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Articles written by lawyers and expert witnesses worldwide
explaining the different aspects of Personal Injury.

IVC Filters and Product Liability Cases

  January 25, 2017     By HG.org
Litigation has risen due to faulty IVC filters. Many patients have had these inserted and receive injury due to defects and issues with these devices. The manufacturers have been filed against due to claims of poor design, failures to warn of inherent and possible risks with the device, defects and similar issues.

Complex Causes of Truck Crashes and Who Bears the Liability

  January 25, 2017     By HG.org
The United States Department of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have put various regulations in place that limit and restrict various issues from occurring, but sleep deprivation, fatigue and distractions are still a concern with truck drivers and crashes.

10 Lies Auto Insurance Companies Tell You After a Car Accident

  January 25, 2017     By Kuzyk Law, LLP
Insurance companies deal with car accidents all the time, and their process to sweep it away is highly efficient.

Georgia Personal Injury Laws - What You Should Know

  January 25, 2017     By Kim Injury Law, PC
If you are injured in the State of Georgia, there is a statute of limitations requirement you need to know about. From the date of your injury, you have up to two years from that date to file a personal injury lawsuit. This “statute of limitations” applies to all personal injury-related cases. After the two-year window expires, you may lose your right to file a claim or receive monetary compensation.

I Had a Bad Car Accident. I Have Auto Insurance. Why Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

  January 25, 2017     By Kim Injury Law, PC
Your car insurance premium covers compensatory damages for property loss and medical costs up to the policy limits. But if you have sustained bodily injuries that require ongoing medical treatment, if your injuries have caused physical limitations that cause you loss of income and continued pain and suffering and have impacted on your relationship with family members and your spouse, will your car insurance premium cover your bills and emotional distress?

Dynamics of a Birth Injury Lawsuit

  January 24, 2017     By HG.org
When a baby is injured during birth, he or she may have a negative impact that affects him or her throughout life or long-term physical harm that could lead to serious complications. Other minor bruises or lacerations could transpire when particular instruments and tools are used through the healthcare facility.

First Steps to Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer

  January 24, 2017     By HG.org
When a person has been injured, it is often the most important to hire a lawyer to ensure all rights are protected, and compensation is filed correctly and with immediacy.

If I’m Injured While on Break, Do I Still Receive Compensation?

  January 23, 2017     By HG.org
When employees are at a company where they take a break on the property owned by the business, it is possible to become injured while on lunch or break. In these instances, the question of being able to pursue compensation for medical treatment comes into the mind of the worker.

Office Injuries and Workers’ Compensation Rights

  January 23, 2017     By HG.org
Injuries at the office are common in certain industries. When the company has dangerous materials, substances, equipment or tools, employees may be harmed with greater frequency than those in office or cubicle locations. However, accidents do occur in an office setting as well that could lead to extensive damage requiring a trip to an emergency room. When this occurs, it is vital to understand what is available through workers’ compensation benefits and what is not covered.

Civil Consequences of DUI

  January 23, 2017     By HG.org
Driving under the influence is illegal in every state of the country. The consequences of these actions often are criminal charges with potential fines, jail or prison terms, suspension of driver’s license and various other similar issues. However, what many may be unaware of is that civil cases may be filed against the perpetrator of these acts as well as criminal.

Lead Poisoning Lawsuits

  January 23, 2017     By HG.org
A major issue of the past has become a recurring concern over the years off and on due to various factors that are sometimes unknown but frequently are discovered after some research. This is lead poisoning. While it was a continual problem previously, safety protocols and understanding how these issues have occurred provide a manner in preventing medical injuries with adhering to particular guidelines.

Workplace Fairness and Workers’ Compensation Claims in Minnesota

  January 23, 2017     By HG.org
When an accident occurs at work, it is necessary to seek medical care immediately. However, before this healthcare attention is sought, it should be cleared with management to ensure the correct doctor or medical facility is used for workers’ compensation claims.

Third Party Liability in a DUI Crash

  January 22, 2017     By HG.org
It is possible in a collision where someone is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, this person may be only one of several that may be held liable for paying out damages to the injured party.

How Can an Accident Reconstruction Expert Witness Help in a Personal Injury Case?

