Month: June 2017

June 15, 2017 Personal Injury

Should I Keep A Journal of My Injuries? Personal Injury Law

A journal of your injuries can serve as a powerful tool in your personal injury lawsuit. The better documented your injuries are, and the way you are affected by them, the more likely it is that you will be awarded the full compensation you deserve. There are certain types of information and details that will…

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June 13, 2017 Auto Accidents

Rules of The Road

In 2016 an estimated 40,000 people died in car crashes. In fact, 2016 was the deadliest year on American roads in nearly a decade. Our roads are becoming more dangerous. Let’s all do our part to follow the rules of the road to make all of us safer. No matter if you’ve been sliding behind…

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June 9, 2017 Trial Law

What You Should Know About OSHA Law & Regulations

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) mandates safe working conditions for employees. OSHA was enacted into law in response to a sharp increase in the number and severity of workplace injuries. In the four decades since OSHA became law, workplace deaths and injuries have dropped by more than sixty percent. Although OSHA…

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June 7, 2017 Personal Injury

Juries Enforce Our Safety Rules

From construction sites to schools, from restaurants to the handling of hazardous waste – safety rules abound in so many of our activities. Safety rules are created to protect people, to keep us safe. When safety rules are violated people get injured or killed. Who enforces our safety rules? What role can juries play in…

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June 5, 2017 Trial Law

Why Do We Have Safety Rules?

So many activities are heavily regulated with safety rules. From hospitals to schools, highways to aviation regulations. We have safety rules for construction sites, restaurants, on the job, while pumping gas, and in extreme sports, like skydiving and bungee jumping. Have you ever wondered why we have these rules? And where do the rules come…

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