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  • Car Accident - Car Accident Law Resources - LawInfo
    valuable to you Information gathered immediately or very soon after the accident will be much more accurate than any recalled at some later date Photograph the accident scene and notate traffic light color if applicable If you happen to have a camera try to photograph the scene prior to moving the vehicles only if safe to do so Be sure to note what color the traffic light was if applicable Remember to write everything down immediately or as close to the time of the accident as you can You should also keep in mind that anything you say to anyone following the accident will be admissible and is not considered hearsay so it is important that the information you provide is as accurate as possible Seek medical attention for your injuries as quickly as possible If treatment is delayed the other driver may argue that it was not his or her negligent driving that caused your injury but rather something that occurred between the time of the accident and your visit to the doctor Then contact an experienced and reputable car accident lawyer as quickly as possible because there are time limits involved in filing any car accident personal injury claims Any delays could affect your entitlement to a lawsuit claim Get a copy of the police report They are typically available about 10 business days after the car accident occurred Review the police report to be sure that it generally coincides with your recollection of the accident Even if it doesn t you will need it for your claim An experienced car accident attorney will be able to provide advise if the report does not coincide with your recollection The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state

    Original URL path: http://www.lawinfo.com/car-accident.html (2016-02-15)
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  • Dog Bite - Dog Bite Law Resources - LawInfo
    stray you may end up having to get treated for rabies Seek medical attention as soon as possible after being bitten and follow all physician instructions Take pictures of your injuries as soon as possible These will help your case tremendously as they will serve as a critical piece of evidence in a lawsuit As soon as possible after you ve received medical attention focus on finding out as much as you can about the dog and the owner including whether or not the owner has insurance Types of insurance policies that typically cover dog bites include Homeowner s insurance Renter s insurance Landlord s insurance covering the owner occupier and or manager of property Commercial general liability insurance covering stores and other businesses Insurance covering employers protecting employees only and Motor vehicle insurance If the owner does have insurance be sure to find out The name of insurance company The address of the office Telephone number and The policy owner s name Once you ve contacted the insurance company be sure to get a claim number Interview witnesses if there were any at the location of the attack or as soon as possible after the attack The sooner you interview witnesses the better because memories fade in time and you need the facts as fresh as possible Be sure to take down names addresses and phone numbers of any witnesses to the attack If the dog owner does not have insurance or the insurance policy limits are inadequate to cover your claim the dog owner may be personally liable for your damages The dog owner may also be personally liable if he or she acted with actual malice and intentionally caused the injury If the dog owner is uninsured under insured or acted with malice you definitely need a dog bite attorney to help you assert your legal rights As a dog bite victim you may be entitled to damages and losses ranging from medical bills and emotional damage to loss of the opportunity to earn income in the future because of disfigurement Only an experienced dog bite lawyer listed above will be able to determine if your case has merit State statutes of limitations do apply and you may have little as 60 days to initiate your claim The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Dog Bite Lawyers on LawInfo Or click to find Dog Bite Lawyers in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee

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  • Harmful Drugs - Harmful Drugs Law Resources - LawInfo
    case against both the doctor who prescribed you the medication as well as the manufacturer who designed and developed the drug You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries any lost wages from time missed at work as well as compensation for your pain and suffering Share this information Search LawInfo s Harmful Drugs Resources Additional Harmful Drugs Articles Harmful Drugs Lawsuits What is a black box warning Top Related Harmful Drugs Topics 2012 Meningitis Outbreak Accutane Actos Avandia Benicar Bextra Byetta Celebrex Chantix Crestor Darvocet Darvon Depakote Fosamax Hydroxycut Januvia Ketek Lipitor Low Testosterone Meridia Multaq Neurontin Nexium Onfi Paxil Permax Pradaxa Prempro Propecia Prozac Risperdal Tequin Topamax Trasylol Vioxx Xarelto Yaz Zithromax Zoloft Recommended Websites The Food and Drug Administration FDA Drug Website The FDA s special website dedicated to drugs and medications resources Still have questions Contact experienced Harmful Drugs Attorneys on LawInfo com or learn more about Personal Injury Find an Attorney in Your Area Legal Issue e g Personal Injury Location Area Code OR City State Advanced Search Options Popular Searches Auto Accident General Accident Wrongful Death Sponsored Featured Riga Harmful Drugs Law Firm Salter Ferguson LLC Former Nurse Now Attorney Representing Females Across the Nation 4 Women by Women Free Consultation View Website Call Now 866 770 2190 Email Us Name Email Phone xxx xxx xxxx Please describe your situation Please enter the security code shown below Send Please do not disclose any confidential information Harmful Drugs Videos Unsafe Drugs Unsafe Drugs Unsafe Drugs Who Do I Sue If I Was Injured By Harmful Drugs Depression Medications What Does Off Label Drug Mean What Are My Legal Rights If I Am Injured By A Defective Drug Or Device Hot Topics Harmful Drugs When The FDA Approves A Drug Can That Drug Be Considered

