Can You Still File Injury Claims During a Pandemic?

Can You Still File Injury Claims During a Pandemic?

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Just because the world is increasingly on lockdown each day due to the COVID-19 outbreak does not mean that life has come to a screeching halt. While your day-to-day might be different than usual, you still must fill the hours with your family by engaging in different activities around the house. Unless you are on strict quarantine, you are likely leaving the house sporadically to visit the pharmacy and grocery stores. Accidents and unexpected injuries are not put on hold during a pandemic. People can still be injured in their homes due to defective products, and traffic crashes will keep occurring as long as there are cars on the road. What happens if you sustain injuries while most of the world is on lockdown? Seek the Medical Help You Need…
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What Caused Your Commercial Truck Crash?

What Caused Your Commercial Truck Crash?

Truck Accident
Hundreds of thousands of commercial trucks are involved in accidents each year, many of which result in serious injuries to other motorists. After a crash, it is important for victims to get treatment for their injuries. Then, you should speak with a legal professional about what caused the truck crash and who might be liable for your losses. There are many different causes of truck accidents, as well as multiple parties that could be responsible. Some common causes include the following: Distracted drivingImpaired drivingFatigued drivingViolations of traffic lawsViolations of trucking regulationsHiring or retaining dangerous driversPoorly maintained trucksImproper loading of cargo Many - but not all - truck accidents result from errors on the part of the truck driver. In this situation, the truck driver should be liable, but the trucking…
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Did You Slip and Fall While Grocery Shopping?

Did You Slip and Fall While Grocery Shopping?

Personal Injury
Whether you make a weekly trip to the grocery store or you visit the store nearly every day for a few forgotten items, you likely don’t think twice about navigating the aisles of food and other household necessities - that is until you slip and fall down while shopping and end up in the emergency room for treatment for an injury. Slip and fall injuries can be surprisingly serious, and medical treatment can be costly. You also might need to miss work while you recover, leading to lost income. Because of the many different losses that can be associated with slip and fall accidents, it is important to know when a grocery store should be liable for your accident and injuries. Common Hazards in Grocery Stores There are many different…
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Protect Your Rights after a Car Accident

Protect Your Rights after a Car Accident

Personal Injury
After a car accident, you might know that you suffered injuries and that another driver was at fault. However, your opinion will not always be credible evidence in an insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. In order to ensure your rights are fully protected, there are different steps you should take after a crash. Call 911 Calling 911 will make sure the right emergency response professionals arrive on the scene. If you have serious injuries, you should get checked out by emergency medical technicians, and listen to them if they want to transport you in the ambulance. Speak with the Police Your 911 call should also bring law enforcement officers to the scene of the accident, and if you are able, you should give the officer your version of events.…
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