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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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Hospital Readmission

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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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The Dangers of Bus Stops

The Dangers of Bus Stops

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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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Scooter Class-Action

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Scooters are a fun and easy way to get around town.  But, according to a class-action lawsuit that originated in California, they can also lead to substantial injuries, both to pedestrians and riders themselves. The lawsuit, recently filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, cites chipped teeth, bruises, broken bones, and…

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Murder at Cornell

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On August 28, 2016, Ithaca College sophomore, Anthony Nazaire, attended a fraternity party at Omega Psi Phi on Cornell University’s campus during orientation week. After the party, a large fight broke out, and Mr. Nazaire was stabbed to death. Mr. Nazaire’s mother, Katia Toussaint, has filed a lawsuit on behalf…

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