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Are Malpractice Apology Laws Ineffective?

Personal Injury News | April 15, 2020

Different states have different laws when it comes to handling medical malpractice. Some states have apology laws that allow physicians to apologize to patients without any legal repercussions. When it comes to medical malpractice apology laws, recent studies have found these laws to be ineffective for reducing liability risks. This has led some medical professionals…

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Truck Accidents Caused by Negligence

Accident News | April 8, 2020

Figuring out what to do after a serious truck accident can be difficult. There are multiple causative factors involved in truck accidents. In these scenarios, negligence can fall into the hands of the truck driver, trucking company, truck manufacturer, or other drivers involved. Determining who was negligent requires collecting evidence and recalling how the accident…

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Seeking Compensation as An Injured Passenger in New York

Personal Injury News | April 1, 2020

When you are injured in a car accident in New York, you may be wondering how you can seek compensation for the damages you suffered. Since New York is a no-fault insurance state, the protocol for seeking compensation works differently, especially as a passenger. Knowing what to do in this type of situation can potentially…

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Liability for a Fatal Surgical Error

Personal Injury News | March 25, 2020

Surgeries involve a lot of precision, patience, time, and skill to avoid serious surgical errors. At the same time, conducting surgery on the right area and the correct patient is also important. This requires adequate planning, organization, and communication between the medical team before the surgery starts. There are cases where the wrong body part…

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Common Types of Car Accident Errors

Accident News | March 18, 2020

There are several types of errors that can happen before and after a┬ácar accident. Avoiding certain errors may help you prevent a car accident, but if you do end up in an accident caused by another driver, there are other errors to avoid. Certain mistakes made after the accident can lead to less compensation and…

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