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  • Two Types of Car Accident Claims: Injury & Property Damage

    A car accident may result in two different types of claims: bodily injury and property damage. Each type of claim is handled differently and by different parts of your auto insurance policy. Before yo

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  • How to Obtain Evidence from Truck Company

    After a truck accident, injured victims must move quickly to collect important evidence from truck company. Evidence like GPS or black box data and log records can play a critical role in the success

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  • How to Obtain Video Evidence in a Car Accident

    Video evidence from traffic cameras and New York store surveillance cameras can be used as car accident evidence that the other driver is liable for your accident injuries. Learn how you can obtain su

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  • How to Identify an Unsafe Motorcycle Helmet

    Wearing a motorcycle helmet reduces the risk of injury in an accident. However, not any helmet will do. Find out how you can wade through the dozens of motorcycle helmet models available in the market

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  • Defective Car Seats

    From missing or failing components to poor quality materials, there are a number of reasons why child car seats fail. Car seat defects can increase a child's risk of injury in an accident. New York pa

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  • 5 Things to Know About Liability for a Rental Car Accident

    The process to determine liability for a rental car accident is mostly the same as with an accident in your personal vehicle. You still need to file the claim and gather evidence to prove liability, b

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  • Common Hospital Infections

    Every year, thousands of American patients will suffer a hospital-acquired infection or nosocomial infection. Most hospital-acquired infections are entirely preventable. Read on to learn about the typ

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  • Tips to Reduce Risk of Patient Mix-up

    Serious injuries result when a medical provider mistakes one patient for another. Learn how you can prevent these potentially fatal patient mix-up hospital mistakes. Common types of patient mix-ups Fr

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  • How You as a Patient Can Sidestep Hospital Mistakes

    Every year, between 210,000 and 440,000 Americans suffer preventable medical errors that contribute to their deaths, according to the Journal of Patient Safety. Learn how you can avoid hospital mistak

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  • Blindness Caused by Medical Malpractice

    Imagine waking up from surgery to find you can no longer see. It's a scenario some patients experienced. Post-operative blindness occurs in approximately two out of every 10,000 surgeries, according t

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