Month: January 2013


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Category: Personal Injury

There are a lot of things for which Las Vegas is famous. Known as the Gambling Capital of the World, Sin City, and The Entertainment Capital, most people are familiar with Vegas’ Strip, the Fremont Experience, glamorous showgirls, and 24-hour, non-stop gambling. What many people are not aware of, however, is the risk for personal injury that such an environment can present. If you have been injured in any kind of accident as a tourist or while living in Las Vegas, a personal injury attorney can assist you in obtaining whatever recompense you may be due.
 
The excitement of Las Vegas is alluring indeed, but unfortunately, it can also serve as a distraction that can lead to personal injury.…

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Category: Accident Injury

Like most cities in the nation, Las Vegas has ordinances in place that require dog owners to keep their dogs properly restrained. Such regulations are intended to keep everyone safe, dogs and humans inclusive. However, despite the regulations, not all dog owners exercise responsible ownership, and that can often lead to injury should an attack occur. If you or a family member has been injured in a dog attack or other animal incident, a Las Vegas injury lawyer can analyze your case to determine the extent to which you may be eligible to receive financial compensation.
 
Dog owners may balk at having to restrain their dogs, believing that the dog is not dangerous and would never hurt anyone.…

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Category: Auto Accidents

In a landmark decision, a judge recently allowed for punitive damages to be pursued in the case of a Plantation auto accident that was caused by texting. Several bills to ban texting while driving have failed to get through both houses of Florida’s state legislature in recent years. Foes of the bills have argued that enough laws are already on the books to deal with careless drivers. The judge apparently wanted to see those laws put into action and was convinced enough by the attorney for the victim to do so.
 
The auto accident in question occurred several years ago in Plantation with a van in which Nissim Buzaglo was traveling as a passenger.…

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Category: Personal Injury

A 48-year-old Deerfield Beach woman recently suffered personal injury in a pedestrian accident. She later died from her injuries in a tragic reminder for all of us of the havoc that can be wreaked in a motor vehicle accident. Anytime anyone is the victim of such an accident, a personal injury attorney in Deerfield Beach should be consulted as soon as possible to determine if a personal injury case exists.
 
The woman was crossing East Hillsboro Beach Boulevard when a driver, also of Deerfield Beach, struck her. According to law enforcement officials, the woman was not in the crosswalk. Police also indicated that the driver remained at the scene, and recognizing the extent of the woman’s injury, attempted to assist her.…

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Category: Accident Injury

If you live in Pembroke Pines and sustain any type of serious injury, you would probably assume that a claim would be filed with an insurance company, your expenses would be covered, and life would go on. However, even though that is a reasonable expectation, it is often not how reality plays out. In fact, in many instances, accident victims must retain an attorney in order to receive the full compensation to which they are rightly entitled.
 
Despite the common notion that insurance companies exist to help us out in the event that we must file a claim, insurance companies, like all other businesses, want to save money wherever possible, so they may not be so ready to cover the full cost of your injury as you think they should be.…

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Coconut Creek injury victims should be aware of a condition known as complex regional pain syndrome. If you have acquired this syndrome, it may be necessary for you to hire an attorney to help you in your efforts to pursue whatever benefits to which you may be entitled because complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is an often misunderstood condition. If the amount of pain that you are experiencing seems incommensurate with the severity of your injury, you may be suffering from CRPS.
 
CRPS causes extreme and continual pain in its victims. The condition is brought on by a malfunction of nerves within the nervous system and that malfunction often results from an injury such as might be sustained in a car accident, a slip and fall injury, or any kind of trauma.…

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Category: Accidents

Tourists in Las Vegas, as well as area residents, can often be confused by the construction that always seems to be present on area roadways. Unfortunately, when drivers are not properly warned of upcoming construction, closures, or shifting of lanes, or uneven road surfaces, an accident can result. If you have been injured in a collision that you think could have been caused by insufficient construction warnings, consulting with a Las Vegas accident lawyer can inform you of your legal options in pursuing any compensation to which you could be entitled.
 
Many times, when an accident occurs for which we know that we were not at fault, we are quick to look to blame the other driver.…

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Category: Auto Accidents

Almost all of us have experienced road rage, either as the aggressor or the recipient. Unfortunately, however justified the exhibitor of road rage may feel at the time, road rage has been responsible for multiple accidents. When a driver causes an auto accident with aggressive driving, the victims can pursue legal recourse with the help of a personal injury lawyer. If you have suffered an injury in the Pembroke Pines area because of an aggressive driver, an auto accident lawyer can help you to pursue whatever benefits may be available to you.
 
Research indicates that road rage is responsible for a substantial number of auto accidents each year. Whether the accident results from a motorist who has intentionally caused an accident, or one who inadvertently causes an auto accident by tailing too closely, erratically braking, or cutting off another driver, such a driver may be held responsible for any injuries caused by a knowledgeable and experienced auto accident lawyer in Pembroke Pines.…

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When a victim is injured in an auto accident, medical personnel will often classify the injury as mild/minor, moderate, severe/serious/critical, or catastrophic. A catastrophic injury is one that could be life threatening, but if survived, will likely change the victim’s life forever after. Spinal cord injuries are often categorized as catastrophic because in many instances, an injury to the spine results in so many other medical difficulties, as well. If you have suffered an auto accident in Coral Springs resulting in a spinal cord injury that will entail long-term or lifelong care, an attorney may be able to help you in your efforts to recoup whatever financial losses you may incur.…

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Category: Accidents

If you have been injured in a rollover accident, especially a single-vehicle accident, the report made by law enforcement may have indicated that the rollover was caused by driver error or over-correction. Sometimes, a rollover can be caused by over-correction or some other driver error.
 
Increasingly, however, emergency personnel are seeing rollover accidents involving certain SUVs that have centers of gravity that make the vehicles prone to roll over. If you have been injured in a rollover wreck in Florida and you do not believe that the incident can be attributed to driver error, you should consult with an accident lawyer in Fort Lauderdale.
 
Your accident lawyer will be able to investigate your particular accident, as well as other incidents in which your make and model of vehicle have been involved in to determine if the responsibility for the accident might rest with the auto manufacturer or another third party.…

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