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Car And Motorcycle Crash Injuries Are Getting Worse, Not Better

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to spend more time inside for the better part of a year and a half, motor vehicle accidents have surprisingly surged. A few months ago, the National Safety Council reported that 42,060 Americans were estimated to have died in motor vehicle accidents during 2020. That’s a dramatic…

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What Happens If Your Dog Bites Someone In California?

When someone owns an animal, there is always a slight chance that it will attack or bite someone. In the United States, it is estimated that nearly 4.5 million people are bitten by a dog each year. However, of the 4.5 million people bitten annually, there are, on average, 38 fatalities. Some dog bite injuries…

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Are There Different Premise Liability Laws For Public Versus Private Property

Shockingly in the United States, there are approximately 40 million physician visits each year for unintentional injuries. Unfortunately, many of these accidental or deliberate injuries occur because of someone else’s negligent actions. An unintentional injury can leave you with financial and physical losses, as well as feeling upset and confused. If you were injured on…

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Most Common Questions Attorneys Are Asked About Slip And Fall Accidents

Interestingly, slip and fall accidents account for approximately one million hospital visits each year in the United States. Additionally, slip and fall accidents represent the single leading cause of people missing work each year. If you have been minorly or majorly hurt in a slip and fall accident, you are likely worried about the implications…

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What is Considered a Wrongful Death?

According to important statistics released by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are approximately 173,040 unintentional deaths in America annually. This equates to 52.7 deaths per 100,000 people. In many cases, the families of people who are killed in accidents are entitled to compensation through a wrongful death claim. If you are…

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Truck Drivers on Highways: What to be Aware Of

When truck drivers operate their big rigs, tractor-trailers, and large box trucks in a negligent, careless, or distracted manner, they can present serious dangers to other motor vehicle drivers on the road. When a large truck collides with a small passenger vehicle, it is usually the driver and occupants of the smaller vehicle who suffer…

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