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What to Do After Being Rear Ended

Any driver paying attention to their surroundings, including watching their mirrors, is trying to keep everyone safe. Sometimes though, the best defensive driving may not be able to keep someone from being involved in a collision. Whether you ‘saw it coming’ or it came out of nowhere, it’s difficult to avoid being rear-ended. While you may not be able to prevent this type of collision,...
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Signs You Should Hire a Slip and Fall Lawyer

If someone is injured due to the negligence and actions of another, it is essential to hold the responsible parties accountable. Injuries can have devastating consequences, not only to one’s health but to a job, personal and professional relationships, and mental health.  If in this situation, quickly hiring a personal injury lawyer is always the best course of action. Suppose someone is injured on another’s...
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Should I Contact a Construction Accident Lawyer After a Job Site Accident?

Anyone can suffer an injury at the workplace, but not all occupations are created equal when it comes to rates of risk. For example, according to the National Institute of Health, construction has a workplace accident rate 71% higher than any other industry. It accounts for one in five workplace-related deaths in the United States. Yet, even with such a high rate of incidents, an...
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5 Signs You May Have A Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit

The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is difficult. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse cases have spiked in the past several years. While there is a possibility that abuse is just being reported more frequently, ensuring the safety and well-being of your loved one should be of utmost concern when considering placement.    The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) reports for “every...
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Car Accident Settlements: The Truth About What To Expect

Unless the accident was caused by a commercial vehicle or due to a vehicle defect or other source, typically, the amount of your car accident settlement will be dependent on the amount of available personal automobile insurance coverage or the value of your injuries, whichever is less. Therefore, the key to maximizing your recovery is to retain the services of an experienced motor vehicle accident...
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The Timeline of Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

While most personal injury claims will be settled out of court within the first 9-18 months, some claims will require that a lawsuit is filed to attempt to resolve the matter.  When wondering what a personal injury lawsuit timeline is, keep in mind that just like fingerprints, no two cases are exactly alike. Many things that you encounter along the way will be specific to...
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How can I Afford to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney?

When you have been injured due to another person’s negligence, you may be wondering if you have enough information to settle the case on your own or whether you need the help and guidance of an attorney.  One concern that you may have is whether you can afford the cost to hire a personal injury attorney. Perhaps you have never had to hire an attorney,...
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Can You Sue for a Dog Bite in Missouri?

While usually “man’s best friend,” dogs can turn into your worst enemy when they become violent. Dog bites can result in serious injuries, even death. With dog ownership on the rise due to more people being home and a decrease in dog training over the last year, there has been an increase in dog bites resulting in surgical repairs. If someone else’s dog attacks you,...
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