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How Often Is Nerve Damage Caused During a Car Accident?

Published on Aug 21, 2020 at 9:03 am in Auto Safety.

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Car accidents have the capability of causing all kinds of injuries. Blunt force, whipping motions, and sharp objects all play a part in causing damage to the people inside of vehicles when they collide. While you might think of bruises and broken bones as the only injuries sustained after a car accident, it’s also possible for victims to come away from a crash with nerve damage.

When Can a Lawsuit Be Filed for Harmful Medication Side Effects?

Published on Aug 14, 2020 at 3:39 pm in Product Safety.

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When you’re taking medication for an ailment, you expect the medication to help you feel better. This could be managing pain and other symptoms or treating the ailment itself. Many medications can have side effects, but your doctor or the medication’s label may convey this to you so you’re aware of what can happen. However, when medication has harmful side effects that you weren’t aware of, you may be able to take legal action. A Columbia dangerous drug lawyer from Solomon Law Group can help you seek compensation for the injuries and losses you suffered from the harmful medication.

Should I File a Workers’ Compensation or Personal Injury Claim After a Work Injury?

Published on Aug 6, 2020 at 3:32 pm in Workers' Compensation.

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When you’ve suffered an injury at work, especially one that requires you to take time off of work to recover, it’s important to understand what your rights are as an employee or if your situation warrants legal action.

While workers’ compensation is often available to those who were accidentally injured at work, there are circumstances where that just isn’t an option. In order to understand what the best course of action is for your recovery and financial future, an attorney from Solomon Law Group can explain whether you should file a workers’ compensation or personal injury claim after a work injury.

Do Athletes Always Assume the Risk of Injury in Sports?

Published on Jun 18, 2020 at 11:38 am in Personal Safety.

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We rely on sports so we can come together and exercise, socialize, and have fun. Most times, playing sports doesn’t lead to injuries that require medical attention, like scrapes, small bruises, and soreness. But other times, athletes can collide in the wrong way or trip on their own, and cause serious injuries for one another. When an injury happens while playing a sport, who is liable?

What Is Highway Hypnosis?

Published on May 28, 2020 at 3:40 pm in Auto Safety.

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If you’ve ever been on a long road trip and suddenly realize a few miles have passed by with you barely noticing, you’ve experienced highway hypnosis. This phenomenon, also known as automatic driving, is a contributing factor to a number of distracted driving accidents; however, it’s not discussed as often as issues like texting and driving or paying more attention to the controls inside the vehicle than what’s going on outside.

Highway hypnosis is an avoidable form of distracted driving, but only if drivers recognize the signs and know what steps to take to stay focused on the road ahead.

Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim if You’re a Commercial Driver

Published on May 14, 2020 at 3:44 pm in Workers' Compensation.

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While working for a trucking company, there are a number of accidents that can happen—whether on the road or otherwise. If you’ve been injured in a crash, while loading a tractor-trailer, or in any other situation at work, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.

Workers’ compensation is a government-required way to protect employees who are injured on the job. Sustaining a disability, illness, or permanent disfigurement often provides grounds for benefits. Let’s take a look at what filing a workers’ compensation claim looks like if you’re a commercial driver.

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