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Was Your Child Injured at Daycare?

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Nannies and Day Care Centers Have Responsibilities

 

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How to Fight Insurance Companies When You Are Injured

Casual young woman using laptop and cellphone on sofa at home dealing with insurance companiesJust a brief glance at the statistics quickly illustrates just how immensely hefty the collective costs of insurance premiums are as a whole. When accounted for across the globe, insurance premiums' total gross value exceeds $5 trillion. In the United States alone, there total number of insurance businesses currently operating is close to 6,000. Of the nearly 6,000 American insurance businesses registered today, over 3,000 of them are in the life & health category.

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What Is the "Seat Belt Defense?"

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The Seat Belt Defense

 

The seat belt defense is legal in New York and New Jersey, as well as in 13 other states. It is used by a driver who causes an accident and wants to reduce their legal liability and their insurer's financial liability for covering medical costs incurred by the injured party. If the injured party was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident but should have been, the defense attorney will use expert witnesses to assess what the injuries would have been had the injured party been wearing a seatbelt. The injured party may, therefore, only claim compensation for what the injuries would have been not what they actually were.

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Who Represents New York City Subway Passengers?

Know your rights...

New York City has the most extensive subway system in the world. Every weekday, over 5.5 million people ride the subway across its 472 stations. If you're one of them, you trust the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to take you safely to school, work, and other activities.

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Medical Malpractice Claims

 

Understanding the First Steps...

If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, then seeking legal action is a must. From surgical errors and missed diagnoses to prescription errors and misreading of X-rays, medical malpractice, unfortunately, occurs quite often. By knowing the first steps in handling a medical malpractice claim, you can have a better idea of what to expect. 

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Winning Over Clients: Three Essential Tips

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There are a lot of skills that a practicing lawyer needs to have. Dedication, perseverance, and the ability to tackle a difficult case are all very important. But one skill that seems to get overlooked is the ability to win over a client. Letting the results speak for themselves isn't always an option and leaving a favorable impression with a client can help them feel more at ease with you on their case. 

For those who may need them, we have three tips. They can help you to win over clients, and make it so that you're memorable and unique in their eyes. 

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The True Importance of CLE Presentation

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An attorney's education does not just come to an end after they've passed the bar. To confirm that they're still capable of providing the kind of legal service that a certified professional should be able to provide for their clients, it's mandatory for attorneys to continually put effort into further education via CLE's.

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The Cost of Practicing Medical Malpractice

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits are Expensive

Lawsuits to do with medical malpractice are more costly to prepare and to proceed with, than many other lawsuits. There are a number of reasons for this. The primary reasons are that an appropriately qualified medical expert is involved from the very beginning. Doctors, physicians, and other specialists have a right to fair compensation.

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How Much Compensation Can a Victim Expect from a Personal Injury Claim?

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The amount of compensation produced by a personal injury case varies based on a number of factors such as the nature of the accident, the damages occurred during the accident, and whose fault the accident was.

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What To Do if You Don’t Agree with the Adjuster on an Injury Claim?

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Personal injuries are unpleasant enough without the added burden of learning the adjuster has made what you believe is either merely a token settlement offer or has used incorrect information when making the offer. One option New York State offers is for you to file an official complaint via the Department of Financial Services.

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