Posts tagged with 'personal-injury-law'

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Americans are increasingly going into debt. Unfortunately, it only takes one illness, one job loss, or one unforeseen event to put most people behind on their debts. At that point, a debt collector may start to contact you about your overdue account. While this is legal, federal and state laws protect you from harassment. Read […]

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Wrongful deaths occur when someone dies because of someone else’s actions. Survivors can bring wrongful death suits in such situations. If the action was criminal, the defendant does NOT need to be found guilty to be liable for wrongful death. In addition, suicides from bullying can be considered wrongful deaths. If you have lost a […]

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About 2 million individuals suffer from brain injuries every year, as a result of assaults, athletic injuries, automobile accidents or falls. Many brain injuries are also the result of medical malpractice. Individuals who suffer brain injury due to medical malpractice or negligence are duly entitled to seek compensation from the responsible party.

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Every year, US ERs treat 30.4 million people for non-fatal injuries. Of those, consumer products cause 43.8% of the injuries. Most of those consumer products include sports/recreation items, home structure/construction materials, and home furnishings/fixtures. If you have been injury by a consumer project, you may have a product liability lawsuit. What is Product Liability? Consumer […]

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Catastrophic injuries are life-changing events. Many people do not recover fully from a catastrophic injury. You may require a lifetime of medical care or never be able to work again. If you or a loved one has suffered a catastrophic injury, contact a personal injury attorney like Brian Hoag. For more information on Tampa catastrophic […]

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Florida has many people who work on or around boats and ships. Most of these employees have special protections under the law. If you’re injured in a Tampa workboat accident, contact an attorney like Brian Hoag. He understands maritime law and can defend your rights. Seafarers and Workboats Anyone who works on a vessel or […]

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Working construction is a very rewarding career and a source of constant jobs in the Tampa area. However, construction places are very dangerous. According to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), more than 14 people a day were killed on-the-job in 2016. Almost a quarter of workplace deaths are in construction. If you sustained Tampa […]

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Workplaces are dangerous places. OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, states that 13,000 workers are injured in the US every year. In 2016, 5,190 workers died in the work place – that is fourteen workers a day. Those numbers are up 7% from last year. In jobs where OSHA is an active partner, fatality […]

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Walking is great exercise, saves your car, and for some people, is their only means of transportation. Unfortunately, walking can be very dangerous. As we discussed previously, 5,376 (632 in Florida) pedestrian deaths and 70,000 (8,000 in Florida) pedestrian injuries occurred in 2015. Florida is the second highest state for pedestrian accidents. Pedestrian Accidents Pedestrian/vehicle […]

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Vehicles are an important feature in American life. Our lives are much more convenient. Food, goods, and mail are delivered relatively cheaply and quickly. Florida is a great place to motorcycle, bicycle, boat, and walk, as well. However, injuries and death caused by vehicles of any description are unfortunately common. Motor Vehicle Injuries and Death […]

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