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Personal Injury Compensation: Income Vs. Earning Capacity

The legal world is infamous for its muddle of meanings, jumble of jargon and detailed definitions. This makes it difficult for the everyday person to know what’s going on with their personal injury case: to be aware of the personal

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Cut Back On Workers Compensation Claims In Your Workplace

There are two sides to a personal injury: first, the personal injury victim and second, the person responsible for the situation, event or environment that caused the accident. This second person doesn’t get much attention from most personal injury lawyers.

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When Presented With A Personal Injury Settlement, Should You Accept?

Deciding to pursue compensation for personal injury was your first decision. Deciding to work with an attorney was your second. For some personal injury victims, there’s a third decision to face: whether or not to settle. As is the case

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Deciding Factors In Personal Injury Cases: Not Just Negligence

Here on the HBS Blog, we talk a lot about negligence. When it comes to personal injury, negligence — failure to use reasonable care, resulting in damage or injury to another — is king. But is negligence the only concluding

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Examining Medical Malpractice: Do You Have A Case For Substandard Care?

This week’s post on the HBS Blog — where we do our best to clarify personal injury law and make it more accessible to the everyday citizen — is about medical malpractice. What is it exactly, what do you do

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Organized Chaos: Put Your Personal Injury Lawsuit In Order

When a personal injury accident attacks, you have to strike back with a cool head, calm nerves and efficient planning. But for many of us, that’s asking a lot. When you’ve been injured due to a motor vehicle accident, medical

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Continuation Of Your Personal Injury Education

Being injured, especially when it’s not your fault, is not a pleasant mental, emotional or physical experience. And this tiresome state of mind, mood and body is usually aggravated when confusion and unease are thrown into this maddening mix. Where

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Bringing Class Action To The Classroom

If you’ve watched television at all in your lifetime — and we’re guessing you have — you’ve most likely seen a commercial featuring a personal injury lawyer in a suit, recruiting plaintiffs for a class action case.  And if you

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Defining The Damages: Compensation For Personal Injury

The Multiple Ways To Balance The Scale  When you’re in the pursuit for personal injury compensation, what exactly does that mean? What are the grounds for personal injury damages? First, let’s clarify the difference between punitive damages and compensatory damages.

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Personal Injury Perplexity: To Mediate Or To Litigate?

Which Course Of Action Is Best For You? You’ve been injured — whether from a slip and fall, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accident, etc., — and you want to take action. But which type of action should you take? Here

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