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Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney

If you’ve recently been injured in an accident, you’re undoubtedly dealing with a lot. Pain, medical bills, and lost wages are just a few of the issues you may currently be facing. Luckily, by pursuing legal action against the person or entity that caused your injury, you may be entitled to significant...

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Reasons Semi-Truck Crashes Result in Injuries

Semi-trucks are large, powerful vehicles. Given their size and power, it’s no surprise that they are capable of inflicting serious damage. Therefore, when a semi-truck collides with a smaller vehicle, the smaller vehicle’s occupants often suffer catastrophic injuries. A catastrophic injury is an injury that has serious, life-altering consequences. Catastrophic injuries usually...

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An Overview of Burn Injuries

Burns are among the most painful and harmful of all personal injuries. Not only can burns cause intense pain and suffering, but they can also result in serious physical deformities. Often, when a person suffers visible scarring due to a burn injury, he or she also experiences mental trauma. In this article,...
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What Is the Value of a Burn Injury Case?

When someone suffers burn injuries due to another person’s negligence, he or she may be entitled to financial compensation. The amount of compensation, however, can be difficult to predict. And although this amount can’t be calculated with complete accuracy, it is usually possible to determine the approximate value of a burn injury...
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Are Auto Accident Settlements Taxable?

Following a car accident, victims often suffer physical injuries, emotional trauma, and financial difficulties. In order to compensate car accident victims, insurance companies routinely pay out settlements. A settlement is an amount of money that a victim’s insurer and/or an at-fault party’s insurer may offer to cover some or all of a...
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How Long Does It Take to Settle a Car Accident Case?

Car accident victims are often entitled to financial compensation for their injuries. However, in order to get paid, car accident victims must go through the legal process. This typically involves filing a car accident lawsuit or filing a claim with the insurance company. There are many factors involved in determining the speed...
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Can a Car Accident Cause PTSD?

Car accidents often result in serious injuries. However, these injuries aren’t just physical—they can have long-lasting mental effects as well. Many car accident victims develop post-traumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”). PTSD can negatively affect an individual’s ability to function in his or her day-to-day life. In this article, we examine the following question:...
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