Personal Injury Law Articles

Articles written by attorneys and experts worldwide
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Common Construction Injuries

  By HG.org
Construction work can be very dangerous. Heavy equipment, heights, dangerous obstacles all around: construction work presents unique hazards most other occupations do not. As a result, injuries on construction sites are all too frequent an occurrence.

When Can You Sue for Defamation?

When we think of personal injury lawsuits we think of vehicle accidents, slip and fall injuries, or dog bites, but some kinds of personal injury do not necessitate that the victim is actually physically injured in order to recover compensation.

What to Do if You Are in a Bus Accident

  By HG.org
Whenever you step onto a bus, whether a city bus, a tour bus, a shuttle, a school bus, etc., you are entrusting your safety to the bus driver and the owner of the bus. For some reason, we feel safe and secure on a bus; so much so that many buses do not have or require seat belts. But even when in a bus, accidents do happen.

Little Known Facts About Motorcycle Accidents

  By HG.org
Motorcycle accidents, though not necessarily more common than other motor vehicle accidents, can be more shocking and devastating. But, they can also be caused by some unique circumstances. A number of studies and surveys have discovered some interesting facts and statistics about motorcycle accidents:

Legal Considerations in Train and Railroad Accidents

  By HG.org
According to the Federal Railroad Administration, approximately 3,000 train accidents occur each year in the United States, and nearly 1,000 people die each year as a result. Railroad accidents may be in the form of a collision with another train, a car or bus, or even a derailment or fire.

Illinois Industrial Accidents

  By HG.org
In Illinois, employers have a duty to their employees to provide a safe work environment that protects them for injury on the job. This is even more true where industrial equipment or manufacturing machines are in use. But, industrial workplaces like factories, energy plants and warehouses have a higher than average rate of injury and death for their workers.

What is a Mass Tort and Why Does It Matter to Me?

  By HG.org
A tort is a civil (as opposed to a criminal) wrong committed by a person or company that results in some sort of harm to another, whether physical injury, emotional distress, or financial loss or property damage. The person or entity that commits the tort is called a “tortfeasor,” and is legally responsible for the harm their wrong causes to the victim(s).

Who is Liable for Animal Bites by Wild Animals?

  By HG.org
In virtually every jurisdiction, the owner of an animal will be responsible if it injures someone, whether that animal is a pet, a service animal, or on display, such as at a zoo or exhibition. But, people get injured by wild animals, too. When a wild animal attacks someone, who is responsible for the injuries? The injured person? The property owner where the attack occurred? The government?

Detecting Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

  By HG.org
It may seem unthinkable that anyone would want to injure a defenseless elderly person, but it happens everyday. Nursing home abuse takes many forms, but all of it can be damaging, whether emotionally, physically, or financially. Knowing the signs of nursing home abuse and contacting a nursing home abuse lawyer if you know or suspect your loved one has been abused or neglected is critical in protecting both your loved one and others who may not have family or those as attentive as you.

Burn Injuries and Brain Damage

  By HG.org
Statistics show that there are 450,000 emergency room visits due to burn injuries every year in the United States. After emergency treatment, 10% of those injuries (or some 45,000 people) will be admitted to long-term care or treatment at burn centers. Unfortunately, about 3,500 of these burn victims will not survive.

What to Do if Your Child is Injured at Birth

  By HG.org
It is a nightmare scenario nobody wishes to face: what should be one of the happiest moments of their life becomes one of the most tragic when their newborn experiences injuries during birth. These injuries can be permanently debilitating or even result in death. But, very often, birth injuries are also preventable and unnecessary, resulting from improper medical care.

It Was Only a Fender Bender

In 2009, there were 10.8 million motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Let that number sink in for a minute. That’s 10.8 million reasons to know your rights when you find yourself in a car accident, specifically a fender bender. The name itself implies the minor amount of damage involved in such accidents.

When the Bite’s Worse Than the Bark

An estimated 2 million attacks occur each year with only 800,000 documented. While some breeds have the tendency for more aggression than others, animal attacks can happen anywhere, anytime. Sadly, many victims are under 10 years of age and dog bites alone make up for most child emergency room visits due to an animal attack.

How to Get Your Social Security Benefits

  By HG.org
The Social Security Administration (SSA) is the organization responsible for paying disability benefits to American adults and children deemed to suffer from long-term disability. The law states that disabilities must be the result of a medical condition that has prevented, or will prevent, you from working for a year or that will ultimately end in death.

