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When Is It Time for an Attorney?

When Is It Time for an Attorney?

By Personal Injury

If you are injured in an accident, you may want to explore your options to recover damages from whomever caused the accident. Although you can represent yourself in court for a personal injury claim, there are many reasons to consider hiring an experienced attorney to represent your interests instead. Attorneys…

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Playground Prank

Playground Prank

By Personal Injury

Ah, the carefree days of high school senior pranks. On the brink of graduation and about to become adults, many students feel the need to engage in humorous activity. At best, these pranks cause inconveniences. At worst, people get hurt. Seniors at Sophia B Wright in New Orleans, LA learned…

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No Public Health Without Mental Health

No Public Health Without Mental Health

By Personal Injury

Inarguably, strides in public health have improved quality of life across the globe. Improved sanitation, vaccinations, and better traffic safety are just some examples of the incredible difference that a focus on public health can make in developing and developed countries alike. But to see public health purely in terms…

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Hospital Readmission

By Personal Injury

Ten years ago, when patients receiving Medicare benefits were discharged from the hospital, one in five of them returned within one month. In response, the Affordable Care Act shepherded in the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program. The program focused on heart attacks, heart failure, and pneumonia—three ailments with high readmission rates….

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Winter Car Seat Safety

Winter Car Seat Safety

By Personal Injury

Everyone knows it is important to protect children when driving in cars, but not everyone knows how best to do that where car seats are concerned.  Clearly, you cannot allow your child to go outside without proper outerwear because exposure to the elements can result in numerous problems. But you…

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Man driving while distracted by phone

Distracted Driving Crashes

By Personal Injury

The Risk Institute at Ohio State University recently conducted a study that reveals crashes caused by distracted drivers tend to be more severe than other types of accidents. The severity of the crashes also seems to vary based on the setting in which they occur, which indicates more attention should…

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The Dangers of Bus Stops

The Dangers of Bus Stops

By Personal Injury

In November 2018, three children in Indiana were killed while crossing the street to get to their school bus.  Why? Because the driver who struck and killed them did not stop, despite the fact that the bus’s stop-arm was engaged. The National Association of State Directors and Pupil Transportation Services…

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