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Damages you can seek in a personal injury claim

Suffering an injury in any type of accident (construction, motor vehicle, violent attacks, etc) can change your life forever. You might not be able to return to work or school. You might not be able to care for yourself anymore. You also might need a lot of medical care in order to recover from said injury. Today, we will take a look at the damages you can seek in a personal injury claim.

What's the best way to avoid car accidents?

No one plans to be involved in a car accident, and everyone tries to avoid them as best as they can. However, are you really doing enough to prevent the chances of being in or causing a potentially fatal vehicle collision? Peruse the following four ways to avoid car accidents to make sure you're doing everything you can to stay safe:

How to file an injury report at work

If you are ever injured on the job in New York, you need to know how to file a report. Filing a report is one of the most important things you can do outside of seeking medical care. If you fail to file a report, your employer won't know about the incident or the injury you suffered. That means it will be difficult to acquire workers' compensation benefits, if you need them. Here's how you can file an injury report at work.

How to prevent back injuries on the job

Back injuries are quite common in just about every workplace. You don't have to work in construction or some other industry that has you moving around a lot to suffer a back injury. Simply sitting in front of a computer for too long can lead to back problems. Let's take a look at how you can prevent back injuries on the job.

How do I prevent a scaffolding accident?

When you go to work at a construction site in New York, do you have to work on scaffolding? If so, you likely know what safety equipment you need in order to be allowed on the scaffolding. But, do you know the other safety procedures that need to be followed in order to prevent a scaffolding accident?

Personal injury law: Basic terms you should know

Personal injury plaintiffs may encounter a lot of new words and vocabulary throughout their legal proceedings. Some of this vocabulary will be rarely heard legal jargon, but other words you might be more familiar with. What follows is a listing of some vital personal injury vocabulary. If you're not familiar with the definitions of any of the following words, be sure to read it and commit it to memory as the word may become very handy to you in the future.

Ford recalls hundreds of thousands of vehicles for airbag problem

Everyone has heard of the Tacata airbag crisis that identified millions of vehicles around the world -- from many different manufacturers -- which were at risk of having their airbags explode. Millions of cars have since been recalled over the few years, and you'd think that automakers would have recalled all of them by now. However, Ford recently announced that it will recall several hundred more cars due to the risk that airbag problems could kill the occupants riding inside these cars and trucks.

Will self-driving cars make our roads safer?

Ten years ago, the idea of a self-driving automobile sounded like a fantasy, but today there are self-driving cars and trucks delivering people and products in some parts of the country. While there are very few self-driving cars on the road at this point, and they are still being tested and perfected, every month it seems like a new technology has appeared to make a world without human drivers more plausible.

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