Accident claims law blogs & personal injury blawgs

Guest accident claims law blogs and personal injury blawgs from lawyers, solicitors and legal professionals.

At the Scene of an Accident: Avoiding Injuries After the Crash

by Ladyblogger September 9, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Being involved in an accident is a traumatic experience, but the issue can be exacerbated by additional damages and injuries if you do not take steps to protect yourself at the scene. After all, there have been several reported instances of motorists being surprised by an accident scene, and this can quickly cause a two […]

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When Charged with a DUI: How to Locate and Retain an Attorney for your Case

by Ladyblogger September 5, 2013 Accident Claims Law

It’s likely that everyone knows that driving under the influence (DUI) is against the law. For some reason, however, there were still 1.41 million DUI arrests in 2010 alone. When an individual faces these charges, it’s imperative that they seek out legal help. A drunk driving arrest, even with breathalyzer evidence, isn’t an automatic conviction. […]

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Head-On-Collisions in a No-Fault State: What does the Law Say?

by Ladyblogger September 5, 2013 Accident Claims

Automobile collisions are a serious cause of injuries in America, and statistics show that the average driver in the country will file an auto insurance claim once every 19 years. This means that, regardless of how good of a driver an individual is, they’re likely to be involved in some type of accident. When this […]

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Statistics on Accidents at Work: Are You At Risk? [Infographic]

by Johnson Law September 5, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Johnson Law have published a new infographic based on latest statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) which confirm that tragically 148 people were fatally injured at work in the UK over 2012 and 2013. These statistics and the following infographic highlight the importance of the fact that employers have a duty to protect […]

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Sports Injuries: Who’s Liable?

by RyanD August 30, 2013 Accident Claims Law

There is no doubt that sports have become important part of life for many. It instills dedication and determination in someone and offers them fitness and stress relief, both extremely necessary in this day and age. Sports also involve social interaction and teamwork skills. However, participating in sports does pose the risk of injury. If […]

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Common Mistakes When Filing a Car Accident Claim

by hoggatt August 29, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Getting into a car accident can be an intense and very unfortunate situation. Not only do you have to deal with car damage, monetary challenges but also, psychosocial and mental damage as well. It’s easy to overlook critically important items when filing a car accident claim. The number one most common mistake, is the critically […]

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Aggressive Driving Experiments

by Andrew Miller August 27, 2013 Accident Claims

A car is one of the most dangerous weapons many of us will ever possess. Add aggressive driving to that equation, and the results could be fatal.  Typical aggressive driving behaviors include tailgating, lane-blocking, abruptly switching lanes, obscene gestures, defying eye contact, excessive horn use, incorrect parking, improper headlight use and even blocking traffic. Also […]

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“Power Talk 21” – Mothers Against Drunk Driving

by Andrew Miller August 22, 2013 Accident Claims

If you think “Power Talk 21” sounds like some sort of campaign, you’re right.  Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is continuing the fight against drunk driving and underage drinking by creating “Power Talk 21”.  Annually, on April 21st, MADD urges and encourages parents to have an open and serious discussion with their children about alcohol.  […]

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What to Do When You’re T-Boned by a Cop Car

by annbailey August 21, 2013 Accident Claims

Motor vehicle collisions are the most common cause of fatal injuries suffered by law enforcement officers on the job. While some of these collisions arise when suspects assault officers with their vehicles, most fatalities occur as a result of negligence on the part of some party. In many cases, this party is the officer himself […]

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What To Do at a Car Accident Scene for Insurance Purposes

by RyanD August 19, 2013 Accident Claims Law

When a person is in a car accident, there are many different things that they will need to take into account. First and foremost, one of the driver’s in the accident should immediately get in contact with emergency personnel. It’s important that 911 is called as soon as possible to send the necessary ambulance, fire […]

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Care worker injured in fall on icy path wins court battle

by Direct 2 Lawyers August 13, 2013 Accident Claims Law

A carer who sustained physical injuries after slipping on ice in front of a client’s home has won her legal battle against her employer for compensation. Ms Tracey Kennedy, 43, worked as a carer for Cordia in Glasgow when the accident happened in December 2010. On 18 December Ms Kennedey left her home with another […]

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Depression After A Car Accident

by Andrew Miller July 31, 2013 Accident Claims

On our busy roadways, thousands of car accidents occur on a daily basis.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the chances of being involved in an accident, at least once, in your life is highly probable, especially considering the statistics.  Every 12 minutes someone dies in a motor vehicle crash, every 10 […]