Fighting Misappropriation of Name or Likeness

  By HG.org
Americans have a non-explicit right (often called a “penumbra right”) to privacy. We find its origins in things like the right against self-incrimination, the right against illegal search and seizure, etc. In the modern era, the general nature of a right of privacy is the right of a person to be free from unwarranted publicity or the unwarranted appropriation or exploitation of that person's image, voice, or likeness.

Coping After Aviation Accidents

  By HG.org
Traveling by air is still one of the safest forms of transportation. Although airplane crashes are extremely rare, they do still happen ocasionally. When a major airline disaster occurs, the federal government provides support services to the families of victims and to survivors.

What to do After a Bike Accident

  By HG.org
The other day I saw a bicyclist get hit by a woman in a large SUV as she inched into traffic. The driver of the SUV was not aware that she had hit anyone at first, and continued rolling forward, crushing the front fork of the bike while the rider scrambled away. It was not until he began screaming at her that she realized what she had done.

How to Write an Effective Demand Letter

If you are looking to write a demand letter there are some tips you should keep in mind that will help to make your letter as powerful and effective as possible.

What to do After a Boating Accident

  By HG.org
If you or someone you know has been in a boating accident, you understand how scary the whole event can be. Not only is someone injured, a boat may be damaged, and there may have been a very real fear of drowning as part of the accident. This can lead to long-term anguish and other injuries. Moreover, since it is not the familiar scenario of a car accident, who is responsible? Who do you report the accident to, if anyone? Is there insurance coverage? Who is liable?

Liability of Employer for Acts of Employees Under Illinois Law

  By HG.org
If you are injured in Illinois by someone while they are working for someone else, who is liable? For example, if you are in a car accident with a delivery truck, is the driver liable or the delivery company? This is the concept of “Respondeat Superior” and can have very serious consequences for your personal injury case.

Income Loss from a Motorcycle Accident

A person who is injured in a motorcycle accident may lose a small amount of income; on the other hand, his or her ability to earn a living may be seriously impaired for life

What You Should Know about Lead Paint Lawsuits

Lead paint lawsuits have become less common than in the past because lead paint is no longer being used. For about 50 years, lead paint has not been manufactured in the United States. However, people are still filing personal injury lawsuits relating to lead paint because lead-based paint still exists in older buildings. Residents or workers in these buildings can still suffer from lead paint injuries.

Common Questions About Mesothelioma

  By HG.org
If you have been exposed to asbestos and been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you may want to know if you have a case against someone for your injuries, and if so, what the process for making that claim will be.

Just How Dangerous Are Energy Drinks?

Energy drinks – such as Monster, Red Bull, and 5-Hour Energy – have taken the beverage industry by storm. In fact, they are currently one of the hottest-selling products of the industry. But as their popularity is reaching epic proportions, with sales in 2012 topping $10 billion, concerns about their safety continue to mount.

How to Find a Good Personal Injury Attorney

If you are wondering how to sort through the mess of personal injury attorneys so that you are able to hire a good one that provides quality (and winning) work, please read on.

Biting Back After a Dog Bites You

  By HG.org
It is a common topic on the local news, and every year, thousands of Americans are bitten by animals. More often than not, these animals are dogs. Obviously, dog bites can lead to a number of expenses, including tests for rabies, medical treatment for injuries, etc. As a result, victims of dog bites often have claims for damages against the owners of the animals, the owners of property where the dog bite happened, and sometimes others.

Victimized by the Law: Weird Examples of Penalties Against Crime Victims

  By HG.org
As many judges are fond of saying, ours are courts of law, not courts of justice. “Justice” is an often subjective term that fails to take into consideration the best practices for society at large. Laws are generally intended to create the best outcome for all people in all situations. But, what happens when the best intentions go awry?

Punitive Damages Under Illinois Law

  By HG.org
Usually, when one is injured they are entitled to usual compensatory damages, or money intended to return the person to the position they would have been in had the injury not occurred. But in a few instances, someone's conduct can be so bad that the law has determined that simply paying someone back is not enough; that they should actually be punished for their conduct.

What is the Economic Loss Doctrine and How Does it Apply to My Case?

  By HG.org
If you have been involved in a product liability dispute (or some other types of cases), your attorney may have mentioned that your claim is subject to the “economic loss doctrine” or the “economic loss rule.” That could leave you asking what that is and when it applies.

Dealing with Mold

  By HG.org
Nobody likes finding mold in their homes or businesses, but it is more common than you might expect. Unfortunately, a mold problem can be more than just annoying, it can be financially devastating to a property owner who must make expensive measures to eradicate the mold and to prevent its return.

