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Workers' comp not always the answer for a personal injury at work

Suffering a personal injury while working is not just unpleasant; it could affect your ability to function properly going forward. You probably feel comforted in knowing that workers' compensation will provide you with benefits for your injury. However, sometimes these benefits fail to make you whole again.

How can I tell if my parent is a victim of nursing home abuse?

As parents and grandparents age, their family members must make important decisions about their health and well-being. One of these decisions revolves around securing the best environment for elders who can no longer take care of themselves. Most people work full-time jobs and are unable to remain at home with an elderly or infirm loved one. Often, the only remaining option is a nursing home.

Is a civil assault suit the same as a personal injury claim?

In most situations, personal injury claims revolve around some form of accidental injury such as those suffered in a car crash or a pedestrian accident. However, as you already seem to know, a person's intentional actions can also leave victims injured.

Boats and alcohol can be a deadly mix

According to the Coast Guard Compass, the month of April has the highest percentage of boating accidents resulting in death across the nation. Boating is a popular activity in the Allentown area, but it can turn into a nightmare when alcohol is a factor. Warm weather will arrive before you know it, so we thought it was a good time to remind our Lehigh County neighbors about the dangers of boating under the influence.

What are some common injuries suffered in a car accident?

Everyone appreciates the freedom a motor vehicle brings. You can travel wherever you wish, whenever you wish, without having to ask for a ride or take public transportation. However, as you seem to know, using automobiles can pose personal injury risks to motorists as well as pedestrians.

Personal injury: An eye-opening New Year's Eve hazard

New Year's Eve is one of the most enjoyable holidays of the year. People are usually filled with hope about the possibilities of a fresh year and do not want their goodwill destroyed for any reason. Unfortunately, this holiday can be fraught with danger if you are not careful.

Traumatic events that cause personal injury to the spinal cord

Physical trauma endured by the human body can lead to several different types of personal injury. These include contusions, lacerations, bone breaks and many others. One of the most serious injuries that can occur from physical trauma is damage to the spinal cord. Injuries of this type often lead to debilitating consequences and will likely affect the victim for the rest of his or her life.

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