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Jul
29
2014

5 Important Road Crash Statistics

Those who are lucky enough to have never been involved in a vehicle accident often believe this will never happen to them. However, another driver could make a mistake at any point, leading to an accident in which you are injured.
For a better idea of how common vehicle accidents have become, here are five important [...]

Jul
25
2014

Local Vehicle Accidents and Related News

If you live in or around the Boston area, you know that vehicle accidents are very common. While most involve two or more cars, there are other types, such as when a bicyclist is struck, as well.
Here are three recent vehicle accident news stories worth paying attention to:
1. GM report cites more death claims in [...]

Jul
22
2014

Have you been Diagnosed with Mesothelioma?

If you think you have a case of mesothelioma, the first thing you should do is receive immediate medical attention. With an experienced doctor on your side, you can determine once and for all if you have this form of cancer.
While there may not be any cure for mesothelioma, there are steps you can take [...]

Jul
18
2014

Potential Causes of a Tractor Trailer Accident

Were you recently involved in an accident with a tractor trailer? If so, you must realize early on that you have rights.
Not every truck accident leads to a personal injury lawsuit, but there are times when the victim has the right to file a claim as a means of receiving compensation for his or her [...]

Jul
15
2014

Dog Bite Victim? Here is what may be Covered

Despite the fact that most dogs are lovable, there are times when these animals can attack. While a dog bite does not always lead to a lawsuit, there are situations when this is the case.
No matter where you live, there are laws in place to protect your rights and help you receive the compensation you [...]

Jul
11
2014

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

An auto accident can happen for a number of reasons, with drowsy driving often time the culprit.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), a survey of nearly 100,000 people showed that 1 of 25 admitted to dozing off while driving. This corresponds with the estimate from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) that [...]

Jul
8
2014

Be Patient with a Personal Injury Case

Upon filing a personal injury case, it is safe to assume that you are looking forward to the day that everything comes to an end. However, it may be a long time until this happens.
Did you know a personal injury case can last anywhere from a couple months to several years? At the very least, [...]

Jul
1
2014

What did you Miss in June 2014?

During the month of June, we posted a lot of new content. While many of our readers stayed current throughout the month, some may have fallen behind for one reason or another.
Now is the best time to catch up on everything you missed. For those who are still in a rush, here are five of [...]

Jun
27
2014

Do you have a Workplace Sexual Harassment Case?

Sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be a major problem throughout the country, despite the fact that employers and coworkers are well aware that they should never cross the line.
In short, sexual harassment occurs when requests for sexual favors are made or when another party’s actions create a hostile, sexually offensive, or intimidating environment.
Some [...]

Jun
24
2014

Four Steps to Protect your Slip and Fall Injury Rights

Were you injured in a slip and fall accident? If so, there are steps you can take to protect your rights.
Here are four steps you should take without delay:
1. Report the accident to the manager or property owner. The sooner you do this the better off you are going to be. Not only will it [...]