Personal Injury

Fall Prevention Week

In the construction industry, falls are the most frequently occurring types of accidents resulting in fatalities. Experience does not seem to reduce the risk, almost all fall accidents take place at elevations of less than 30 ft. among workers with 10 years of experience or more. What we have to keep in mind is that […]

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Compound Fractures vs. Simple Fractures

Bone fractures are some of the most common injuries in the United States, and there are many types of fractures. Two of the most common are simple and compound, and each requires specialized treatment depending on its severity, the overall medical status of the victim, and the location of the fracture on the body. Simple […]

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Who Is Liable If My Child Suffers an Injury at School?

Kids get cuts, scrapes, and bruises just from being kids. They play rough, fall down, and have accidents. Some injuries unfortunately occur due to maliciousness or negligence. When this occurs, parents have the right to seek legal action against the responsible parties. It’s vital for parents to know their rights and how to handle a […]

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School Bus Safety

School Bus Safety: How to Share the Road with School BusesTo download a printable pdf of this, simply click on the image and save or print.

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CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY!

THE PROBLEM Motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among children in the United States. But many of these deaths can be prevented. One CDC study found that, in one year, more than 618,000 children ages 0-12 rode in vehicles without the use of a child safety seat or booster seat or a […]

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What must a plaintiff prove to recover for an assault or battery?

The terms assault and battery are often erroneously used interchangeably. An assault can be defined as the threat to use unlawful force to inflict bodily injury upon another. The threat, which must be believed to be imminent, must cause reasonable apprehension in the plaintiff. Therefore, where the defendant has threatened some use of force, creating […]

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