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Car Accidents in California: 2023 Stats and Consequences

Car accidents are quite common in California, affecting thousands of citizens every year and turning lives upside down. There is an ever-present risk of being involved in a car accident, even when you are being extra vigilant. Whether you are running errands, commuting to work, or enjoying a leisurely drive, the risk is there. This blog explores the statistics of car crashes in California; this... ❯❯❯

Why You Should Never Wear Headphones While Riding a Bike

The number of cyclists in the US has increased recently, and so has the risk of collisions. According to the CDC, an estimated 1,000 cyclists die annually in bicycle accidents.  Since cycling already carries a significant risk, you should not add to the danger by wearing headphones on the road. Wearing headphones while riding a bike is dangerous for several reasons. You Will Not Be Able to Hear... ❯❯❯

Filing Personal Injury Suits in Hit and Run Cases: Urgency Required

Hit-and-run accidents are harrowing events that leave victims vulnerable and distressed. They occur when a driver involved in an accident flees the scene without providing aid or identifying themselves. The repercussions of such incidents can be extreme, often leading to life-changing injuries or even fatalities. Filing a personal injury suit in hit-and-run cases is paramount to seeking justice,... ❯❯❯

Parent Companies Will Now be Responsible for Labor Violations of their Franchisors

In 2020, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proposed a new rule that would hold parent companies responsible for labor violations committed by 3rd party franchises they work with. Companies with franchises formerly assumed their reserved or indirect control over employees working in their franchises. Therefore, any decision concerning employees made by franchise owners or contractors was... ❯❯❯

The Physical Effects of Divorce on Individual Men and Women

It is given that divorce affects couples physically and emotionally, regardless of the reason for divorce. While some couples expect divorce to impact their family emotionally, fewer people seem to consider how it physically affects adults. Meanwhile, how divorce affects men is somewhat different from how it affects women. Here, we consider the physical effects of divorce on men and women. The... ❯❯❯

Delayed Diagnosis vs. Failure to Diagnose: Who Can Be Held Liable?

Under New York personal injury law, a number of situations can constitute a personal injury claim. One of those situations is delayed diagnosis, a type of medical malpractice where a medical professional fails to diagnose properly. Generally, medical practitioners are held to higher standards of care; therefore, a deviation from those standards can mean medical malpractice lawsuits. This article... ❯❯❯

Steps to Take After a Motorcycle Accident

The number of motorcycle accidents in the United States is alarmingly high, with equally high death rates. For example, in 2019, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration(NHTSA) estimated the number of injured motorcyclists at 84,000 and deaths at 5,014. The accident is typical because at least one of the parties involved was negligent, reckless, or distracted. If you were involved in a... ❯❯❯

Getting a Divorce in Guilford? Don't Make These Common Mistakes

Divorce is the one thing every person getting into marriage hopes will never happen. However, the idea of it happening is not far-fetched, considering statistics indicate that almost half of all marriages end this way. Whether you are going through a divorce for the first time or have already gone through it before, there is always a chance of making mistakes, which can worsen this already bad... ❯❯❯

Five Essential Ways a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You Recover from an Accident

Accidents have a significant impact on an individual’s life and the lives of their loved ones. Whether it resulted in an injury or death, the impact can be life-altering, affecting the health, work, and relationships of those involved. Furthermore, aside from the chronic health struggles that come with sustained injuries, there are also immediate and future medical expenses. With these in mind,... ❯❯❯

Safety Tips: Driving During the Holidays

The holidays are primarily for spending some memorable moments with family and friends. For millions of Americans, this season is synonymous with a notable rise in alcohol consumption. People spend the holiday season (especially Christmas and New Year celebrations) having fun and drinking cocktails, wines, and brews.  The fact that December is the designated National Drunk and Drugged Driving... ❯❯❯

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