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The Importance of a Personal Injury Demand Letter

If you have suffered an injury and are filing a personal injury claim, then you have likely come across the term “demand letter.” Demand letters let the insurance company know that you have a legal claim against the defendant and are often the first step in formal settlement negotiations. A demand letter should include the facts of your case and…
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Why a Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

After suffering from a personal injury, you will most likely begin searching for legal representation. It is important to evaluate each attorney that you meet, assessing both their strengths and weaknesses. However, each attorney that you meet will be conducting their own evaluation of your case’s potential. There are many reasons why a personal injury lawyer would choose to not…
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How Do I Predict a Medical Misdiagnosis?

Whether you’re visiting your doctor for a routine check-up, or you’re at the hospital for an emergency surgery, you want to be able to trust your doctor. Unfortunately, some health care providers do not diagnose correctly, either due to ignorance of correct knowledge or by purposeful deception, and their negligence can lead to an injury. Here are some ways to…
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Could PTC Have Prevented the Washington Amtrak Crash?

In late December 2017, an Amtrak passenger train on its inaugural journey from Seattle, Washington to Portland, Oregon skipped its track on an overpass, with devastating results. The front engine and several of the passenger cars flew into the air and onto rush hour traffic on the road below, injuring over 100 people and killing at least three. An investigation…
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Austin Woman Injured by Stray Celebratory Bullet

In a blog a few weeks ago about New Year’s safety and the causes of New Year’s injuries, we mentioned celebratory gunfire and how it can cause harm, especially in states with a love affair for firearms (hello Lone Star State). Apparently, we had a couple injuries just like that – one involving a state representative, and one involving an…
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