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When it comes to road traffic, the United States can be listed as one of the busiest countries, with around 218 million individuals holding a valid driving license, as per statistics and facts available on Statista. With the sheer amount of traffic on the roads, auto accidents are prone to happen. While some of the accidents may only result in monetary loss and victim is able to escape with minor inj...

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A spinal cord injury refers to the damage to the bundle of nerves housed within the ‘backbone’ – spinal column, to be precise – that conveys messages between the brain and body. Consequently, it may result in partial or complete loss of motor control and sensation, which may render the victim paralyzed. Moreover, as the spinal cord is also responsible for a broad range of bodily functions inc...

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When an individitled to seek compensation for their injury and losses. A typical injury case gives rise to a personal injury case, however, when the same incident takes place at work, an individual must pursue a worker’s compensation to obtain damages. This presents a question: should an individual seek a personal injury case, worker’s compensation, or both? Let’s check it out. WC, PI or Both?...

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When it comes to initiating a legal claim, there are a multitude of complexities attached to a case, especially when it comes to auto accidents. It is not uncommon for an individual to unintentionally make mistakes that may weaken their injury claim and adversely impact the amount of compensation that they are rightfully entitled to obtain. Here are the 3 most common mistakes people make after an aut...

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Research notes of Traffic Safety Facts published by NHTSA revealed that 3,450 people lost their lives due to distracted driving in 2016 alone. Distracted driving refers to performing any activity that diverts the attention of the driver; it includes talking to passengers, eating or drinking, fiddling with the infotainment system or radio - any non-driving activity that takes their eyes off the road. ...

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The United States hosts some of the finest winter sports destinations around the world. As a matter of fact, there are 425 snow sports areas and resorts all across the USA, as per visittheusa.com, the official travel site of the USA. From skiing, hockey, sledding, to snowboarding, people in the US indulge in various winter activities. However, most of the winter sports come with inherent risks attach...

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Workplace injuries are a common occurrence in the United States. A report published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that around 2.9 million nonfatal workplace illnesses and injuries took place in 2016 alone. One of the most common work-related injuries is caused due to a slip and fall in the parking lot at work. These injuries mostly occur when an employee is either entering or leaving their...

Category: Workers’ Compensation Lawyer,

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In the United States, auto accidents are one of the leading causes of death, accounting for 37,000 casualties each year, as per road crash statistics. These incidents may happen due to various reasons; some of them are caused due to unavoidable circumstances such as vehicle malfunction or harsh weather conditions while others take place due to negligence of drivers such as careless driving, distracte...

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A police report is a formal document created by police officers which entail information pertaining to accidents and is used for verification purposes. There are many instances where police officers may not write a police report for auto accidents. They may determine that the severity of an accident is not high enough or perhaps the incident did not cause any serious injury to either party, thus conc...

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School playgrounds provide an excellent opportunity for kids to enjoy themselves, especially during the winter season. Children indulge in several activities, for instance, making snow angels, playing tag, and throwing snowballs at each other. Moreover, they may also enjoy swings, slides and other outdoor playing equipment at their disposal. However, schools should take special precaution during extr...

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Black Friday is amongst the busiest shopping days in the United States. It is a commercial holiday that is celebrated the day after Thanksgiving Day and the Friday right before Cyber Monday. Though it provides an excellent opportunity to grab excellent deals and get great discounts, it also accompanies risks of becoming injured. Stats provided by blackfridaydeathcount.com state that 111 people have ...

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Statistics available on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website reveal that more than 2 million are injured and 32,000 people lose their lives each year from auto vehicle crashes. If you or your loved one suffered an accident and want to file a lawsuit, it can be highly advantageous for you to obtain services of an experienced and skillful auto accident lawyer. During your first consultati...

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Ride-sharing service by Uber has revolutionized transportation in the past few years. Uber drivers pick up a customer from their pinned location and drop them to their desired destination just by a click on their smartphone. Low-cost and convenience of using mobile app to book a ride makes it an enticing alternate to taxis and other ridesharing services. Statistics provided by Uber’s official newsr...

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has devised comprehensive regulations pertaining to school bus safety to ensure a safe and secure journey for children attending school. NHTSA believes that students are 70 times safer when traveling in a school bus rather than a car. Their safe design coupled with stop-arm laws in every state makes school buses an extremely reliable option to commut...

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Halloween is the second most famous festival in the United States after Christmas with more than 179 million people celebrating All Saints’ Eve last year. Adults take part in activities by wearing different costumes, partying during the night, and preparing Halloween themes for celebrating this festival with their family and friends. This festival is delightful and fun especially for children as th...

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In many instances, police officers can face distractions while driving a car that may lead to an accident. A police car is equipped with many devices such as GPS, laptops and scanners. Moreover, they are required to constantly communicate and remain active with police dispatch. Therefore, it is possible that these activities and responsibilities could cause a distraction, leading to an accident. F...

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Last month, an accident happened near Illinois Route 143 exit, resulting in multiple car pileups. The Illinois State Police Department stated that three people sustained multiple serious injuries in this tragic event. Unfortunately, this is not a first serious car accident in this state. Illinois Department of Transportation statistics show that 541 crashes have taken place in Illinois since the star...

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A wrongful death law protects the rights of a deceased person whose causation of death was a wrongful act of another person or entity. Reason of death may include, but not limited to, automobile accident, slip and fall accident, or medical malpractice. This law is devised to protect family members of a deceased person, providing compensation for financial and emotional damages. The filing of a wro...

Category: Wrongful Death Lawyer,

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Anesthesia is a critical part of operations, enabling a patient to tolerate surgical procedure without experiencing pain and distress. It is generally considered as a safe practice in the medical industry, as stats reveal that the risk of dying from a general anesthetic is 1 out of 100,000. However, using anesthesia requires a great amount of competency, comprehensive evaluation of medical history, a...

Category: Medical Malpractice Lawyer,

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Driverless cars are not limited to sci-fi movies anymore. Autonomous technology is an emerging market in real life as 19 companies are competing to put driverless car on the road by 2020, including the likes of tech giants such as Google and Tesla among many global car manufacturing companies. In light of huge investments and successful trials of self-operating cars in recent times, it is imminent th...

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