personal injury

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. 

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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.
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, […]

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?

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What to Do When You’ve Been Bitten By a Dog

Do you love dogs? They say that canines are man’s best friend’, loyal and true.

While dogs can be beloved pets, they also have potential to cause injury. Some breeds may naturally be slightly more aggressive than say, a Chihuahua (and anything larger than a Chihuahua with a strong bite may really be able to do some damage). Others may not be trained properly or have a history of incidents.
It may depend on the owner and whether they take good care of them. Sometimes dogs seem to snap for no reason, but logical explanations exist– a car backfiring spooked them, or […]

Can a New Law in the Sunshine State Affect Your Rights as a Driver?

Were you aware that changes in driving laws regarding insurance could possibly impact your rights as a driver? That’s important to know if you are a motorist driving in the state where laws have recently changed– and could affect you directly.

No one wants to be affected by laws that they may or may not even have been aware existed. It can be tough to try and drive and get into a car accident as well– only to find that not only are you now a car accident victim in Florida, but you may be facing out-of-pocket expenses that are sky-high. […]

What To Do When You’re In an Auto Accident With an Uninsured Motorist 

Have you been in an auto accident with an uninsured motorist? If you have, it’s time to consult an auto accident attorney. These types of accidents happen all the time, and someone is injured in an auto accident every day. While there is a certain amount of risk involved in taking to the road, accidents are not always your fault. Other parties cause accidents every day and many of them are driving uninsured.

So, what should you do when you’re in an accident and the motorist that caused it doesn’t even have insurance? Read on to find out.

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When To Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been injured in life, you know that it can be no fun. Getting injured in a car accident can not only be physically painful, it can be mentally frightening and emotionally jarring. Often you can feel confused or displaced when being involved in an accident. Your ears may be ringing and you may feel that you are unable to focus. It’s a state called shock, and once it passes, then you’re left to deal with other concerns.

Following an accident, your car may be wrecked or damaged heavily. Loss of property, in this case a motor vehicle, is […]

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How Can A Bicycle Accident Attorney Help?

Bikes are considered the same as cars in most states. What does that mean for you? It means that cyclists are required by law to adhere to the same traffic regulations as drivers of motor vehicles. It’s also mandated to share the road. For many cyclists, the reality of possibly getting into an injury or life-threatening injury when they hit the road is a thing they keep in mind when they hit the road. Fortunately, only a few of those individuals will experience an accident as the result of negligence on the part of the driver. Unfortunately, they don’t always […]

Truck Accidents 101: All You Need To Know

Over forty thousand people die each year from auto accidents in the United States. It’s been said that driving on the road is actually more of a threat to your life than getting on a plane and taking a transcontinental flight. Death by automobile is never desirable, but then neither is a serious injury as the result of another driver. It’s infuriating enough that poor drivers who make bad decisions or are intoxicated can change your life so completely. However, if you or someone you love has recently been involved in an auto accident, you do have options that are […]

Why Hire An Experienced Premises Liability Attorney?

There are certain situations where you may require an experienced premises liability attorney to help you out. A premises liability attorney can help you by providing guidance, knowledge and assistance when it comes to figuring out where you stand legally. Premises liability lawsuits in the past can apply to everything from an accidental injury to accidents, injury and death in a variety of properties and settings. Anything from explosions to swimming accidents, poor security and dog bites could potentially be a huge settlement. You may have a case, but you need to consult an experienced premises liability attorney. The Law […]

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