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NTSB Chairman Says Duck Boat Tours Should Be Banned

According to the former head of the National Transportation Safety Board, amphibious duck tours like the one that killed 17 people in Branson should be banned. Jim Hall, former NTSB chairman who ...
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Proving Liability for An Accident Caused by Bad Road Conditions

For most car accidents, determining which party is liable is fairly straightforward. If someone rear-ends you at an intersection, the person behind you will more than likely be liable for the damage ...
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Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Summer

Now that summer is here, it is important to remember to be cautious and safe whenever you go for a swim in a pool with your family and friends. During the months of summer, drowning deaths increase ...
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Brain Injury & Memory Loss Explained

One symptom that people commonly experience after a brain injury is memory loss or difficulty retaining memories. Our ability to remember things is far more complicated than most people think. Often, ...
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What Should I do if I was Injured on Someone Else's Property?

A property owner is legally responsible for any dangerous and hazardous conditions they know about or failed to fix. Property owners are also required to give adequate warning of dangers or hazards ...
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Pool Safety & How to Prevent Drowning Accidents

There’s no better way to cool off when the weather is hot than going for a swim in your pool. Now that the weather is getting warmer, millions of American families will spend more time having ...
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Uber Accidents Explained

Every time an Uber driver gets behind the wheel of their car, they risk not just their own safety, but the source of their livelihood as well. The bills from an Uber accident can be expensive, and ...
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What Should I Ask My Personal Injury Lawyer?

If you have been injured at the hands of another, you are likely considering pursuing legal recourse in order to obtain the compensation you are entitled to. However, with so much on the line when it ...
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Don't Post About Your Injury on Social Media

Social media is such an intrinsic part of our lives, which is why many people find it difficult to keep their personal information offline. While this may lack consequences in other areas of your ...
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What Do Contingency Fees Really Mean?

A contingency fee agreement is a payment arrangement which enables a plaintiff who has been injured and is seeking financial compensation to obtain legal representation even if they do not have money ...
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Should I Accept the First Settlement Offer in a Personal Injury Case?

If you are involved in a personal injury case, you are likely aware most of them never make it to trial. This means most of them reach settlement in the form of the opposite side’s insurance ...
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Do I Really Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

When you have been injured in an accident due to no fault of your own, you are likely facing a number of unexpected expenses. In addition to the overall stress of the situation at hand, you are likely ...
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What to Do After a Car Accident

The aftermath of a car accident can be nothing short of chaotic. It is often difficult to remain rational when you have just been hit by another vehicle, especially if you or anyone else has been ...
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Winter Weather Driving Tips

When the weather gets colder, it is inevitable we will face rain, snow, hail, and other adverse weather conditions. This makes it quite dangerous for those who are getting on the road to visit their ...
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3 Things You Need to Know Before Talking to the Insurance Company

Many people understand calling insurance companies might be necessary after an accident. For example, when two cars collide, both drivers will call their own insurance companies to report the ...
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Work Injuries: Should I File a Personal injury or a Workers' Compensation Claim?

When a worker suffers an injury on the job, they can either file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. However, many people do not understand the difference between the two ...
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What You Need to Know About NY Dog Bite Cases

In New York, the owner or custodian of a “dangerous dog” is liable for medical costs of any injuries the dog causes to a person, a companion animal, or livestock. A dangerous dog is ...
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Wintertime Injury Hazards To Be Aware Of

As the days and nights become significantly colder in New York, you may anticipate your favorite holidays, winter sports, and the lovely snowfall. However, the winter season is also associated with a ...
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When Should You Talk to a Lawyer About Your Personal Injury

Many people choose to hire an attorney after they’ve been involved in a car accident that results in personal injury and monetary losses. However, you can file a personal injury claim against an ...
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What You Should Do If You Are Hit by a Drunk Driver in New York City

While the end result of a car accident caused by a drunk driver could be the same as a collision caused by a sober driver, the events leading up to the crash will be quite different. In order to ...
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Why Is It Important to Follow Your Doctor's Instructions After a Car Accident?

After a car accident, it’s important to see your doctor, even if you feel like you haven’t been injured. A thorough examination can rule out any injuries that may manifest later and can ...
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Dram Shop Laws: Can You Hold a Bar Accountable in New York?

Dram shop laws place liability on establishments, such as bars, that sell alcohol to visibly intoxicated individuals. If a business is found to have sold alcohol to a person who was intoxicated at the ...
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Pedestrian Accidents in NYC: Common Causes & Prevention

The Vision Zero Initiative plan for New York City adopted by Mayor de Blasio is designed to eventually bring all pedestrian accidents and fatalities down to zero in one year. It was first approved ...
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Is It Better to Settle Your Car Accident Case Outside of Court?

Many lawsuits for car accidents settle well before they reach court, and most claims are resolved before a lawsuit is actually filed. Many people are unaware of settlement as an option and believe a ...
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Risks of Overloaded & Improperly Loaded Trucks

One of the most common causes of truck accidents is overloaded and improperly loaded cargo. Although the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) details the specific, legal weight limits, ...
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