Month: September 2019

Car accident liability explained

People who have been injured in a car accident may wonder how they can pursue compensation for their medical bills, lost wages and other damages. When their injuries stem from an accident caused by another driver's negligence, they may be able to recover compensation through a personal injury claim. In the context of a car accident case, negligence works like this: A driver has a duty of reasonable care to avoid causing harm to others on the road. A driver who breaches that duty by doing something unreasonably careless, like looking at a smartphone instead of at the road, has committed...

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What can I do if I am injured by a defective airbag?

When an Ohio victim has been injured by their airbag, which they understood was there to keep them safe, they may wonder what they can do about it. Products liability law provides protections to help victims of defective airbags with the damages they suffer. Unfortunately, airbags can injure victims in a variety of different ways, including if the sensors malfunction which cause the airbag to prematurely inflate or to inflate late, if the airbag fails to deflate or if the airbag exposes the victim to chemicals. Other types of defects and damages have also been reported with airbags. These...

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What do when mean when we say a driver was negligent?

Personal injury legal resources help protect victims of negligence such as victims of a negligent driver, negligent medical care provider or negligent manufacturer. Car accident victims or other seeking compensation for their damages through a personal injury claim for damages may wonder what negligent means exactly and what it refers to. In general terms, negligence refers to careless or reckless actions and behavior that can result in accidents and harm to victims. A personal injury claim for damages is based on a claim of negligence. There are many examples of negligent behavior and...

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Medical malpractice protects victims of medication errors

Medication errors can cause serious harm to victims and are a type of medical malpractice. Medical malpractice legal resources are available to victims of any type of medical malpractice, including medication errors, and are a remedy victims of medical malpractice should be familiar with to help them with their damages suffered as a result of a medication error. Medication errors can occur in a variety of different ways. Medication errors can take place when the wrong dosage of a medication is given; when the patient's current medications and medical history are not properly taken into...

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