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Be Careful After Car Accident in Delaware

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Most every automobile accident is a fairly jarring experience. People can frequently be extremely confused about what they should do in the immediate aftermath of a crash. In most cases, victims will receive medical care. At some point, the same people will contact their insurance companies to notify them about the crashes. Delaware requires all motorists to maintain automobile insurance policies that satisfy certain minimums, including personal injury protection (PIP) or “no-fault” coverage. While PIP coverage is intended to compensate people regardless of fault, insurance companies will frequently find reasons to contest these claims and reduce or completely deny payouts. Delaware Car Accident...

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What To Do After an Accident with an Uninsured Driver

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The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles states that all vehicles registered in the state must have the minimum liability insurance coverage limits of $25,000 for bodily injury to one person in an accident, $50,000 for physical harm to two or more persons in a single accident, and $10,000 for property damage. Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage is typically offered but is not mandatory. Accidents involving uninsured or underinsured drivers can quickly become very complicated for most people. Even individuals who have uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage can encounter problems dealing with their own insurance companies. In such cases, you should quickly contact...

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When a Motor Vehicle Accident Leads to a Wrongful Death Case

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We all know deliberately violent or negligent behavior is the most common causes of a wrongful death but most people do not normally think about this when it comes to losing a loved one in a motor vehicle accident. Perhaps this is because the word accident almost automatically implies a sort of no-fault context, save for the most obvious cases such as an accident caused by an impaired motorist. In any event, some form of negligence is almost always involved in every type of car accident, and ones that result in death should be looked at with an emphasis on...

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Your Rights as the Victim of a Drunk Driver

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Of all serious motor vehicle accidents, the ones that could have been easily avoided are always the most difficult to cope with. When someone exhibits extraordinary negligence, they must be held accountable for their actions. This is particularly true when it comes to a person who has chosen to operate a motor vehicle while intoxicated. There are so many options available to the public to avoid driving under the influence that when a drunk driver causes a serious accident, there is absolutely no plausible excuse. Avoid Driving While Intoxicated  First, we will quickly focus on the vast number of ways people avoid...

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Can a Landlord Ever Be Held Liable for a Tenant’s Injuries?

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If you are renting a home, you want to know that you have protections when it comes to that home. You want to ensure that you and your family are renting from a house that is safe and viable to live in. But what happens when you are injured on your property and you aren’t sure where you can turn? Unfortunately, every year, people are injured in their own homes and wonder how they will pay the medical bills and many other costs when the injuries have caused difficulty. When your landlord has acted with negligence and you have been...

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Some of the Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice Claims

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Some mistakes are forgivable. In other cases, a mistake can be irreversible, costing somebody their entire life. There are many types of medical misdiagnoses that occur in emergency and non-emergency settings every day, changing the lives of those involved. Every year, people walk into a doctor’s office or hospital with an endless cough, chest pain, or unexplained lumps, only to find out that they have been misdiagnosed or another type of malpractice strikes. If you are dealing with a serious medical condition and you don’t know it because you have been misdiagnosed, you may have a case later down the...

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Can I Compensate for PTSD After Involvement in a Car Accident?

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You may have heard of PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder while watching movies or reading books about the devastation of war. PTSD is a behavioral health condition that affects people after they have witnessed a life-threatening event that caused them extreme discomfort. It isn’t just limited to war because people have experienced these horrific symptoms after natural disasters, sexual assaults, and many other things that affected them on a devastating level. But can you receive PTSD from a car accident and, if so, can you be compensated for your damages? This condition is very serious and the cases regarding the...

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Did a Birth Injury Cause Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy?

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A birth injury is an injury or death that results from trauma to the baby or mother either during the pregnancy or during the delivery of a child. These cases occur when medical mistakes, negligence, and malpractice by a healthcare professional take place, and can often be prevented under certain circumstances. If a nurse, physician, or other skilled professional failed to use the reasonable medical skill as any other professional would in the same situation, malpractice might have occurred and you may have a case against a liable party. Cerebral Palsy: A Common Birth Injury According to United Cerebral Palsy in...

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Medical Malpractice Laws and Rules in Delaware

Often times the medical care we all depend on ends up harming us more than helping. In such an event, it is good to know that there are options to help us recover compensation for our injuries. However, in order to file a successful medical malpractice claim, there are some stringent rules that you must be aware of first. Although before we dive into these regulations, let’s quickly define medical malpractice. Medical malpractice is when a person has been harmed or otherwise affected negatively by sub-standard or entirely negligent medical care. This definition carries a fairly blatant meaning, but proving a...

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Your Rights as a Resident of a Delaware Nursing Home

When the time comes to take care of your aging loved ones, everyone wants to know that they are getting the best care possible. This often means a lot of time researching and investigating the most suitable living arrangements. However, it is tragic to realize that statistically, almost one-third of all nursing homes in the U.S. have reported issues with some form of abuse. Nevertheless, it can come as some sort of comfort to know the rights your loved ones have as residents in a nursing home. Basic Rights Like every state, Delaware has its own specifications when it comes to a...

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