Steps To Immediately Take After An Overseas Accident

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Regardless of where you are during a car accident, there are certain steps you should take. For example, you should always get medical attention and take photographs of the accident. However, if you are injured as a tourist in a car, there are special steps you should consider taking such as calling a tourist car accident attorney. Understand The Local Laws There might be specific local laws you'll be expected to follow to avoid getting in trouble with the law.

22 October 2020

Putting Hazardous Chemical Containers In Recycle Containers

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Local waste removal ordinances may ban the disposal of hazardous materials through the regular trash collection process. Specific chemicals could cause a fire when disposed of improperly. Persons exposed to chemicals may suffer extreme burns or even blindness. Therefore, the local municipality might set aside a specific day of the year for hazardous materials collections. Usually, a homeowner must drop the chemicals off at a designated waste dump. Those not willing to follow appropriate disposal steps for cans and plastic containers containing hazardous materials may place them in a recyclables trash can with the hopes that waste collectors won't notice.

2 October 2020

3 Ways A Personal Injury Attorney Helps You Sidestep Insurance Tactics

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Being in an accident can upend your life. You've got medical bills to pay, treatment to endure and damaged property to replace. During this time, being contacted by the responsible party's insurance company may seem lucky. After all, you have bills to pay, and the insurer seems to be offering help. In reality, the insurance company is only interested in settling your claim quickly and for the least amount of money possible.

21 September 2020

Personal Injury Claims: Three Elements For Success

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Personal injuries can have a direct and negative impact on your life, and this is true whether you slip and fall while at work or are the victim of a serious auto accident. The good news is that filing a personal injury claim and obtaining compensation via this claim can help relieve some of the financial burden that you are experiencing as a result of the medical costs and other life-altering changes.

10 September 2020

3 Types Of Damages You Can Claim In A Nursing Home Neglect Case

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If you have a loved one who you think was neglected while they were in a nursing home, you are going to want to move your loved one to a safe environment. After that, you are going to want to contact a personal injury attorney and pursue a case against the facility that neglected your loved one. When you pursue a legal case, part of the point of the case is to force the facility to make changes, and the other point of the case is to pursue financial compensation.

21 August 2020

Jet Ski Accidents: What You Need To Know About Injuries And Damages

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The summer season is well underway, and you no doubt see many people enjoying the sunshine on jet skis on your local water sources. Jet skiing can be a great activity, but they can also cause deadly accidents if they are not operated properly. The following are some things you need to know about jet ski accidents: Potential Injuries Jet skis can operate at high rates of speed with the operator only able to hold on to the handlebars of the watercraft.

6 August 2020

Here's What To Do After Being Pulled Over For A DUI

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A police officer will usually pull over a drunk driver because the officer suspects that the drunk driver is under the influence. For example, you might have been weaving or drifting, braking erratically, stopping inappropriately, or turning illegally. When you are pulled over, there are several steps you can take to improve your situation. You May Need a Drunk Driving Attorney If the police officer decides that you're not drunk and lets you go, you won't need an attorney.

28 July 2020

The Role That Electronic Records Play In Your Personal Injury Case

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When you are injured, your medical records and other forms of electronic data will play a large role in your case. In the past, medical records were largely recorded on paper. However, as hospitals have modernized, they have moved toward digital records. Therefore, the laws pertaining to the admissibility of electronic business records and computer-generated data will be relevant to you and your personal injury lawyer. Computer-Generated Data With a motor vehicle crash involving a commercial vehicle, there are several forms of computer-generated data that might be relevant to your case.

17 July 2020

Injured While Riding Your Bike? Know What To Do

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While riding a bike is a great way to get around town, you do not have the same protection around your body as if you are in a car. If you get into an accident, it is more likely that you will sustain an injury and have some big medical bills as a result. Here are some things you need to know about this unique injury situation. What Do You Do After A Bike Accident?

2 July 2020

3 Things To Know About The Social Security Disability Appeals Process

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Do you have a disability? Or maybe you have a medical condition that prevents you from earning income. In either of these cases, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. If you meet certain criteria for your condition, you may be able to receive anywhere from $800 to $1,800 a month. However, when you first apply for Social Security Disability, there is a good chance you will get denied. In fact, only 30 percent of Social Security Disability applicants get approved.

19 June 2020