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Can I Sue for a Defective Product?

Can I Sue for a Defective Product?

We buy products almost every day, especially on special occasions like birthdays or holidays. The scary thing is that some products like toys or tools can be dangerous enough to cause injuries. These are called defective products and they make up products that place customers at an unforeseen risk. Common examples are exploding phone batteries and bicycles with fragile brake systems. Talk to a Delaware personal injury lawyer if you suffered personal injuries from a defective product to see what your legal options are.  TYPES OF DEFECTIVE PRODUCTS Defective products are defined as products that have caused harm to a consumer because of a significant defect in...

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Recognizing Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse

Recognizing Common Types of Nursing Home Abuse

Recognizing the common signs of nursing home abuse can be vital for protecting your loved one from future abuse. Knowing the different forms of abuse can help you put a stop to any kind of harm your loved one may be facing, whether that harm is physical or financial. Talk to a Delaware nursing home abuse lawyer if you suspect your loved one has been abused. We are here to help you figure out your legal options, so action can be taken. TYPES OF NURSING HOME ABUSE The main types of nursing home abuse to look out for include physical, emotional or psychological, sexual, and financial...

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Be Wary of Doctors Who Overprescribe Opioids

Be Wary of Doctors Who Overprescribe Opioids

An Opioid is a type of strong pain medication prescribed by doctors for chronic or severe pain. In recent years, doctors have been found to overprescribe opioids for medical conditions that do not necessarily need them. This has led many patients to become addicted and lawsuits have been filed against opioid companies and doctors as a result. Dependence on opioids can be difficult to overcome and has led some people to turn to illegal street opioids for relief. If you have experienced opioid dependence or because of your doctor’s negligence, talk to a Delaware medical malpractice lawyer to figure out your options...

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Recognizing Signs of a Spinal Cord Injury

Recognizing Signs of a Spinal Cord Injury

Car accidents that involve violent roll-overs and impacts have a higher chance of leading to spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord injuries can be life-altering and life-threatening depending on the site of the injury and how the injury is handled after the accident. Any wrong move after suffering damage to the spinal cord could worsen the injury. This is why recognizing the common signs of a spinal cord injury is essential for providing yourself, or anyone else with a spinal cord injury, safe care. Talk to a Delaware personal injury lawyer if the car accident was caused by a negligent driver. SIGNS OF...

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How to Handle Severe Burn Injuries After an Accident

How to Handle Severe Burn Injuries After an Accident

Burn injuries can happen at work, during a car accident, or from an accident at home. Knowing how to handle severe burn injuries and what to do until paramedics arrive can be important for preventing shock or further damage. The type of care you should seek depends on the severity of the burn.  If the burn injury was caused by the negligence of someone else like a co-worker or driver, you may be eligible for significant compensation. Talk to a Delaware accident attorney if you suffered personal injuries because of someone else’s negligence.  COMMON CAUSES OF BURN INJURIES Burn injuries can be caused by fire, steam, electricity,...

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Most Common Fatal Accidents and What to Do

Most Common Fatal Accidents and What to Doq

There are a variety of ways a fatal accident can happen. Dealing with the aftermath of a lost loved one can be difficult for anyone. No one should have to worry about the financial aftermath of such a loss when the accident was caused by someone else. Talking with one of our Wrongful death lawyers in Delaware can help you figure out what the next legal steps are to earn the compensation you deserve. Depending on the events surrounding your wrongful death claim, you may be eligible for significant compensation.  MOST COMMON ACCIDENTAL DEATHS Some of the most common types of fatal accidents involve serious falls,...

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Wrongful Death Versus Survival Actions

Wrongful Death Versus Survival Actions

When a loved one dies at the hands of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to obtain significant compensation for your loss. You may be suing for wrongful death or survival actions depending on the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s death. Common causes of wrongful death and survival actions are car accidents, medical malpractice, workplace accidents, severe slip and falls, and defective products.  Different causes hold different parties responsible for the damages caused. For example, a defective product would warrant a lawsuit against the product manufacturer. Dealing with these legal issues alone can often be difficult. If you have questions about where...

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Who is Compensated for a Merging Accident?

Who is Compensated for a Merging Accident?

Merging accidents happen when one car collides with another car while attempting to merge onto an overpass. This can happen on the ramp leading up to the overpass or on the overpass itself while trying to merge with oncoming traffic. Determining who receives compensation depends on who broke the right-of-way laws while merging into traffic. Talk to a Delaware car accident lawyer if you have questions about your car accident.   HOW MERGING ACCIDENTS HAPPEN  Merging car accidents happen in a variety of ways. They can happen when one car tries to pass another car on the ramp to the overpass itself or when the same...

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When Are Pedestrians at Fault for a Car Accident?

When Are Pedestrians at Fault for a Car Accident?

When it comes to pedestrian accidents, a lot of factors can cause the accident. Actions made by the driver and pedestrian alike could potentially lead to an accident. Both the driver and pedestrian might be liable for damages depending on who broke which law and what led to the accident itself. If you suffered personal injuries or other damages after a pedestrian accident and are unsure whether you can sue for damages, try consulting with a Delaware pedestrian accident lawyer.  PREVALENCE OF PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENTS  A total of 5,987 pedestrians died from pedestrian-car accidents in the year 2016 alone. Among this group, older people and children are some...

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How Long Do Personal Injury Lawsuits Take?

How Long Do Personal Injury Lawsuits Take?

Recovering from the aftermath of an unexpected car accident can be overwhelming for almost anyone. With all the paperwork, evidence, and legal processes involved with personal injury claims and lawsuits, many people wonder how long it will be until they are properly compensated. The truth is, the time it takes can be hard to predict. A lawyer may be able to give you an estimate if enough information is discussed.   Handling all of the legal work alone on top of recovering from personal injuries can be challenging. Consider seeking guidance from an experienced Delaware personal injury lawyer to ensure you obtain the compensation you need...

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