Edward Joel Lake’s Guides

Edward Joel Lake

Sayville Personal Injury Lawyer.

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  1. How to Collect Social Security Survivor Benefits after Wrongful Death

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 9 months ago.

    It’s devastating for a family to suddenly lose a loved one. Learning a sudden death is attributable to another’s negligence can make it especially painful. There could be compensation recoverable thro

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  2. 4 Things to Know About Paralysis from Motorcycle Accident

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 9 months ago.

    Motorcyclists may be at greater risk of trauma to the spinal cord because of the lack of a barrier between the motorcyclist and a motor vehicle, the ground or other objects. Damage to the spinal colum

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  3. 3 Reasons to Have Accessory Motorcycle Insurance Coverage

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 9 months ago.

    Insurance is required for anyone who drives a motorcycle. This helps protect the owner in the event of an accident. Although there are standard types of coverage available, motorcyclists might conside

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  4. Third Party Liability: Injuries from Equipment Maintained by a Third Party

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 10 months ago.

    Certain types of employment, such as working in a warehouse, factory or on a construction site, require working with heavy equipment. Although accidents at work can and do happen, which may lead to an employee filing for workers’ compensation benefits, some are caused by a third party’s negligence.

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  5. Nerve Damage after Surgery or a Medical Procedure

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 10 months ago.

    Nerve damage can impact any part of the nervous system. Injuries can range from mild to severe. When damage is significant, it can result in permanent disability and reduced qualify of life. Although there are many causes of nerve damage, some may experience nerve damage after a medical procedure.

  6. The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 10 months ago.

    The National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 created the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VCIP). It provides a way for families to recover compensation if their children suffer injuries after receiving certain vaccinations. Claims are not handled through the traditional ...

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  7. Premises Liability Issues: Suing for Injuries During a Parade

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 10 months ago.

    Every year, millions of Americans attend parades to commemorate events and celebrate their communities. Unfortunately, because street parades are so jam-packed with people, floats, cars, and debris, they can also pose hazards to attendees. While parade attendees do assume a certa...

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  8. Car Accidents Caused by Cell Phone Use While Driving

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 11 months ago.

    Despite efforts to raise awareness regarding the risk of cell phone use while driving, motorists continue to drive while on their cell phones. Although statistics are available to indicate how cell phones contribute to accidents, many believe this distraction behavior is underrep...

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  9. Essential Motorcycle Safety Gear for Protection

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 11 months ago.

    For many, motorcycles are a symbol of freedom. But freedom is not synonymous with recklessness. In order to protect yourself on the open road, check out these pieces of essential protective gear that you dont want to ride without. The Importance of Protective Head Gear The import...

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  10. Failure to Diagnose and Prevent Bowel Obstruction

    Written by attorney Edward Lake, 11 months ago.

    When a doctor fails to diagnose a medical condition, like a bowel obstruction, it can sometimes lead to serious complications. Although not every diagnostic error will result in legal action against the provider, there are circumstances that may warrant legal action. An example i...

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