  January 22, 2017     By HG.org
When a person collides with another, his or her testimony often is in direct opposition which causes complications in dealing with the victim and the defending party during litigation.

Expert Witness on the Hidden Dangers of the Meatpacking Industry

  January 22, 2017     By HG.org
Meatpacking jobs often come with various dangers that are both hidden and obvious to administration, management and staff. These may be observed through machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in the company.

Determining Liability When Something Falls off a Commercial Truck

  January 20, 2017     By HG.org
Items may fall off a commercial truck and cause an accident, or these items may collide with a person or a driver’s vehicle that leads to property damage or personal injury. When these events occur, it is imperative to know who is accountable for damages, responsible for the injuries sustained and the at-fault driver or specific someone.

How Truck Driver Impairment Causes Catastrophic Injuries

  January 20, 2017     By HG.org
When truck drivers are traveling far distances, they often become tired or sleepy. These are only two types of impairment they may exhibit while operating their large trucks. Some may drink while driving, and others may be affected by medical conditions.

Showing the Connection between Medical Expenses and an Accident

  January 20, 2017     By HG.org
When involved in an accident, it is vital to understand what costs are covered by insurance plans, third-party insurance carriers, other entities and individuals. If compensation is possible to pay for extensive medical bills, pain and suffering and loss of income, a lawyer is usually the best person to hire to assist with obtaining these much needed funds.

How Can I Handle Medical Expenses after a Car Accident?

  January 20, 2017     By HG.org
Expenses rise exponentially when an accident on the road or in traffic occurs. When the sudden need to pay these debts off arises, it is vital to know what to do and how to ensure the costs do not mount up and incur automatic payments taken out of a paycheck.

Civil Justice for Crime Victims

  January 20, 2017     By HG.org
When a person has been wronged through a crime, he or she may see justice done through the courts as the perpetrator is placed behind bars. However, this does not resolve any necessary compensation needed for medical bills and a loss of income due to injury that occurred from the criminal act.

Liability Associated with Self-Driving Cars

  January 19, 2017     By HG.org
As technology has advanced to the point that cars now have automatic driving capabilities, there are possible issues of liability that must be answered. Who is responsible for self-driving car issues is on the minds of those that are harmed in collisions that transpire due to faulty electronic systems. Who is considered at fault is the key issue when applying liability and when the injured attempt to pursue claims for compensation to medical bills and treatment necessary to resume daily life.

Keeping Facebook from Messing Up Your Personal Injury Claim

  January 19, 2017     By HG.org
When many persons file a claim for personal injury cases, they are entirely unaware that the defending lawyers are fully capable of going online to view their profile on Facebook and other social media sites. The fascination in sharing a person’s personal life online with strangers, family and friends is widely known to professional of the legal world.

Who Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

  January 19, 2017     By HG.org
Individuals die through negligence, intentional or unintentional acts of other persons every year in the United States. When this occurs, it is possible in many instances to file a wrongful death suit. This usually arises when there is an estate or monetary assets available and left behind for the survivors of the deceased.

Proving Your Slip and Fall Case in New York

  January 19, 2017     By Palermo Tuohy Bruno, PLLC
It's important to know how NY Courts look at slip and fall cases and what makes a property owner at fault for a slip, trip, or fall on their property.

Liability for Malfunctioning Construction Equipment

  January 18, 2017     By DiTomaso Law
Construction is regularly cited one of the most hazardous industries in the country. Working with heavy, dangerous equipment only adds to the risk factor.

What Happens if Injured by an Uninsured Driver

  January 18, 2017     By HG.org
Accidents occur on the road and in traffic so often that it has become a billion dollar issue every year in the United States. In some instances of these disastrous events, the drivers that cause the collision have no insurance. There are usually only two options when dealing with these individuals during an incident.

What to Ask after a Car Accident

  By HG.org
When a car accident or collision occurs with others, property or objects, many victims or those harmed often ask the questions what happens next afterwards. Though this inquiry may be important, it is equally important to ensure those surviving these events are medically treated.

Mental Health Illnesses and Personal Injury Accidents

  By HG.org
Personal injury accidents are a common theme when certain factors are part of the situation. These circumstances often affect how a person feels, thinks and moves physically for months and even years in some instances.

