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What to Do If Your Child is Injured at School

Recklessness, bad decisions, mischief, and irresponsible fights are all part and parcel of a typical kid’s life, and more often than not, these actions lead to injuries. While childhood injuries can still occur at home, the large percentage occurs at school, where the risks of injuries from falls, slips, fights, and stampedes are considerably high, courtesy of peer pressure, and bad company, or negligent school staff.

But did you know you can sue for damages if your child gets injured while at school? Below is a brief guide on personal injury claims pertaining to injuries sustained in schools. 

Personal Injury Claims Against […]

Workers’ Comp Claims Won’t Wait For You

Accidents that lead to personal injuries are common in the workplace. Regrettably, many workers avoid seeking compensation for work-related injuries and often choose to work through the pain, either for fear of losing their jobs, or due to financial needs.

However, failure to report any work-related injuries may not only undermine your chances of receiving compensation, but may also lead to more serious health concerns.
So what measures should you take? 
Well, here are the steps to follow when seeking compensation for work-related injuries

Report any accidents to your supervisor
In case of any work-related accidents, the first thing you need to do is to […]

Bicycle Safety Tips

In recent times, cycling has become a preferred mode of transport for many people. This is due to the numerous benefits and advantages it offers. These include:

Cheap mode of transport
Bicycle riding is a cost-effective means of transportation, as it does not require gas or fuel. Moreover, most bicycles are cheap to buy, and require little maintenance.
Eco-friendly
They are also 100 percent eco-friendly, since they don’t emit any harmful gases, unlike motor vehicles.
Form of exercise
Bicycle riding also provides good exercise for the body, thus allowing riders to keep healthy and fit.
Little to no traffic
Unlike motor vehicles, which often get gridlocked in traffic, […]

Why Do Auto Accidents Increase During the Holidays

The holiday season is without a doubt a very exciting time of the year for most people. This is mainly because it presents an opportunity for them to travel and spend quality time with family and friends.

However, the increased number of drivers on the road during the holiday season makes driving a very risky affair. If you plan on driving during the holiday season, therefore, you need to take the necessary measures to ensure your safety as well as that of your loved ones while on the road.

 

Here are some of the reasons why road accidents generally increase during the […]

What To Do If You’re In An Auto Accident

If you have been injured in an auto accident, you may have thought that the incident was over and there’s nothing more that you can do. It can be a terrible event that you never wanted and comes into your life randomly as the result of people making poor decisions around you. Negligence on the road can be deadly, and the negligence of other drivers on the road affects thousands of Americans every year. It’s a stressful situation that leaves tons of aftermath in its wake, and that’s if you or anyone involved is lucky enough to avoid a fatality. […]

What Do I Do In an Uber / Lyft Accident

Uber is arguably the biggest and most popular ride-hailing company in the world, and part of its success can be attributed to high safety standards. Notably, their drivers are thoroughly scrutinized before getting approved, and must undergo a mandatory road safety and customer care training thereafter. They also have to abide by strict rules, and an unforgiving customer review system designed to protect passengers from harm.

However, despite all these measures, accidents involving Uber are still prevalent in our roads. So, what should you do if you get involved in an Uber accident? Well, let’s find out more…

Insurance Coverage for Ride-Hailing Companies
According […]

Can A Dash Cam Help You Following An Accident?

Nowadays, filing an auto insurance claim has turned into a cat-and-mouse game between claimants and insurance companies. Apparently, most insurance companies are often sluggish when it comes to compensating car accident victims.

You might be paying your premiums on time, but your insurer may still want more proof before paying up. For this reason, it is not surprising that motorists are turning to video as a way of capturing evidence in case of an accident. This brings us to the big question – can a dash cam help you following an accident? Well, let’s find out.

What is a dash cam?
A dash […]

How to Handle A Personal Injury Lawsuit

Lawsuits typically take years to conclude. While this could be partly due to court congestion and legal complications, it could also be due to ignorance on the part of the complainants. And nowhere is that as prevalent as in personal injury lawsuits, where most people simply don’t know what to do.
So what exactly constitutes a personal injury? These are injuries to the body or mind that one suffers due to the actions, or lack thereof, of another person. They include road and work accidents, assault, tripping, attacks by pets and torture. So how should you handle a personal injury lawsuit?

1. […]

My Child Committed a Crime: What Do I Do?

Parents try to do the best for their children. So when parents discover or are informed that their child has either committed a crime or been charged with one, it can be tough to deal with. Fortunately, there are ways to deal with it and help.

While you may feel like you are the only parent in the world that is going through this, the truth is that this is something that many parents go through, individually and together. You’re not alone and this doesn’t make you, your child, or your family ‘bad’. If you can all look at it as […]

Injured In A Motorcycle Accident? Take These Steps

If you love to ride motorcycles, then you probably already know about the risks and the dangers involved. Cyclists that love their bikes may be well aware of the risks when it comes to an accident, but they’re not going to let them stop them from hitting the road. Although safe rides are not unheard of, it is also not unheard of for cyclists to have a motorcycle accident while out on the road. If you have been in a motorcycle accident or even if you haven’t been in one yet, keep the following steps in mind so that in case you […]