Compensation lawyers blogs

Blog posts by compensation lawyers, regarding personal injury, accident claims, PPI claims and all other types of financial reclaims.

Dangerous Dog Food: Recalls

by Andrew Miller July 31, 2013 Blawg

When there is a “food scare”, we usually hear about it as soon as it grabs the media’s attention; the same goes for other defective products.  More often than not, however, it takes more than just a small handful of people to be injured, sickened, or killed by a defective product.  When was the last […]

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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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DUI and the Life Changing Consequences It Causes

by Lisa Coleman July 19, 2013 Arrest

A conviction for driving under the influence can be a life-altering event. There are many more areas of life that are impacted more than merely dealing with punishment imposed by the court. Many individuals do not consider the possible consequences of an impaired driving charge, but it can be a problem for the defendant for […]

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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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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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Auto Accident: Is it Wise to Handle the Case on Your Own?

by Lisa Coleman June 14, 2013 Accident Claims

The straight and simple answer to this question, “Is it wise to handle your own case after an accident,” is No, and there are several reasons supporting this position. Insurance adjusters are professional negotiators. A novice victim of an automobile accident is rarely a match for an insurance company employee who has been trained in […]

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What Consumers Should Know About Credit Cards

by Adam J Krohn June 13, 2013 Banking

(US law and generally) Credit cards can be very useful if used correctly.  However, if they are not, they can get you into a world of trouble.  On average, an US household holds about $16,000 in credit card debt.  Due to the economy, more and more debt collectors have been retained by these credit card […]

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Dog Bites: Can Dog Owners be Held Legally Liable?

by Lisa Coleman May 24, 2013 Compensation Lawyers

Dog Bites: Can Dog Owners be Held Legally Liable? According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, dogs bite approximately 4.7 million Americans each year. Around 800,000 of those victims require medical attention and 386,000 require emergency medical attention. The severity of dog bites varies from mild lacerations to death. Victims bitten by […]

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Summer Abroad: Who’s Liable for Student Accident Expenses?

by annbailey May 23, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Many U.S. schools offer students the chance to study abroad for a semester. Attending school in a foreign country provides cultural enrichment and plenty of social opportunities, but it can also be dangerous. Crime, theft, illness, accidental injury, and even issues with one’s visa are just a few possibilities when in a foreign country. If […]

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Money or Maternity – Do Employees Have a Choice?

by annbailey May 23, 2013 Compensation Lawyers

Balancing work and one’s family life can become difficult when a child is born. Being a mother is a full time job, as newborn children must be fed, cleaned, entertained, and monitored closely to avoid unexpected injury or illness. Even a part-time job can absorb enough time from a new mother’s day to conflict with […]

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