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Auto Collisions

Cases arising out of automobile accidents are by far the most common type of personal injury cases in our court system today. This is not surprising, given that every 10 seconds, someone in the United States is involved in a car accident, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...
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Civil Sexual Abuse

A growing number of survivors of sexual abuse are looking to civil suits as a means to obtain justice and accountability. Any survivor who wishes to institute a civil claim should be well-established in supportive therapy before starting the action. It is not a good idea to start a lawsuit...
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Work Injuries (Third Party)

The term “workers’ compensation” refers to a system of laws outlining specific benefits to which injured employees are entitled, and the procedures for obtaining such benefits. Every state has its own workers’ compensation laws, which are contained in statutes, and vary somewhat from state to state. In addition, there are...
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Wrongful Death Claims

A “wrongful death” occurs when a person is killed due to the negligence or misconduct of another individual, company or entity. An action for wrongful death belongs to the decedent’s immediate family members (often called “distributees”). The most common distributees are surviving spouses and children, and sometimes parents. A suit...
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Tavern & Liquor Liability Claims

A Tavern & Liquor Liability Claim or Social Host Claim is brought against a tavern or individual who provides alcoholic beverages to a visibly intoxicated person, when that person then goes out and has harmed another. Often times the available insurance of a drunk person is far less than needed,...
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Catastrophic Injury

An unexpected catastrophic or severe injury is something no one is prepared for. Unfortunately in our society, injuries of this type happen more and more. In many of these instances, the legal system can provide the financial and other remedies necessary to address these serious situations. Our system of justice...
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Bicycle and Pedestrian Collisions

Cases arising out of automobile accidents are by far the most common type of personal injury case in our court system today. When a person is injured as a pedestrian or bicyclist, the injuries are often severe. In many of these cases, an early investigation is absolutely necessary to establish...
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Nursing Home and Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is an area of personal injury law that applies to situations when negligent actions by a doctor or other medical professional resulted in damage or harm to the patient. Negligent actions could be an error in diagnosis, treatment or illness management. If such negligence results in injury, a...
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Uninsured and Under-insured Collisions

Uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage (UM/UIM coverage) pays for your injuries if you are struck by a hit-and-run driver or by someone who does not have adequate insurance — either because they have no coverage or because they do not have enough coverage — to pay for your injuries. Most...
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Trip and Fall

“Trip and fall” is a term used for a personal injury case in which a person slips or trips and falls, and is injured as a result of a dangerous condition on someone else’s property. These cases fall under a broader category of cases, known as “premises liability” cases. The...
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