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Pedestrian Accidents on Halloween

When you were a kid, you were probably warned about the dangers of poisonous candy. Your parents probably said something to the effect of, “Never eat unwrapped candy – it could be ...
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Should I See a Chiropractor After a Car Accident?

What a lot of people don’t realize is that after a car accident, their body is flooded with adrenaline, which masks the feeling of pain. After the initial shock subsides, emotions run high and ...
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South Carolina's Dog Bite Law

Dogs have been man’s best friend for a very long time, but unfortunately man’s love affair with domesticating animals can lead to preventable attacks and injuries. As a general rule, dogs ...
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I Was Hurt at a Major Store, Now What?

Accidental injuries can happen anywhere and it’s not unusual for them to occur at a major store or business. For example, let’s say that “Joanne” was shopping at a Publix one ...
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Fatal Accidents & Wrongful Death Claims

Whenever negligence contributes to the untimely death of an innocent person, the decedent’s loved ones may be able to file a wrongful death claim against the legally responsible party. Through a ...
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Pain & Suffering in a Personal Injury Claim

For the most part, personal injury claims include medical bills, property damage (car accidents), lost income, and pain and suffering. The economic damage, such as the medical bills and lost income ...
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How Can I Help My Injury Attorney?

Suppose you were injured in an accident, such as a car accident, a pedestrian accident, or because of a dog bite or medical malpractice. Now, you’ve decided to hire a personal injury attorney to ...
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Should I Give a Recorded Statement?

Let’s say you were in a car accident and it was the other driver’s fault. Soon after, you receive a call from the at-fault driver’s insurance company. The insurance adjuster says ...
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What is Loss of Consortium?

Generally, when a family member is injured or killed in an accident, the injured person’s family may be able to recover damages for “loss of consortium.” Such a claim would be filed ...
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Anatomy of a Wrongful Death Case

What makes a deadly accident a wrongful death and when can a family sue? When someone is killed because of another’s negligence, the decedent’s surviving family can sue the at-fault party ...
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Top 9 Personal Injury Cases

When people think of “personal injury cases” their minds often go straight to car accidents. While many personal injury claims involve auto accidents, they certainly don’t stop ...
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Do I Have a Claim if I Didn't Call the Police?

Let’s say you just went grocery shopping and as you’re walking through the parking lot to your car, a driver pulls out of a parking spot and strikes you. You get knocked to the ground and ...
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When Should I See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

If you were recently involved in a car accident, you may be wondering, “How long do I have to see a doctor after the crash?” This is a good question indeed because if you wait too long, it ...
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Personal Injury Claims: Settlements vs. Trial

If you are considering filing a personal injury claim and you’ve never done it before, you’re probably curious to know how the claims process works. Will your case go to trial? Or, will ...
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Do I Need a Personal Injury Attorney?

If you were recently injured in an accident, you may be wondering, “Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?” You may or may not need an attorney – it all depends on whether you ...
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Who Pays for My Injury?

In many situations, when a negligent party unintentionally or accidentally causes physical harm to an innocent person, the injured party can file a lawsuit against the at-fault party so he or she can ...
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Top Personal Injury Accidents

In the United States, people cannot go around “accidentally” hurting other people and get away with it. After all, “intentionally” hurting someone else is a criminal offense ...
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Dangers of Leaving Children in Hot Cars

If you are a parent, there is a good chance that you’ve driven your child around before, and while you were running errands, your child fell asleep in their car seat. When you arrived home, you ...
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How to Prevent Drowning Accidents

Now that the warmer weather has officially arrived, we’ve entered the busiest swimming season of the year. After all, there is nothing like taking a dip in the pool to cool down on a hot summer ...
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More Roadway Dangers in the Summer

Now that the summer is fast approaching and school is letting out, we’ll have more opportunities to get injured in various types of roadway accidents. That’s right, the beautiful weather ...
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Can I Get Compensation if I'm a Crime Victim?

On September 26, 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released the latest data from the report entitled, Crime in the United States, 2015, which reported a 3.9 percent increase in violent ...
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How to Document a Car Accident Scene

If you’re ever in a car accident in the future, it will be helpful to your injury claim to document as much evidence as possible. When you’re able to document the scene just after the ...
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Bedsores in Columbia, SC Nursing Homes

Do you have a loved one who is in a nursing home and you’ve recently noticed that he or she has developed worrisome bedsores, otherwise known as pressure sores? If the facility is acting like ...
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Compensation: How Much is My Case Worth?

If you were recently injured in a car accident, by a defective product, by a dangerous prescription drug, on someone else’s property, or due to medical malpractice, you are probably wondering, ...
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Safety Tips to Prevent Dog Bites

Unfortunately, dog bites and attacks are common events. Even though dogs can be wonderful companions who also protect our homes and property from burglars and other criminals, they are still animals, ...
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