Insurance Facts Surrounding Hit and Run Accidents

  January 17, 2017     By HG.org
Hit and run accidents occur with infrequency in the United States. Because of this, insurance companies may not have a stipulation specifically for these incidents that ensures anything may be provided for the victims of these situations. Because of this, these events may become complicated.

Types of Injuries, Treatment and Damages in Dog Bite Attack Cases

  January 17, 2017     By HG.org
Dog bite issues are an uncommon occurrence, but they are still governed by personal injury cases each year when they do arise. Because it is important to know who is responsible for damages during these incidents, contacting a lawyer may be beneficial in understanding how to proceed.

What Are Lawsuit Settlement Loans?

  January 17, 2017     By HG.org
Lawsuits take money and a great deal of time to complete. When the suit is so long and complicated, there are many bills that demand payment while the victim is awaiting a settlement. In these situations, it is possible a lawsuit settlement loan is necessary.

Expert Witness Common Dangers Faced by Construction Workers

  January 17, 2017     By HG.org
Workplace injuries occur with infrequency depending upon the industry someone is in when harmed. Construction employees may face a greater amount of dangers due to the proximity to heavy and complicated machinery and equipment.

How Social Media Posts can Sink Your Personal Injury Case

  January 17, 2017     By HG.org
With the accessibility of the internet in the electronic age, it is easy for both pursuing and opposing legal teams to examine social media posts submitted by the victim in a personal injury case.

Expert Witness Common Dangers Faced by Construction Workers

  January 17, 2017     By HG.org
Workplace injuries occur with infrequency depending upon the industry someone is in when harmed. Construction employees may face a greater amount of dangers due to the proximity to heavy and complicated machinery and equipment.

Johnson & Johnson Loses Another Trial Over Cancer Talcum Powder Link

  January 17, 2017     By d'Oliveira & Associates
Evidence piles up as more cases alleging that Talcum Powder was the cause for ovarian cancer are filed.

Winning Mediation Strategies

  January 16, 2017     By Harrelson Law Firm, PA
Next to trial, mediation can be the most crucial day of litigating your case. That’s why it's important to spend time and effort having the case "trial ready" prior to even agreeing to mediate.

How to Make a Store Responsible If You Are Injured There

  January 16, 2017     By HG.org
There are a variety of accidents and injuries that may occur while in a store. Many of these are slip and fall incidents that may leave the victim in severe pain with wounds that take time to heal. Medical treatment is usually necessary to resolve the concern.

Workplace Fall Injuries

  By HG.org
Falls in the workplace are one of the most common and top causes of injuries for employees, management and visitors to the site. These concerns are so regular, there have been standards of safety implemented in training and documentation provided by employers. Various substances, liquids, debris and clutter may be the reason someone falls. Slipping on certain materials often lead to a damaging fall as well.

Determining Liability after Sustaining an Injury at the Gym

  January 13, 2017     By HG.org
Injuries at the gym are not a common occurrence, but they happen regularly enough that many lawsuits have happened based on these activities. Both the out of shape and the heavily muscled may sustain harm while working out, handling equipment and materials or by colliding with others.

Ways Social Media Undermines Personal Injury Claims

  January 13, 2017     By HG.org
Social Media has become one of the top ways of communicating since the information age exploded. These platforms allow online individuals to post pictures, video, data and various other items immediately. Even with the harshest and most restricting privacy settings, there are often many mistakes made that provide victims thousands in damages due to the harm caused.

How to Report Defective Products and Then Collect

  January 12, 2017     By HG.org
Defective products plague the consumer world. It is not often these items cause injury, but when they do, it is important to know if a specific entity is responsible. Harm of this type usually requires hospitalization and treatment which is often pricey.

Liability of Stores for Selling Defective Products

  January 12, 2017     By HG.org
There are various concerns with defective products and how to apply who is responsible. One main concern is liability. Determining who is liable is often complicated and difficult. Defects could be an issue with the initial model of the item, a problem caused during distribution, an issue that occurs once the objects arrive or are in the stores or similar problems.

How to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer and Get the Compensation You Actually Deserve

  January 12, 2017     By Kuzyk Law, LLP
Insurance company representatives are usually quick to help pay for your car’s damage and immediate medical bills. But stop. Wait a second. Why are they so fast about it?

