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Were You Harmed by a Medical Device or Medication?

Were You Harmed by a Medical Device or Medication?

Most people do not expect to be injured by a medical device or medication. The medical field is a highly trusted source of care. When something goes wrong, people are often shocked. To take legal action, you need to know what caused your injuries. If your doctor did, you would file a medical malpractice claim. However, you may need to file a Delaware mass tort claim if a medical device or medication caused your injuries. Talk to a Wilmington mass tort lawyer if this happened to you. WHAT IS A MASS TORT LAWSUIT? Unlike malpractice or product liability, a mass tort lawsuit...

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Risks and Benefits of Disability Lump-Sum Buyouts

At some point, you might be offered a lump sum buyout for your disability. Whether this is through your job’s retirement plan or your disability benefits insurance company, the decision you make is vital. This decision comes down to choosing between the lump sum and a disability benefits program. There are risks and benefits for both choices. Consider asking a Delaware disability lawyer for help if you are not sure which one to choose. WHAT ARE LUMP-SUM BUYOUTS? A lump-sum buyout is a large sum of money that is offered to someone, all at once. The catch is you may have to...

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What is a Mass Tort Lawsuit?

What is a Mass Tort Lawsuit?

A mass tort lawsuit involves not just one but groups of people filing lawsuits against the same negligent organization. This means that if you suffered injuries from a negligent company, you could be part of a massive lawsuit. What this might mean for you is significant compensation for your injuries and any other damages you suffered. If you think a mass tort claim fits your case, then consider talking to a Delaware mass tort attorney. BASICS OF A MASS TORT LAWSUIT A mass tort lawsuit is filed for similar reasons to a personal injury lawsuit. Someone is injured by the negligent actions or...

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Best Tips for Driving in Fog

Best Tips for Driving in Fog

Driving in fog is frustrating. You can roll your side windows down, but you often have little to no control when fog covers your windshield. Depending on the car you drive, you may struggle to make all the fog clear up. Not only that, but thicker fog can make driving risky for everyone on the road. Thick fog can significantly reduce a driver’s ability to judge distance. If you were in a Delaware car accident involving fog, consider talking to a Delaware car accident lawyer. HOW DOES FOG AFFECT DRIVING? When people think of how fog affects driving, most people immediately think...

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How Long Do You Have to Be Out of Work to Apply for Disability Benefits?

How Long Do You Have to Be Out of Work to Apply for Disability Benefits?

When applying for Delaware disability benefits, many people have concerns about whether they have to be out of work for a certain time period. This is not necessarily true depending on your disability and work history. What the Social Security Administration (SSA) is really looking for when screening you is whether your disability will prevent you from earning enough monthly income. Talk to a Delaware disability attorney to learn more. CAN I WORK AND RECEIVE DISABILITY BENEFITS? When it comes to concerns about whether you should not be working to qualify for disability benefits, this depends on which program you want....

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What Should I Include in My Car Accident Emergency Kit?

What Should I Include in My Car Accident Emergency Kit?

While a car accident emergency kit cannot magically fix everything after an accident, this kit might save your life. Car accident kits tend to include first aid equipment and tools to escape your vehicle. Not having some of these essential items puts people at a greater risk of suffering worse injuries or death. Emergency services can only arrive on the scene so fast. If you suffered injuries after a Delaware car accident, then feel free to ask a Delaware car accident attorney about your options for compensation. PRACTICAL USES OF CAR ACCIDENT KITS Most emergency kits for cars, in general, include things...

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Vital Steps for Filing a Long-Term Disability Appeal

Vital Steps for Filing a Long-Term Disability Appeal

Finding out your long-term disability benefits claim was denied after going through a long struggle to file your claim is where most people give up. You do not have to take this route if your disability is preventing you from working. One of your best and fastest solutions is to file a Delaware disability benefits appeal. If your appeal is denied, you can go to the next level of appeals and so on. Feel free to ask a Delaware disability lawyer about what steps this requires. YOUR OPTIONS FOR DISABILITY APPEALS Many people do not know there are four ways you...

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What Legally Qualifies as Pain and Suffering in Delaware?

What Qualifies as Pain and Suffering?

Pain and suffering is one of those terms that is thrown around a lot with Delaware personal injury cases, but something that not everyone is sure how to define. Due to the subjective and personal nature of suffering or pain, this can be one of the hardest damages to prove after a major accident. You may have heard that witness testimony is important, but this may not always be enough to prove these damages. Consider talking to a Delaware personal injury attorney to explore what other evidence you need. MOST COMMON EXAMPLES OF PAIN AND SUFFERING Before you can prove your pain...

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How Do I Qualify for Long-Term Delaware Disability Benefits?

How Do I Qualify for Long-Term Delaware Disability Benefits?

Short-term disability benefits might help you when you need financial assistance, but they are not designed as a long-term solution when your disability continuously prevents you from working. Long-term disability benefits were created for people with lifelong disabilities that are expected to prevent them from working for the rest of their lives. Being aware of the requirements for long-term disability benefits is crucial for saving yourself time on the application process. Consider talking with a disability attorney from our team of Delaware disability lawyers for guidance. WHAT ARE LONG-TERM DISABILITY BENEFITS? People with disabilities that are expected to last for life or...

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The Dangers of Delaware Nursing Home Neglect

The Horrors of Delaware Nursing Home Neglect

From prolonged suffering to death by starvation, some nursing homes in the past have been found guilty of negligence through severe neglect of their residents. Considering that people pay good money to be taken care of in nursing homes, this can come as quite a surprise. Not every nursing home is the same and some are more dysfunctional than others. Being aware of the types of neglect that can happen might be able to help you take action to stop neglect. You can also talk with a Delaware Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer if you want to sue for Delaware nursing...

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