Outdoor grilling accidents put many people in the hospital every year. During summer months, a personal injury lawyer sees an increase in serious injuries caused by malfunctioning gas grills that have exploded or caught on fire. Grilling Accidents and Injuries Although millions of Americans enjoy safe outdoor grilling each summer, […]

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Golf courses have a duty of care that includes making sure golfers are safe from accidents and injuries from the time they tee off to the time they go home. It is not uncommon for a relaxing trip to the golf course to lead to a stressful trip to the […]

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A short sale is a sale of real estate that allows mortgagees who are underwater on their loans to quickly sell their property and get out from under the debt. Short sales are ideal for properties that are valued less than the total amount owed. However, to accomplish a short […]

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Ignition interlock devices (IID) are designed to increase roadway safety by preventing intoxicated individuals from operating motor vehicles, but studies reveal that these mechanisms may actually raise the risk of car accidents. In fact, drivers who use IIDs are approximately 84 percent more likely to become involved in a crash […]

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The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) was put in place to protect consumers against the misreporting and misuse of credit information. If collectors, creditors, or credit reporting agencies fail to adhere to the FCRA, consumers can take action to prevent harm or receive compensation with the help of a credit […]

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Each year, at least 10 percent of U.S. workers die from electrocution in work-related accidents. A personal injury lawyer commonly sees severe burn injuries, as well as fatalities, caused by faulty wiring, malfunctioning equipment and other factors in the workplace. Electrical Injuries and Fatalities According to the National Institute for […]

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Debt collectors use many methods to try to pressure people into paying their debts immediately. Some of these techniques are intimidating, embarrassing, and even illegal. When a collection agency or other type of entity uses unlawful methods to attempt to collect a past due balance, victims have the right to […]

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The number of pedestrian traffic fatalities has increased significantly in the past two decades with an 11 percent rise in 2016, and experts say driver and pedestrian distraction may be to blame. Texting and the use of wireless devices have exploded in recent years, however, and such a dramatic change […]

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