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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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