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Why Hiring A Lawyer After Your Cruise Ship Accident Is Important

Often, cruise ship accidents may require a lawyer due to the fact that they are highly complicated and there are many different issues that could come up and lead to the loss of possible compensation when the individual harmed in the accident is not informed regarding how to proceed and what is required for the […]

How You Can Be Compensated For Theme Park Injuries

There are many different types of legal claims which are available to people who have been injured on an amusement park ride. Even though the specific claim will depend on the nature of the accident, two of the most common are negligence and product liability. If an amusement park accident was due to the carelessness […]

The Rise of Uber and Lyft Accidents

Contrary to popular belief, in the years before Uber and Lyft started to appear on the scene in cities all across the United States, deadly car accidents were at record lows. By 2010, just before the ride-hailing services started to expand throughout the nation and take over, the total amount of traffic fatalities had settled […]

Have You or a Loved One Been the Victim of Medical Malpractice?

Medical Malpractice involves improper treatment or negligence on the part of a doctor or other medical professional that causes injury, harm, or death to the patient. This may result from inaccurate diagnosis, wrong medication, errors in surgery, or inadequate aftercare. Medical malpractice can be the cause of various physical injuries as well as emotional pain […]

When Misdiagnosis Results in Harm to Medical Patients in Florida

Diagnosis is the first and most important step towards recovery. However, at times, the illness is misdiagnosed, diagnosed when it’s too late, or never diagnosed at all. Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis can prove to be extremely dangerous and may lead to severe injuries or even death. A small illness may manifest into something much bigger […]

Common Causes of Car Crashes

Car crashes are common in the United States.  Usually, these accidents are minor, but sometimes car crashes result in serious injury or even death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a report on motor vehicle safety, which states that approximately 90 people die in car crashes each day.  There are a number […]

Medical Malpractice Claims

Medical malpractice claims arise when a doctor harms a patient by failing to perform his or her medical duties competently.  While the rules in medical malpractice cases vary state by state, some common elements exist.  In order to make a malpractice claim, you must be able to prove a number of things with the help […]

Preparing to Testify In Your Case

Testifying in a trial is a stressful and nerve-wracking experience.  It is crucial that you be as prepared as possible before you testify.  Preparation will make testifying much less stressful.  The Department of Justice offers some tips for testifying in court that you may refer to.  While written for the victim witness, these tips are […]

Going on a Cruise? Tips on How to Stay Safe

Did you know that cruising is one of the safest forms of travel?  Most people enjoy cruising without any incidents whatsoever.  However, as with any experience, it can’t hurt to prepare yourself by understanding potentially dangerous situations.  The following are some basic safety tips. Ask About Medical Facilities Before You Book According to the Centers […]

Protecting Your Hearing On the Job

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a report detailing how workers can protect their hearing on the job.  The CDC estimates that approximately 22 million American workers are exposed to potentially hazardous levels of noise exposure.  Hearing loss is one of the most common work related injuries in the United States.  […]