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Bike On Bike Action: What May Happen In Court When A Drunk Motorcyclist Hits You On Your Motorcycle

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Frequently you hear about vehicular accidents where cars and trucks hit motorcycles, but what about motorcyclists hitting other motorcyclists? It does happen, and usually because one or both drivers of these bikes were under the influence or distracted when they should have been paying attention to the road. If this has happened to you, here are some things you need to know about pursuing a case against the other motorcyclist. Read More»

What To Do When You're A Passenger In A Single Car Accident

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When you are a passenger in a single-vehicle accident, often times it seems that the only viable option is to pursue financial compensation from the individual who was driving the vehicle you were in. Although this is a viable option, and their insurance should cover your initial medical bills, that is not your only option in pursuing compensation. Here is what you need to do and what some of your options may include in a single-vehicle car accident. Read More»

Things To Tell Your Employees About Worker's Compensation

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While you hope that you never have to file a worker’s compensation claim for an employee, it’s still a good idea to inform your employees upfront about your worker’s compensation policies. Doing so can help to streamline the process in the event that there’s ever an accident and/or a dispute. Here are some things to include in your employee handbook about worker’s compensation.  Who’s Expected to Do What In a worker’s compensation claim, both you and your employee will have some obligations to fulfill. Read More»

Is Misdiagnosis The Same As Medical Malpractice?

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When you go to a doctor, you trust that they will be able to diagnose your condition and prescribe the appropriate treatment. Doctors are human, though, and sometimes they get it wrong. They may misinterpret your symptoms, or the symptoms may point to a number of different possibilities. Sometimes they may get back faulty information from a lab or other medical partner. Simply put, misdiagnoses happen sometimes. The question is often whether the misdiagnosis is malpractice and whether it should lead to a legal action. Read More»

Three Tips For Your Car Accident Case

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Getting into an accident with another driver can be scary and even painful depending on what type of injuries you may have suffered. When you want to assert your rights and receive the proper amount of money to pay for your damages, you need a strategic approach. As part of this strategic approach, consider the three tips in this article to remain in great legal standing and assert your rights in court or during a settlement. Read More»

What You Need To Know About Dehydration If You Have A Loved One In A Nursing Home

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If you have an elderly loved one who has been living in a nursing home, it’s important that you know what the effects of dehydration are on the body and how to determine whether or not your loved one is adequately hydrated. Dehydration plagues residents in nursing homes and can lead to a number of health problems, especially in the elderly. Here’s what you need to know. Dehydration’s Effects On the Body Read More»

3 Required Pieces Of Evidence For A Car Accident Case

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Before you go about collecting evidence for a car accident case, always make sure that everyone involved with the accident is safe and that they have received the proper help that they deserve from the on call hospital services. Afterwards, however, you should go about collecting evidence in order to help you prove liability in the case you wish to sue those responsible for the accident. This article will tell you a few pieces of required evidence that you will need in order to establish liability. Read More»

2 Ways That A Personal Injury Attorney Can Help If Your Dog Bites Someone

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One of the most frightening things for a dog owner is the idea of your dog biting someone, mostly because the penalties for that action can result in a lawsuit against you. While it may seem that the law is stacked against you if your dog bites someone, there are actually several ways in which a personal injury attorney can help you, such as the two listed below. Provocation One of the most common defenses at your disposal if your dog bites someone is to prove that your dog was somehow provoked. Read More»

What Evidence You Need To Make A Solid Personal Injury Case

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If you have been injured due to the negligent or malicious actions of someone else, then you have legal recourse to file a personal injury case. However, since the law is written to protect the innocent from unfounded suits, the burden of proving the misdeeds of the person who injured you rests solely on your shoulders. The key to building a strong case is gathering the right evidence.  Photographs Photographs serve two important functions in making your case. Read More»

4 Tips For Handling A Deposition In A Trucking Accident Case

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After filing a lawsuit against a trucking company for an accident in which you were involved, you most likely will have to face a deposition. What you say during the deposition could have an impact on how well you fare in court. If you have a deposition scheduled, here are some tips to remember.  Re-Read Your Statements You need to review every statement that you have given to the insurance company, police, medical care providers, and others before the deposition. Read More»