Month: June 2019

Legal protections for victims of distracted drivers

Distracted driving is dangerous behavior on the roadways and can lead to serious car accidents, injuries and even fatalities. During 2015, approximately 391,000 victims suffered injuries in distracted driving-related car accidents in the United States. Distracted driving can cause serious harm to victims and their families. Personal injury legal protections can help victims injured in a car accident when a driver is driving distracted. When a victim has been unexpectedly and seriously injured by a distracted driver, they may face challenges they were not prepared to have to deal with. They...

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Unsafe consumer cabinets recalled due to tip-over hazard

It is important for consumers to be familiar with the different layers of protections to help keep them safe and protect them when they have been harmed by a dangerous or defective product. Approximately 520 corner cabinet units were recently recalled due to tip-over and other hazards. The recalled cabinets weigh approximately 40 pounds and stand a little over 6 feet tall. Consumers can have the units picked up and receive a refund. The tip-over hazard associated with the cabinets can result in death or serious injuries to children, if the cabinets are not properly anchored. The manufacturer...

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Wrongful death protections for medical malpractice

A medical malpractice claim can help victims of medical malpractice and their families recover compensation for their financial and emotional damages. A medical malpractice wrongful death claim for damages can help surviving family members when a loved one has been wrongfully killed by a medical error. A medical malpractice claim may be brought when a doctor, nurse, hospital or other medical care professional has provided medical care and treatment that falls below the standard of care. When medical care and treatment that falls below the standard of care results in the death of the victim,...

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Mansfield and Sandusky, OH car accident injures 2

Legal protections are available to car accident victims suffering with the harm caused by a car accident. A recent car accident in Mansfield and Sandusky, OH left two victims injured and sent them both to the hospital with injuries. In addition to the personal injuries caused to the victims, the car accident resulted in heavy damage to both vehicles involved in the accident and one of the vehicles struck a light pole. Both victims were taken to local hospitals to receive medical care and treatment for their injuries suffered in the car accident. We all know that an unexpected car accident...

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