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Wrongful Birth and Wrongful Life

Children who are born with significant disabilities or birth defects often experience pain and suffering, and caring for them can be an emotional and financial burden for the parents. Today, medical advances allow medical professionals to conduct [...]
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What if more than one party is responsible for my injuries?

  If you were injured in an accident, it may be possible to hold another individual accountable by pursuing a personal injury lawsuit. In some cases, however, more than one person may be responsible for your injuries. In these circumstances [...]
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Can You Sue City Hall?

Many individuals mistakenly believe that they cannot sue city hall, but this is not the case. Under the doctrine of sovereign immunity, town, city, county and state governments were once protected from most lawsuits. Today, those rules have [...]
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Insurance Bad Faith

If you or a loved one is injured in an accident you may be entitled to compensation which usually means dealing with an insurance company. Although insurers have an advantage because they have teams of attorneys and experts, the law requires [...]
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Negligence Claims Against The Government

When an individual is wronged or injured by a federal agency or government employee, that person may have an actionable negligence claim against the government. It is necessary to seek legal counsel to determine whether or not the government [...]
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Strict Product Liability

If an individual is harmed by a purchased device or product, damages may be recovered under strict product liability. The plaintiff, however, must be able to prove several things in order to prevail in suit against a distributor, manufacturer, [...]
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Defamation—Breaking It Down

Defamation has two basic forms: “libel,” the written form, and “slander,” the spoken form.  To establish either type, certain elements must be present. The false statement must be “published” and the false statement must [...]
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Medical Malpractice

There are always certain elements that need to be demonstrated in order to bring a successful malpractice action. For example, the treating doctor must have had a legal obligation to provide this medical care to this particular patient and there [...]

Kentucky Product Liability Lawsuits

Dangerous or defective products can cause severe physical and emotional damage. In order to triumph over large manufacturers in court, the consumer’s attorney must successfully argue that their client used the product as described for [...]

Distracted Driving Laws Focus of Wrongful Death Suit

Distracted driving laws were brought into play in a wrongful death lawsuit in New Jersey filed after a young girl was struck and killed by a driver for ride service company Uber, while he was allegedly logged onto the company’s smartphone [...]