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Death on a Treadmill

Death on a Treadmill

By Personal Injury

Last December, an engineer one day shy of retirement, died while exercising on a treadmill in Oregon. His widow filed a lawsuit against the gym on his behalf for $13 million because the only staff member at the 24 Hour Fitness in Portland did not know how to respond to…

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Firefighters and Cancer

Firefighters and Cancer

By Personal Injury

Firefighters face many dangers, from burns to collapsing structures, but sometimes the greatest dangers come from smoke. Firefighters are at particularly high risks of getting cancer due to the chemicals they inhale in smoke, which expose them to pernicious carcinogens. Gilbert Aguirre, who received a diagnosis of chronic myeloid leukemia…

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Settlement vs Trial

Settlement vs Trial

By Personal Injury

If you are injured in an accident, and you decide to sue the negligent party, you are usually much better off hiring an attorney to represent your interests. He or she (hopefully) specializes in injury law and will know the ins and outs of representing your claim. He or she…

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Car Accidents and You

Car Accidents and You

By Personal Injury

If you are in a car accident, the steps you take immediately after a collision are extremely important. No matter how insignificant you think it is, never leave the scene of an accident. Do what you can to protect the scene by putting the flashers on in your car or…

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