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ATVs: Accidents Waiting To Happen

  Posted on August 24, 2015  

Jul

05

A woman who became disabled after a car accident can be compensated for her lost wages under her auto insurance policy, even though she’s also receiving Social Security disability benefits, according to a federal judge in Pennsylvania. Francine Smith became totally disabled after a car crash with another driver. The other driver had a $100,000 […]

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Jul

05

Who’s liable for an injury at an Airbnb?

  Posted on July 5, 2016  

Airbnb and similar house-sharing services can be a great way for homeowners to earn extra cash and for travelers to enjoy the “comforts of home” while paying less than they would for a hotel. But what happens if someone is injured at an Airbnb-type rental? Hotel guests generally know that a hotel has a legal […]

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Jun

07

Essure is a contraceptive device that is inserted into a woman’s fallopian tubes to create a physical barrier preventing conception. Since it was introduced, thousands of women have come forward complaining that the device didn’t work, resulting in unwanted pregnancies. In some cases, women have experienced ectopic pregnancies, where the egg fertilizes in the fallopian […]

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May

15

South Texas: Bus Rollover Claims 8 Lives, Many Others Injured

  Posted on May 15, 2016     By Jesus Garcia, Jr.

Another catastrophic bus rollover in South Texas has claimed the lives of 8 passengers and has injured another 44 passengers.  Authorities say the chartered bus belonging to OGA Charters was headed from San Juan, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley, to Eagle Pass, Texas.  The crash happened on US 83 north of Laredo in Webb […]

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May

03

You should always follow a manufacturer’s safety instructions. If you get hurt because you didn’t follow the instructions, you might not be able to be compensated for your injuries. But you should always talk to a lawyer before you decide that you made a mistake and an accident was your fault. For instance, it might […]

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Apr

08

Auto Accidents Are Not Accidents.

  Posted on April 8, 2016     By Mario de la Garza.

On any given day on the highways and streets of Houston, there are motor vehicle collisions.  People call them car “accidents,” but the truth is that these are no accidents.  Why?  Because the drivers that cause these crashes have the ability to prevent them, but instead they make dangerous decisions.  They decide not to look […]

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Mar

28

A year ago, two patients died and several more suffered serious complications as a result of drug-resistant bacterial infections at a Los Angeles hospital. It turned out that an endoscope used at the hospital – a device to look inside a patient’s digestive system – was designed in a way that made it difficult to […]

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Mar

28

Governments Can Be Sued For Bad Road Conditions

  Posted on March 28, 2016  

Most auto accidents are the result of a careless driver. But sometimes, they’re the result of poor road conditions and in certain cases, a local government may be financially responsible for the injury if it didn’t maintain a safe road. For instance, a truck in Nebraska spilled wet corn mash – which has the consistency […]

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Mar

28

The Most Overlooked Injury In The U.S.

  Posted on March 28, 2016  

Did you know that thousands of people suffer concussions each year, and don’t realize it – because the condition can be hard to diagnose, and because the symptoms often don’t show up until long after the injury occurs? As a result, many people don’t connect their symptoms to their actual cause. And they fail to […]

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Feb

19

Keyless ignitions tied to carbon monoxide deaths

  Posted on February 19, 2016  

Keyless ignitions can be great for people who have their hands full and don’t want to take their keys out of their pocket. But it’s possible that such ignition systems could pose a deadly threat of carbon monoxide poisoning. The problem occurs because many such cars won’t shut off automatically if the driver doesn’t press the start/stop […]

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