What Do Private Property Owners Have To Do To Keep Visitors Safe?

What Do Private Property Owners Have To Do To Keep Visitors Safe?

According to most state laws, owners of private property have a duty to keep their properties safe for visitors.  What this means can be interpreted in several different ways, but there are some basic facts that apply to most situations.  In general, keeping property safe for visitors involves removing any hazards as soon as possible … Read more

Summer Fun Can Lead To Injury

Summer Fun Can Lead To Injury

Summer is in full swing, and everyone is heading outdoors to enjoy the sunshine and warm temperatures. While it is great to have a fun day outdoors, you should also be aware that certain types of accidents are more likely during warm weather. It is a good idea to be prepared and take precautions to … Read more

What Do Business Owners Have to Do To Keep Visitors Safe?

What Do Business Owners Have to Do To Keep Visitors Safe?

While all property owners have legal obligations to make their areas safe for visitors, businesses often have special rules that apply to them. This is because businesses see far more traffic, in most cases than an average residence or other private property.  Businesses are often required by law to take reasonable steps to keep their … Read more

What is Chronic Pain Syndrome?

What is Chronic Pain Syndrome?

The term “chronic pain syndrome” is a broad phrase used to describe a complex set of conditions that sometimes occur after an injury.  For those suffering from chronic pain syndrome, the consequences can be very serious; this condition may, in fact, cause life-long problems and result in serious disabilities for victims.  Those who have suffered a personal injury accident and have experienced chronic pain syndrome, as a result, may be entitled to compensation from the person or business responsible for the accident.  This compensation may include money to pay for a lifetime of care and treatment as well as damages for loss of ability to work and continuing pain and suffering.

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How A Personal Injury Attorney Helps Accident Victims

Accident Victims

Victims of accidents have to deal with several problems all at once.  First, there is the physical pain and suffering associated with an injury.  This can be relatively minor or it can be unbearable.  Second, the victim, as well as his or her family, often has emotional trauma to deal with from the accident and … Read more

How Personal Injury Impacts Your Life

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For many people, the term “personal injury accident” conjures up images of a minor injury from a car accident or a slip and fall.  In most cases, these people reason, the negligent party has insurance coverage to pay for liability and compensate the victim.  However, this picture is not always so simple, and it is often not even accurate.

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How Much Is My Personal Injury Claim Worth?

How Much Is My Personal Injury Claim Worth?

One of the most common questions victims have is how much their personal injury claim is worth.

This is not a simple question to answer, as many factors can affect the value of a claim. On the other hand, there are some guidelines that help personal injury attorneys determine how much they should settle the case for if the defendant is willing to pay.  These guidelines are fairly uniform and reflect the realities of many previous personal injury settlements.

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What Is Chronic Pain Syndrome?

What Is Chronic Pain Syndrome?

Chronic pain syndrome is a disabling set of conditions that affect about 25 percent of those with serious injuries.  According to a recent study, chronic pain is the leading complaint among ambulatory patients after surgery or injury.  Chronic pain can impact all areas of a patient’s life and lead to depression, anxiety, and other long-term effects.

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5 Common Causes of Slip & Fall Accidents

5 Common Causes of Slip & Fall Accidents

It happens to millions of people each year: casually going about your business until suddenly: SLAM. You’ve slipped and fallen down. Slip and fall accidents are quite common and seem to happen at the most unexpected times and places. An accident like this can cause nothing but a minor bruise, or be more serious and cause a serious injury resulting in a lawsuit.

Many times, tripping over something and falling down is our own fault. Maybe we were looking at our phone or wearing shoes that aren’t ideal for the environment we’re in. Other times, however, a slip and fall accident is due to the negligence of another party. This is especially true if you are in a public space or on the property of a business.

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What is a Personal Injury Lawyer, and Why Should You Hire One?

What is a Personal Injury Lawyer

Crashes, and slips, and injuries, oh my! We go through life understanding that there are risks out there, but we’re able to keep ourselves safe on a daily basis. That being said, on the off chance that you do get seriously injured, you have options. This is especially true when someone else is at fault for your significant injuries.

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