Drinking And Driving Is A Good Thing When What You Are Drinking Is Water

Posted on: 7 June 2016

If you have been in an accident with a driver that appeared to under the influence of alcohol, but further testing indicated that they were not, they may be dehydrated. Unfortunately, what many people do not realize is dehydration can have a significant impact on their mental clarity. How much of an impact? You may be surprised to know. Understanding this risk, as well as the amount of fluids a person needs to consume to keep from being dehydrated, may help you and your attorney prove that the other driver really was at fault.
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You Hit A Dog With Your Car: What The Law Says In California

Posted on: 20 May 2016

Experts estimate that around 1.2 million dogs die on American roads every year, and many more are badly injured. For drivers, a dog can present a hazard that's almost impossible to see until it's too late, so it's often not the driver's fault when something goes wrong. State laws about these accidents vary, and certain rules apply in California. Find out what the law says you should do if you hit a dog in California, and find out how and when you may become liable for its injuries.
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Are You Working For A Company That Has Opted Out Of Worker's Compensation Protection?

Posted on: 19 April 2016

Worker's compensation programs are a crucial protection that ensure that employees are properly cared for after being injured on the job. However, two states have changed their laws to allow private companies to forego the usual compensation requirements and develop their own private injury and death plans that are far less comprehensive and very weakly regulated. Find out which states allow for this kind of change and what you can do about it.
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Personal Injury Lawsuits From Hot Drinks: How Will The Court Calculate Your Settlement?

Posted on: 22 March 2016

A hot drink may seem harmless enough, but the liquid inside the cup has the potential to cause a serious injury. If somebody spills the drink on you, or the cup doesn't hold the hot liquid inside adequately, you could have to deal with a serious burn injury. If you or someone you love suffers an injury from a hot drink, find out how much settlement you could receive if a court rules in your favor, and learn more about the steps your attorney will take to calculate damages.
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