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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Babysitter, Nanny or Caretaker Abuse

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Your children mean more than the world to you, but sometimes you need a chance to relax, go on a date with your spouse or just run errands without having little ones wrapped around your arms and legs. Grandparents are the ideal option when it comes to finding someone you can trust to watch your […]

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Industrial Equipment Defects

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When there’s a defect in the machine or equipment, a worker may be seriously injured if the machine malfunctions. Depending on the nature of the equipment, a worker could suffer serious burns, electrocution, broken limbs, head, neck and back injuries, or amputation. Injuries suffered because of defective heavy machinery or industrial equipment can be permanently […]

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Wrongful Death – Car Accident

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One of the first questions family members ask is “Why?” Why did we lose our loved one so suddenly and so violently? This is a traumatic incident that we wish would never happen.  Sadly, things like this happen on a daily basis. In a wrongful death suit, grieving family members have the right to seek damages for […]

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Consultation Checklist: What Should I Bring?

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If you’ve endured a personal injury due to the carelessness of someone else, there may be information you need to collect and preserve to hold the other party accountable for their recklessness.   After scheduling a free consultation to meet with a Parvey & Frankel attorney, make sure you collect everything needed for your first […]

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Working With Insurance Claim Adjusters

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A negligent driver runs a stop sign, colliding with your vehicle. After suffering whiplash and reviewing all the damages, you decide to file a claim against the person responsible for your accident. To settle your claim, you’ll need to work with a claims adjuster to negotiate an offer with the person’s liability insurance company. Who are insurance […]

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Preparing to Negotiate with an Adjuster

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If this is your first time filing a claim for an accident, you might be wondering, ‘What will the conversation be like when the insurance adjuster calls? And what should I say?’ When you first speak to an adjuster, they will probably ask you to record a statement and sign a release for access to your […]

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Flood Precautions

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It is that time of the year here in Southwest Florida; Rainy season. Are you prepared in case of a major flooding? Floods are one of the most common hazards in the United States, and it is important to know how to react in this situation. It is also important to know the difference between […]

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How to Preserve Evidence from Your Accident

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When we slip and fall, get in a car accident, or injured by a defective product, usually the first thing on our minds is calling 911 or contacting our insurance, not collecting evidence from the scene of our accident.   Sharing relevant information and physical evidence during your personal injury claim is very important if […]

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No One Should Have To Deal With Wrongful Death

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One of the first questions family members ask is “Why?” Why did we lose our loved one so suddenly and so violently? This is a traumatic incident that we wish would never happen.  Sadly, things like this happen on a daily basis. Based on statistics from the National Safety Council, every five minutes, someone in America […]

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