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The 9 Billion Dollar Verdict- What Happened With the Actos Drug Trial?

Published at July 25, 2014 by administrator.

A gigantic 9 billion dollar settlement was handed down recently by a jury in Lafayette, Louisiana against the Japanese based Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and its American partner, Eli Lilly & Company. The historically high judgment was awarded by the jury to cover the claims of over 2,700 individuals who have filed suit against the corporate […]

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Most Common Types of Personal Injury Fraud

Published at July 21, 2014 by administrator.

There are two types of personal injury fraud: hard and soft insurance fraud. Hard insurance fraud is what people often think of when then hear about insurance fraud. It is usually premeditated, and in some cases, the accident or injury is staged. An example of this will be two people using two automobiles to stage […]

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Will “Smart Cars” Reduce Car Accidents?

Published at July 16, 2014 by administrator.

Automobile accidents can be devastating, many causing potentially crippling injuries and even death in the more serious collisions. Various studies have been conducted on car accidents and how to reduce the number, but so far collisions continue to occur in high numbers. What many motorists may not realize is that smart cars may have the […]

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10 Most Ridiculous Personal Injury Cases

Published at July 14, 2014 by administrator.

When someone is injured due to the negligence of another, he or she can get compensation to help with medical bills and other living expenses. However, some people go out of their way to get some extra cash by suing individuals, businesses, and even their own cities. Many make humorous headlines and subjects of water […]

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I Think There Was Negligence Involved – Now What?

Published at July 9, 2014 by administrator.

In order to prove negligence, four separate distinctions must be proven: defendant’s duty to plaintiff defendant’s breach of that duty to plaintiff a direct line of causation from breach of duty to injury physical damage actually occurred in the incident All of the above must be true for there to be a negligence case. If […]

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The McDonalds Coffee Case 20 Years Later – Why Is It Still Relevant

Published at July 7, 2014 by administrator.

In 1992, an elderly woman became involved in an accident that would forever impact personal injury cases filed in the U.S. This woman, Stella Liebeck, was severely burned after a McDonald’s coffee was spilled on her legs. The elderly woman had purchased the coffee at the McDonald’s drive-thru and had parked in the lot after […]

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Injured? Tweet it to Obama

Published at July 3, 2014 by administrator.

Twitter users, are you tired of being hassled for your frequent posting of personal pictures onto your social media sites? Well, the president has your back. Finally, Twitter users have a precedent for posting graphic and personal updates about themselves and their bodily injuries that would make members of the Anti-Twitter Brigade clench their fists […]

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You Just Committed a Crime: 10 Things You’re Doing That You Didn’t Know Were Illegal

Published at July 1, 2014 by administrator.

You’ve probably read that there are some outrageous laws on the books in many states that residents don’t know they’re breaking. Luckily, police won’t actually arrest you for opening an umbrella on the street or playing dominoes on Sunday. But what about the laws that actually are enforced, that you might not know you’re breaking? […]

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25 Amazing Facts About US Highway 441

Published at June 23, 2014 by administrator.

US Highway 441 runs for 939 miles, spanning from Florida to Tennessee. The highway connects many major urban areas including Miami, Orlando, Ocala, Gainesville, Athens, and Knoxville. US Highway 441 passes through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that straddles the ridge of the Great Smoky Mountains, part of the […]

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Florida Turnpike By The Numbers

Published at June 13, 2014 by administrator.

The Florida Turnpike system operates from various locations throughout the state. Drivers can purchase a SunPass that they use to quickly get through the tolls at a low cost. Florida has over 460 miles of toll highways that are maintained with state taxpayer dollars. Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise estimates that a total of 1.8 million drivers […]

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