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  • Suing For An STD: When You're The Victim Of An Intimate Partner's Negligence

    There are some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that are hard to detect. If you've recently been diagnosed with an STD, there's always the possibility that your intimate partner didn't know that he or she had any kind of infection that could be transferred. Then again, it's also a possibility that he or she knew about the STD and purposefully didn't warn you because of fear that you'd reject his or her advances.
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  • Three Types Of Personal Injury Claims That Involve Prescription Medications

    Not every personal injury case that involves prescription medications is the same. Prescription medications can be harmful and cause you injury in different ways. Here are three different types of personal injury claims that involve prescription medications that can occur.  Improper Dosing Claims One of the types of personal injury claims that involve prescription medications is improper dosing claims. In some cases, a doctor, nurse, or physician assistant may miscalculate the dosage of the medication they are prescribing for you.
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  • 5 Defenses Against Personal Injury Claims

    The prospect of being held liable for injuries another person suffered can be daunting. There are, however, several ways a defendant might be able to refute a claim. A personal injury defense attorney can present one of these 5 arguments on behalf of a client. Legal Standing Not everyone has a right to sue. To have standing to pursue a claim, a party either has to be directly injured or closely related to the victim, such as a dependent child, parent, or a spouse.
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  • Contributing Factors To A Case Revolving A High School Football Player's Death

    As the parent of a high school football player, you might appreciate the exercise, camaraderie, and chance for a college scholarship that your son enjoys, but also be nervous about his or her safety. Injuries are a way of life in high school football, but deaths can also sometimes occur — including during practices. If your son has died during a high school football practice, your grief will be immeasurable. But, you'll still want to make time to speak to an attorney who specializes in wrongful death cases, as you may wish to bring a wrongful death case against the school district.
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  • 3 Important Reasons Why You Need A Personal Injury Attorney

    Have you been injured in an accident that wasn't your fault? Are you sick and tired of dealing with all of the red tape and paperwork and do you wish that you had someone to do it all for you? Being injured is never fun and trying to deal with medical bills and your insurance company can be enough to make you feel like you're going crazy. Fortunately, this situation is the perfect time to hire an attorney to help you out.
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  • Direct Pay: Getting Paid Without Filing Suit

    Everyone knows that you can file suit against a person or business that has harmed you, but many don't know about the shortcuts. Taking a case to court takes not just months of waiting, but is more stressful and expensive to boot. Read on and learn more about two ways to get paid faster than filing suit and taking it to court. Injuries at a Business The owners or managers of retail shops and other businesses have a duty to ensure that customers have a safe experience.
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  • Working Together: Using Worker's Compensation Along With Other Benefits

    When a workplace injury sidelines you for an extended period of time, you may be the victim of what is ultimately a permanent injury. Most work-related incidents result in a short time of recuperation at home, followed by a return to the previously-held position at work, but unfortunately, that scenario is different for some. When the injury is more severe or just fails to heal, you may be in line for several different forms of compensation, and it's vital that you know what to expect so that you can get the most help available.
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  • 3 Ways To Speed Up The Worker's Compensation Process

    When you are injured to the point that you can't work and bring in an income, it can be vital to get your worker's compensation claim processed in a timely manner. Getting your application processed in a timely manner can help you out significantly from a financial standpoint. There are a few things that you can do when you submit your application to ensure that additional information is not requested, which can prolong the approval process of your application.
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  • 3 Tips For Personal Injury Case Assistance

    When you are faced with a personal injury case, it can either be a time of crisis or a time for you to defend your rights. Whether the injuries took place due to negligence, medical malpractice, or any other types of injuries, it's crucial that you do what you can to put together a sound personal injury case. With this in mind, take the time to follow these strategies and you should have no issues getting the assistance that you need.
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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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