Back Injuries from Car Accidents

  January 11, 2017     By HG.org
Car accidents cause back and spine injury often. These wounds may lead to afflictions that last throughout a person’s life, and extensive physical therapy and healthcare treatment are often necessary in resolving or minimizing further stress. When certain areas of the back are affected, a person may become paralyzed.

Elder Abuse on the Rise

  January 11, 2017     By HG.org
As the elderly population increases, there has been a noticeable rise in abuse with these persons. These incidents are both in care facilities intending to ensure these individuals are well taken care of and at home where they live with family for their later years. Unfortunately, it has been observed that with a larger amount of elderly persons, the higher the rate of abuse. These incidents may be physical, emotional or psychological.

Action Plans for Parents Considering Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim on Behalf of Their Children

  January 11, 2017     By HG.org
When a child is harmed during a medical procedure, the parent is usually the person that has to consider filing a claim for medical malpractice. However, there are some well-informed young persons that know when this should occur and when the issue is merely a bad outcome and not malpractice.

Who Is Responsible for Bike Accidents when Hit by an Opening Door?

  January 11, 2017     By HG.org
Persons that ride on bicycles may end up in the most dangerous accidents when not wearing protective gear. Of these, running into open doors, moving vehicles and other items are high on the list. It is important to know who is responsible for the incident when injuries transpire with an open car door.

Negligence, Torts, and Personal Injury

  By HG.org
Legal terms of negligence, torts and personal injury are used for various cases involving litigation that may yield compensation to someone that has been injured or aggrieved. When these words are used, a person has often perpetrated some form of wrong against another. It is important to understand what factors apply to these claims and how the victim has been harmed.

Who Is Responsible for Sports injuries?

  January 10, 2017     By HG.org
When someone is harmed during a game, practicing or preparing for a group get-together, the question many have is who should be responsible for damages if anyone. These accidents or instances of hurt are outside the professional world where those individuals have various others to provide care and assistance to resolve injuries.

Third Party Liability in a DUI Crash - When It Does and Does Not Apply

  January 10, 2017     By HG.org
Even when a person driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol causes a collision, he or she may be only one of multiple parties held liable for damages. This is often based on the state laws the crash occurred in. When harmed in these accidents, the injured may pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party as permitted throughout the United States.

Most Common Grounds to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

  January 10, 2017     By HG.org
There are numerous instances where someone dies due to the direct impact of a company, person or entity such as an organization or group. Those that survive these victims may be entitled to seeking litigation based on various factors of the incident.

Avoiding Accidents with Trucks

  By HG.org
Accidents through traveling in trucks happen every day in the United States. These issues often harm those driving, passengers and other drivers. Injury and death may be the outcome when safety precautions have not been followed.

Social Host Responsibility in Maryland

  January 6, 2017     By LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, PA
In an effort to impose stricter penalties on adults who allow underage drinking in their homes, a new ruling by the Maryland Court of Appeals says that adults will be held civilly liable for any injuries or fatalities caused by the underage individuals who were drinking on their property.

When Employers are Responsible for Victim Injuries

  January 4, 2017     By HG.org
Most injuries that occur at a work site are covered through workers’ compensation packages as specified in various states to be required for purchase to cover employee incidents. While some states do not demand this type of insurance policy, even with these plans, it is possible that the employer is responsible for the compensation of the injury.

Determining Whether to Sue or Not to Sue

  January 4, 2017     By HG.org
When injury or harm befalls someone, it is important to know when it is best to seek litigation and when another option is the better route. It has been suggested that before a suit has been filed, that the entire situation is thought out extensively beforehand.

Uber and Liability

  January 4, 2017     By HG.org
Uber has become one of the top ways of traveling when the person needing the ride does not want to take a taxi. However, if there are accidents, collisions or other issues that arise, the question that becomes important is how this affects liability and who may be responsible. There is an insurance policy taken out by Uber management that covers third-party accidents.

Can Uber Be Sued For Its Role in Detroit Stabbing, Kalamazoo Shootings?

  January 4, 2017     By Buckfire & Buckfire, PC
If Uber is found liable for Kalamazoo shootings or Detroit stabbing, expect civil lawsuits to be filed. Families and victims want answers and may be entitled to a settlement under Michigan law.

