Month: February 2017

February 27, 2017 Personal Injury

What Does “Wrongful Death” Mean?

When a person dies due to the negligence or misconduct of another party, the victim’s family can bring a claim for wrongful death. But how can we possibly put a money value on the life of a lost loved one? We can’t. No amount of financial compensation can replace or make up for the premature…

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February 24, 2017 Nursing Home Abuse

How To Spot Nursing Home Abuse and Negligence

It is a shame that we have to discuss nursing home abuse and neglect. At the end of our lives we hope to be treated with dignity and respect. We hope for our aging parents and grandparents, our aging friends, to live their remaining days with dignity and respect. While we expect nursing homes to…

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February 21, 2017 Personal Injury

Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

To the question Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer? The truth is it depends. Depending on the factors involved in your case, you may be able to resolve your issues without a lawyer. For example, if you were involved in a car accident that damaged only your vehicle, then you can likely navigate the…

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February 16, 2017 Insurance

Tips For Dealing With Insurance Companies After A Car Accident

The insurance company is not your friend. They are not looking out for your best interest. The insurance adjuster’s job is to protect their company and make the smallest payouts possible. Insurance companies are powerful corporate organizations that use pressure and well-honed techniques to convince injured accident victims to settle their claims for far less…

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February 13, 2017 Auto Accidents

Serious Injuries Are Caused By Truck Drivers Who Violate Safety Rules

Safety rules regarding trucks and big rigs are in place to protect all of us. When truck drivers violate safety rules and cause accidents people are often seriously injured or killed. Nearly half-a-million police-reported crashes involved large trucks in 2014. Of those, 3,424 resulted in at least one death.  Accidents involving large trucks can be…

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