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  • Hospital Liability for Medical Malpractice

    In a variety of circumstances, employers can be held legally liable for the conduct of their employees. One example is when a doctor, surgeon, medical technician, nurse or any other healthcare provider employed by a hospital acts in a negligent manner, causing serious injuries to...

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  • Indications That Your Loved One’s Passing May Be a Wrongful Death

    Wrongful death cases arise out of circumstances in which someones careless or reckless actions result in the loss of life. These can stem from traffic accidents, medical malpractice, defective products and other sources. Circumstances Indicating Wrongful Death and Negligence The ...

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  • Filing a Premises Liability Claim for a Government Entity’s Liability

    Injuries on government property can occur under a variety of circumstances, such as on school property or on a public sidewalk. Premises liability claims tend to be complicated. This is especially true when government liability applies. Such cases may fall under the Federal Tort ...

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  • Rotator Cuff Tears after a Car Accident

    A rotator cuff tear can include partial or complete tear of tendons or torn muscles in the shoulder. Its just one type of painful injury that car accident victims may sustain in a serious car accident. If someone elses negligence was the cause of the crash, they may be held liabl...

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  • Importance of Motorcycle Safety Courses

    There are unique risks faced by those who ride a motorcycle, so taking a motorcycle safety course is a useful investment of ones time. Its beneficial not only for the beginning rider but it can help sharpen an experienced riders skills. In New York, those who participate in appr...

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  • Failure to Diagnose and Prevent Bowel Obstruction

    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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  • Essential Motorcycle Safety Gear for Protection

    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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  • Car Accidents Caused by Cell Phone Use While Driving

    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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  • Premises Liability Issues: Suing for Injuries During a Parade

    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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  • The Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP)

    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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