When you are injured due to the negligence of another party, you have the option of filing a personal injury claim. In many cases, you will need the assistance of an attorney if you decide to go this route. But how does one find an attorney that will give them the best chance of an […]
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Pool Accidents & Liability
School is out, the sun is out, and summer vacation is here. As the days get hotter and the little ones start to build up all that energy, you may consider taking them to the neighborhood pool or to your friend’s house with a private pool. It’s a general rule that you should never leave […]
National 3M Lawsuit
Case Overview The 3M Company was tasked with providing hearing protection for the armed forces starting in the early 2000s. The earplug designed supposedly allowed soldiers to alter the device for more optimal hearing in different situations. However, after recent reports, 3M allegedly entered their contract with the federal government knowing the ear device was […]
Common Reasons Workers’ Compensation Claims Are Denied
You are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits if you are injured on the job or developed an injury due to your work conditions. However, just because you file a claim does not mean it will be approved. There are several reasons why a workers’ compensation claim may be denied. Deadlines There are specific rules when […]
Kids II Recalls All Rocking Sleepers
Recall Brief As of April 26th, Kids II has recalled all models of their Rocking Sleepers, similar to Fisher-Price’s Rock ‘n Play Sleeper. Approximately 649,000 units are part of the recall. Consumer reports found that at least four children have died due to these products. Fatalities occurred in the Rocking Sleepers after the infants rolled […]
What Happens During Workplace Inspections?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is the government agency responsible for enforcing occupational safety and health regulations in the workplace. Part of this enforcement includes workplace inspections, but it would be impossible for OSHA to inspect every single workplace. Therefore, there are only certain events that would trigger an inspection on a business: […]
Should I Consider Mediation?
Mediation is a form of dispute resolution in which a neutral third party, the mediator, helps the parties reach a voluntary agreement without going to court. The mediator has no authority to impose a decision, so nothing is decided unless both parties agree on it. This form of resolution can be used in most non-criminal […]
Will Making a Personal Injury Claim Affect My Insurance?
There are a wide range of cases when it comes to personal injury. However, the only type of case that could potentially result in an increase of the price of your insurance due to the filing of a personal injury claim is if you are involved in an auto accident. This potential increase is determined […]
What Can I Do to Protect Myself & My Family from Medical Malpractice?
A 2016 study by Johns Hopkins Hospital revealed that approximately 25,000 deaths result from medical error each year, making it the third leading cause of death in the United States. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can do to prevent malpractice once your procedure or surgery has begun. However, there are several precautionary steps you can […]
Top Construction Related Work Injuries
The latest statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration show that construction accounts for only 4% of workers in the United States, but for 21% of work-related deaths. More than half of these deaths in the construction industry were caused by the “Fatal Four,” which include falls, being stuck by an object, electrocution, and […]