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Should I Take an Ambulance to the Hospital After an Accident?

When an accident has occurred, it is not unusual for you or your passengers to feel slightly embarrassed. Being stopped on the side of the road while strangers drive by staring at the spectacle is overwhelming even if you are not the party at fault. In your hurry to get away from prying eyes it is natural to want to refuse an ambulance ride and instead wait for a friend, family member, or tow truck driver to drive you away from the scene of the accident.

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Information You Should Never Give a Claims Adjuster

After being involved in any type of incident that results in an injury, you should expect to receive a telephone call from a claims adjuster. This adjuster represents the insurance company of the party responsible for your injury and his or her primary duty is minimizing your claim to save the insurance company money.

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Ways to Prove Emotional Distress

After being involved in an accident or losing a loved one through a wrongful death action, moving on can be extremely difficult. It is normal to experience serious emotional pain and mental distress that can affect every aspect of your life. People who are involved in motor vehicle accidents may become overwhelmingly afraid of driving or being in any type of automobile.

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Three Ways to Sabotage a Car Wreck Claim

One of the most common types of personal injury claim is one associated with a motor vehicle accident. Every minute of each day, someone in the United States is involved in a car accident. When you are not at fault, it is normal to pursue financial compensation from the negligent party. Depending on your situation, your case may appear to be straightforward, but if you are not careful you could sabotage a car wreck claim in the blink of an eye. Once you have sabotaged your own claim, it may be difficult or impossible to receive the fair compensation that your claim deserves.

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Advice for Preparing for a Wrongful Death Case

Award-winning actor Bill Paxton’s passing in February of 2017 shocked fans and entertainment industry veterans alike. Paxton first rose to prominence in the 1986 movie Aliens, starred in the box office juggernaut Titanic, and won numerous awards for his lead roll in the HBO series Big Love.

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Tips for Preserving Slip and Fall Evidence

Slip and fall-related injuries are one of the most expensive types of injuries that occur in the United States. A person who is injured after falling at a premises can expect to lose wages and spend a large amount of money on medical costs. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that the annual hospital costs associated with slip and falls are over $22 billion. Evidence related to a slip and fall is crucial to a case since it often establishes negligence or proves that the injury occurred at the place of business. If you or someone close to you is hurt, keeping these tips for preserving slip and fall evidence in mind may increase your chances of winning your case.

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Product Liability Claim Mistakes

Each year thousands of people throughout the United States are negatively affected by faulty products. Reports created by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reveal that over 400 companies were forced to issue recalls on thousands of products for safety issues. Product liability claims associated with children, potentially dangerous products, and faulty designs continue to increase, leading to more highly publicized class action lawsuits or settlements such as the Wen Hair Care settlement or Takata Airbag lawsuit. Unfortunately, making critical product liability claim mistakes could lead to your valid claim being dismissed over a seemingly minor error.

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Tips for Handling a Child’s Personal Injury Claim

Seeing a child get injured is one of the worst things that a parent can experience. When the injury occurs because of the negligence of another, it is common to feel anger as well as fear for the well-being of your child. Even after a child has physically healed from those injuries, families are often left to deal with medical bills and lost wages caused by numerous doctor visits. Filing a personal injury claim is one way to receive compensation for some of the harm caused to your child, but the average person is often unsure how to proceed. These tips for handling a child’s personal injury claim can help you if you decide to pursue a claim on behalf of your child.

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Three Things You Should Never do After a Car Accident

Each year over 100,000 drivers in South Carolina are involved in some form of traffic collision. The majority of these collisions cause non-fatal injuries, but approximately 900 people each year are killed as a result of traffic accidents. Even though every driver is aware of how frequently car accidents occur, no one is ever prepared to be involved in one themselves. After you or someone close to you is in a car accident, fear, anger, or pain can all influence the course of action you will eventually take. However, if you plan to pursue an injury claim, there are three things you should never do after a car accident.

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Five Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

As the number of senior citizens in the United States grows, the ability to provide adequate care for those in need is becoming more difficult. Approximately 28% of senior citizens live alone and have fewer family members who are willing or able to provide care. Even those who do have family members who are willing to provide them with the care they need are not always able to accept their help. Certain health problems require the care of medical professionals, leading to some seniors being placed in nursing homes. These facilities are designed to provide care and support, but our older population is at risk of being abused by those who are supposed to take care of them. If you are concerned about the well-being of your loved ones, watch out for these five signs of nursing home abuse.

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