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It might not initially seem like there’s anything inherently risky about driving during the summer. In fact, you might think it would be even safer than it is in the winter because the weather is so much nicer and you don’t have snow and ice to worry about. But believe it or not, there are

Verbal Assault: When Can You Sue?

Wednesday, 01 February 2017 by

We’ve all heard the old adage of, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” While this is all well and good for the vast majority of cases, it’s not always true. Words can have a serious impact on another person. In the worst case scenario, a verbal and emotional

Our country depends on construction workers to build our homes, construct the buildings businesses operate in, and pave and repair our roads. But being a construction worker is hardly an easy job. Between 2002 and 2012, 19.5% of all workplace fatalities involved workers in the construction industry. It’s estimated that over the course of a

There isn’t just one basic type of car accident. There are several different types of car accidents and some types of car accidents are more dangerous than others. Rollover crashes are one of the rarer types of car accidents, but they are one of the most dangerous car accidents. According to the Institute for Highway

When you check into the hospital for surgery or any other medical procedure, you check in believing that you will be receiving the highest level of care. You trust that your doctor knows exactly what they’re doing, that the nurses know how to best care for you, and, at the very least, the people taking

There’s nothing entertaining about unsafe workplaces. In 2014, 4,679 workers were killed on the job, which worked out to an average of nearly 90 deaths per week or about 13 worker deaths every day. Another 3 million workers suffered non-fatal work-related illnesses and injuries that same year. However, many excellent films have been made over

When you’re trying to find the right lawyer to handle your case, you might take a look at their website and see a list of several different titles, credentials, and distinctions. One special distinction you might see is that of “Super Lawyer.” Scott Goodwin is proud to have been named a “Super Lawyer”. But what

Injuries resulting from car accidents are common enough to be considered a public health issue. They are one of the biggest causes of death among people aged 54 and younger. According to the NHTSA, 36,094 died in motor vehicle accidents in the United States in 2019. Having your seat belt properly fastened is your best line

Riding a bike is an excellent way for people of all ages to get some exercise and get around in an environmentally friendly way. However, when not done safely, bike riding can potentially be very dangerous. The simple fact of the matter is that even the most experienced, most cautious bicyclists can still get into

Playgrounds are meant to be very happy places for children. They give kids a chance to run around, play, and have fun. But they’re also an environment where injuries are very likely to happen. When kids are running around and climbing on equipment, accidents are likely to happen. So if a child is injured on

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