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The single most important thing you can do to keep yourself and your passengers safe is to make sure everyone is wearing a seatbelt. In Arizona, it’s also the law. If you get pulled over, the driver may be cited for themselves and anyone else inside the vehicle under 16 who isn’t wearing a seatbelt.
Medical debt is a huge problem in this country. Millions of Americans are saddled with overwhelming medical costs, and every year, hundreds of thousands of people are forced into bankruptcy because they can’t pay their medical bills.
Accidents can be physically and emotionally traumatic experiences. Seeking prompt medical attention is often the first step to a full recovery. However, for many accident victims, the financial burden of medical care can be overwhelming. The challenges faced by those who can’t afford to see a doctor after an accident are real, but there are some options for accessing affordable care.
Expert witnesses play a crucial role in personal injury cases, helping to navigate the complex legal and factual issues that arise. They are individuals with specialized knowledge, skills, training, or experience in specific fields relevant to the case. Their presence is not just a mere formality; it’s a game-changer.
When electric car batteries explode or catch on fire, the danger to vehicle occupants is extreme. Those who are present in nearby buildings may also be at risk. Defects and issues with electric vehicles can lead to building fires and a risk of serious injury.
The fourth of July is the time to celebrate our nation’s independence. Many Americans spend this holiday with family and friends at the beach, on the water, or with a backyard barbeque. Wherever Independence Day is celebrated, fireworks are usually part of the picture. When the proper precautions are not taken, July 4th celebrations can potentially cause severe injuries or worse.
PTSD stands for post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition that can occur in individuals who have experienced traumatic events. Symptoms may include flashbacks to the traumatic incident, nightmares, avoiding reminders of the traumatic event, negative thoughts or feelings, being easily startled or frightened, and reactive symptoms, such as irritability, angry outbursts, and difficulty concentrating or sleeping.
When a person with a family is hurt in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, their family members suffer along with them. Not only are they devastated to see their loved one injured, but they also lose the support and care of the injured victim while he or she recovers. This is known as loss of consortium. It is important to understand this term to help you receive fair compensation for your injuries. Our Phoenix personal injury attorneys can assess the full extent of your damages, including loss of consortium.
When it comes to calculating damages, pain and suffering is a major component in determining how much a plaintiff should be awarded for their injuries. Unlike economic damages, which cover more easily quantifiable costs like medical bills and lost wages, pain and suffering are considered non-economic damages. Non-economic damages are more difficult to calculate since a variety of factors must be considered, including the length of time it will take to recover, the impact the injuries had on quality of life, and any mental anguish experienced as a result of the accident.
By disrupting electrical impulses that regulate your heartbeat, electric shock may cause immediate harm, including cardiac arrest. Scientists have also discovered that electric shock contributes to long-term heart problems.
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