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3 Real Life Cases of Injuries at Work

Workplace injuries are a common occurrence. The latest statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) confirm that there were nearly 2.9 million reported nonfatal injuries and illnesses in the most current study. During that same timeframe, there were 5,190 fatal workplace injuries. Most employers in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and New York […]

8 Real Life Slip and Fall Case Results

Each year, more than eight (8) million people receive emergency room treatment for injuries sustained from slip-and-fall accidents. For older adults, the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention confirm that slip-and-fall accidents are the #1 cause of unintentional deaths in the U.S. Common injuries sustained from slip-and-fall injuries include traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, spinal […]

2 Real Life Personal Injury Case Results

Simply speaking, you’re entitled to seek compensation for personal injury if you’ve been accidentally hurt or injured by someone else’s negligence or failure to practice reasonable care. While the term “reasonable care” can vary on a case-by-case basis, the overriding rule is that the injury must be proven to be the result of the defendant’s […]

11 Real Life Medical Malpractice Case Results

According to researchers, medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the United States. While not every case of medical malpractice results in a wrongful death, they often lead to life-altering conditions for the victimized patient. Although firm figures for the frequency of medical malpractice incidents can be difficult to find because […]

2 Real Life Dog Bite Case Results

Even though they’re “man’s best friend” and bring much joy to our lives, dogs are unpredictable and can bite anyone at any time. Here in the U.S., over 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year, and about 800,000 of those require medical attention. Dog bites are especially dangerous because, in addition to the […]

19 Real Life Car Accident Case Results

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) tells us that there are about 5.8 million car accidents in the U.S. every year. That translates into nearly 16,000 car accidents every day. How does this affect you? Other reports confirm that you will most likely file a claim for a car accident once every 17 years. […]

2 Real Life Knee Injury Case Results

Aspects that influence knee injury settlement values The most common question for all parties in involved in a knee injury claim is – How much is the claim worth? While it is nearly impossible for any two people to value a claim the same, understanding the factors involved can help the injured party known if […]

13 Real Life Motorcycle Accident Case Results

What factors tend to drive motorcycle accident settlement values? Valuing settlement offers is difficult even for the most experienced attorneys. While are too many uncontrollable factors to allow anyone to apply scientific principles to settlement evaluation, below please find some factors that play a role in settlement totals. Defendant’s negligence – many accidents result in […]