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Medical Malpractice: What You Should Know

Medical malpractice doesn’t necessarily mean a grossly incompetent amateur doing incalculable damage because they don’t belong in practice. Certainly, there are cases that come down to that, but sometimes, it’s a bad mistake made by an otherwise qualified and well-meaning doctor. Too many people think that malpractice suits are all about destroying the careers of doctors and driving up health …

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Motorcycle Accident: When It’s Caused by a Defect

When you’re in a motorcycle accident and it isn’t your fault, you deserve to get compensated to cover the damage you’ve suffered both in terms of physical injuries and in terms of the damage to your quality of life and relationships. However, not every accident is the fault of another driver. What happens if your motorcycle fails for some reason? …

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Drunk Driving Accidents: When a Pedestrian is Injured

It’s an understatement to call a car accident “traumatic.” It’s bad enough when two vehicles wreck, but when the victim of such a crash is a pedestrian, the damage is truly catastrophic. After all, there’s no walls or doors to protect you from a 2,000-lb impact at high speeds. If the driver is drunk, the emotions that follow go beyond …

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Can You Sue Colorado Springs Over an Injury Claim?

When you trip and fall on private property, the concept of premises liability attaches and allows you to seek compensation for damages from the property owner. However, when you’re on public property and the city holds responsibility, you might find it much more difficult to seek damages and compensation for your injury. Cities have special rules that come into play …

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Disability Backpay: What You Need to Know

Pursuing benefits from the Social Security Administration for disability can be an unfortunately long process, especially for those who are in dire need. Fortunately, in many cases, it is possible to get retroactive benefits based on your initial filing date. These benefits may not go all the way back to your date of filing but they can help you with …

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How Do Product Liability Claims Work?

Product Liability is a legal concept that holds manufacturers responsible for the safety of the products they produce. It can range from electronics to personal beauty products to prescription medications and more. Each case has unique factors and requires a special approach. There are, however, certain common legal theories that help to pursue damages. Learn about the legal theories involved with …

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What Benefits Can You Get Under Social Security?

Most people, when they think about Social Security, think of it as a retirement benefit. This is certainly a major use for this fund, but it also exists to help people in a range of other situations and provides vital benefits to millions of people every year. You may not be aware of the benefits you can collect for disability, …