Interview: The Hidden Effects of Brain Injuries

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Brain injuries change lives forever, for both the victims and their loved ones. In this interview, attorney John Romano explains the struggles and challenges faced by those dealing with a TBI. Topics covered in this interview: How does life change after a brain injury? Do brain injuries cause symptoms that the general public doesn’t notice? […]

A Sigh of Relief as Illinois Gambling Expansion Passes Hurdle

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Ever since this year’s historic gambling expansion bill passed, there have been concerns about whether state regulators will be able to meet important deadlines related to the bill. These concerns have been somewhat addressed now that a group has been hired to conduct a feasibility study relating to the construction of a casino in downtown […]

Legal Brief: Veteran Disability Benefits

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Veterans living with a service-related disability can seek compensation under a system called veterans compensation. However, as disability attorney Marc Whitehead explains, this process is not always as easy as it should be. Marc Whitehead can be contacted at 888-367-1611. Video transcript: I’m Leslie Rhode for AskTheLawyers.com™, and this is an AskTheLawyers.com™ legal brief. According […]

Interview: Is Debt Settlement Right For You?

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Debt settlement is one solution for overcoming your financial stresses. Is it the right solution for you? In this interview with David Shuster, he explains that debt settlement can be a good solution for many people in debt. He warns to make sure you’re dealing with a legitimate organization/professional. David can be reached at 888-365-0921. […]

Case Story: Defective Auto Parts Cause TBI

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In this video, attorney John Romano explains a case he handled where the seatbacks in a car failed, leading to a brain injury for one of the passengers. When the victim eventually received her Master’s degree, the defense tried to use this as evidence against the severity of the injury. Contact the attorney directly: 888-981-1050 […]

What If I’m in a Car Accident While on the Clock?

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Are employers ever responsible if their employees are involved in car accidents? The short answer? Yes. But not always. There are a couple factors that must be true for your employer to be liable for damages sustained in a car accident. When is Your Employer Liable? Here is an example to demonstrate a situation where […]

Forklift Accident Victim Receives $7 Million Judgment

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Forklift accidents can cause permanent and fatal injuries. They can also be prevented if site managers obey regulations and take basic safety precautions. This legal brief features attorney Michael Warshauer, who recently recovered a $7 million judgment on behalf of a warehouse worker who lost a leg in a forklift accident. Michael Warshauer can be […]

Legal Brief: Why Do Black Women Have More Birth Complications?

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Compared to white women, black women have higher rates of complications during birth. These result in injuries to both the mother and the baby. This legal brief features Lyle Griffin Warshauer, a personal injury lawyer who has years of experience handling cases involving birth injuries. She says that there are a number of factors that […]

Am I Eligible for Workers Comp If I Am At Fault for an Injury?

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It may come as a surprise, but did you know that, if you are injured at work in Georgia, you are entitled to workers’ compensation – even if you are at fault for the injury? In the state of Georgia, workers’ compensation laws are considered “no fault,” meaning that even if your own negligence is […]

Interview: Could You Have an Undiagnosed Brain Injury?

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Sometimes, people who sustain traumatic brain injuries have no idea that they have them. In fact, a head injury isn’t even necessary to sustain brain damage. A sudden jolt to the body can cause a brain injury that is never diagnosed. In this interview, David Klibaner explains how you can tell if you or someone […]

Class Action Lawsuits Filed Over Recalled Rock ‘N Play Sleepers

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In late June, Fisher-Price recalled 71,000 sleeper accessories for Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yards. This is the latest in a series of troubling stories connected to these sleepers, and many parents are fighting back with class action lawsuits. Why Did Fisher Price Recall the Sleepers? Evidence suggests that the sleepers may have been connected […]

Interview: What is ERISA?

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Insurance companies might sound friendly on the phone. Keep in mind that they are not your friend. They are designed to save themselves money whenever possible, even if that means leaving their claimants high and dry. Stephen Nagle is the founder of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates. He is based in Austin, TX and devotes […]

Interview: What Every Worker Needs to Know About Workers’ Comp

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While workers’ comp serves an essential purpose: provide compensation to injured workers when they cannot perform their jobs. However, the system doesn’t always work as well as it should. In this video, attorney Sarah E. Stottlemeyer, partner at Stottlemyer & Associates, LLC, explains how workers can successfully navigate the workers’ compensation system. Contact her directly […]

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How the HERO Program Can Help Stalled Cars on the Highway

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One of the scariest things that can happen to someone out on the highway is their car stalling in the middle of nowhere. Tragically, many drivers do not carry the tools to fix their automobile after a stall. Fortunately, an Atlanta program can help drivers stranded on the road. The HERO Program in Atlanta, GA, […]

Four Critically Injured in Fatal North Hills Hit and Run Crash

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Francisco Hernandez Rivas, 48, a father of two, was killed and four others were critically injured in a Father’s Day hit-and-run crash in North Hills, which officials said, involved suspected a drunk driver. According to a KTLA.com report, the fatal crash occurred when a sedan was speeding north on Haskell Avenue before running a red […]

Apple Recalls 2015 MacBook Pros for Fire Hazard

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Apple has issued a safety recall for its 2015 MacBook Pro laptops with Retina Display saying that the computers’ batteries may overheat and post a fire hazard. According to a report on The Verge, the company says there are a limited number of affected units sold between September 2015 and February 2017. Although they haven’t […]

Interview: Georgia Texting While Driving Laws

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According to Georgia texting while driving laws, are you allowed to use your phone while behind the wheel? What are the consequences and penalties? What happens if you’re involved in a car accident, and you suspect the other driver was checking their phone when the accident occurred? We spoke to car accident attorney Kathy McArthur […]

Interview: Child Support Across State Lines

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After divorce, child support, and child visitation orders are drawn up, what happens if one parent moves out of state? Family law attorney Kelli Hooper explains how this could change child support orders, depending on the family’s situation. Topics covered in this interview: Common legal issues when one person moves to a different state after […]