Burn Injuries in Personal Injury Cases

There are a multitude of different injuries that occur in personal injury cases, some being much more common than others. But one type of injury that we don’t hear as much about, but that can be quite serious, is the burn injury. People suffer burns in motor vehicle accidents, as a result of certain defective products, or from the negligent actions of others. In this article, we will discuss the classification of burn injuries and how they occur.

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What Is the EPA's Risk Evaluation of Asbestos?

The dangers of asbestos have become much more apparent over time. Victims injured by asbestos exposure have won industry-changing lawsuits. The government has taken steps to restrict some uses of the mineral. But it has been a slow process and asbestos still has not been totally banned in the United States. As time has marched forward, the issue has continued to create debate. In December 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its Final Risk Evaluation for chrysotile asbestos. In this article, we will examine the agency’s conclusions and the effect on those who have been exposed to asbestos in the past.

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The Dangers of Shredded Semi-Truck Tires on the Interstate

We have talked about obvious dangers in this blog, from intoxicated or distracted drivers to those who speed and violate rules of the road. However, a less obvious risk is that of encountering truck tire debris in the roadway. Not only is the debris dangerous, but a blown tire can create a perilous situation for the truck driver and everyone driving in the near vicinity. In this article, we will discuss some causes of truck tire debris in the road and the resulting dangers presented to the motoring public.

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Can LASIK Complications Be the Result of Medical Malpractice?

Lasers can be used to help diagnose medical conditions, such as cancer. They can also be used in medical procedures, such as LASIK. In this article, we will discuss LASIK and whether resulting complications from the procedure can be the result of medical malpractice.

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Shocking Allegations of Medical Malpractice

When we turn to professionals, we are generally operating outside of our own zone of knowledge and therefore rely upon them to act professionally, skillfully, and in our best interest. Unfortunately, professionals sometimes cause harm by failing to meet the standard of care the law requires of them. In this article, we will discuss some allegations of rather shocking medical malpractice.

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How Do You Prove Lost Wages in an Oregon Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Involvement in a serious automobile accident can be a frightening and life-changing event. Personal injuries arising from an automobile accident can initiate a chain reaction that places immense financial and economic stress on a family. But suffering a debilitating injury can also cause harm by limiting the injured party’s ability to work and earn income. Sometimes, the loss is temporary and the person who is injured will eventually return to work. Other times, the injuries limit the person's ability to work. In this article, we will discuss how some of these types of damages can be proved in a personal injury lawsuit.

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Common Causes of Summer Personal Injuries

Most people welcome the onset of summer with open arms. Unfortunately, summer is also a time in which certain types of personal injury accidents are more likely to occur. In this article, we will discuss some of the most common causes of summertime injuries.

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Why Do Drivers Hit and Run?

Hit-and-run drivers attempt to hide their involvement in an accident, thereby frustrating the legal system. When they flee the scene, they seek to avoid liability and take with them a variety of forms of evidence that could be essential to explaining how and why an accident occurred. In this article, we will discuss some of the reasons that hit-and-run drivers flee.

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Where in the U.S. is Asbestos Found Today?

For younger Americans, asbestos is probably a rare topic of conversation. That is understandable because it is far less common in the news than it once was. That can lead many people to believe that the issues of asbestos, mesothelioma, and other related illnesses have been fully addressed. That simply is not true. In this article, we will discuss where asbestos still can be found in the United States and the effects it can have on one’s health.

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Has the Chip Shortage Affected Automobile Safety?

As life started returning to some level of normalcy after March 2020 and the economy opened back up, the country has encountered many unexpected issues. One is a limited supply of computer chips for automobiles. In this article, we will examine whether the chip shortage has affected automobile safety.

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