What to do if You Have Been Food Poisoned

  By HG.org
Food poisoning is in the news again, and it seems to be an increasingly common occurrence as more and more of us eat meals prepared by others on a regular basis. So what should you do if you have become ill after eating contaminated food? The answer will depend on the particular circumstances of your illness.

Tips to Help Your Car Accident Lawyer Obtain the Best Possible Settlement

Clients probably don’t think about how they can help their car accident attorney achieve the best settlement on their case. But they should. The attorney can’t do it all alone. The attorney and client work as a team on the case, and the client’s case is only as strong as the documentation contained in the attorney’s file. A client can help by making sure the attorney has all of the information.

Recent Deaths in Motorcycle Crashes

On August 7, a serious motorcycle accident in Litchfield, Connecticut, resulted in the death of an elderly motorcycle rider. The 63-year-old died at a local hospital after being involved in a traumatic motorcycle accident.

Understanding Bad Faith Claims Against Insurance Companies

  By HG.org
Insurance bad faith, also known as “insurance fraud" is the term used to describe the mistreatment of consumers and businesses by insurance carriers. It usually applies to situations in which an insurance company refuses to pay out a settlement pursuant to the terms of its insurance contract with the person or entity they claim to insure.

My Car is a Lemon: Now What?

  By HG.org
Buying a car is usually an exciting experience. But, when your new car does not function properly, it can be a frustrating experience. When a car dealer sells you a lemon, how can you get to the “lemonade” of a properly functioning car and possibly even receiving a cash settlement?

Man to be arraigned in Severe Boating Accident

A New Hampshire resident is facing criminal changes after a boating accident that happened last year.

Da Vinci Robot Device Breaks Off Inside Woman During Surgery

Across the United States there have been thousands of these robots installed in hospitals and many surgeons have seemed eager to use the devices.

Is a Bicyclist a Driver or a Pedestrian?

  By HG.org
Have you ever seen a bike rider in the street blocking traffic and wondered whether that was even legal? Or maybe a bicyclist caused you to have a car accident by riding recklessly in traffic and you are wondering whether they will be considered a car or a pedestrian for purposes of attributing fault? Unfortunately, the answer can be complicated and depend on where you are.

How Are Damages Established in a Tort Claim?

  By HG.org
The goal of damages in tort actions is to make the injured person “whole” through the award of money to compensate for injuries caused by the accident or incident.

What to Expect During an Independent Medical Examination

  By HG.org
When a plaintiff in a personal injury case puts an aspect of his or her physical or mental health at issue, such as by claiming disability from an injury or claiming emotional distress, the defendant will most likely and to obtain medical or psychiatric evidence to challenge those claims.expect?

What to do if Injured on Someone Else's Property

  By HG.org
Have you, or someone you know, been injured while visiting someone else’s home or place of business? Such injuries can occur as a result of wet floors, uneven steps, falling objects, defective elevators, defective parking lots and sidewalks, poorly lit staircases, inadequate security, dog bites, or some other dangerous conditions on the premises. If this sounds like you, you may have a basis for a lawsuit against the property owners.

What to do When a Defective Part Caused Your Car Accident

  By HG.org
Have you or someone you know been involved in a car accident? Was the accident caused or made worse by a defective part? We expect our cars to keep us and our families safe, but with a system of hundreds of moving parts, it is not uncommon for something to fail, often with dangerous results. Indeed, each year, millions of cars are recalled because of manufacturing defects or defective parts that can cause fatal car crashes.

How A Spinal Cord Injury Can Affect Your Settlement

Spinal cord injuries that result from the negligence or actions of another party are among the most life-changing an individual can experience. It is important to seek legal representation from an attorney who understands the significant and long-term impact that spinal cord injuries have on their clients and the rest of their lives.

What Should I Do After a Slip and Fall Accident?

Slip and fall accidents can happen at any time and in any place. Whether you're on the job, at the store or are simply walking down the street, you never know when you may become the victim of this type of accident.

Cruise Ship Claims

  By HG.org
A vacation aboard a cruise ship can be a memorable experience, an affordable, all-inclusive vacation option, and a great way to see exotic ports of call. But, what happens when something goes wrong and your memories end up being of sickness, injury, inadequate medical care, fire, being stranded, crime, or even the wrongful death of a loved one?

