• Food Poisoning And You

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), medical reports, and various other sources that were studied, foodborne pathogens account for over 76 million illnesses annually. This results in over 300,000 hospitalizations, and unfortunately, 5,000 deaths. Of course, many of these cases of "food poisoning" are caused by improper food handling in the home environment, but many are a result of food suppliers, restaurants, and other food handling services not following the proper procedures in place to prevent a foodborne illness outbreak.
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  • Four Things You Should Know About Medical Malpractice

    If you believe that you have been a victim of medical malpractice, there are a few things you should be aware of. The following are among the most important. Not every negative outcome is medical malpractice Just because a treatment or surgery was not successful does not constitute medical malpractice. Nor is a result that made your condition worse. Treatments, including medications, have side effects that may not have been foreseen, or they were a part of the risk associated with the treatment, procedure or surgery.
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  • Three Time-Related Questions You Should Ask A Personal Injury Lawyer During A Consultation

    When you sit down for a consultation with a personal injury lawyer, there are many topics that you should discuss in order to help you find the right attorney for you. Breaking down the questions you should ask by topics helps you to focus and ask the most relevant questions. Here are three time-related questions that you should be asking a personal injury attorney during a consultation.  Do You Have the Time to Take on My Case?
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  • Tips That Will Help You Deal With The DUI Charge That You Have Been Handed

    If you recently attended a backyard barbecue and consumed one alcoholic beverage before heading home and were stopped at a random checkpoint, resulting in being charge with driving under the influence, you are likely confused about the incident and fear that you will be found guilty of the charge. Driving under the influence can have serious repercussions that could affect your livelihood, job, and finances. Use the tips below to deal with the charge that you have been handed.
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  • What To Do If You Receive Notice Of An Accident With A Vehicle You Sold

    It happens more often than it probably should. A person sells a vehicle to another individual, and some time later the seller receives a notice that the car or truck was involved in an accident. This occurs because the new owner failed to register the vehicle in his or her name, so the old owner is being held liable for the incident. If this has happened to you, here is what you can do to extricate yourself.
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  • 2 Reasons To Hire A Dog Bite Attorney

    A dog bite attorney is often going to be your best friend and most useful resource in the event that your dog has managed to bite someone, mostly due to the many ways in which they can protect your dog's life and your finances. Listed below are two reasons to hire a dog bite attorney. They Can Help You Avoid Massive Financial Penalties A major reason to hire a dog bite attorney is that they can help you avoid massive financial penalties as a result of the bite.
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  • Personal Injury on a Public Street: What to Do When Somebody Hits You

    If you are riding a bike down a city street, or just taking a walk, and somebody forcefully bumps into you or hits you such that you are injured, you may be wondering what to do next. If you have a phone, be sure to call the police for help. If anything was stolen from you in the process, definitely call the police. Here are a few other guidelines and tips regarding this type of personal injury.
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  • Communicating Your Personal Injury Demands

    If you are the victim of a car wreck, you should keep in mind that you may not be able to count on the insurance company to provide you with fair compensation. The at-fault driver's insurance carrier may offer you something for your injuries, but insurance companies do not have your best interests in mind when they make that offer. Instead, you may need to ensure that there is no question about what type of compensation you need, deserve and expect to receive as a result of your injuries.
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  • Family Car Accident? 3 Ways to Cope When Multiple People Are Injured

    As a parent, you'd give anything to see your children healthy, and you wish you could turn back time and leave them at home on the day of your accident. Unfortunately, auto accidents often impact the people that you love the most, and it is common to deal with medical issues afterward that affect both you and the kids. Managing multiple injuries can get complicated since there are more factors involved than simply managing your personal care.
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  • Personal Injury Cases: 3 Tips To Avoid Getting Docked Compensation For Your Injuries

    The amount of compensation that you will be awarded will depend on how strongly you present your case and how well your attorney can prove that you have done everything in your power to better your condition and situation. Depending on the amount of contribution that you have towards the accident happening and your condition improving or worsening, the amount of compensation that can be awarded to cover medical costs will vary.
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