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Liability Pertaining to Sports Injuries

As an athlete, you automatically assume the risk of injury that comes with playing a sport. Other players, teachers, referees, and coaches are usually not liable for sports related injuries. However, personal trainers, gym owners, and coaches may be liable on a few...

Questions to Ask Your Personal Injury Attorney

After being a victim in an accident, it may be wise to seek out the professional opinion of a Personal Injury Attorney. When deciding what attorney is the right fit for you, there are a few questions that you should ask. What areas of law do you specialize in? It is...

Slippery Situation

As the weather begins to transition from the high 70’s to the low 40’s, the elements in which we live in change. The morning dew turns in to the morning ice and this has the potential to be dangerous. According to the Center for Disease Control, “approximately 19,565...

Free College Tuition?

On college campuses it is often times a well-known rumor that if you get hit by a university vehicle the university will pay for your college. Is this just a rumor or is this in the university policy. According to Rutgers Universitie’s Transportation Director,...

Helmets: Are They Mandatory?

According to the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, in 2013 4,668 people were killed in motorcycle accidents. Also, 88,000 people were seriously injured due to motorcycle accidents. It is estimated that 1,630 lives were saved by helmets in 2013 and close to 800...

The Prevalence of Construction Accidents

Construction is a field of work that involves many skills and precautions. Constantly being around power tools and heavy machinery comes with an abundance of risks. According to OSHA, “one in ten construction workers are injured every year”. With the construction...

Pedestrian Safety

While walking is a great form of physical fitness, it may be more dangerous than you think. According to the CDC, in 2015, 5,376 pedestrians were killed in motor vehicle accidents. Even more shocking, 129,000 pedestrians were treated in an emergency facility for...

Liability Within a Nursing Home

As we begin to age, taking care of ourselves may become more difficult. Looking into an alternate way of life is often very common. The decision to move into a nursing home comes with expectations of safety, an exceptional staff, and a trust worthy health system....

Documentation of Damage Caused by an Accident

Obtaining an injury is never planned. That is why it is important to know how to document your injuries in the event that an accident does occur. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, there are two very important elements in the documentation of your injuries...