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What to Do if Injured

Depending on how serious your injury is, you may or may not be able to do much. If your pain is severe, or you have suffered a fracture, or you are bleeding profusely, or you were knocked unconscious, then you must go to the hospital. Getting medical treatment as quickly as possible in those circumstances is the most important action you can take.

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Vehicle Insurance

Vehicle insurance comes in different forms. This discussion will describe the different types that can be purchased in Georgia. Insurance rules and regulations differ by state.

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Concussion

The brain can be injured in several traumatic ways, including an object that pierces the skull and enters the brain, bleeding such as a hemorrhage that increases pressure on the brain, lack of oxygen such as in a carbon monoxide exposure and sudden movement within the skull which is commonly referred to as a concussion. This article focuses on concussion because they are the most common traumatic injury that occurs in vehicular collisions.

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Should I Hire a Private Investigator?

If you’ve been involved in a motor vehicle accident where the driver who hit you has completely fabricated a story to the responding police officer, it’s easy to get frustrated. The officer who arrives on the scene will take both of your statements and the department will do their own investigation, but you may be worried you’ll be left out in the cold with your rights violated.

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Understanding the Types of Burden of Proof

The burden of proof is the duty or responsibility placed upon a party or an individual to prove or disprove disputed facts. The burden of proof involves the ability of a person to produce tangible evidence as well as being able to convince the judges to believe and accept the said evidence.

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Recovering Your Medical Expenses

When you file a personal injury claim, you are asking the at fault person to compensate you for causing harm to you. Proving your injuries, or damages as they are referred to in the legal world, is one of the most important and challenging aspects of a personal injury case. An injured party can be compensated for physical, emotional, and financial damages.

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Whiplash: What Is It?

Whiplash is almost a stereotype in accident claims. Many old TV shows and movies portrayed someone faking a neck injury who was ultimately tricked into revealing the truth when a lawyer purposely dropped a heavy object to prod them to suddenly turn their head.

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Occupational Diseases and The Law

Occupational diseases cause 860,000 illnesses and 60,300 deaths in the United States annually, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Illness directly attributed to work environments and/or conditions and exposure is diagnosed in approximately 10 percent of hospitalized patients.

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