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  • Who Will Pay Your Medical Bills If You're Injured In An Auto Accident?

    Usually, you're at the mercy of another person's car insurance coverage if you're injured in an auto accident that wasn't your fault. The other driver's insurance should cover your medical bills, but that's not always how the situation plays out. Here is a look at where coverage for your medical bills can come from. If the Driver Has Liability Insurance Most states require drivers to have liability insurance. The at-fault driver's liability will cover your medical bill, but only up to the driver's liability limits.
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  • 4 Indications Of Nursing Home Abuse

    One thing you may dread doing is putting your loved one in a nursing home facility. However, if this individual can no longer provide self-care, this may be necessary. It's important to check on your loved one routinely to ensure there isn't any type of abuse occurring. Being aware of specific signs that could indicate this is possible may be helpful to you. Indication #1: Bedsores It's up to the nursing home staff to ensure your loved one gets in and out of bed on a daily basis.
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  • 3 Reasons To Seek a Free Consultation Visit with a Workers Compensation Attorney

    Getting injured at work or developing an injury from your job could open up the opportunity for you to seek compensation from your employer through workers compensation. If you are struggling right now from an injury you developed from your job, you might be able to take advantage of this, but you will not know whether you can without talking to a lawyer. Most workers compensation lawyers offer free consultation visits.
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  • 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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