The Elements and Differences Between Assault and Battery

  By HG.org
How often do we hear the compound term “assault and battery” thrown around in courtroom television dramas or the nightly news? Were you aware that assault and battery are actually two different things? That they can have both civil and criminal implications? So what exactly is the difference between them, and why is this distinction important?

Hit and Run Suspect Arrested after Fatal Bicycle Accident

A Tampa man was killed recently when he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle to work.

An Overview of Medical Malpractice in Illinois

  By HG.org
If you, or someone you know, have/has suffered an injury during medical treatment, you or they may have a claim for medical malpractice. Illinois malpractice law dictates a number of requirements for bringing these types of claims as a lawsuit, including how much time an injured patient has to file that lawsuit.

The Basics of Workers' Compensation in Illinois: An Overview

  By HG.org
Illinois workers' compensation laws allow employees who are injured in the course of their work on a job to seek payment from their employer's workers' compensation insurance carrier for their injuries. If you believe you have a workers' compensation claim, you should try to gain a basic understanding of laws dealing with workers' compensation in Illinois.

Emotional Distress Under Illinois Law

  By HG.org
Often, when involved in an accident or after sustaining an injury, one can suffer more than just physical pain. Many individuals will also suffer emotional harm from the experience. Under Illinois law, it is possible to obtain money damages as compensation for emotional harm (also called emotional distress). This money is paid by the person or company who caused the injury or, in most cases, by that person’s or company's insurance provider.

What to do after a Personal Injury

  By HG.org
The moments following an accident or other injury are confusing and overwhelming. You may not know what to do or where to turn if you or a loved one has been injured due to someone's negligence or wrongdoing.

10 Important Questions for Your Personal Injury Attorney

  By HG.org
Accidents rarely come with any forewarning, leaving most victims unprepared and unsure of how to proceed. When you or someone you know is injured, you will have a lot of uncertainty and need to make a lot of decisions very quickly. You should always seek immediate medical attention for any injuries and also seek the assistance of qualified, experienced legal representation. But, how do you know who the best attorney is for your case?

Nursing Home Employee Arrested For Abuse Against 101 Year Old Resident

A South Carolina nursing home employee has been arrested and charged with nursing home abuse. A 101 year old nursing home resident accused the employee of sexually assaulting him and pouring detergent into his eyes.

What is Negligence?

  By HG.org
One can only bring a lawsuit for negligence if they can establish all four of the required elements. If any one of the elements is missing, then there is no negligence from a legal standpoint, and a lawsuit cannot be sustained. Of course, there are often defenses and other technicalities involved with proving such a case, so it is always best to contact a qualified, licensed attorney to help answer your questions and guide you through the process of analyzing your claim or defense to negligence.

Three Motorcycle Accident Fatalities Within Thee Day Period

In May, three motorcyclists in the Washington, DC area died within a three day period. Another motorcyclist was seriously injured. The three separate accidents lead to the three fatalities.

Rhode Island Dog Bite Law

According to the American Humane Association, dog bites occur nearly five million times annually, with almost one million causing injury requiring medical treatment.

Common Types of Motorcycle Accidents

Single-bike motorcycle accidents, left- and U-turn collisions, distracted driving, and violating the cyclist’s right of way are common types of motorcycle crashes.

What Should You Do Following a Motorcycle Accident in Ontario Canada?

Following a motorcycle accident in Ontario, an injured rider may be entitled to bring an insurance claim. There are but a few of the important steps that can be taken immediately following a motorcycle accident.

Ontario Pedestrian or Bicycle Accidents and Your Right to Insurance Benefits

When a pedestrian or cyclist is injured in a crash with a motor vehicle in Ontario, Canada, they can claim no-fault insurance benefits as well as traditional negligence claim against the at-fault driver.

5 Facts About Insurance Coverage for Hit and Run Accidents

Dealing with insurance coverage for hit and run accidents is frustrating and complex. Here are five key facts about how insurance works after a hit and run.

Difference between Jones Act and Workers’ Compensation Claim

Workers’ compensation and Jones Act maritime injury claims are very different. The only similarity is that they provide compensation for injured employees.

How Does the Workers’ Compensation System Work in Missouri?

In Missouri, employers are required to have workers’ compensation insurance coverage. Employers can obtain this insurance either with a private insurance company, or can self insure. With some exceptions for domestic servants and agricultural workers, every employer who retains more than five employees must have workers’ compensation insurance.

