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15 Common Terms in a Personal Injury Lawsuit

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Personal injury cases are lawsuits that cover all physical, financial, and emotional injuries caused by another person or party’s negligence. No two personal injury cases are the same, however, there are common terms each individual will hear during a case. Involved in a personal injury case? Here are 15 common terms you might encounter: Affidavit: […]

What to Do After a Car Accident

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A car accident can be one of life’s most stressful events. In the United States, an accident occurs every 10 seconds. Tragically, over 1 million people lose their lives in car wrecks each year. With such alarmingly high statistics, it’s beneficial to know exactly how to handle an accident. Here are the steps you should […]

What is Medical Malpractice?

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When someone feels ill and they seek medical attention, they expect to receive proper care. But what happens when the care they received leaves them in worse health than before? It happens more often than you think. In fact, over 200,000 people die due to medical malpractice in the United States each year. Luckily, there […]

Top 10 Causes of Car Accidents

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Car accidents are a common and unfortunate part of life. While many accidents are minor, thousands of Americans lose their lives in a car accidents each year. Because wrecks are so common, it’s important to know all the different factors that can lead to an accident. Here are the top 10 causes of car accidents: […]

Mall Violence and Liability

A husband and wife who were shot at Monroeville Mall in February have filed suit against the mall’s owners and the store where the shooting occurred. The couple claims that violence and gang activity at the mall just east of Pittsburgh had been increasing before they were shot and that the mall owners were negligent […]