Zero Turn Lawn Mowers

By JohnPersonal Injury, Product Recall

Many homeowners have gas or electric powered lawn mowers. Because lawn mowers are easy to use, children and adolescents are often charged with the weekly chore of mowing the lawn. Although this may seem like a harmless chore, in 2010, more than 235,000 adults and 17,000 children in the U.S. were injured by lawn mowers, according to the US Consumer …

What Does Automobile Insurance Cover?

By JohnCar Accidents

Choosing the coverage your insurance policy will have can be an overwhelming task. The damages that car accidents can leave are many: your car can be damaged, or you can damage another car, you as a driver can also get hurt as well as your passengers the same way you can injure others. Hence, knowing what kind of damages your …

The Duty of the Plaintiff to Mitigate Damages

By JohnPersonal Injury

When someone is injured as a result of the negligence of another party, then he or she has an obligation to take reasonable actions that will mitigate or minimize the impact and loss concerning the injuries. This involves the active seeking of another means to earn a living if the current line of work is no longer applicable for his …

Common Types of Food Poisoning

By JohnFood Poisoning

If a person gets sick due to the food he or she ate being contaminated with bacteria, then it is called food poisoning. The common symptoms of food poisoning are temporary diarrhea and vomiting, but for children and the elderly, it can sometimes be fatal. A minimum of 250 types of food poisoning have been identified, and in this article …

Can You Sue If Your Child was Injured?

By JohnPersonal Injury

When children are hurt and injured in an accident, how long do they have to wait before they can file a lawsuit? The answer varies depending on the age of the child, the type of injury that they sustained, and the state that they live in. Each state has a different ruling when it comes to injured children. However, here …

5 Steps to Remember as a Hit-and-Run Victim

By JohnCar Accidents

Car accidents are prevalent all over the country, which means that hit and run incidents are also very common. We hear mostly about cars and trucks colliding against each other, but vehicles can also collide with pedestrians and unfortunately, 16% of them end up being hit and run victims.

What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?

By JohnWorkplace Accidents

Workers compensation is a benefit program offered to employees of a company, in which the employees and/or their families can file for claims to illnesses, injuries, and even death, if they occurred while they are at work. Workers compensation is aimed to ensure that the employees are protected in the event of an accident – to be properly compensated and …

The Liability in Joyrides

By JohnDistracted Driving

If a joyride ends up in a crash, and ends up causing injuries and damages to property, then who is liable? This is a question that parents wish they never have to ask, but the possibility is always present. For instance, a 6-year old and her 8-year old brother took their parents’ car for a quick joyride. The result is …

Sports-Related Head Injuries on the Rise in Children

By JohnChild Injury

In a study done between 2002 and 2011, it was found that there is an increase in the number of children suffering from traumatic brain injuries, and many of these are linked to athletic kids. One of the hospitals in the country was observed over a period of 9 years, and it was found that 15% of brain injuries that …

5 Ways to Lose a Personal Injury Case

By JohnPersonal Injury

Being a plaintiff in a personal injury case isn’t always the best feeling in the world. Suffering from injuries and trying to prove the other party’s liability, all while aiming to receive proper compensation for all the damages that have been sustained. However, losing a personal injury case is not difficult especially if you are not armed with the right …

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