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Mass Transit Accidents: Who’s Liable and How to Handle a Claim

by Ladyblogger July 20, 2013 Accident Claims

Mass transit accidents can be complicated cases when many individuals are involved. Of course, even those accidents with just one victim apply as well. It is important to understand that the claimant must able to prove in court that the accident occurred due to the fault of the mass transit agency. Cases can be adjudicated […]

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The facts on our clumsiness

by ukclaimlawyers July 20, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Most common accidents in the work place In the UK, efforts to improve health and safety at work have seen a decline in accidents at work, but despite that, around half a million workers each year suffer an accident at work, according to the Health and Safety Executive. The most common accidents are: Falling from […]

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The consequences of an injury when working at height

by Tim Bishop July 17, 2013 Accident Claims

The average human body is usually robust and resilient enough to survive the physical knocks and bumps to be expected in life relatively unscathed. However falls from height in course of employment are unfortunately of a different magnitude altogether and usually not expected – and the combination of the initial shock, the fall distance and […]

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What Will You Need to Properly Manage a DUI Situation?

by akilahr July 12, 2013 Accident Claims Law

You have been arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and now you are facing your future with uncertainty. The first thing to consider is the fact that you cannot change the past. The arrest has happened and the court date has been set. Now, it’s your turn to take control of the situation and […]

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Dangerous chemicals and common causes of accidents at work

by Tim Bishop July 4, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Working with dangerous chemicals holds the potential to be one of the most hazardous undertakings imaginable, were it not for the fact that thankfully it is also one of the most comprehensively regulated areas of employment in the UK. When an employer effectively engages with their legal health and safety duties and takes the necessary […]

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What to Do if an Injury Occurs at Work

by Lilly July 3, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Many jobs, including those in the construction, manufacturing, and agricultural industries, can lead to injuries at work. If you become disabled due to factors at work—even if the disability was not caused by a single event—you will often qualify for workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is financial support provided by your employer to cover the expense […]

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Claiming compensation for a broken thigh

by Tim Bishop July 2, 2013 Accident Claims

No single bone in the human body is bigger or stronger than the femur, the bone in the thigh. In order to break this particular bone, an enormous amount of force is needed and it is therefore unsurprising that the most common caused of femur fractures are road traffic accidents which can cause blunt trauma […]

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Different Comparative Negligence Laws Explained

by Peter Park June 25, 2013 Accident Claims

What happens if both plaintiff and defendant are at faulty but perhaps at a varying degree?  Who becomes liable for the plaintiff’s injury?  Or will they both be liable?  These questions led different state legislators to come up with different negligence rules to determine who should recover and how much.  Many states have different comparative […]

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Best Places to Take Your Boat Out in Chicago

by Andrew Miller June 22, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Chicago, “The Windy City” has cold and snowy winters with even deeper chills from lake front winds from lakes such as Lake Michigan. When the winter thaws and the seasons change, many Chicagoans, as well as tourists, take advantage of the summer weather and the picturesque landscapes of many of the area’s lakes. Busy city […]

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Car Accidents: Inspirational Survival Stories

by Andrew Miller June 21, 2013 Accident Claims

Distracted driving, drunken driving and plain reckless driving take thousands of lives every year. There are also those situations where no one is to blame for having been in an accident and those can be some of the most difficult of all to understand, given that they are just random events. Some car accident stories […]

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What Is Misdemeanor And How Many Types It Has?

by callygreene June 15, 2013 Accident Claims

Misdemeanors in a Nutshell Misdemeanors refer to less considerable kinds of criminal acts that are recognized and punishable by typical legal or lawful systems across the globe. However and still, the definitions or extremes of the actions that are considered as misdemeanors would essentially vary based on your locality or your country. Particularly, such definitions […]

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Tips for Safer Cycling

by evaholmes247 June 13, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Whether you’re new to the road or you’ve been cycling for years, it makes sense to keep refreshed and on top of your safety skills. There are many ways you can keep yourself protected to ensure that you’re in the best position for avoiding accidents and collisions. Below are our top tips for safer cycling. […]

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How to get a Concealed Handgun License

by Andrew Miller June 7, 2013 Accident Claims Law

When you think of Texas, numerous images may come to mind such as vast landscapes, gun slingers and the slogan “Don’t Mess with Texas”.  Texans have a lot of pride towards their state and want to protect it and themselves, resulting in approximately 500, 000 Texas residents having a concealed handgun license, but in a […]

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