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Personal Injury

Your Personal Injury Claim Has Been Denied. What is the Next Step?

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You were out biking, as usual on your day off, following all the rules of the road. Suddenly, a speeding car from runs into you from behind knocks you down, and you're left with multiple injuries. Fortunately, the injuries were not that severe. Yet, it took you weeks to recuperate.   Next, armed with all documents, you file the accident claim. You were pretty sure about getting the claim without any delay as it was entirely the fault of the car driver. You get the shock of your life when you hear that your claim was denied.   What do you do then? Just...

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What is SIRVA and How Does it Apply to Workers’ Compensation?

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What is SIRVA? How Does it Apply to Workers’ Compensation?   Vaccines are utilized as a mechanism to help protect people from various diseases and illnesses that have proven resistant to conventional treatment. The way a vaccine works is that a weaker version of the disease is injected into the body. After the immune system builds up a defense to the weaker version, it will be able to withstand the infection.     However, there may be some risks to taking a vaccine. One such risk is the development of SIRVA. This is an acronym for “Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration.”   What is SIRVA?   SIRVA...

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Car Accident Lawyer: Rights if You Are a Passenger in a Car Accident

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Car Accident Lawyer: Rights if You Are a Passenger in a Car Accident   When we hire a cab, we expect a pleasant experience traveling to our destination and are confident of getting to our destination well within time. Unfortunately, in a stroke of bad luck, you may suddenly find yourself involved in a car accident and sustain several injuries.   Sure, it is going to be a trying time for you as you have to get treated for your personal injuries and have to even might have to deal with medical expenses in the process.   You were a mere passenger in the car...

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Attorney at Law Highlights Bike Lanes and How to Reduce Accident Risk

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Attorney at Law Highlights Bike Lanes and How to Reduce Accident Risk   With more and more people riding a bike for both health and environment causes, the number of cyclists meeting with accidents has also increased. On many occasions, the fault isn't the riders. You can contact a automobile accident attorney at law if you meet with an accident while riding your bicycle.   Though cycle accidents are not as common as car accidents they can cause grave injuries. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation the common places and factors that lead to bike accidents are:   Age: Kids and young adults are...

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Personal Injury Lawyer Lists the Types of Damages Available in a Case

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Personal Injury Lawyer Lists the Types of Damages Available in a Case   Clint, 35, fractured his right leg and also suffered injuries on his hand and head when a car, coming the wrong way on the highway, hit his bike. He was out of work for three months and had to pay for his medical expenses on his own. If only he had known about personal injury claim and consulted an attorney.   Being aware of personal injury claims can help the claimant seek financial compensation or bring the perpetrator to book. If adversity strikes in the form of injuries resulting from another's’...

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How to Determine if Your Car Accident Injury Claim is Strong Enough

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How to Determine if Your Car Accident Injury Claim is Strong Enough   No one expects their loved ones to get into a car accident, but the unexpected happens on the streets every day. Car accident injuries range from minor to fatal. Regardless of the type of injury, many auto accident victims find themselves unable to return to work and go about their daily lives. Once involved in an accident, the next question that arises is “Do I have a case, and how strong is it?”   There are three main factors in a personal injury (PI) case; liability, damages, and coverage. If a...

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What Steps You Should Take After You Sustain a Slip and Fall Injury

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What Steps You Should Take After You Sustain a Slip and Fall Accident   A slip and fall injury may seem like a minor accident, but in the wrong circumstances, it can cause extensive damages to the brain, head or back. If a person is injured by slipping or tripping and falling due to a dangerous condition on the premises, it can be categorized as a slip and fall injury. If the fall took place inside or outside a building and was caused by conditions such as uneven floors, debris on floors, poor lighting, potholes, ice, snow, or other hidden hazards,...

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Personal Injury Lawyer: 5 Myths About Making a Personal Injury Claim

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5 Myths About Making a Personal Injury Claim If you found yourself suddenly injured, it would leave you devastated. Not only would you have to undergo treatment for the injury, but you would also have to deal with the pain. The associated mental agony is no less either. If your injury was caused by a fault of another person, the best thing to do in such a situation is to file a personal injury claim and get the compensation that you deserve.   Unfortunately, a lot of people remain uncertain and strangely reluctant to publicize their cases that led to personal injury and...

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Why the Guidance of a Personal Injury Lawyer is Helpful for Your Case

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Why the Guidance of a Personal Injury Lawyer is Helpful for Your Case   Life is unpredictable and many-a-times, it confronts us with uncalled for situations, leaving us baffled and disheartened. Accidents that lead to subsequent personal injury are among such unfortunate situations and incidents.   Often, these accidents result entirely from someone else’s negligence and at such times, filing a personal injury claim becomes imperative. Many people suffer in silence because they are apprehensive of a tedious legal process that involves claiming compensation. However, in order to overcome the many losses that personal injuries lead to, claiming compensation is necessary, and it...

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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Your Personal Injury Claim

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Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Your Personal Injury Claim   Being injured in an accident or due to the fault of another person is no laughing matter. You are entirely justified to ask for compensation.   While the law is clear about this aspect, the perception about making a personal injury claim is often mired in controversy. It is heightened by the negativity attached to such claims with the press going into an overdrive and painting the injured person as a villain. In fact, about 95% of all personal injury cases are settled pre-trial. So do not feel guilty about filing a personal...

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