The Role Of A Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer

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Swimming pools, whether public or private, present various risks that can lead to accidents and injuries. Slippery surfaces, inadequate fencing, malfunctioning equipment, and lack of supervision are just a few factors that contribute to these hazards. Moreover, incidents like drownings, near-drownings, diving accidents, and chemical exposure can have devastating consequences, ranging from physical injuries to emotional trauma and even fatalities. If you or someone you know was hurt, it is important to contact a swimming pool accident lawyer right away. When Do You Need a Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer? You might need a swimming pool accident lawyer if you or a loved...

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How A Car Black Box Can Help Your Case

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While often associated with aircraft, black boxes are also installed on most modern motor vehicles. Also known as an event data recorder (EDR), a car black box records important information that can be used to support a personal injury case. Keep reading to learn more about what a car black box does and how it can be used in the event of an accident. What Is A Car Black Box? A car black box is a device installed in vehicles to record various data points before, during, and after a crash or other significant event. These data points typically include vehicle speed,...

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How To Prepare For A Deposition

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If you have decided to pursue legal action against someone for personal injury, you may be asked for a deposition by the liable party’s attorney. This is a question-and-answer session that serves various purposes, which we will discuss in this article. Depositions are an important part of the legal process, but they can be intimidating. We will teach you how best to prepare for a deposition and give you a general idea of what to expect.  What is a Deposition? A deposition is a part of the pre-trial discovery process in a lawsuit. It involves the sworn testimony of a witness or...

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Suing For Emotional Distress

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Personal injury cases typically involve a combination of economic and non-economic damages. Non-economic damages relate to pain and suffering, loss of quality of life, and emotional distress. A bad accident with painful injuries often entails a certain amount of emotional distress. But what if there was no physical harm? Is suing for emotional distress on its own possible? The short answer is yes, but it can be complicated. Please read our blog to learn more about emotional distress lawsuits and what they involve. Can You Sue for Emotional Distress? The possibility of successfully suing for emotional distress without physical injury varies depending...

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The Deadly Chaos of A Pile Up Accident

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  A pile up accident is a terrifying scenario that can happen in the blink of an eye. One minute, you are driving peacefully toward your destination, the next you are trapped between two or more vehicles and scrambling to piece together what happened. Understanding how and why these accidents occur can help you avoid becoming a victim.  What is a Pile Up Accident? A pile up accident, also known as a multi-vehicle collision or a chain reaction crash, occurs when three or more vehicles collide in a series of impacts. These accidents often happen on highways or freeways, where vehicles are traveling...

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Compensation For A Dog Bite With Nerve Damage

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Getting bitten by a dog can be a terrifying and traumatic experience, and not just in the moment. Victims may be affected for years to come, especially if the injury was serious. A dog bite with nerve damage, for example, can lead to permanent impairment and chronic pain. Pet owners have a duty to keep visitors safe, and those who fail to do so should be held accountable. Read our blog post to learn more about dog bites with nerve damage and when to speak to a dog bite attorney.  Dog Bite Laws in Colorado Dog bites in Colorado fall under strict...

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What To Do After A Head-On Collision

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Head-on collisions are a particularly devastating type of accident, accounting for 14 percent of all traffic fatalities related to roadway departures between 2016 and 2018. These collisions occur for various reasons, some due to negligence and others due to unforeseen circumstances. Regardless, they can result in severe injuries or even death. Read our article to learn more about what happens during and after a head-on collision, and what to do if you or someone you know was involved in a crash.  What is a Head-On Collision? As the name suggests, a head-on collision happens when the front ends of two vehicles collide...

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Delayed Symptoms After A Car Accident You Should Never Ignore

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Car accidents can be traumatic experiences, often leaving victims with immediate injuries that require urgent medical attention. However, what many people don't realize is that some symptoms might not manifest until hours, days, or even weeks after the accident. Ignoring these delayed symptoms can lead to long-term health complications, higher medical bills, and reduced quality of life. Let’s take a look at some common delayed symptoms after a car accident and what to do if you have been in a bad crash. Common Delayed Car Accident Symptoms Stomach Pain Seat Belt Syndrome (SBS) is a collection of potentially life-threatening injuries that occur as...

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Hiring a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer

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Motorcycle accidents can be devastating, both physically and emotionally. They can result in serious injuries, expensive medical bills, and even death. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are 27 times more likely to die in a crash than passenger car occupants. With warmer weather approaching, many motorcyclists will be out on the road again. Read more to learn about how to stay safe and when to consult with a qualified motorcycle accident lawyer. What Causes a Motorcycle Accident? The causes for motorcycle accidents are typically the same as those that cause any motor vehicle accident. These...

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What is Loss of Consortium?

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When it comes to personal injury, many people will only consider the person directly involved in the accident. The negligence of another, however, can also have a profound impact on loved ones, especially the spouse. “Loss of consortium” is often a consideration in wrongful death cases, but it can apply to personal injury claims as well. It is a legal premise meant to account for the suffering a spouse may endure after a partner is severely injured.  Loss of Consortium Definition Following a bad accident, the road to recovery from personal injury can be painful physically and emotionally. The injured person’s  life...

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