Auto accidents caused by fatigued drivers

Driving while drowsy, sleepy or fatigued represents an exponential increase in risks behind the wheel. According to a recent AAA report, a driver who sleeps just five to six hours a day doubles the risk of being involved in a serious traffic accident, compared to someone who had seven or more hours...

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Defining Common Personal Injury Terms

Facing a personal injury case is intimidating not only because of the risk of potential property loss, but also because of the lack of familiarity you may have with the legal terms related to your case. With this in mind, here is a list of terms that tend to be encountered as...

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Car accidents on roads under construction

Road construction accidents can be hazardous for both drivers and construction crew members. Drivers must pay close attention to work zone signs, including speed limits or potential road hazards, to avoid potential accidents and injuries. It is important to know how this type of situation is legally handled.

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What to do if your child is injured at school

While in-person education and activities have numerous benefits, they can also present unique pitfalls. Every year, millions of children are injured in accidents, many of them on or around school grounds. Sometimes these injuries are caused by negligent acts on the part of teachers, staff, or other students.

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How to handle truck accidents in bad weather

Driving in bad weather is dangerous for any vehicle, but it is especially difficult for large commercial trucks that are difficult to maneuver and require a longer distance to stop.

If weather conditions become too dangerous, truckers have a legal duty to remain at a rest stop or postpone...

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What is legally understood as psychological injuries?

After suffering an accident or intentional act that results in injury, it is common to hear that injured people may be entitled to seek compensation for their physical injuries or damages. However, not all injuries resulting from an accident are physical; psychological injuries also occur.

A psychological injury is...

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Proving lost wages due to a personal injury

If you are injured in an accident, you will likely lose hours of work (and therefore money) due to the time you will spend in the hospital, attending medical appointments, and recovering. This means that you could be compensated not only for your injuries but for any lost wages that may result...

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How to make the most of a complimentary consultation

Facing legal complications can be an incredibly intimidating process. To help you decide your next steps, Champion Lawyers offers a courtesy first consultation. You may take this opportunity to obtain advice about your legal situation, discuss available options, and obtain estimates of the possible costs of any action.

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Common myths about elder abuse

The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) reports that an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation annually. Unfortunately, perceptions about elder abuse are usually inaccurate and based on myths; the most common myths being:

Myth #1: Elder abuse happens only in low-cost or...

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What to Do After a Slip and Fall in a Parking Lot

Slip and fall accidents are relatively common in California and can happen when least expected. Not only are these accidents unsettling, but they often result in serious injuries, including broken bones, spinal cord damage, and traumatic brain injury.  

With winter weather setting in, it’s vital to be aware of...

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Grocery Store Slip and Falls

Accidental falls often result in serious injury, particularly among children and older adults.  Unfortunately, many falls occur at commonly visited public spaces and establishments, including grocery stores. 

Grocery stores have a legal duty of care to provide a safe environment. When that duty of care is breached, and a...

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