Calculating Lost Wages after an Auto Accident

Not being able to attend work after an accident can have a lot of financial consequences for a family. But if you were not at fault, you may be able to get your lost wages compensated. Sounds simple right? In many cases it is, but in some, like for those who are self-employed or contractors, it can be more complicated.

Injured Worker Did Not Have Requisite Causal Opinion From Doctor

In a recent 8th District decision, the Court affirmed summary judgment in favor of an employer who argued that records from claimant's treating physicians did not establish sufficient causal connection between diagnosis and workplace injury.

Pittsburgh Pedestrian Injuries – Watch Your Step

Overzealous and impatient drivers can create dangerous situations for both the pedestrian and the driver.

Personal Injury Claims for Injuries at Work

Most people believe that if they’ve been injured in an accident at work, their only viable recourse of recovering damages is through workers’ compensation. While this is true in many cases, it’s also true that a number of exceptions to this rule exist that would allow the worker to sue for damages by making a personal injury claim for an at-work accident.

Researchers Estimate Surgical “Never Events” Occur 4,044 Times a Year

Johns Hopkins released the findings of a careful review of national medical malpractice claims. The safety researchers who conducted the analysis discovered some shocking information about “never events,” events that the medical community agree are unacceptable and should never occur.

Optional Car Insurance Coverage You Should Carry

Optional types of car insurance coverage that can be beneficial after a car accident include underinsured motorist coverage, medical payments, and gap insurance.

What Type of Injury Claim Should I File?

The success of filing an injury claim depends on several factors: what type of accident you have experienced, who was at fault in the accident and the extent and type of damages sustained. An injury claim can take several forms, and each will be handled slightly differently.

What to Do After an Oregon Bicycle Accident to Protect Your Rights

After a bike crash, it's important that you don't do anything that could jeopardize your right to bring a personal injury claim if you need to.

Nursing Home To Pay Family Of Abuse Victim $23 Million

A nursing home abuse case in Sacramento, California has come to a close with the jury awarding $23 million to the plaintiff. The Seattle-based company was accused of abuse and neglect that caused the death of an 81 year old woman, and was found to be guilty.

Michigan Fireworks Accident Injury Lawyers Gives Fourth of July Safety Tips

Best lawyers for Michigan fireworks accident injuries gives safety tips for the Fourth of July holiday season.

Why Bring a Wrongful Death Suit in Oregon

There are many reasons to consider a wrongful death lawsuit after the death of a family member. Here we've outlined some of the most common so that you can begin to understand whether this may or may not be a good step for your family.

Flood Preparedness Safety Checklist

Did you know that floods are the number one most common natural disaster in the United States? Here are some tips to stay safe before, during and after flood storms.

Antidepressants and Pregnancy Birth Defects

Plaintiffs in lawsuits against Zoloft claim that Zoloft did not do enough to warn pregnant women of the risks of taking Zoloft during pregnancy and that their infants suffered serious injury and birth defects.

Consumers Can Fight Back against Mislabeling by Food Companies

It is a fraud on consumers to create labels that do not accurately reflect the ingredients in a food item, including using “evaporated cane juice” to denote sugar content that is really no different than refined white sugar.

Stay Cool & Safe in the Pool: Safety Tips for Swimming Pool Owners and Guests

Every year, thousands of people are injured or die in swimming pool accidents. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 3,500 people per year drown in accidents unrelated to boating.

New Missouri Workers’ Compensation Legislation

Recently, lawmakers in Missouri put the finishing touches on a law that would mean businesses would pay double the fees they are currently paying in order to replenish a fund intended for disabled workers that is currently insolvent. This fund pays out to workers who are disabled as the result of serious work-related injuries or illnesses.

Bus Crash Leaves 13 Injured

Recently, 13 individuals were injured in a bus crash involving a Kansas City bus which flipped on to its side and slid down an embankment after a car pulled in front of the bus.

Personal Injury and Violence

There is a pair of Rhode Island Supreme Court cases that underscore the difficult legal issues that arise in Rhode Island personal injury claims involving gun violence.

When to Settle Your Motorcycle Accident Case

When to settle and how to negotiate the best possible settlement are common questions following a motorcycle accident. When someone experiences a motorcycle accident and is injured, the parties responsible for causing the accident will be responsible for medical expenses, lost wages, damages for pain and suffering, and additional accident-related damages.

West Virginia Fatal Car Accident Statistics

Fatal car accident statistics can help residents avoid deadly car crashes in West Virginia.

Overview of Car Accident Lawsuits

If you are having trouble settling your car accident case with the other driver's insurance company, you may be thinking of filing a lawsuit in court. Before you start with the preliminaries, there are a few things to expect. There area also alternatives to settling your case in court.

