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How to Prove Medical Malpractice

Is Medical Malpractice Difficult to Prove?

Medical malpractice is one of the most complex areas of injury law. In addition to navigating the highly technical aspects of modern medicine, attorneys who handle these claims must also challenge the judgment and actions of people entrusted with life-and-death decisions. If you suspect that errors on the part of one or more healthcare providers […]

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Getting Started on a Slip and Fall Injury Claim

Building Your Slip and Fall Injury Claim

Winter brings a significant amount of inclement weather to the Tri-State Area. People moving in and out of properties track in snow and slush, resulting in more wear and tear on flooring and carpets and a greater need for diligent maintenance. These conditions create a “perfect storm” for more people to slip and fall. If […]

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Truck Driver Negligence in Accident Claims

How to Prove Truck Driver Negligence

Truck drivers have stressful jobs. They operate vehicles that are much larger than the cars most of us drive, and they are subject to tight, sometimes unrealistic deadlines. In addition, they must follow a number of stringent regulations concerning their hours of service, the condition of the truck, and more. Many truck drivers are able […]

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Filing a Birth Injury Claim

Do I Have a Birth Injury Claim?

Children who are born with disabilities or suffer an adverse event early in their development may face a lifetime of hardship. When this happens, families are overwhelmed with a number of questions. One of the most persistent questions is “Why?” If you suspect that the issues your child is facing are the result of an […]

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Compensation in Your Car Accident Claim

Are You Entitled to Compensation After a Car Accident?

If you are involved in an accident that is not your fault, it is natural to want to know what kind of compensation you may be able to recover. Broadly speaking, accident victims are entitled to compensation for the “damages” they have suffered due to the at-fault driver’s negligence. What are damages in a car […]

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When to Contact a Slip and Fall Lawyer

Should I Get a Lawyer for a Slip and Fall?

When you fall on someone else’s property, your first emotions are likely pain and confusion. The pain of your injuries should drive you to get medical care, but what should you do after that? After a slip and fall, many clients wonder: Was the accident my fault? Was the accident someone else’s fault? Who is […]

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Suing After a Semi Truck Accident

Can I Sue for Being Hit by a Semi Truck?

A semi truck is significantly larger than a passenger vehicle. We expect truck drivers to handle these massive vehicles and their tens of thousands of pounds of cargo safely. Unfortunately, though, truckers, the companies that hire them, and other players in the industry are sometimes negligent in their operations. When this negligence results in an […]

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When to File a Dog Bite Lawsuit

How Long Do I Have to Sue for a Dog Bite?

Most of the time, dogs are well-behaved, loyal companions. However, the loyalty to their owners can result in aggression in certain situations. Dog owners have an obligation to warn others and take reasonable precautions to prevent their pets from attacking. When they fail in these duties, the victims of dog bites and other injuries have […]

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Steps After a Vehicle Accident

Steps After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Most people will be involved in at least one vehicle collision in their lifetime. Minor accidents may only result in damage to the vehicles, with no injuries to the drivers or other occupants. However, severe injury and even death can occur in more serious accidents. If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, […]

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Why You Need a Truck Accident Lawyer

Do I Need a Lawyer After a Truck Accident?

Truck accidents often result in serious injuries. The operations of semi trucks are governed by state laws and federal regulations. In the event of an accident, multiple parties (and multiple insurance companies) are likely to be involved. For all of these reasons and more, it is in your best interest to hire a truck accident […]

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