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Personal injury

In most personal injury cases the plaintiff (injured party) is required to establish that another party’s negligence caused their injuries. For example, a business owner may have acted negligently by failing to place a “wet floor” sign on a wet…

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amputation caused by accident

Amputation caused by accident is the loss of a limb or partial limb because of an accident. In some cases, a limb is amputated by mistake – such as in a wrong limb amputation case – and may be categorized…

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cause of action

Personal injury falls under the category of tort law.  A cause of action, in tort law, is a set of facts adequate enough to justify a right for a plaintiff to sue / bring suit to obtain money, property, or…

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Personal injury

After a complaint is delivered to the defendant in a personal injury case, the discovery phase begins. Discovery is the process used by clients and their injury lawyers to come to a thorough understanding of all the facts of the…

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arbitration

The majority of personal injury cases are resolved before they ever get to the trial phase and arbitration is one of the methods used for alternative dispute resolution. What is arbitration in a personal injury case? Arbitration is a way…

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nursing home liability

Under nursing home liability laws a nursing home may be held responsible for an injury or death that occurred on their watch. Depending on the laws in your state, the injured person or the immediate family members may be able…

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personal injury claim

When it comes to any type of personal injury claim including slip and fall, nursing home abuse or medical malpractice, there are laws in each state that dictate a time limit for a prospective plaintiff to start a case in…

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personal injury lawsuit

When a person is the victim of an accident that causes permanent, life-altering injuries such as scarring and disfigurement; a personal injury lawsuit may be required to hold the responsible party accountable and recover damages. Damages in a scarring and/or…

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Loss of limb malpractice

An amputation or loss of limb is the separation of a limb or appendage from the body through surgery or trauma. It is estimated that 2 million Americans are living with an amputated limb and that at least 30,000 traumatic…

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Defective products

A defective product is a product with a manufacturing or design defect, or a product that becomes dangerous because of insufficient instructions or warnings. When a product causes unreasonable risk of physical harm to the user with appropriate usage then…

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