Car Wreck


What happens when you’re hurt at work, and it was a third person’s, outside of work, fault? It could be a Third-Party Liability Claim, in addition to a workers’ compensation claim. If a workplace injury is caused by a car wreck while on the job or by defective equipment, the third party or product manufacturer can be liable. Many people think that workers’ compensation is their only source of benefits if they have an...

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Civil Justice Denied

Civil Justice Denied


Posted By on Dec 11, 2017

Advocates for individual rights might someday call 2017 The Year of Reversal for the number of attacks on America’s civil justice system. Pick your poison, from the rollback of restrictions on forced arbitration to passage of legislation that will weaken protections against medical malpractice and nursing home abuse to a slew of  proposed “tort reform” measures. At the root of all of these initiatives is corporate profits rather than...

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Distractions, Inexperience and Risky Behavior Spell Trouble According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens. It is estimated that on average, six teenagers die every day in the United States from a car crash. As teens head back to school, you should know how to keep them, and others, safe. Teens who text and drive are outside of their lane  about 10 percent of the...

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How Not To Get Hit

How Not To Get Hit


Posted By on Aug 18, 2017

  1. PHONES DOWN, HEADS UP WHEN WALKING. *One in four high school students crosses the street while distracted 2. Tempted to cross at mid-block? DON’T DO IT. TAKE THE EXTRA TIME TO CROSS AT THE CORNER. * More than 70% of child pedestrian deaths occur by crossing somewhere other than an intersection. 3. BE ESPECIALLY ALERT WHEN IT’S DARK OUT, AND MAKE SURE DRIVERS CAN SEE YOU. * ¾ of teen deaths occur between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m....

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Delay, Deny, Defend Puts Profits Over People Paperwork, Endless forms, arbitrary rules and a sea of fine print discourage claims. If you’ve ever had to file an insurance claim, you know the frustration that seems baked right into the maze of endless forms and confusing small print. Companies that once lived up to their promise to “be on your side” when disaster strikes dramatically shifted business practices in the 1990s to meet Wall...

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Traffic deaths are up 6 percent since 2010, pushing U.S. road fatalities to the highest level in a decade. However, the percentage increase in pedestrian deaths is far outpacing those on the road, jumping 25 percent from 2010 to 2015. Walkers on smartphones, bicyclists ignoring traffic rules – coupled with distracted driving – are a deadly combination. Teens, who are much more likely to walk distracted with a mobile device, make up 50...

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