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  • Defective Medical Devices - Defective Medical Device Law Resources - LawInfo
    road to sustaining and winning a product liability case in the courts There has been some movement in Congress and among legal associations to restore consumers ability to pursue legal action when medical devices fail but to date the Riegel decision holds sway The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Defective Medical Device Attorneys on LawInfo Or click to find Defective Medical Device Attorneys in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Search LawInfo s Defective Medical Device Resources Additional Defective Medical Device Articles How can I tell if I have Fusarium keratitis Did DePuy know about the problems with the hip replacement systems What defibrillator models are being recalled If I have one of these devices what is the likelihood that my device will fail Why are there problems with the DePuy Hip Replacement System Can I file a lawsuit for having a faulty defibrillator What is the appropriate follow up period for my pacemaker Why file an Ortho Evra lawsuit What Are Some Side Effects of the Zimmer NexGen CR Flex Knee Replacement How long do I have to file a Wright Hip Replacement Lawsuit More Defective Medical Device Resources Top Related Defective

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  • Product Liability - Product Liability Law Resources - LawInfo
    charts Who is Liable for Defective Products that Injure People A lot of people know that the manufacturer would be held liable for damages and injuries caused by a defective product But most people don t know that sellers of the product including everyone between the manufacturer and reseller such as wholesalers and distributors may also be liable for the damages even if they didn t know of or cause the defect What if I am Injured by a Product Manufactured in a Foreign Country Once a product that is wholly or partly manufactured in a foreign country is sold in the United States anyone involved with the manufacture or sale of the product becomes subject to the laws of the U S so it is possible to sue the foreign company for damages caused by the defective product How Much Time do I have to File a Product Liability Lawsuit Each state has a specified period of time in which you have to file your product liability lawsuit This time period is called a statute of limitations The statute of limitations typically begins on the date the injury occurred However some states have a clause called a delayed discovery where the statute of limitations doesn t begin until you ve discovered the injury This is an important protection because in some cases you won t know about an injury for months or even years A couple of examples would be leaky breast implants or the development of cancer or other illness due to exposure to asbestos toxic mold or some other toxic substance The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Product Liability Lawyers on LawInfo Or click to find Product Liability Lawyers in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Share this information Search LawInfo s Product Liability Resources Additional Product Liability Articles The Top 10 Most Dangerous Recalled Toys of all Time What legal rights does someone have if they ve been injured in a car accident with a car that has been recalled Dangerous Drugs and Product Liability Law What to Do if Your Car or Truck Has Been Recalled Inadequate Labels and Warnings Defective Drug Warning Labels and Off Label Use Product Liability FAQ Top Related Product Liability Topics Energy Drinks GM Ignition Switch SUV Rollovers Talcum Powder Toyota Brake Pad Recall Still have questions Contact experienced Product Liability Lawyers on LawInfo com or

