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  • Is Southwest Airlines Liable for the Fatal Engine Explosion?

    Earlier this month, a mid-air engine explosion caused a Southwest Airlines flight on its way from New York to Dallas to make an emergency landing in the city of Philadelphia. While the pilot has been hailed as a hero for her ability to bring the plane down while under such immense pressure, the explosion resulted in the first fatality in Southwest Airlines’ 51-year history, and the first ...
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  • Can You Sue a Bar For Getting Someone Too Drunk?

    Getting too drunk is not only bad for your health, but dangerous to those around you. Intoxicated individuals are a serious injury risk, bot to themselves and to those they may come in contact with. Whether it’s by driving while intoxicated or by starting a fist fight, an intoxicated person can cause bodily injury that they could be held accountable for. However, while they’re directly liable for ...
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  • Air Travel Injuries & Your Rights as a Passenger

    Spring is here, and that means vacation season is just around the corner! Whether you plan on getting away for spring break or taking a journey this summer, millions of people across the country will be heading to the airport in order to board a plane and get where they need to go. Air travel is a fast, convenient, and inexpensive way to reach distant destinations quickly and safely, however it’s ...
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  • What is Connecticut's Attractive Nuisance Doctrine?

    Parents can always tell you one of their worst fears is their children running off and getting hurt or worse trying to play with something when they don’t recognize the danger of doing so. Kids can find nearly anything interesting, including things that you may not even think twice about such as a pile of wood or other large piece of junk lying around. Unfortunately a large number of kids are ...
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  • What Youth Sports Have the Highest Concussion Rates?

    Youth sports programs have shown they have tremendous numbers of benefits for kids, including improving their people and teamwork skills, hand-eye coordination, and overall fitness levels in ways that they carry with them for the rest of their life. However, they also expose kids to a significantly increased risk of a traumatic brain injury, including concussions. Studies have shown that young, ...
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  • Can I Sue If I Slipped On an Icy Walkway?

    Property owners have a legal duty to keep their premises safe and hazard-free. This includes ensuring that their walkways, driveways, parking lots, and other common areas are clear of ice and snow. When ice and snow are allowed to accumulate, it can create very dangerous conditions that can cause serious injuries. Owners who allow dangerous conditions to exist on their property, can be held liable ...
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  • Soft Tissue Injuries: Why They Should Be Taken Seriously

    Regarding all of the possible injuries following an accident, many people are least concerned with soft tissue injuries as they are generally considered to be less serious. While other injuries, such as broken bones or TBIs are certainly incredibly severe, soft tissue injuries still have the potential to be quite dangerous. Soft tissue injuries include those concerning your muscles, tendons, ...
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  • What If My Injuries Presented Themselves Long After an Accident?

    In any accident, our bodies tend to go into a state of shock. This means we are less likely to immediately notice any injuries we have sustained until later, when the adrenaline has left our body. However, this may present a problem when it comes to pursuing the compensation you are entitled to. When another person is the cause behind your injuries, they are expected to be held liable for any ...
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  • Premises Liability: Snow & Ice Accidents

    Slip and fall accidents tend to increase during the winter time. Sometimes, these accidents are caused by a negligent property owner who fails to keep their walkways free of snow, ice, and other hazardous debris. If you are injured in an accident caused by snow and ice, you might be entitled to financial compensation. However, not all accident situations equate legal liability. In this blog, we ...
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  • Can Social Media Affect My Injury Claim?

    Did you know that 74% of adults who use the internet also use one or more social media sites? While these platforms give people a place to share their personal thoughts and feelings, there are times when such sentiments can be used against you. Your personal injury case is one of them. It is now a common practice for insurance companies to scour through your social media accounts in hopes of ...
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  • The Steps of a Personal Injury Case

    When we’re contacted by someone who has been injured and is considering retaining our counsel for filing a lawsuit, we often receive a number of common questions. These questions are often centered around what someone can expect on the road ahead, how much their case is worth, and perhaps most common, how long until they’ll get paid. While we’d love to be able to answer those questions with ...
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  • Maximize Your Personal Injury Claim

    Accidents can be devastating, leaving victims injured and faced with unexpected medical bills. Navigating the legal aspects of a personal injury claim can have people feeling hopelessly lost, on top of recovering from their injuries. There are steps you can take after a personal injury to help you prepare for filing a lawsuit or claim. These are the top tips for handling a personal injury claim: ...
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