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Relevant & Important Information About Personal Injury Law So You Can Be In The Know

Can I Get into Trouble for Faking Online Reviews?

Topic: reviews, google

Online reviews and testimonials have become the new word-of-mouth marketing in the digital age, with over 80% of consumers trusting online reviews as much as in-person recommendations. This puts a lot of pressure on businesses to have high-quality testimonials not just on their websites but across a variety of third-party review platforms. 

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Does Your Car Have an Event Data Recorder?

Topic: data recorder

Your new car might have more buttons, displays, and sensors than you know what to do with. But among the useful technology like GPS and Bluetooth, you may want to check on a lesser-known device: an event data recorder.

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Did Your Doctor Over-Prescribe Prescription Drugs? Know Your Rights...

Opioid addiction is at epidemic levels in the United States.  Thousands of Americans die each year after overdosing on prescription drugs.  Large numbers of Americans addicted to opioids use prescription pain relievers, including morphine, codeine and synthetic opiates such as Percocet and Oxycontin.

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What If My New Apartment Has Bedbugs?

Topic: bed bugs, landlord

Is My Landlord Responsible...

Moving into a new apartment is usually an exciting and happy time. It often signifies a new beginning or a fresh start. A fresh start in a new apartment should be a great thing.

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What If I Am Injured On A Slippery Sidewalk?

 Winter in New York City is a beautiful time of year to take a stroll through Central Park or any of the city's other picturesque landscapes. Unfortunately, a sidewalk slip-and-fall injury can quickly and unexpectedly sour your experience.

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Know Your Rights: Air Travel with Your Pets

 More and more, pets are being treated as "one of the family." Pet parents are spending large sums of money on high-end pet foods, toys, pet daycares, and travel expenses. Dogs and cats in airports is a trend that does not seem to be slowing down. As a pet parent, you need to know your rights when traveling with pets on airlines.

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Family Losses in Personal Injury Claims

Loss or Injury of a Family Member or Loved One

When a loved one passes or is gravely injured, the effects on family members can be detrimental in numerous ways. Despite the emotionally exhaustive grieving process the affected families undoubtedly go through, there are often practical matters that require attention as well.

Loss of consortium - funeral

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What are "Damages" in a Personal Injury Case?

Pain and Suffering

Most people do not fully understand what pain and suffering means until they are forced to go down the path and deal with it head on during an unfortunate accident. Most believe that pain and suffering is only caused by the physical injury but unfortunately the mental damage is also a cause.

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New York Drivers and Passengers Must Buckle Up

Seat Belts Save Lives

New York State's Occupant Restraint Law applies to drivers and passengers throughout the state, including New York City. If you are in the front seat of a vehicle, buckle up. If you are in the back seat, the seat belt restraints are now required for anyone under the age of 16 although everyone should use them. This law applies to drivers and passengers in vehicles from out of the state when in New York.

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What is loss of consortium?

When a loved one passes or is gravely injured, the effects on family members can be detrimental in numerous ways. Despite the emotionally exhaustive grieving process the affected families undoubtedly go through, there are often practical matters that require attention as well. If the death or injury of a loved one was caused by the wrongful, negligent, or intentional actions of another, family members may choose to proceed with a civil lawsuit. In particular, the family of an individual who was harmed in this manner could sue for loss of consortium.

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