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  • Slip and Fall - Slip and Fall Law Resources - LawInfo
    in slippery areas such as toilet and shower areas Use waterproof footgear on the job and at home to decrease slip fall hazards Use only properly maintained ladders to reach items whether you are at work or at home Do not use stools chairs or boxes as substitutes for ladders Re lay or stretch carpets that bulge or have become bunched to prevent tripping hazards Aisles and passageways should be sufficiently wide for easy movement and should be kept clear at all times Temporary electrical cords that cross aisles should be taped or otherwise anchored to the floor Clean up cluttered or obstructed work areas or play areas A lot of injuries in a private home have been the result of toys scattered in a play area that someone slips or trips over Nurses station countertops or medication carts should be free of sharp square corners This is also true of homes eliminate furniture that have sharp square corners Use prudent housekeeping procedures such as cleaning only one side of a passageway at a time and provide good lighting for all garages halls basements and stairwells to help reduce accidents Provide adequate lighting especially during night hours You can use flashlights or low level lighting when entering patient rooms or other areas where turning on the light may disturb whoever else is in the room Instruct workers and other visitors to your property to use the handrail on stairs to avoid undue speed and to maintain an unobstructed view of the stairs ahead of them even if that means requesting help to manage a bulky load Clearly posted signs may help reduce your liability as a property owner Eliminate uneven floor surfaces that could cause someone to trip and get injured Promote safe work habits in cramped spaces whether on the job or at home Avoid awkward positions and use equipment that makes lifting less awkward What to do if You Were Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident An accident report should be completed at the time of the slip and fall accident noting what happened who witnessed both the accident and the conditions that caused the fall along with any other relevant information such as lighting weather if accident occurred outdoors or hidden hazards The requirement for a report is generally a store or business policy rather than mandated by law However the timely reporting of the accident is most beneficial for all involved parties If a report is not completed at the business location occurred on a public street or sidewalk occurred at private location or was not observed by others take the time to write down your recollection of what happened as soon as you possibly can Information you gather immediately or soon after the accident occurs is much more accurate than any gathered any time later on Besides timely recording of your recollection will help make your claim stronger Include information such as Date and time the fall down accident occurred A description of the

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  • Airplane Accident - Airplane Accident Law Resources - LawInfo
    these lines The first was the 1926 Air Commerce Act which provided among other things for the certification and registration of aircraft employed in interstate or foreign commerce The statute was amended in 1938 by the Civil Aeronautics Act which created the Civil Aeronautics Authority a five member panel with the power to regulate all aspects of aviation within federal jurisdiction Later the five member panel was changed to the Civil Aeronautics Board and most of its power was transferred to the Department of Commerce Then the Federal Aviation Act was passed in 1958 establishing the Federal Aviation Administration FAA There have been several subsequent acts passed by the federal government regulating aviation such as the Airport and Airway Development Act of 1970 and the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 The main source for aviation law is federally based States are prohibited from regulating rates routes or services of any air carrier authorized under the Federal Aviation Act to provide interstate air transportation States are not prohibited however from enacting consistent laws or from altering existing remedies under state law The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Airplane Accident Lawyers on LawInfo Or click to find Airplane Accident Lawyers in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee

    Original URL path: http://www.lawinfo.com/aviation.html (2016-02-15)
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  • Animal Attack - Animal Attack Law Resources - LawInfo
    the attack Who Else Can Be Held Responsible for the Animal Attack While the owner of the animal is typically considered legally responsible for the animal s violent actions individuals who were supervising the animal at the time of the attack may also be held liable in some cases The person responsible for the animal may also be held liable if the animal attacks another animal Other parties that may be liable for damages resulting from an animal attack include Animal keepers including animal sitters or kennel pound employees Property owners who allowed the dangerous animal on their property Landlords if they were aware that their tenant owned a dangerous animal Parents of minors who owned the animal or engaged in negligent behavior that led to the animal attack I m an Animal Attack Victim Am I Entitled to Restitution for my Personal Injury Damages stemming from an animal attack can include medical expenses lost wages if the victim is unable to work due to the attack property damages and compensation for pain and suffering Typical restitution usually includes financial The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law The laws in your state and or city may deviate significantly from those described here If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney or find qualified local Animal Attack Lawyers on LawInfo Or click to find Animal Attack Lawyers in a specific location Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee

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