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What is Duty of Care and How Does It Impact Your Case?
When we’re thrown into a situation with a person or business, we have an obligation to act responsibly and prevent harm from befalling that person. Different situations warrant different levels of caution, but there’s a general understanding that we ...
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4 Critical Steps to Take After You’ve Been Injured at Work
Every seven seconds someone sustains an injury in the workplace. This stat, coming from the National Safety Council, illustrates how important proper workplace safety is. And yet despite increasing safety measures, workers are still injured each and every day. ...
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5 Things You Should Know About the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
At one point in time, land-based maritime workers were not properly covered for work-related injuries. There was a grey area of shipbuilders, repairers, harbor construction workers, and more who found themselves in a Catch 22. Thankfully, along came 1927 ...
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What is the Jones Act and What Should a Lawyer Know About It?
Oceans cover 71% of the world’s surface area. And though the oceans aren’t inhabited as much as metropolitan areas like Houston, it’s not a lawless territory. We’re not talking about pirates scouring the high seas. We’re talking about the Merchant ...
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When You Can File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit
We often hear about wrongful death cases in the media. In August of this year, for example, the deceased performer Prince’s family filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit claims that certain medical professionals failed the singer in the ...
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Worker’s Comp Denied? Here’s What to Do Next
Over 150 Americans are killed per day due to work-related causes. Another 3.8 million suffer from work-related injuries or diseases each year. Unfortunately, even if a working environment clearly led to an injury, some businesses are reluctant to provide ...
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4 Common Reasons You Should Hire a Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Have you or a loved one been a victim of medical errors? Medical errors are one of the leading medical malpractice causes for lawsuits. Yet, this isn’t the only medical misconduct that can end in a malpractice settlement or ...
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Under What Circumstances Should You Hire a Car Accident Attorney?
Getting into a car accident is a scary experience that raises a lot of questions. You feel unsure about what to do or how to manage the situation, and don’t know what the best course of action is. After ...
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What Is the Longshore Act and When Does It Apply?
Workers’ compensation covers around 135 million people in the United States. But there are countless laws and addendum you don’t find out about until after you’re injured on the job. One of the trickiest laws to understand is the ...
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What is Maritime Law and When Does It Apply to You?
Did you know that 2,629 boat injuries happened in the United States? These injuries only account for 2017. Were you a victim of one of these incidents? If so, what type of claim can you file? Is it a ...
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