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September 25, 2012

Resolving Insurance Disputes: Come To An Agreement

By Dave Abels
Resolving Insurance Disputes: Come To An Agreement

In an insurance dispute it is often difficult to come to an agreement with your insurance company on the terms of a claim. You may have to battle for every inch or your rightful compensation item by item against an insurance company that is determined to sell you short every step of the way. Going […]

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California Reform Institutes Significant Changes To Workers’ Compensation

Injuries at work are subject to complex laws that often necessitate a worker’s compensation attorney to sort out the many nuances. All across the nation insurance costs have skyrocketed while coverage has in fact contracted. Desire for reform has been a consistent theme among employers, and the nation’s most populous state weighed in this week […]

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Have An Injury To The Shoulder? It Is Treatment Time!

If you have and injury to the shoulder you have probably noticed how much the pain restricts your daily activities. Many sports, like baseball, golf, tennis, and ping pong are not so fun anymore. If you have a job (Carpenters, construction workers, upholsterers, librarians etc.) that requires you to lift objects over your head, you […]

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Sun In The Eyes Leads To Accident And $50,000 Settlement

Anyone who has driven with sun in the eyes is aware of just how perilous it can be. Glare from other vehicles windshield’s and direct sunlight can almost totally obscure your vision, making a commute much more hazardous. This can be especially true for pedestrians, who may not be aware that getting sun in the […]

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Tractor-Driving Simulator May Prevent Injuries to Children

Injuries to children on the farm has almost been a given since the dawn of life in the U.S. Farm work is challenging and dangerous, and farm owners often rely on their children for the survival of the farm. However, a recent article highlights a group that is trying to prevent injuries to children in […]

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August 25, 2012

Hit And Run Accidents: What To Do

By Dave Abels
Hit And Run Accidents: What To Do

Hit and run accidents magnify the severity of an auto accident in a couple of major ways. First of all, the driver is fleeing from their responsibility, second, they may be the only person nearby who is able to help the victim. If you have been the victim of one of these accidents, you may […]

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August 15, 2012

Slip and Fall Accidents: A Serious Problem

By Dave Abels
Slip and Fall Accidents: A Serious Problem

For most people, slip and fall accidents don’t seem like the type of thing that they should be worried about. However, according to statistics from the National Safety Council, millions of Americans are seriously injured in falling accidents each year, and more than 20,000 of these individuals die as a result of their injuries. Older […]

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Need a Go Between? Look to Arbitration and Mediation Services

When litigation is undesirable in a case regarding an injury sustained in an accident, sometimes arbitration and mediation can be excellent options. In each case, a go between is chosen to oversee negotiations. Binding arbitration and mediation are often used to resolve auto accident, slip & fall / premises liability, and other types of injury […]

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August 10, 2012

How to Care for Burns After an Accident

By Dave Abels
How to Care for Burns After an Accident

We don’t pretend to be doctors and we are not going to provide medical advice, but we wanted to share some basic tips and resources we have discovered over the years on how to care for burns after an accident. If you have been seriously injured in an accident or burned, please call 911 immediately […]

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August 7, 2012

Injury At Birth: A Common Occurrence

By Dave Abels
Injury At Birth: A Common Occurrence

Injury at birth is a difficult matter to accept, especially since the birth of a child is supposed to be a time of unbridled joy and excitement. Yet, every year, many newborns come into this world with birth defects and birth injuries, some of which are the result of injuries caused by negligence of medical […]

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