How is a Personal Injury Settlement Structured?

The process for resolving legal disputes has its own intricacies. Unless a person has been involved in an accident and resolved a personal injury claim, he or she probably does not fully understand all the ins and outs of the legal process and what it takes to finalize the resolution of a case. Thus, it is completely understandable that many litigants ask how their personal injury settlement will be structured.

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Injuries at Carnivals, Fairs, and Festivals

While attendance at carnivals, fairs, festivals, and amusement parks normally results in mostly fun, it doesn’t always work out that way. Unfortunately, some people are injured and killed at these events. That brings us to the topic of this article - what should you do if you are one of these unfortunate people who suffers injury at a fair, festival, or similar event?

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Do Young Drivers Cause More Automobile Accidents?

No matter how safely we drive, it is possible to encounter conditions outside of our control that increase our likelihood of harm. For example, encountering drivers who are under the influence of intoxicants, or who are distracted by mobile phones, can be deadly. Similarly, drivers who are overly aggressive, speed, and take unnecessary risks endanger everyone on the road. But what about youth? Do younger drivers increase the risk of harm to the rest of us? In this article, we will discuss whether young drivers cause more automobile accidents.

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Can Military Members Sue for Medical Malpractice?

Service in the military has traditionally been viewed by those who enlist as a professional pathway with many positive benefits. In addition to pay, those who serve in the armed forces may be entitled to housing, training, funds for college education, retirement pay, and other benefits. One such benefit is medical care. But what happens if something goes wrong with the medical care - are military members permitted to sue for medical malpractice? That will be the topic of this article.

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What is MMI and How Does It Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

If you have ever been part of a lawsuit or involved in the legal system, you know that the law has a language and vocabulary of its own. While some legal concepts can be very complex, others are not that difficult to understand - they just require a little explanation. In this article, we will discuss a concept that is frequently discussed in the context of personal injury litigation - “maximum medical improvement” - and how it can affect a personal injury claim.

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Potential Trucking Safety Issues for 2022

With so many semi-trucks on the road, safety will continue to be a critical issue. In this article, we will discuss some potential trucking safety issues to be addressed in 2022.

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How to Eliminate Asbestos-Related Disease

As Americans, we often pride ourselves on our problem solving skills. But one issue that has not been fully resolved in modern society is the danger of asbestos. Americans still develop mesothelioma, asbestosis, and other health problems related to asbestos exposure. In this article, we will discuss some of the steps that could help eliminate asbestos-related disease.

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When a Driver Lies About How an Accident Occurred

Most traffic accidents require some level of investigation. The results of the investigation can have both civil and criminal consequences for the people involved. An important part of the fact-finding process normally includes interviewing or taking statements from the drivers involved in the accident. Naturally, things are easier to sort out when everyone is truthful, but what if that's not the case? In this article, we will discuss some things that you can do when another driver is untruthful about how a traffic accident occurred.

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What Are Hypoxia and Asphyxia Birth Injuries?

Certainly, when planning a family, most people presume that the process will proceed normally and that the parents will ultimately welcome a happy, healthy baby into the world. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Sometimes, nature intervenes in ways that we simply may not understand. In other instances, medical negligence causes harm. Both situations are devastating. In this article, we will discuss hypoxia and asphyxia birth injuries.

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How Closely Should You Follow Another Car in Oregon?

Have you ever looked in your rear-view mirror only to find another car following so closely that it makes you uncomfortable? Probably so. And there’s a good reason for your discomfort - according to the Oregon Department of Transportation, tailgating is the number one cause of traffic accidents in the state. Obviously, if the car in front has to stop suddenly, a tailgating driver often does not have sufficient time to also stop, resulting in a rear-end collision. Thus, refraining from tailgating is a matter of safety.

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