Protecting Your Rights After a Burn Injury

Have you recently suffered a serious burn injury that’s left you in pain and unable to function as you did before? Burns can cause extensive nerve damage and require hospitalization and surgery. Even minor burns can be debilitating. Most of the time these injuries come out of nowhere and can affect anyone from kitchen staff to children playing at home. In fact, each year around 1.1 million burn injuries require medical attention. If you’re one of these people and feel

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Don’t Become a Victim of Distracted Walking

Cities are becoming more populated each year, which means more traffic. Unfortunately, this also means walking through a city is becoming increasingly dangerous. In 2016 alone, 5,987 pedestrians lost their lives in vehicle-related accidents. But why are so many people suffering injuries or death while on city streets? It turns out there’s a growing problem called distracted walking. Distracted walking behavior is placing pedestrians at risk of serious injury, and not only from vehicles. People also have to watch out

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Seeking Injury Compensation After a Public Park Accident

When heading out for a relaxing day at the park, sustaining a serious injury is the last thing you expect to happen. Unfortunately, there are a number of ways for a public park accident to occur, especially if the property isn’t cared for or faulty equipment is in use. In fact, each year over 200,000 children under the age of 14 are treated for playground-related injuries. In the state of Florida, you have a right to seek compensation if you’re

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Who’s Responsible for Injuries After an Airbag Malfunction?

Front driver and passenger airbags have been standard safety equipment in cars since 1998 and SUVs since 1999. If you drive a newer vehicle, you expect the airbag to deploy in the event of an accident. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. Sometimes a design or manufacturing defect results in an airbag malfunction. When they fail, serious injuries can occur. If this happens to you, the manufacturer of the airbag could be liable. With the help of a personal injury attorney,

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Proving Loss of Earning Capacity

In the state of Florida, injured accident victims are allowed to recover damages for the injuries and the harm they’ve suffered. In most cases, accident victims are able to recover lost income from the person who caused the accident by filing a personal injury lawsuit in court. To do this they must first demonstrate that the other driver caused the accident and their injuries. They must also be prepared to prove that they have lost income or will continue to

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How an Administrative Law Judge Could Affect Your SSDI Claim

Administrative law judges work in various positions in the federal government and deliver rulings on many different areas of statutory law. The administrative law judges who work for the Social Security Administration are the ones responsible for rendering decisions on Social Security Disability Claims during hearings. As you can imagine, an administrative law judge’s decision could make or break your case and affect your ability to collect the benefits you need. If your Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claim is

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Will Jaywalking in Florida Jeopardize Your Pedestrian Accident Lawsuit?

Being involved in a car accident in Florida is a stressful and scary ordeal. If you are hit by a car while walking across the street in Florida, it is likely that you have suffered serious injuries. After all, Florida is one of the worst states for pedestrian accidents and pedestrians here suffer serious and often fatal injuries every single day. Sadly, after a pedestrian accident in Florida, you may be facing lifelong disabilities, mounding medical bills, and more questions

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Is Your Trampoline a Liability? Florida’s Trampoline Laws

Owning a trampoline in your backyard can be a great way to encourage your kids to go outside and stay active. Unfortunately, trampolines come with an increased risk of injury to your children, as well as other children who may be guests in your home. In fact, according to NBC6 in Miami, in the last two years, trampolines were the cause of more than 300 calls to 911 in south Florida. A 2016 study by the American Academy of Pediatrics

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