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June 2015 Archives

Seek compensation for dog bite injuries that leave you suffering

Most people accept the fact that even family pets can bite and cause injuries to people if they are teased or injured severely. Well-trained dogs can even attack if they're pushed too hard or feel threatened. What can you do if you've been attacked by someone else's dog, though? In many cases, the owner will be held responsible, and you could seek compensation for your injuries.

How a wrongful death lawsuit works

If you're considering bringing a wrongful death lawsuit against a person who caused a loved one to pass away in a car accident or other incident, then you need to understand the elements of the lawsuit itself. There are certain aspects of the case that must be present for you to take it to court, and there are several other factors that will determine if you have the potential to win the lawsuit. The most obvious element of a wrongful death lawsuit is the death of an individual. The individual who dies must be a human.

What's the best way to protect yourself on a motorcycle?

Many motorcycle accidents on the road between passenger vehicles and motorcycles are the fault of the driver of the passenger vehicle. Even though it can be easy to show fault, knowing who was responsible won't heal injuries. There are some things motorcyclists do that can help prevent injuries. Helmets are one of those helpful tools that can prevent a collision from resulting in a fatality in some cases.

Is an owner always responsible for an animal attack?

If an animal bites you, you may be immediately worried not only about your injuries, but the bacteria and viruses that could have been transmitted to you. If a dog has bitten you and it was a family pet, you may already know that it had vaccinations. However, if you didn't know the animal and have to be treated, the owner needs to be found to verify the pet's vaccination record. If this isn't possible, you'll need to be vaccinated against a number of potential diseases, such as rabies.

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