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Personal Injury 101: Understanding the Terminology

Personal Injury 101: Understanding the Terminology | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
We've collected some of the more common phrases you’ll hear speaking with a personal injury attorney and created a glossary of sorts.
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Sometimes speaking with a lawyer is like traveling to a foreign country... It can be difficult to understand the legal jargon being thrown around during your discussion. This guide is helpful in deciphering some of those terms.

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Hospital Transparency is Necessary for Patient Safety

Hospital Transparency is Necessary for Patient Safety | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
Transparency is crucial when it comes to giving patients the ability to make informed decisions about their healthcare.
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Defective Products and the Holiday Season | Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.

Defective Products and the Holiday Season | Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
There are many unexpected defective products that can cause serious injury, many of which may be received as gifts during the holiday season.
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Keep your children safe this holiday season. There are still defective toys on the market that could cause serious injury to your child.

 

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http://www.dsslaw.com/blog/2013/12/defective-products-holiday-season/

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Safety on Commuter Trains

Safety on Commuter Trains | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
When you rely on public transportation, you likely take safety for granted. But train accidents happen without warning, and they can end tragically.
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Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. provide some useful details on public safety on commuter trains. With the recent events in New York, it's a good time to reinforce some safety tips.

 

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Prevent Kitchen Fires this Holiday Season

Prevent Kitchen Fires this Holiday Season | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
The threat of kitchen fires triples on Thanksgiving Day. From 2009 to 2011, an average of 1,300 cooking fires occurred on Thanksgiving Day
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Did You Suffer a Slip and Fall?

Did You Suffer a Slip and Fall? | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
A negligence lawsuit for a slip and fall case is an example of an area of law known as “premises liability.” While thousands of people fall each year, if a fall is the result of someone's negligence, then you may have the right to compensation.
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Did you suffer a slip and fall accident due to someone elses negligence? You may be entitled to compensation.

 

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West Palm Beach Workers' Compensation Law Firm | Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A.

The attorneys of Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A. assist clients in Florida with workers' compensation, immigration law, social security disability and ...
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I Can’t Hear You

I Can’t Hear You | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
Construction workers are continually exposed to dangers from heights, chemicals, falling objects, and more.  The last thing that may be on their minds is suffering injury to their hearing.  However, that should be a very real concern for all...
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Fighting Back Against Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Fighting Back Against Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
There is no greater tragedy than the knowledge that we have misplaced our trust in a nursing home or a long-term care facility.
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Workplace Accidents and Workers Compensation Defenses

Workplace Accidents and Workers Compensation Defenses | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
In New York, a system of workers compensation exists to ensure that employees receive cash benefits and/or paid medical leave when they are injured on the job.
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Litigation Expenses are Foreseeable M.G.L. c. 93A Damages

Litigation Expenses are Foreseeable M.G.L. c. 93A Damages | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
Recently, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has decided that if an insurance company unreasonably delays a reasonable settlement in a personal injury case thereby forcing an injured victim to litigate the case, the insurance company may be...
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California Personal Injury Attorney James Robert Tedford II Launches New Website to Further Assist Clients

The Pasadena, California law firm of Tedford & Associates recently launched a website to make it easier than ever to connect with an experienced personal injury attorney and get answers to basic legal questions.
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Falsifying Patients’ Records in Medical Malpractice Cases

Falsifying Patients’ Records in Medical Malpractice Cases | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
In April of 2012, 51-year old Isel Pineda had a consultation with Dr. Oleg Davie for liposuction. Some years earlier, Ms.
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"A doctor’s failure to carry out a proper investigation into a patient’s medical history and to document the investigation in the patient’s records can lead to tragic consequences. Dr. Davie is accused not only of failing to ask the right questions but also of covering up his failure to do so."

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Motorcycles and Helmets Are Going High Tech

Motorcycles and Helmets Are Going High Tech | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
Fully-loaded motorcycle helmets may make the ride more enjoyable, but some accessories can play a vital role in keeping riders safe.
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Wow... I'm shocked by the technology they can put in those helmets!

