Personal Injury Issues with Truck Incidents

An accident between a semi-truck and passenger vehicle carries unique complications. First, tractor-trailer drivers are required to carry proper insurance and adhere to specific regulations on a state and federal level. Also, a truck driver’s insurance policy has a higher limit than the average requirement for a passenger vehicle, because of the costs associated with [...]

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Mistakes that Can Harm a Personal Injury Lawsuit

After an auto accident in Hudson Valley, a victim may file a lawsuit against the responsible party to receive compensation for their injuries and losses. However, it important for a victim to realize that regardless of how legitimate their claim may be, there are critical errors that could set back their lawsuit severely – or [...]

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The Dangers of Working at a Construction Site

The construction industry is by far one of the most dangerous industries to work in. In fact, approximately 150,000 accidents occur each year on United States construction job sites. In the year 2013 alone, there were more than 82,000 non-fatal injuries and almost 800 fatalities for private-sector construction. This does not include any government-funded construction [...]

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Facts About Semi-Truck Accidents

Most tractor-trailer accidents happen without warning. Tractor-trailers are much larger and weigh more than the average passenger vehicle; therefore, these differences alone are what contribute to the seriousness of injuries inflicted on those in an accident with a semi-truck. It is rare for a person to suffer an accident with a tractor-trailer and not be injured. [...]

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Defective Drugs, The Basics

Each year, pharmaceutical companies make billions of dollars off the sale of their drugs. Whether they are prescription or over-the-counter, there is a lot of money in these types of products. The biggest names in drug manufacturing, such as Johnson & Johnson, have made $65 billion in a single year. Also, with the increase in [...]

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Understanding Defective Medical Product Lawsuits

Any time a person uses a medical device, there is a risk of injury. These injuries could occur at no fault of the victim, which makes it even harder to cope when an injury does occur. If a medical product has a design defect or manufacturing issue, then the medical product liability laws take over. [...]