Product Liability

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Each year, thousands of Americans are hurt or killed due to defective products. Home appliances, lawn/garden equipment, power tools, industrial machines and even food products present many dangers, which have caused injury or death to consumers who use these products. Product liability refers to the liability of any or all parties along the manufacturing chain […]

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Dangerous Areas and Premises Liability

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The owner of a property (“premises”) who has reason to expect crime on its property has a legal obligation to deter and prevent criminals from committing crimes against others on the property. When property owners fail in this duty, due to the result of inadequate security and lighting, crimes like murder, aggravated assault, armed robbery and […]

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Lifting Injuries at Work

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Unfortunately, thousands of people each year file for workers’ compensation due to “lifting, placing, holding and lowering materials which cause compensable work injuries,” according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The federal government does not regulate workplace lifting limits. Employers are left to decide the guidelines needed to protect workers from injuries, and sometimes these […]

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Pharmacy Misfills and Medication Errors

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As patients, we place a great deal of trust in our pharmacies to ensure that our prescriptions are filled correctly. Unfortunately, a devastating 400,000 injuries occur in hospitals each year as the result of medication and pharmacy errors due to pharmacist negligence. The consequences of taking the wrong medication, or taking the wrong dosage, can […]

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Negligent Security of a Premises Liability

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A business owners’ legal duty is to provide a safe premises for their patrons, renters and guests at all times in order to protect them from harm caused by the intentional criminal acts of third parties, when those criminal acts are accountable. Criminal acts are measurable when their occurrence can reasonably be expected under the […]

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School Bus Accidents

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According to the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 130 school-age pedestrians (younger than 19) died in school transportation-related crashes. 67 percent were struck by school buses, six percent by vehicles functioning as school buses, and 27 percent by other vehicles involved in the crashes. There were 56 school-age pedestrians killed in school transportation-related […]

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Parvey & Frankel, P.A. named among “Best Law Firms” in America!

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CONGRATULATIONS! Parvey & Frankel, P.A. has been named among “Best Law Firms” in America in 2018 for Personal Injury Litigation. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process. U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have joined to rank law firms in […]

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Injured at Work?

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If you’ve been injured in the workplace, Workers Compensation may not be the only source to collect damages. Here are just a few other ways you can become whole again: 1. Defective Products – If you’ve been injured at work by a defective product, you may be able to bring a liability action against the […]

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Tips for Handling a Hit & Run

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When you are the victim of a hit and run accident, you likely feel angry and confused, and it can be unclear how to get compensation for your damages and injuries. However, there are steps you can take to create a smoother experience, should you be in this unfortunate situation. Examples of hit and run […]

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