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Failure to Diagnose Legal Cases

  • Posted on: Jan 13 2017
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No one wants to get bad news from their doctor, but it is even worse to hear that there was something that your doctor missed. Unfortunately, it isn’t all that uncommon for a doctor to overlook something that ends up being serious. A failure to diagnose is not usually caused by a doctor’s intent to hide something from you. They tend to appear because of a doctor or medical professional’s carelessness when handling important aspects of your care. However, this […]

Avoiding Injuries During the Holidays

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2016
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The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. With busy schedules, guests visiting from out of town, and decorations to put out, it is easy to be more than a little distracted during the holiday season. When we’re focused on other things, we’re more prone to accidents and injuries. To avoid injury-causing hazards this holiday season, here are a few steps you’ll want to take. Keep the kitchen clear: Cooking is one of the biggest parts of the holiday […]

Construction Accident Personal Injury Claim Process

  • Posted on: Dec 4 2016
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Construction workers in New York City are no strangers to accidents. While working in such a dangerous profession, it’s not uncommon for construction workers or visitors to the site to get injured. But even though some level of danger is expected at a construction site, victims of construction accidents have a few options for receiving protection and compensation. To begin receiving the assistance you may deserve, you need to know your rights and understand if you have a personal injury […]

Personal Injury Settlement Tax Laws and Exceptions

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2016
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When you and your personal injury attorney are attempting to come to a settlement for your case, you’re probably being thrown dozens of numbers. While they all may sound like a great settlement amount, you’re probably not considering how much of that money will actually end up in your pocket. After you pay your lawyer their fee, your personal injury settlement may still be taxable. When Is My Personal Injury Settlement Taxable? If you are receiving monetary compensation from a […]

Securing Compensation Following a Motor Vehicle Accident

  • Posted on: Nov 9 2016
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Anyone who has ever been in a motor vehicle accident knows the level of fear and stress that comes after. Between needing to make repairs on your vehicle, receiving medical treatment for your injuries, and wondering how you are possibly going to pay for all the damages can leave you with your head spinning. But if you feel like your situation is getting out of control, you may want to consider hiring a personal injury attorney. How Can a Personal […]

Requirements for a Legitimate Slip and Fall Lawsuit

  • Posted on: Oct 16 2016
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Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common personal injury accidents. As a “premise liability” case, slip and fall accidents generally happen when a property owner is negligent or otherwise does not take the proper care and maintenance of their home and the surrounding area. But simply falling at someone else’s home does not constitute a slip and fall case. In order for you to truly have a personal injury slip and fall claim, you need to meet […]

Held & Hines Attorneys Help Plaintiffs Secure Compensation They Deserve

  • Posted on: Oct 6 2016
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Construction accidents can happen. As a dangerous job with serious equipment and risks, it isn’t uncommon to hear about a construction worker experiencing an accident. But when an accident does happen to you or a loved one, you deserve to get the compensation you deserve from the lawsuit. To ensure your legal case goes as smoothly as possible and ends in your favor, you’ll want to hire the right legal representation. At Held & Hines LLP, we have the experience, […]

Personal Injury Law Basics

  • Posted on: Sep 18 2016
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Personal injury law encompasses many different things. From medical malpractice to car accidents, personal injury law can be difficult to understand because of how many kinds of cases it can include. The common string that ties personal injury cases together is that they each involve an accident caused by the negligence or fault of another individual. Whether or not the responsible party had intended on causing harm does not matter. If you believe you have a personal injury case, the […]

Child Passenger Safety Week 2016

  • Posted on: Sep 5 2016
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With Child Passenger Safety Week quickly approaching, we’re taking some extra precautions to alert parents, babysitters, grandparents, and any other individual who may be driving with children in the care about the correct way a child should ride. Between September 18th and September 24th, Child Passenger Safety Week will be working to boost awareness of the number of child deaths or injuries in automobile accidents. The Reality of Automobile Accidents Automobile accidents can be dangerous for anyone, but for children […]

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