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Should I File a Wrongful Death Claim?

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A person can file a wrongful death claim on behalf of a deceased loved one when their death arose from a situation that should have been avoidable, or as a result of negligence by another party. Not everyone can file a wrongful death claim,…

Injuries Associated With Premises Liability Claims

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Premises liability claims arise when a person or parties are injured on someone else’s premises due to conditions that should have reasonably been noticed and addressed beforehand. Some common examples of this include icy walkways, cracks…

How Does Poor Road Design Affect a Car Accident Case?

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After a car accident, it can be particularly challenging to know how to proceed on a quest for compensation when no one else appears to be immediately responsible for the accident. However, poor road design is a common factor in car accident…

What Are the Types of Product Defects?

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Any product may be subject to defects, and depending on the product and its intended use, the consequences could be severe. Common items that experience defects resulting in damage to users include defective auto parts, medical devices, food…

Injuries in Public Transportation Accidents

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Public transportation can be great in the sense that it is eco-friendly, cost-effective, and reduces traffic. However, in any situation where you are relying on another person or parties for transportation, your safety is in someone else’s…
What Sets Child Injury Cases Apart From Other Injury Claims?

What Sets Child Injury Cases Apart From Other Injury Claims?

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Child injury cases differ from adult injury cases in a variety of ways. Aside from being particularly alarming, it is also important to note that children are often unable to communicate the type and severity of pain they are experiencing. Additionally,…

What is a Mass Tort?

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Mass torts are similar to class action lawsuits in the way that they both involve a group of people seeking justice after being hurt by the same person or company. However, class action lawsuits tend to involve an extremely large number of injured…

Firearm Malfunctions and Liability

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When a firearm malfunctions, the effects can be devastating. Firearm defects can cause serious injuries and even fatalities when they misfire or discharge outside of the gun owner’s control. When someone is injured due to a firearm, it can…

What to Do if an Employer Fails to Pay Overtime Compensation

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In general, if you work more than 8 hours a day or more than 40 hours in one workweek, your employer could be required to pay overtime wages. However, it should be noted that the legal requirement to pay overtime varies from state to state and…