When Your Prior Felony Conviction Can Be Used Against You in a Texas Car Accident Trial

  January 3, 2017     By The Law Offices of Sharita Blacknall
There are over 500,000 people in Texas with prior felony convictions. Many of these people will be involved in accidents that are not their fault. But, they may be hesitant to hire a lawyer to go to trial on their behalf because of their prior criminal history.

5 Ways Settling a Car Accident Case for a Child is Different

  January 3, 2017     By The Law Offices of Sharita Blacknall
When a minor is injured in an accident it is treated slightly different than that of an adult for various reasons.

What Happens If a Drunk Driner Caused Your Car Accident

  January 3, 2017     By Percy Martinez Law Office
Car accidents which involve drunk driving are considered to be a civil lawsuit in the state of Florida. Specifically, in Miami, the drunk driver, may be held responsible for criminal charges which include fines and quite possibly face jail time.

Cuisinart Product Recall

  January 2, 2017     By Galfand Berger LLP
Cuisinart launched a massive product recall right before the 2016 holiday season and millions of customers nationwide are unhappy. Cuisinart is a popular and well-recognized brand that manufactures and distributes food processing equipment.

When Other Family Members Challenge a Settlement in a Wrongful Death Lawsuit

  January 2, 2017     By HG.org
When someone dies while at work, there are many processes that may occur depending upon the state, insurance package, the company and similar factors. When a workers’ compensation package has been purchased, a settlement is usually provided for these incidents.

What Elements do I Have to Prove in a Premises Liability Case to Win?

  December 29, 2016     By HG.org
When certain actions occur that affect another, litigation often arises. In order to win these cases, a lawyer is usually necessary with the ability to prove liability and responsibility to the injured or harmed party.

When Is a Lawyer Considered a Car Accident Lawyer?

  December 27, 2016     By HG.org
Car collisions are one of the top ways in which a person is injured or dies in the United States. Because of these accidents, litigation may occur when insurance companies refuse or are incapable of restoring a person to what he or she was before the incident occurred.

What to Do if Injured by a Doctor

  December 26, 2016     By HG.org
There are many instances where a person has been harmed by a doctor during a medical procedure. When these incidents occur, one course of action is to seek compensation for additional treatment that is necessary for resolving the injuries that occurred with the initial physician.

Fatalities and Multi-Vehicle Accidents

  By HG.org
The record of accidents in both traffic and on the road is astronomical every year with billions in damages for each person affected and for the roads. Various conditions may be the root cause of these collisions, but many drivers are the cause of injuries and death in these accidents.

Talcum Powder Product Liability Cases

  December 25, 2016     By HG.org
Talcum powder products have been proven in many cases as harmful to both pregnant mothers and babies. The powder has several health concerns that could lead to additional problems as these young ones age, and when they are older other medical conditions may be exacerbated by these powders. Several investigations have been completed finding proof that purchased items containing talcum have become serious issues for various persons.

Workers’ Compensation Contrasts with Standard Employees and Student Workers in Minnesota

  December 24, 2016     By HG.org
There are some differences in workers’ compensation claims when involving student employees or those working for a university as when the laborer is hired through a standard company. Filing a claim may be relatively similar, but some of the processes are dissimilar due to the variations of who is involved, and how to proceed.

Workers’ Compensation in Minnesota

  December 24, 2016     By HG.org
Workers become injured at the job site with great frequency in the United States depending on the industry. When the company has a workers’ compensation package, these injuries are usually covered in a variety of means that includes medical procedures, a loss of income from the lack of work and other issues that arise during these periods of non-working times.

For Minnesota Workers’ Compensation, How Long Do I have to Make a Claim?

  December 24, 2016     By HG.org
When a worker has been harmed while working for a company or working in the building of the business, there is the possibility of filing a claim for workers’ compensation in the state of Minnesota.

Regularly Occurring Injuries in Warehouses

  By HG.org
Warehouse jobs are numerous due to various repetitive actions needed each day. Some of these include driving a forklift, stacking boxes, completing paperwork, cataloging and tagging packages with monitoring or sensor tags. While machines carry out many menial tasks, employees are usually needed to perform those jobs that computers and electrical equipment cannot.

