experience in these types of actions. He also reviews a case where a doctor's intellectual…
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What is Fraudulent Misrepresentation?

Fraudulent misrepresentation occurs when a person or company lies to consumers about a product. In this video, attorney Curt Miner explains his work in consumer protection law: fighting back against supplement manufacturers who are misrepresenting…
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Does Miami Have a Motorcycle Accident Problem?

The city of Miami unfortunately experiences a high amount of motorcycle accidents. After a wreck, how do you determine who is at fault for the accident? In this video, attorney Julie Kane explains what a lawyer can do for an injured person after…
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Why are Cars With Takata Airbags Being Recalled?

Takata airbags, used in millions of cars throughout the globe, including Honda, Toyota and more, have defects that can cause serious injury and death in the event of a car accident. The airbags can actually deploy shrapnel at the car driver…