Category: Personal Injury

Spinal Cord Injury: Rising in Incidence and Age of Victims

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Whether it’s a sports accident, a car accident, or a slip and fall, the possibility of sustaining a spinal cord injury is always present. In the United States, there has been a steady rise in spinal cord injuries, especially among older adults. From 2007 to 2009, a study by John Hopkins University looked at the […]

What are the 3 Types of Product Liability?

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Accidents resulting from a defective product can be jarring. Not only are you left dealing with hospital bills and damages, but you may be conflicted on whether to bring a lawsuit against the manufacturer or not. There are three categories of product liability that your particular case can fall under: design defect, manufacturing defect, or […]

Top 4 Strangest Product Liability Cases

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Every year, thousands of product liability cases get filed due to injuries caused by a defect. Whether this defect is faulty airbags of a car, a faulty battery in a phone, or a chair that wasn’t built correctly, a defective product can lead to serious injuries or even death in some cases. Consumers should know […]

Can I Get Compensation for an Elevator Accident?

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Taking the elevator is a daily occurrence for most people. Whether you’re going to work, going shopping, or going back to your apartment, you’re probably so used to these lifts that you go on autopilot, spending your time in there listening to the soothing elevator music as you let your thoughts wander. However, every now […]

Can I Sue Post-Traumatic Arthritis?

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In some cases, it can take years to show the true injuries of an accident. From car wrecks to work falls, injuries can manifest, leading to confusing circumstances surrounding your accident. Health problems might not immediately arise, but they are a direct result of the accident, and the negligent individual who caused the accident is […]

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

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In coal mines years ago, canaries used to accompany miners underground as a safety precaution. Since these birds are naturally sensitive to deadly conditions, these companions served as an early warning system to help save miners before disaster struck. While miners have developed better systems to create safer environments since then, there is, unfortunately, still […]

What Causes a Traumatic Brain Injury?

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Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) have become an increasingly popular topic among sports teams, schools, and recreational activities. As the need for better safety equipment and standards rises, it is important to understand what a traumatic brain injury is, what causes it, and what the signs are that one has occurred. What Is a Traumatic Brain […]

Quick Trip to Grocery Store Could Mean Injury

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Grocery stores are a lifeline for the United States. We rely on them to get the essentials such as food, water, toilet paper, paper towels, and medicine. However, when we enter a grocery store, we do not often think about the potential of accidents that could happen in the aisleways and within our own hands. […]

Concussion After Sports Injury: A High Price To Pay

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Sports are a natural part of many people’s lives. Whether it is a part of their extracurricular activities at school, a regular recreational activity with friends, or a weekly watch party to cheer on their favorite teams, sports captivate the hearts and imagination of our nation. As a result, sports injuries are increasingly common. As […]

Is My Compensation Taxable?

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When an individual is injured due to an accident caused by the negligence of another, they have the right to seek out compensation for their injuries. This compensation can help them cover the costs of medical expenses, damages, and lost wages. However, there are some individuals who have reservations about seeking this aid due to […]