Parents and Teen Driving Dangers

  By HG.org
The dangers of driving are everywhere from the small town to the big city and from ages ranging young to old. The hazards found in road conditions, weather, construction and similar issues lead to injury and death every year in staggering numbers.

Cognitive Distractions and Drivers

  By HG.org
Drivers often face several types of distractions when traveling from one place to another. It is these disturbances that cause or lead to accidents on the road and in traffic. Because a person operating a vehicle is distracted in one fashion or another, he or she often is injured or injures others.

Individuals in Every Industry Are Susceptible to Workplace Injuries

  By HG.org
However, there are often ways to prevent these injuries. By recognizing workplace hazards, employers and employees alike can take steps to mitigate risks and prevent employee injuries. Some of the most common injuries that American workers sustain include:

About Workers' Compensation Claims for On the Job Injuries

  By HG.org
There are a number of industries where a worker may be harmed in one fashion or another. However, many of these types of businesses are easily identified. Of these, most have some extra form of insurance that covers the company from litigation or claims that decrease finances going to management and similar persons.

Risks Associated with Drowsy Driving

  By HG.org
The risks of driving while drowsy elevate the potential for disastrous road entanglements exponentially the less sleep or rest a person has. This usually translates to collisions with persons, objects and property in increasing numbers depending upon other factors such as weather, time of day and season of the year.

Changes in Regulations Related to Defective Products

  By HG.org
Defects in cars and other automobiles are not as rare as they should be due to the amount of accidents that arise through these concerns. When one part may lead to brakes malfunctioning or a steering wheel not permitting a turn, those traveling in the vehicle may suffer injury or in the worst case, death.

Driving in Construction Zones

  By HG.org
Construction zones are dangerous and fraught with potential hazards for all drivers that pass through them. It is important to pay attention to these locations and ensure safety is utilized at all times while in these areas. Injuries and death soon follow accidents within construction locations that have heavy changes to the road.

Nurses Protected from Injury

  By HG.org
Laws have been passed to protect nurses and healthcare facilities with safety regulations and additional accountability in these workplaces. These have been implemented due to the unhealthy statistic of over 10,000 nurses being injured through debilitating spine and back damage through the lifting and moving of patients they are assisting.

Things about Your Life You Must Tell Your Personal Injury Attorney

  December 22, 2016     By Palermo Tuohy Bruno, PLLC
Here's a list of some things your personal injury attorney must know about you in order to properly approach your case and get you the best financial outcome possible.

Texting, Pedestrians and Injury

  By HG.org
Drivers have various risks attached to them when on the road, highway, freeway, interstate or in traffic. Among these risks is the phenomenon of texting. While this issue does not affect those that do not handle their phones when operating a vehicle, they may still be injured by others that do use this device for texting and on the road.

Risks of PROM During Pregancy

  December 19, 2016     By Eichen, Crutchlow, Zaslow & McElroy, LLP
Pregnant women often refer to their “water breaking” when talking about childbirth. This refers to the rupturing of the membranes around the amniotic sac and chorion, which results in amniotic fluid leaking out.

The Truth about Insurance Companies and Auto Accident Injury Claims

  December 19, 2016     By Kuzyk Law, LLP
There’s a lot that happens after an auto accident. One of those things is the claim to the insurance companies. You may find that when you are owed compensation for damages and injuries, the offer they put forth is nowhere near adequate. (In many unfortunate cases, people find this out well after the fact, since bills and expenses accrue over time, long after the insurance company has paid them out some crazy lowball amount.)

Mistakes after an Accident

  By HG.org
Car accidents are among the top causes of injury and death for individuals and groups. Even when only minor destruction is done, the costs may be extensive. Property damage and the harm caused may lead to death when certain factors are present. However, it is after these serious concerns where drivers make mistakes.

Personal Injury Lawsuit Liability and Damages

  By HG.org
Personal injury lawsuits require liability to be proven before a victim can receive compensation for the damages he or she suffered. It is vital that all proof regarding the cause of the accident is retained for the possibility of having to produce it during a trial. These types of claims often are filed with a personal injury lawyer that has extensive knowledge and experience in these matters.

Preventable Deaths According to the CDC

  By HG.org
Of all the injuries that occur at a worksite, many of these are preventable. When a person has been harmed to the point he or she has little to no chance of recovering, the individual often dies from these grievous wounds. However, there are many measures that are put in place or that may be followed to avoid this type of disaster.

