How to Prevent a Winter Slip and Fall

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How to Prevent a Winter Slip and Fall The likelihood of slipping and falling is usually high during winter. The slips not only occur to human beings, but they also happen in vehicles, and this can cause serious accidents. This post will give you some insights on how to prevent a winter slip and fall. Walk Carefully When you are walking on ice, you need to do it carefully. Walk slowly and focus on the surface where you are walking on. Do not keep your legs at a closer range. Instead, spread them. Doing so lowers the center of gravity…

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Free Legal Advice Memphis TN

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Free Legal Advice Memphis TN If you or a loved one has an injury or disability claim in the tri-state area of Tennessee, Arkansas, or Mississippi, there is help available in the form of no cost consultations with our experienced injury and disability attorneys. Insurance companies have skilled lawyers and adjusters whose goal is to settle claims for the lowest possible price, which means taking dollars away from deserving claimants. Consulting an qualified injury lawyer helps individuals understand their rights when dealing with the confusing claims process. Below are several instances where taking advantage of a free consultation is a…

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Halloween Safety Tips: 10 Ways to Stay Safe this Year

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Halloween is one of the most exciting days of the year for many kids, but it also can be dangerous. According to the National Safety Council, the month of October usually has some of the highest rates for vehicle and pedestrian accidents, probably because of how many pedestrians are on the road on Halloween night. Fortunately, you and your children can stay safe by following some Halloween safety tips. Whether you’re taking your kids trick-or-treating, going to a party, or decorating your home, it’s important to take the right precautions. Here are 10 of the most important Halloween safety tips: 1….

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Are Your Lifestyle Habits Affecting Your Driving?

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Car accidents happen every day. At some point, an accident is inevitable. Unfortunately, many of them stem from certain bad lifestyle habits a person has and it can lead to someone suffering a personal injury in addition to damage to their vehicle. Some of these bad habits are actually illegal and should not be done when you are behind the wheel. Here are a few habits you should lose when you’re driving. Using Your Smartphone While Driving One of the most common habits that can lead to a car accident is using your smartphone while driving. Distracted driving is the…

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Personal Injury Attorneys: 4 Things You Need to Know

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When you’re involved in an accident or an injury, it can leave you in a highly stressed and emotional state of mind, but this is no time for rash or impulsive decisions. Instead, the wisest course of action is to consult with an expert experienced in handling situations just like yours. Ahead of speaking with personal injury attorneys, however, there are a few things you should know. 1. Not All Cases Lead To A Lengthy Court Battle If you have been injured in an accident, the last thing you want to do is spend months in court, trying to get…

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What It’s Like to Go to Your First Consultation

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If you’ve been injured when involved in any type of accident, it’s important that you setup an initial consultation with a personal injury attorney. Doing so will allow you to get a better grasp of how to proceed with your case and the legal options open to you. If you’ve never before requested the services of an attorney, having a meeting with one can seem like a daunting prospect. To be as prepared as possible for the meeting ahead, here is what it’s like to go to your first consultation. Meeting With Your Attorney Once you’ve actually scheduled the consultation…

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4 Key Benefits of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

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Hiring an injury attorney is becoming more and more popular every year. Believe it or not, personal injuries are less about scratches and bruises these days, and are more about serious or life threatening conditions. To help avoid you paying for your own injury when it wasn’t your own fault, to begin with, here are the four main reasons you should hire a personal injury attorney for your case: 1. An Attorney Knows What They’re Doing A Google search can only get you so far. Even if you think you know how to settle your own personal injury settlement, an…

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3 Personal Injury Success Stories to Inspire You

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Attorneys are often made the brunt of sarcastic jokes taking aim at what many consider our overly litigious justice system. What you don’t hear are the stories from the countless numbers of people who are injured by the faults of other individuals or companies who are able to successfully secure some sort of monetary relief through the efforts of determined person injury firms like Gatti, Keltner, Bienvenu & Montesi, PLC. Here are three personal injury success stories that should inspire you to have faith in our system of justice: McDonald’s Hot Coffee In 1992, a 79-woman living in Albuquerque ordered…

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3 Personal Injury Mistakes that Rookies Make, and How to Avoid Them

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When you suffer from a personal injury, your life changes in a second. Whether you’ve suffered from a fall, in a car crash or from a falling object, a sudden injury can cause uncertainty and panic, in addition to your physical injuries. When you a personal injury happens to you or to a loved one, you want to make sure that you avoid rookie personal injury mistakes. Nobody makes rookie personal injury mistakes on purpose, but it’s still important to avoid them. If you stay away from these errors, you can collect the maximum amount possible for your injuries. Let’s…

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4 unbelievable stories of personal injury attorney success

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Throughout history, there have been unbelievable personal injury stories. The victims in these cases were awarded large settlement amounts. In this post, you will learn about four specific cases that are landmark personal injury trials. 1. Family Awarded $150 Billion An eight-year-old boy, Robbie Middleton, was tragically attacked in June of 1998. Robbie was walking home when he was attacked, doused with gasoline, and set on fire. This boy stated that an older man, Don Collins, was the person who attacked him. In an article on NBC News, it was reported that asking for the $150 billion amount was done…

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5 Ways Social Media Can Affect Your Case

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5 Ways Social Media Can Affect Your Case In the 21st century, it is unthinkable to consider a life without online social platforms. According to a study conducted in 2014 by Pew Research Center, it was noted that 74% of adults who surf the internet are active on social sites. Although online social accounts are great platforms for airing your views and connecting with family and friends, they can also work against you when dealing with personal injury claims. Due to the heavy impact of social sites on personal injury claims, courts regularly permit adverse parties to use profiles and…

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Stuck in a storm? Here’s what to do

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Stuck in a storm? Here’s what to do The only thing worse than hearing of a severe storm coming your way is being caught in the middle of the action. Such is particularly the case when the inclement weather in question is a hurricane, blizzard, flash flood, or lighting series. Here are a few storm tips to help keep you safe this winter. When Lightning Strikes You do not want to go outside during a lightning storm. Instead, remain inside and wait until you no longer hear the sounds of thunder.Pay attention to the direction from which loud sounds come…

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Pedestrian Accident FAQ for the Winter | GKBM Law

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Pedestrian Accident FAQ for the Winter If you enjoy walking, or rely on walking as your primary means of getting from one place to another for activities like work, you need to have basic understanding of your rights and interests as a pedestrian. You need to consider this pedestrian accident FAQ. By considering the information provided in this general Pedestrian accident FAQ, you will have a better understanding of your rights if you are ever injured as a pedestrian because of the negligence of someone else. Over 4,700 people are killed annually in traffic-related pedestrian accidents, according to the U.S….

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10 Personal Safety Tips for the New Year

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As 2016 comes to a close a new year is slated to begin, many are making mental notes of how they’d like to begin their list of resolutions for the New Year. With the world in so much turmoil with all the dangerous events occurring so regularly, many people are concerned about their personal safety. As the New Year approaches, perhaps you should consider making personal safety a priority. These personal safety tips can make your New Year a good year. It’s never a bad idea to stay as safe. Install Home Security It’s simple, but it’s one of those personal…

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