Personal Injury

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  • How the Value of Personal Injury Claims is Calculated

    At Randall J. Trost, P.C. , one of the most frequent questions asked is “how much is my personal injury case worth?” Although the answer seems simple, it is anything but. The final amount reflects not only the damages suffered at the scene of the accident, but also the toll the accident takes on the victim—also known as pain and suffering. The following are the common types of damages for which ...
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  • Myths About Personal Injury Claims

    If you have suffered an injury in an accident caused by a negligent party, you have the right to bring a personal injury lawsuit against them. However, many people have a lot of misconceptions and preconceived notions about the entire legal process. In order to set the record straight, here are some false impressions about personal injury claims: Myth #1: I do not need a lawyer . Fact: After an ...
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  • Bicycle Safety Myths

    Hundreds and thousands of Americans are treated for bicycle-related injuries annually and most of them are children. It is our duty as parents to teach our children the proper safety techniques in order for them to avoid accidents and injuries. Unfortunately, there are plenty of bicycle safety myths that are often regarded as truth. The following is a list of common bicycle safety myths, coupled ...
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  • Motorcycle Safety Tips for the Summer

    With summer in full swing, many motorcyclists hit the road to enjoy riding in the warm weather. However, since millions of Americans embark on road trips, the combination of the heat and traffic makes the roadways more dangerous than usual. The following are common safety tips to help you stay out of trouble while on your motorcycle this summer: Inspect your motorcycle regularly . Before you hit ...
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  • How Do Attorneys Assess Personal Injury Cases?

    If you have been injured in an accident caused by the negligent and reckless actions of another party, it is critical to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney and see if you are eligible for a personal injury claim. When attorneys evaluate a potential personal injury claim to determine its merits and worth, they usually consider several factors. The following are common factors ...
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  • Why Personal Injury Cases Can Take Long to Settle

    When you have suffered a serious injury in an accident caused by a negligent party, you may be wondering why your settlement is taking so long. In the meantime your medical expenses are steadily increasing, you are losing wages from not being able to work, and you start to wonder when all of this is going to end. It is important to understand that every personal injury claim has their own set of ...
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  • Tips to Help Maximize Your Personal Injury Claim

    Were you injured in an accident? Are the costs of your medical bills and / or property damages more than you can afford? If so, consider filing a personal injury claim for compensation. The money you receive from damages can help you cover any and all costs related to your accident and injury. To maximize the compensation awarded to you after an accident, make sure you follow the important tips ...
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  • Understanding Product Liability Claims

    If you have been injured by a defective product, you may be entitled to compensation. But if you want to secure maximum compensation, there are some things you need to know. Documentation Evidence is vitally important in product liability claims. While most personal injury cases require proof of negligence or fault, product liability cases differ. Determining negligence is not important – ...
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  • What Is Considered an Attractive Nuisance?

    Attractive nuisances are property features that pose injury risk to young children who are unable to recognize the danger they present. Even if the child has been harmed while he or she was trespassing, the property owner can still be held liable for the accident. Property owners have a responsibility to recognize and secure potential threats on their property. If they fail to do so and an injury ...
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