What to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

  By HG.org
Claims of personal injury often lead to a case that requires a lawyer for maximum effect. It is in these situations that it is important to understand what to ask and how to proceed. After medical attention has been received for whichever treatment is necessary, documentation should be acquired as proof and for any potential compensation.

Monetary Compensation for Violent Crime Victims

  By HG.org
To provide justice is done, criminal charges are the first form of a case against someone when violent acts cause harm to someone, but in certain circumstances, a premises liability claim may also be accomplished on a civil level.

Process for Injured Passengers in Accidents

  By HG.org
While drivers are often the recipients of injuries and may die in accidents involving vehicles, roads or other drivers, passengers are just as susceptible to these same conditions. Many riding in the car with the operator of the vehicle sustain wounds or die when the automobile crashes or collides with other cars, objects and property.

Unsafe Child Toys and Baby Gear

  By HG.org
Toys and gear for children have previously contained hazardous materials and poisonous substances that were present after the items were purchased. Since regulations and guidelines changed to alter these materials, children’s toys and baby gear have become safer.

How to Handle Doubts about Medical Treatment

  By HG.org
There are a vast variety of medical insurance carriers, plans, contracts and programs available for consumers to choose from both through work, staffing agencies, independently and through assistance. It is often difficult to choose the correct one that matches everything needed by the individual.

Understanding the Cause of Motorcycle Accidents and Who May Be to Blame

  By HG.org
When accidents occur with motorcycles, the driver may not live to see recovery from any possible injuries sustained. Safety is paramount for these vehicle operators to survive collisions and accidental concerns on the road. Some of the standard safety protocols are known to these drivers, but there are many possible ways to remain protected while riding a motorcycle that may not be widely shared among bikers.

Higher Number of Temporary Employees Injured on the Job

  December 18, 2016     By HG.org
Temp employees are on the rise when standard workers are fired or laid off for various reasons. These persons often only fill a role for a short time unless asked by the company to continue or extend their contracts. Though they may only have a limited amount of time working with or within the business, they are often afforded many benefits that even extend to insurance and other advantages.

How Continued Loud Noises in the Workplace Lead to Workplace Injuries

  By HG.org
Many job tasks may result in hearing loss when working at the company site. These injuries are often overlooked due to the length of time various incidents require before the loss in hearing is sufficient to affect how a person works at the place of employment. The impairment may lead to further potential risks and hazards when performing tasks necessary each day.

The Right for Personal Injury Victims to Recover for Violent Crimes

  By HG.org
Violent crimes affect the victim in various manners to include physical, emotional and psychological effects. The capacity to recover is often hindered by a lack of compensation to pay for treatment and external forces in most instances.

Medical Malpractice Cases Involving the Impact of Testosterone on Intellectual Functioning

  By HG.org
Testosterone has been linked with heart attack and disease risks that could lead to serious injury or death. Every single male that consumes this product has a chance of danger at some level, but there tends to be a higher possibility for harm in those younger than 65 years of age.

When Doctors Prescribe Dangerous Drugs to Elder Patients Who Fall

  By HG.org
Patients that receive prescription treatment from a physician of an advanced age may increase their risk of falls and injury. It is difficult for many older persons to coordinate from place to place with greater and further distance, but adding many different medications to these acts have heightened possibilities of causing harm to these individuals. Some medical professionals do not take the normal aches and pains into account when prescribing certain pills and substances for elder patients.

Medical Malpractice Claims Based on the Side Effects of Testosterone

  By HG.org
There are a vast variety of hormones and vitamins that are on the market and available online for purchase by consumers. While some of these may work as directed, there are numerous others that are both harmful and ineffective despite claims to the contrary.

Underreporting Workplace Accidents Leads to More Accidents

  By HG.org
Injuries in the workplace are both common and expected in specific numbers based on the industry. When certain factors exist, these accidents rise. When safety protocols have been implemented and followed closely, injury and death may be lowered in instances and in quantity.

What Pain is Worth for Settlement

  By HG.org
When victims are harmed in the process of a crime that has been perpetrated, they often suffer from various forms of pain. These could be psychological, emotional, physical or traumatic depending upon the circumstances of the violent act.

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