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Holiday Christmas Tree Safety Tips

December 13th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|

Christmas is meant to be the most joyous time of the year thanks to the beautiful decorations and time spent with the people you care about the most. Unfortunately, when you’re getting your home ready for Christmas, there is one threat that you may have overlooked: your Christmas tree. Your Christmas tree is both the centerpiece of your holiday decorations and a major fire hazard. If you’re not careful with your tree, an uncontrollable blaze can erupt, potentially destroying your home and threatening the lives of your family.

Winter Weather Driving Safety Tips

November 29th, 2017|Categories: Car Accident|

Winter is one of the most joyous times of the year, thanks in large part to the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons. While you’re making plans to spend the winter enjoying the company of your family and friends, it’s also important that you consider the safety of your loved ones, as dangerous and sometimes deadly accidents are all too common during the coldest months of the year. Keeping an eye on safety will make sure that you don’t suffer any serious injuries while trying to stay warm during

Thanksgiving Holiday Safety Tips

November 15th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|

If you’re like many people, Thanksgiving is your favorite holiday. The aroma of a freshly cooked turkey and the joy of gathering with family and friends are just a few of the things that make Thanksgiving great. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving can also be a time of the year when people suffer serious injuries, turning a dream holiday into a nightmare. To make sure that you have the best Thanksgiving holiday possible, it’s a good idea to learn how you can avoid serious harm while preparing for the festivities. Here

Adverse Weather Conditions Driving Tips

November 1st, 2017|Categories: Car Accident|

When you hit the road, whether you’re going for a short drive or a long road trip, you want to be sure that you’re as safe as possible. However, contrary to what many people believe, winter isn’t the only time where driving can be dangerous. In fact, adverse weather conditions can occur anytime during the year, meaning you should always be prepared to encounter stressful situations when you’re behind the wheel. Here are a few tips to help you drive in adverse weather conditions and advice for hiring

Filing A Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against A Drug Company

October 18th, 2017|Categories: Wrongful Death|

If you’re like millions of people across the country, then you probably take at least one prescription drug every single day. While we trust these products to be safe, it’s frightfully common for prescriptions drugs to be manufactured with a defect, causing untold harm and in many cases, death. If your loved one has passed away because they ingested a defective prescription drug, you may be planning on pursuing a wrongful death lawsuit. If so, you need to learn more about wrongful death suits against major and generic

Product Liability Claims: What You Should Know

October 4th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|

When you’ve been damaged by a defective product and are filing a lawsuit, this is called a product liability claim. Filing one of these lawsuits may be your best solution for getting the compensation you deserve after experiencing expensive medical bills and lost wages due to an injury caused by a faulty product. If you’re considering a product liability lawsuit, your first step should be to learn about the different theories of liability that may influence your case and how your claim will be processed. Read about how

Sidewalk Slip And Falls: What You Should Know

September 20th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common accidents that a person could potentially suffer. When these accidents occur on a hard surface like a sidewalk, the result can be extensive injuries and costly medical bills. After a slip and fall accident on a sidewalk, it’s likely that you’re considering a lawsuit, which means you need to decide who was liable for your accident. Assigning liability in a slip and fall accident can be a complicated matter, meaning you need to learn more about these cases.

Can You Sue A Restaurant Over Food Poisoning?

September 6th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Most people understand the possibility for filing a personal injury lawsuit against an individual. However, many people don’t understand that it may also be possible to file a lawsuit against a city in certain circumstances. If you’ve been injured on city property or by a city employee, then it may be possible for you to bring a lawsuit if you have the right evidence. Since lawsuits against a city are so complicated, it’s important that you learn more about these cases so that you can prepare properly. Discover

Drunk Driving Accidents: When A Pedestrian Is Injured

August 9th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Drunk driving accidents are some of the most common car accidents that a person can experience, with over a million of these cases occurring nearly every year. Unfortunately, many of these cases involve pedestrians, and often result in major injuries and, frequently, death. After you or a loved one has been involved in a drunk driving accident as a pedestrian, your best solution to recover may be filing a personal injury lawsuit. However, before filing your lawsuit, it’s important to learn more about these cases and how to

How Pedestrians Can Avoid Accidents During Portland Festivals

July 26th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you’re looking for a fun time in your city, there’s almost no better option than attending a street festival. However, while you’re enjoying all the fun that a street festival has to offer, you need to be aware of the risk of being struck by a vehicle. Unfortunately, it is extremely easy for pedestrians enjoying a street festival to be hit by a car, causing untold damage and expensive medical bills. Before attending any festivals, it is crucial to learn how to avoid accidents and what you

Work Injuries: What To Do If You’ve Been Exposed To Asbestos

July 12th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you work in construction, then you are likely exposed to hazards every single day. However, there is one hazard that you might not be aware of: asbestos. Long-term asbestos exposure can result in major consequences, including a deadly form of cancer known as mesothelioma. Because of the large risk that asbestos poses, your employer is required to protect you from prolonged exposure, and failure to do so may be grounds for a lawsuit. If your health has been impacted due to asbestos exposure and you’re considering either

Why You Need A Police Report After A Car Accident

June 27th, 2017|Categories: Personal Injury|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you are involved in a car accident, even a minor one, it is important to file a police report. In cases where you are seeking compensation for damages or medical expenses, a police report can help strengthen your personal injury case. Read on to learn about the reasons why a police report is essential if you’ve been in a collision. How Police Reports Can Support Your Case Police reports can be very helpful when negotiating a personal injury settlement. Before making a claim, you should gather any

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