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Celebrating Holidays: Stay Away from Products That May Injure You

Labor Day will be here before you know it, then there comes October with all the fun activities, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, and so on. So many fun celebrations! While most people are grilling, camping, swimming and/or boating, and even celebrating with fireworks, it is important to remember to stay away from products that may…

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Tips for Getting the Most Compensation in Your Personal Injury Case

If you suffered serious injuries in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you likely want to file a personal injury claim against the responsible party. However, it’s essential to take the proper steps to ensure you are maximizing your potential settlement. Here are several tips for getting the most compensation in your injury case….

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Long-Term Permanent Injuries: What You Must Know

When filing a personal injury claim in Iowa, you are likely wondering how much your case is worth and how quickly the at-fault party’s insurance will resolve it. However, if you have long-lasting or permanent injuries, the claims process can take significantly longer. The insurance company may more aggressively try to undervalue your claim. Even…

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How Long After Brain Injury Can Symptoms Occur?

Symptoms of a brain injury can manifest themselves hours, days, and sometimes even weeks after the injury occurs. The occurrence of delayed symptoms generates medical dangers, and it complicates the process of obtaining injury compensation. Delayed Symptoms of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Mild TBI, including virtually all concussions, might not even cause you to…

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What Are the Damages & Liability for a Road Rage Incident?

The victim of road rage can assert an injury claim for medical expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, punitive damages and other losses against a defendant. If the victim dies, a successful wrongful death claim may result in damages comparable to a claim for catastrophic injury. Road rage is responsible for about two-thirds of all…

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Who Can Be Held Liable for a Slip and Fall Accident?

You might hold various parties liable for your slip and fall accident, including residential property owners, businesses, property managers, employees of contractors, third parties such as customers, the government, the manufacturer or distributor of a defective product, or the workers’ compensation system. Each year, over 800,000 people suffer slip and fall accidents serious enough to…

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Dangerous Winter Driving

Winter and the holidays are a joyful time – or they should be, anyway. For too many people, however, the holiday dream turns into a nightmare when an untimely vehicle accident interrupts their celebration and replaces it with all of the difficulties that an accident entails. Unfortunately, accidents are particularly common during major holidays. Why…

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Can I Recover Compensation from a Dog Attack in Iowa?

Yes, you can. With a strong dog bite claim, you can recover compensation from a dog attack in Iowa, even if the dog owner was not at fault. In 2019, insurance companies paid out millions of dollars for 136 Iowa-based dog bite claims. All told, about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year…

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What Are the Most Common Motorcycle-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries?

The most common motorcycle-related head injuries are concussions, cerebral contusions, coup-contrecoup injuries, epidural hematomas, and subdural hematomas. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are more than 25 times as likely to die in a traffic accident as ordinary motorists. Why Motorcyclists Die So Often The reason for this grim statistic…

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Common Mistakes Committed by Personal Injury Plaintiffs

If you become a personal injury plaintiff by suing someone else who you believe wrongfully caused you to suffer a physical injury, you can easily ruin an otherwise strong claim in a number of ways. Some of these ways include offering inconsistent testimony or signing statements that have not been approved in advance by your…

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