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Airplane Injury

Can I Sue for Airplane Turbulence and In-Flight Injuries? Published in Airplane Injury on April 30, 2017.

Every year, thousands of airline passengers suffer various forms of injuries while en route to their destinations. The most common injuries include slips and falls in the airplane aisles, bumps from falling luggage or beverage carts, and other injuries from plane turbulence. Injured people in these situations may be wondering if they have any options for legal action against the… READ MORE

Is the Airline Responsible When Children Fly Alone? Published in Airplane Injury on April 22, 2017.

As the summer travel season approaches, parents are beginning to plan their vacations. Each year, thousands of children travel alone to visit relatives, old friends, and attend summer camps. Though most of these trips go smoothly, there is always the chance that a child will miss a connecting flight or get lost in the busy airplane shuffle. For many parents,… READ MORE

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  • Will You Get Denied if You Filed a Past Workers’ Compensation Claim?
    The prospect of being unable to work due to injury can be frightening. Many people can get quickly overwhelmed when trying to navigate the worker’s compensation process while worried about paying their bills and supporting their families. If you’ve had a prior workers’ compensation claim, you may be familiar with how the process works, but […]
  • Suffering Serious Burn Injuries On the Job
    Burn injuries suffered at work are more common than you might think. A serious burn injury can leave you unable to work for weeks, months, or possibly even years. In addition to treatment and recovery, you will also need to figure out how to replace your lost income and get compensation for your medical expenses. […]
  • Do more accidents happen on the highway?
    Automobile accidents are a familiar sight on America’s highways. The flashing lights from police cars and ambulances, damaged vehicles, injured drivers and passengers, it all unfolds as other drivers pass by. It used to be that most accidents happened closer to home, but recent statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicate that […]
  • Can I Sue My Employer for Emotional Distress?
    Most employers that employ at least five or more workers are required to carry workers’ compensation coverage in the event that an employee becomes injured or ill on the job. This is to protect both workers and the employer so that the former cannot file a personal injury lawsuit against the latter. However, there may […]