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

How Do Mistrials Occur in Personal Injury Cases?

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Personal injuries are painful and traumatic in their own right. The last thing a plaintiff needs or wants is for the judge to declare a mistrial and for everything to go back to Square One. Before we look at how mistrials can occur in personal injury cases, let us define the term "mistrial."

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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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Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury and Wrongful Death

The decision to file a wrongful death or personal injury lawsuit can be a difficult one to make. You may worry about the time and expense involved, the personal scrutiny you may encounter, or the emotional toll it may take. It's natural to want to spend some time weighing your options and seeking professional advice, but be mindful that a statute of limitations often applies. Don't miss out on your day in court by waiting too long to file. Statute of Limitations

 

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What to Look For When Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

Nobody wants to think about themselves or a loved one experiencing a preventable injury or death. But the fact remains that preventable injuries and deaths occur frequently, with over 47.2 million injuries and 169,000 deaths occurring in the United States alone each year.  

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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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Who Assumes The Risk If I'm Injured In A Group Fitness Class?

 

Gyms provide the perfect environment for training but they also create the perfect storm for personal injury accidents. There are machines and heavy equipment everywhere, most of which many people have not been trained to use appropriately.

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How Binding are Gym Liability Waivers?

As the New Year approaches and you search out local gyms to burn those Holiday pounds, prepare yourself for the anticipated gym waivers. Committing to a gym membership should be fun and inspiring.

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Yes, drowsy driving is a problem, but what can be done about it?

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Injuries to non-citizens and non-residents of NYC: Part II

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Injuries to non-citizens and non-residents of NYC: Part I

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