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Witnesses to a car accident are asked to provide a statement about what they saw before the accident occurred, as it was occurring and after. These statements can help corroborate your claims and the supporting elements of causation and liability, helping you prove the other driver was at fault. However, if a witness is not seen as credible, he or she may end up hurting your case rather than helping.
In 2017, 1.2 million seniors needed nursing home care; by 2030, that number is expected to grow to 1.9 million. And, according to some estimates, nearly 1 in 10 adults aged 65+ suffer from at least one type of abuse each year; however, with only 1 in 24 cases of nursing home abuse reported and elder abuse reported, this is likely to be an underestimation.
As of June 28, 2021, there were 90 paraquat herbicide lawsuits that had been filed across the country with claims related to exposure to paraquat.
Cell phones have become our go-to device while in the car. We use them to get directions, play audio, connect with others and get information. They can also be your most important device in an emergency, too. However, using a cell phone while driving takes your eyes off the road. While you may not be able to eliminate cell phone usage entirely, you want to minimize any unnecessary usage and use it as safely as possible.
There are approximately 52 million people in the U.S. over the age of 65 and that number is expected to increase to 95 million by 2060. As Americans live longer, the need for long-term care living facilities grows. Unfortunately, elder abuse occurs in these types of facilities so family members and their elderly loved one need to know what to do to prevent elder abuse.
One of the things that helps you retain a feeling of independence as you age is the ability to drive a car. However, driving can be challenging for older adults. You may notice physical changes that may make doing certain actions harder, your mental reactions a little slower or loss of vision or hearing.
Car accidents involving drunk drivers almost always result in serious injuries. If you have been involved in an accident with a drunk driver, what are your rights? What do you need to know? These basic questions will help you get a better understanding of the process.
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In a personal injury claim, evidence comes in many forms, from police reports to witness statements, physical evidence, medical evidence and more. Having the proper medical evidence is key in proving your injuries, the cause and severity and includes every medical correspondence generated — from your initial doctor’s visit to your final treatment.
If you have talked with a personal injury lawyer, you will notice that he or she uses legal “jargon” when speaking with you and others involved in your case. Some attorneys may explain the terms; however, others may not realize you do not know what they are talking about. For the lay person, it can be confusing so here are some common personal injury terms to know.
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A personal injury claim can require many different types of documents. Of course, what will be needed is based on the details of your specific accident or injuries, but this will help you understand what documents your attorney might need or may ask you for.