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How To Handle An Injury Accident That Just Happened To You

The accident lawyer that you call right after your accident will help you get your case going because you have no time to waste. You need to have an injury attorney working on your case, and you must follow these steps to make your case stick. Each step on the list will help you have a much better experience when you are trying to recover. 1.Call Pacific Attorney Group You need to place a call to the attorney as soon as possible so that you can get started on the process of recovering. The attorney will walk you through the… Read More

10 people die a day…this summer!

Distracted driving is a dangerous epidemic on America’s roadways. In 2014 alone, 3,129 were killed in distracted driving crashes. Now, during the summer of 2016, 10 people will die a day because of a teen driver. “Every day during the summer driving season, an average of 10 people die as a result of injuries from a crash involving a teen driver” said Jurek Grabowski, Research Director for the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. “This new research shows that distraction continues to be one of the leading causes of crashes for teen drivers. By better understanding how teens are distracted on… Read More

Jury awards $55 million in Johnson & Johnson in cancer suit

For the 2nd time in three months a jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay a huge award over the claim that it’s talcum powder causes cancer. The jury awarded $55 million to a woman who developed ovarian cancer after years of talcum powder use. Jim Onder, attorney for the plaintiff, said “The evidence is real clear that Johnson & Johnson has known the dangers associated with talcum powder for over 30 years and instead of giving a warning, they targeted groups most at risk for developing ovarian cancer.” Following a 1971 study, numerous studies were published pointing to the… Read More

The Importance Of Proving Liability In An Auto Accident Claim

When someone is involved in a car accident and they have to file an auto accident claim, it is necessary to determine who was at fault for causing the wreck. Determining liability has a profound impact of both parties involved in an accident because the liable party’s insurance has to cover the other party’s damages. The driver determined to be at fault for the accident may also face additional criminal penalties or fines depending on the circumstances involved. It is important to show that the other driver was negligent in their actions when proving that the fault lies with the… Read More

You CAN avoid driving distracted!

Distracted driving is a major cause for a large number of car wrecks. Often, we don’t realize we are distracted until it’s too late.  Here are a few tips to avoid driving distracted: USE YOUR CELL PHONE AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE It can be easily tempting to answer your phone or reply to a text message while driving. Taking your eyes off the road, even for a split second, can cause a serious wreck. Even using a hands free device can cause you to be distracted or miss hearing something that will alert you to a dangerous situation.  Limit your… Read More

Understanding Premises Liability Claims In Personal Injury Law

Premises liability accidents occur when the negligence of a property owner causes injury or loss to a visitor on their premises. Premises liability claims are generally based on negligence although the doctrine of negligence is applied differently than it is in other personal injury claims. Premises liability law is primarily based upon state case precedents known as common law along with state statutes, municipal ordinances, and local building codes. The most common type of accident resulting in the realm of premises liability are slip and falls. Wet floors, snow and ice, unmarked obstacles, faulty stairs, and other such factors can… Read More

Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment Of Whiplash Injury

Introduction: Whiplash is a common injury that is mostly mistreated or ignored owing to the lack of awareness and understanding. It usually occurred due to rear impact while in a stationary position. The term whiplash injury refers to damage to both the soft tissues and bone structures whereas whiplash associated disorders refer to more severe and chronic condition. Early diagnose and exercises enhance the chances of recovery than persistent immobilization or use of a cervical collar. If the patient is not properly educated and treated then this injury can lead to enduring psychosocial symptoms like anxiety and depression. It is fortunate fact… Read More

Benefits Of Online Law Firm Advertisements

Law is considered as a business based on relationships, which means that the firms mostly rely on their references to different clients. It is a very good initiative to give referrals, but it can be much unpredicted at times when it comes to the channel of marketing. To make your firm grow, implementation of additional strategies of marketing is necessary. But the question that arises here is how to begin with it and where? By clicking on google or by direct mailers? Radio advertisements or billboards? In this post, we will tell valid reasons as to why you should market… Read More

What Are The Main Reasons For Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Life is very unpredictable and mishaps can happen at any time. The fact that it is fairly very common, does not lessen the pain and agony that might result from it when your loved one or friend goes through a traumatizing accident. If you plan on taking steps in order to protect your rights legally after an accident, you may be curious about personal injury, questioning about the cases related to it. What is a Personal Injury case? Personal injury cases are legal disputes that occur when a person goes through a tragic accident which harms him in several ways… Read More

The Side Effects of E-Cigarette Use

Unhealthy, Addictive and Maybe Even Explosive E-cigarette use has skyrocketed in the last few years. About 10 percent of U.S. adults now vape, as the practice is called, almost four times more than the 2.6 percent reported by the government in 2013. And that growth means big business: Sales are estimated at $3.5 billion for 2015 versus $2.5 billion in 2014 and are projected to grow 25 percent annually through 2018. E-cigarettes use a heating element to vaporize liquid nicotine that is then inhaled by the smoker. Many smokers view e-cigarettes as a way to quit smoking traditional cigarettes, avoid… Read More