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New Technology May Help Reduce Distraction Behind the Wheel - Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.

New Technology May Help Reduce Distraction Behind the Wheel - Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
The distracted driving accident lawyers of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C., look into new technology that may help reduce distracted driving and save lives.
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A Ticket for Eating or Smoking at the Wheel?

A Ticket for Eating or Smoking at the Wheel? | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
A legislative proposal would expand the list of illegal activities for drivers, potentially making it a violation to eat or smoke behind the wheel
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Should drivers be eating and smoking at the wheel? New proposed legislation suggests not. #distracteddriving #njcaraccidentlawyer http://bit.ly/1gjveMt ;

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Vineland Toddler Run Over and Killed by Mother in Tragic Accident

Vineland Toddler Run Over and Killed by Mother in Tragic Accident | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
A two-year-old from Vineland, NJ was hit by a car driven by her mother. The toddle was hit in her grandparents' driveway. The mother said she did not see the child and drove forward rather than backing up.
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Tragically, two-year-old Jaelise Rodriguez suffered fatal injuries this month when she was hit by a car allegedly driven by her mother. The toddler was in the driveway at her grandparents’ house at the time of the accident.


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http://www.dsslaw.com/blog/2013/11/vineland-toddler-run-killed-mother-tragic-accident/

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Proving Your Brain Injury Case Part 1: Teaching the Jury How it Happened

Proving Your Brain Injury Case Part 1: Teaching the Jury How it Happened | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
Brain injuries suffered as a result of someone else's wrongdoing represent some of the most complex, catastrophic cases that we handle.
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Brain injury cases are not always easy to prove, because the injuries are not as apparant as an external injury. Attorney Taylor Sutherland explains more.

 

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http://www.rockylawfirm.com/2013/10/17/proving-your-brain-injury-case-part-1-teaching-the-jury-how-it-happened/

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Who Covers My Medical Bills After a Car Accident: Health Insurance or Auto Insurance?

Who Covers My Medical Bills After a Car Accident: Health Insurance or Auto Insurance? | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you may be wondering where to submit your medical bills if you have both health insurance and automobile insurance.  First, be thankful that you are insured by both companies — it’s a good dilemma to have. ...
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Long Island personal injury attorney Elan Wurtzel on how to cover medical bills following an accident. 

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West Palm Beach Workers Compensation Lawyers of Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A.

So you've been injured on the job? Now what? You need to maximize your workers compensation benefits now. Call Scott J. Sternberg & Associates, P.A. today an...
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Nursing Home Slip and Falls

Nursing Home Slip and Falls | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
While falls amongst the elderly do sometimes happen with some regularity, if a fall happens at a nursing home, it may have been preventable and could serve as evidence of nursing home abuse or negligence.
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Fatal Head-On Collisions: How are Families Compensated?

Fatal Head-On Collisions: How are Families Compensated? | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
It was 8:50 pm. Newman Ayeh-Brachie was driving his Nissan north on the Hudson span of the Tappan Zee bridge. His wife Hannah was seated beside him. Everything seemed normal — until a white SUV came barreling south in the northbound lane of traffic.
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Gradual Work Related Injuries - Tell Your Doctor What You Do At Work

Gradual Work Related Injuries - Tell Your Doctor What You Do At Work | Personal Injury | Scoop.it
This year, I have represented a number of hard working people that had gradual injuries.  These clients did not have a traumatic event where a heavy box fell on them or they were lifting something heavy and felt an immediate “pop” in their back. ...
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Rocky's Story - Rocky McElhaney Law Firm Television Commercial

Rocky McElhaney explains why he makes it a personal mission to help injured victims throughout the state of Tennessee. As a Nashville personal injury attorne...
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What are the Types of Wrongful Death Claims?

Wrongful death is emotionally and financially much different on a family than a death from an illness. Wrongful deaths are sudden and family members have no time to plan ahead for the emotional and financial upheaval to come.
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