Wrongful Death Statistics

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Wrongful Death Statistics A wrongful death can occur in a number of circumstances. The statistics are unbelievable. Every year, over 90,000 deaths occur due to medical malpractice ALONE, not including the many other causes of wrongful death. The following statistics provide an overall look into the incidence and causes of wrongful death. Motor Vehicle Fatalities The CDC […]

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Public Transportation Accidents

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Buses, taxis, planes, subways, trains and escalators all have one thing in common: people rely on them to get from point A to point B; whether it be work, school, shopping, events and more. Over 30 million people use common carriers (individuals or businesses licensed to transport passengers for a fee) as transportation each day […]

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Anesthesia Errors

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Before the rise of modern medicine, surgeries and medical procedures were extremely painful for patients. Relief eventually came in the discovery of anesthesia. Today anesthesia is administered roughly 40 million times per year to give patients peaceful surgeries free of pain and distress.   Unfortunately, the process of administering anesthesia leaves room for human error. […]

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Negligent Childbirth

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The birth of a child is typically one of the most joyful occasions in a parent’s life, but what happens when medical staff are negligent and celebration turns to tragedy? Birth-related medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, hospital, or medical staff acts negligently and causes injury to the mother or child during pregnancy. Some examples of […]

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Motorcycle Crash Avoidance: Be Visible and Be Safe

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According to a government survey conducted in 2013, the number of deaths on motorcycles was over 26 times the number of fatal car accidents. This figure increased in a 2015 survey showing motorcycle deaths had risen by 10%. As a matter of fact, 2015 was one of only three years in recorded history where there […]

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Nursing Home Abuse

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Elderly abuse in nursing homes is an “invisible” problem, due to many patients’ failure to speak up about their experience. Some elderly patients struggle with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, making themselves more at risk of enduring harm that goes unnoticed. Physical forms of elderly physical abuse may include abrasions that resemble injuries from ropes or straps, scratches, […]

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Questions to Ask Your Attorney

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Parvey & Frankel understand it takes time to seek out an attorney for your personal injury case. We want to make it a little easier for you to choose the right one by giving you a little insight into the best questions to ask before you make the decision.   The best time to evaluate […]

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Be Cautious When it Comes to Trucks on the Highway

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How many times have you been driving on the highway and have passed a semi-truck that was going 75-80+ mph? This is considered an average speed for a normal vehicle, but can be the cause for serious damages when it comes to big rigs. The reason that these speeds are a huge safety concern for truckers […]

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Victims of Drunk Driving

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Unfortunately, accidents involving drunk drivers happen frequently in Florida. To discourage intoxication behind the wheel, Florida law offers extensive protection and rights for victims of drunk driving accidents and DUI related injuries.   Many civil DUI cases involve two components: An auto accident claim in which the victim of the accident can fight for compensation […]

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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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