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How Do Trailers Cause Car Crashes?

Published on Jul 29, 2021 at 9:17 am in Auto Safety.

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For many people, there is nothing more enjoyable than hitching up a trailer and going away for the weekend with loved ones. During the summer, it is common to see the roads filled with boats heading for the shore or campers heading for the woods. For other individuals, trailering is a daily part of their employment, and they depend for their livelihood on the practical, rather than recreational, uses of trailers.

Why Do You Need Representation from a Columbia Personal Injury Lawyer?

Published on Jul 29, 2021 at 8:16 am in Personal Injury.

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Most people who have been injured due to another party’s negligence are eager to settle the matter as soon as possible. It is understandable that you want to take every measure to move past the traumatic event and return to the things that are important to you. While some people may be tempted to think that handling the matter themselves is the quickest and easiest way to deal with a legal issue, it may not be in your best interests to take the risk of proceeding without the valuable legal expertise of an attorney. Having a qualified personal injury lawyer at your side will give you both the tools for success and the peace of mind you need.

What Are the Factors That Determine the Worth of Your Case?

Published on Jul 28, 2021 at 3:55 pm in Personal Injury.

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When you have been injured, you turn to your lawyer to help you recover the losses you sustained through the wrongful actions of a negligent party. The compensation amount you seek to cover those losses is known as the worth, or value, of your case. Determining case value has no fixed and unchangeable formula, and therefore varies greatly from case to individual case.

What Happens to Your Body in a 40 Mph Car Crash?

Published on Jul 9, 2021 at 3:10 pm in Auto Safety.

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When we hear about dangerous car accidents, we likely associate them with highways and high speeds. But you don’t need to be traveling at high speeds to sustain serious or potentially fatal injuries. These accidents could happen when you’re in an accident going at 40 mph.

Benzene, a Known Human Carcinogen, Detected in Several Sunscreen Brands

Published on Jul 9, 2021 at 2:56 pm in Product Safety.

Four types of sunscreen

An online pharmacy which independently screens the chemical composition of medications and consumer products, recently published the findings of testing done on 294 sunscreen and after-sun care products. Of the tested products, 78 contained a chemical called benzene, which is a well-established cause of cancer and other serious health risks in humans. The findings reported by the independent company further showed that benzene levels at or above the limit designated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were detected in 14 products manufactured by popular sunscreen brands Neutrogena, Fruit of the Earth, Sun Bum, and CVS Health.

How Can Roadway Defects Cause Accidents?

Published on Apr 9, 2021 at 8:08 am in Auto Safety.

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When you’re driving on the road, there are many things that you need to pay attention to. Not only do you need to focus on where you’re going and the other cars around you, but you also need to pay attention to the road and make sure you’re avoiding any roadway defects that might be present and could cause an accident. When your car or another driver’s car encounters a roadway defect, you could get into a collision.

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