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  • Auto Accidents - NEVER DECLINE MEDICAL ATTENTION

    "When I was in a crash, I didn't think I was injured. The next week, however, my neck really started to hurt!"Sound familiar? Ever heard someone say this?Even though you can walk away from a fender bender, NEVER decline medical attention at the accident scene.Here's Why:When ...

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  • What would baby cribs be like without trial lawyers?

    What would baby cribs be like without trial lawyers? Trial lawyers have made baby cribs safer by holding manufacturers accountable for design problems that once injured infants.1) Flame-retardant fabrics make youngsters' sleepware, linens, and mattresses much safer 2) Low crib co...

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  • Vehicle Accident Q&A: 'Totaled Vehicle'

    Q: I was in an accident. I wasn't injured, but my insurer said my older pickup was "totaled". What does that mean?A: "Totaled" means an insurer determines that a vehicle's repair costs exceed its retail value.Q: How does my insurance company calculate this?A: Your insurer should ...

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  • Faulty Anesthesia Equipment - Medical Negligence

    Attorneys can help obtain fair compensation for patients who have suffered serious injury or the loss of a loved on due to physician negligence, delivery room mistakes, or emergency room errors. FAULTY ANESTHESIA EQUIPMENT A patient who can no longer walk, work, or take care of h...

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  • Home Poison Control

    Out of reach and locked up Keep all toxic substances and medications locked and out of reach. Household cleaners, paints, insecticides, and other dangerous products may be everywhere - in kitchens,

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  • Food Safety - What to Do If You Ate Unsafe Food

    Americas consumer need better food-safety protection. Over the past 20 years, Americans have experienced more than 1,500 major foodborne-illness breakouts, costing the nation about $150 Billion annually. Recent large-scale incidents involved E. coli-contaminated leafy green ve...

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  • Preventable Medical Errors - sixth biggest killer in America

    Preventable medical errors kill and seriously injure hundreds of thousands of Americans every year. Errors include physician diagnostic mistakes, incomplete or deficient patient records, medication-prescription slip-ups, staff fatigue and overwork, procedural safety-check lap...

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  • Debunking Legal Myths - Big Awards Line the Pockets of Attorneys

    Big awards line the pockets of attorneys and leave nothing for the victim. Civil justice attorneys rarely charge an hourly fee like other attorneys. Instead, they work on a "contingency fee basis". This means if they win, they get a percentage of the damages. This contingency fee...

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  • Debunking Legal Myths - Insurance Premiums Are Skyrocketing due to Lawsuits.

    Insurance premiums are skyrocketing due to lawsuits. Premiums may be going up, but lawsuits have nothing to do with it. The more likely culprits are rising medical costs and insurance-industry profits that get bigger every year. In 2004, the insurance industry recorded a $38.7 b...

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  • Officer paralyzed when ATV hits fence stake

    New York staterecently agreed to pay$14.8 millionto apolice officerwho wasparalyzedwhile driving an ATV along an unofficial pathway behindFire Islandbeach. The case turned on the question of who should be held responsible - the owner of the land or the intruder - when a person i...

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