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If you Rear End Someone, is it Always Your Fault?

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Rear-end collisions are common. Every year in the United States, there are approximately 1.7 million rear-end car crashes. Because of this, there’s a good chance that you will be involved in a rear-end collision at some point in your life. If you were in a rear-end collision where your vehicle was the one in the rear, you […]

Wrongful Death Claim vs Survival Action

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Losing a loved one unexpectedly can be a devastating experience. And when your loved one has died because of another person’s negligence or recklessness, you may wonder whether you have any way to seek justice. Two options for getting justice include filing a wrongful death claim or filing a survival action against the negligent party, but not […]

Most Common Workplace Injuries

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the following occupations as having the highest numbers of injuries in 2015: laborers/material handlers, tractor trailer/heavy truck drivers, cleaners/janitors, nursing assistants, and general maintenance/repair workers. While some work-related injuries are specific to the occupation, certain injuries are common in most jobs. Back Injuries Workplace accidents involving slips and falls and lifting […]

Quick Trip to Grocery Store Could Mean Injury

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Shopping Cart Injuries Shopping carts are convenient for carrying both children and groceries. But despite the convenience, a study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital points out shopping carts could mean danger. Published in Clinical Pediatrics, the study looked at emergency room data for children treated for shopping cart injuries from 1990 through 2011. Findings of the […]

Six Flags Roller Coaster Accident in Arlington, Texas

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The roller coaster accident at Six Flags in Arlington, Texas of last week shows us yet again how an innocent, fun situation can turn into a nightmare. Deadly Fall off a Roller Coaster Rosy Esparza was enjoying a day out with her son at this popular amusement park when disaster struck. Witnesses have said they heard […]

Understanding Personal Injury Lawyers Better

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Accidents are sometimes unavoidable. If you are seriously injured as a result of negligence or wrong-doing by an individual, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries, economic loss as well as your pain and suffering. Experienced personal injury lawyers are skilled at assessing injury claims, negotiating with insurance companies, filing complicated legal documents, […]

Chrysler recalls 895,000 SUVs worldwide

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Chrysler is recalling 895,000 SUVs worldwide over potential fire risk related to an electrical short in the wiring circuit routed to the sun visor. The automakers report three injuries caused by this defect, and according to the investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there may be a total of 52 unique fire incidents. […]

GM CEO Fires 15 Employees for Ignition Recall Scandal

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A Culture of Management Deficiency and Misjudgment A pattern of “incompetence and neglect” led to the long failure to recall millions of General Motors small cars over a deadly ignition switch defect, but there was no conspiracy to hide the problem, the company’s chief executive said Thursday. Outlining the results of an internal probe, GM […]

Canaries and Coal Mines: Legal Action for Personal Injuries is Important

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Years ago in coal mines, canaries used to accompany miners underground as a safety precaution. Sensitive to deadly conditions, dying canaries tipped off human miners in time to save lives. While the death of a loved one is tragic, the legal system and the pursuit of the truth behind a person’s death often leads to […]