Truck Driver Slams into Stopped Car, Kills Passenger, Injures Driver

A crash involving a tractor-trailer and a Toyota Tundra pickup has left one dead, one seriously injured. The crash is one of many catastrophic accidents involving passenger vehicles and commercial trucks, leading many to question whether safety regulations for truck drivers are being followed as closely as they should be.

Missouri Man Injured & Ejected from Vehicle in Semi-Truck Accident

Last June a Missouri man sustained moderate injuries when he was involved in an accident with a semi-truck on Missouri Route 79 near Hancock St. in Foley, Missouri. The accident happened on June 19, 2012 around 10:30 am.

Insurers Balk At The Prevalence of Narcotics In The Workers’ Comp System

The prevalence of narcotic prescriptions in the workers’ compensation system is receiving a lot of attention currently because insurers are becoming uncomfortable with assuming the cost of these prescriptions when it comes to long term use.

FL Texting While Driving Ban Signed Into Law

The “Florida Ban on Texting While Driving Law” is set to go into effect on October 1, 2013 and has already come under criticism for being too weak, leaving a lot to be desired in the realm of enforcement.

In-Home Caregiver Caught On Camera Abusing Dementia Patient

Nursing home abuse does not just occur in nursing homes. It can happen anywhere. In Virginia Beach, Virginia, one in-home care attendant has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for mistreating a patient. The defendant was providing in-home care for a patient with dementia and has been accused of abusing the patient in 2011.

In-Home Caregiver Caught On Camera Abusing Dementia Patient

Nursing home abuse does not just occur in nursing homes. It can happen anywhere. In Virginia Beach, Virginia, one in-home care attendant has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for mistreating a patient. The defendant was providing in-home care for a patient with dementia and has been accused of abusing the patient in 2011.

Bus Driver’s Injuries Are Compensable Though the Injury Occurred At Home

A New Jersey Bus Driver was awarded workers’ compensation by a judge after her claim for benefits after experiencing an accident where she tripped and fell, breaking her foot, was initially denied.

Drunk Teen Driver Arrested for Causing Death of Two

An intoxicated teenage driver was recently arrested for driving over the speed limit and causing death of an elderly couple. According to the witnesses, the collision between the two vehicles was so intense that the elderly couple’s car flew about six feet in the air.

Defective Medical Device Lawyers Now Accepting Michigan Mirena IUD Lawsuits

Defective medical device lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are now accepting Michigan Mirena IUD lawsuits.

Tyson Foods Inc. to Pay $4 Million Penalty after Toxic Chemical Releases

Tyson Foods Inc. has been penalized in the amount of $4 million after harmful chemicals were accidentally released in different facilities in four states. Due to the chemical exposure several employees were injured and one died. Additionally, risk management practices will need to be reevaluated.

Brain Injury Survivors Share Their Stories

In the United States alone, between 1.5 and 2 million people sustain some sort of brain injury every year. Around 90% of these occur in accidents, while 10% happen as a result of an assault. The Brain Injury Society recently held an event at Gaylord Hospital to honor those who have been affected by traumatic brain injuries and create greater awareness to the general public.

Common Injuries from Defective Products

Defective products are those that consumers expect to work properly but do not fulfill their functions.

Proposals of Tort Reform: Limiting the Rights of the Wronged

In the last few years, costly health care has been a hot topic, as families and employers struggle with skyrocketing health insurance premiums and state and federal governments wrestle with ever-increasing Medicaid and Medicare costs.

Falls Are Usually Funny

People often make light of accidental falls, including Hollywood artists (e.g., Chevy Chase, Jerry Lewis and Dick van Dyke) who have made a living out of making people laugh about falling down.

Money-Motivated Oil Rig Employers Sacrifice Safety

Money is a major motivating factor to many of the workers who are flocking to North Dakota, the fastest growing state in the nation, to work in the oil fields. Some oil rig employers are sacrificing the safety of their workers in order to make money.

South Florida 2013 Hurricane Preparedness Tips

It’s time for everyone along the east coast to ready their Hurricane Preparedness Plan, and the law firm of Panter, Panter & Sampedro, P.A. have prepared some tips to help prevent unnecessary injuries and damage to property.

Youth Hunting: Rules and Laws in West Virginia

Youth hunting alone is allowed for those 16 and older in order to avoid hunting accidents. After an accident, call a Clarksburg personal injury attorney.


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