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Wrongful Death Archives

What are the most common injuries in a motorcycle accident?

A motorcycle accident is not only dangerous but potentially life-threatening. When you lose control of your motorcycle or collide with a vehicle, there are several things that could happen. You could hit the vehicle head-on, slide on the road or be thrown from your motorcycle. In each case, you face a series of significant injuries.

Children and the elderly: Awards for wrongful deaths

When an elderly person or child is killed because of negligent actions, the family of that person can file a wrongful death claim against the negligent party. One of the things to remember about these claims is that children and elderly adults are treated slightly differently by the courts. In any wrongful death case, you have to consider how much the person is worth, even though that can be a difficult thing to try to discuss.

Portsmouth bar closes after wrongful death lawsuit filed

For families dealing with the loss of a loved one, a wrongful death lawsuit can be a way to seek out compensation and to make sure no one else suffers in the way their family member did. In this case, the owners of a restaurant and bar were named as defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit, because an attack that happened at the facility left a man dead.

36-year-old woman kills 65-year-old woman in pedestrian accident

When you're a pedestrian, you expect drivers to be aware of you. They should drive in accordance with the law, and they should be paying attention to the road. Failing to do these things can lead to accidents and injuries that can involve tremendous suffering.

Wrongful death cases and what you need to know

If you've lost a loved one in an accident, you may be considering filing a wrongful death lawsuit. This kind of lawsuit is important to your family, since it can help you recover costs and financial losses. Your attorney can help you get the paperwork filed, but there are some things you need to know before you arrange your case.

Don't settle for less than you deserve after medical malpractice

Medical malpractice is probably the last thing you were expecting to have to deal with when your loved one went in for a surgery or medical exam. For the most part, doctors and surgeons know what they're doing and provide the best possible care to their patients. Unfortunately, some medical providers are neglectful or distracted, and that can lead to accidents and injuries or even a wrongful death.

What kind of negligence system does Florida have?

When you're in a car accident in Florida, you need to follow the laws in respect to how you respond. If you're hurt or someone else at the scene is hurt, you need to call for emergency medical care. Once the police, emergency workers, and potentially even the fire department is on the way, you can start worrying about caring for victims if you're able.

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