Things Every Auto Accident Victim Should Know

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Auto accidents can easily be among the most dangerous and expensive incidents that a person can experience. When involved in an auto accident, you will need to understand the steps for protecting your rights so that you will be able to recover the damages that you have suffered. What Type Of Legal Options Do You Have For Recovering Damages? After an auto accident, you can face expensive repair costs. The first step in recovering these damages will be to file a claim with the other driver’s insurance.…

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Time To Return To Work? Understanding The Independent Medical Exam

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Most of the time, your work-related injury will heal enough for you to be able to return to your job after a few days, weeks, or months. In some cases, however, things don’t happen as expected. The workers’ comp carrier has expectations that your injury will heal within certain periods of time, based on past history of conditions that are similar to your own. When that time is exceeded, the insurance company may ask that you undergo an independent medical exam (IME).…

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Is Your Doctor Negligent? What Patients Should Know Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Suit

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Medical malpractice occurs far too often in the United States. In fact, according to recent statistics, medical accidents are believed to cause as many as 200,000 deaths per year. This is especially alarming when compared with the annual number of all other accidental deaths, which at 98,000, is less than half that number. Medical malpractice that does not result in death can also result in injuries or illnesses that can impact the quality of life and take a financial, emotional, and physical toll on victims and their loved ones.…

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