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Personal Injury & Insurance Lawsuits Against Uber

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

There are a number of active personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits that have been filed against Uber, both in connection with bicyclists and pedestrians who have been killed, as well as Uber drivers themselves who have been killed while on the job and who are now being told that there are insurance coverage… Read More »

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Restaurants & Personal Injury Lawsuits

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Just like stores and places of employment, restaurants have a duty to ensure that their property is safe for people to visit as “invitees” and employees. This includes dangerous, defective, and hazardous conditions that could cause someone to fall, slip, stumble, trip, or otherwise injure themselves. Knowledge of Defect, Duty, & Reasonable Care Once… Read More »

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ATVs & Quad Bikes Injuring Children: What You Need To Know About Recalls

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

ATV accidents exist as a kind of crossover between motorcycle and automobile accidents and, sadly, according to a new study, children now account for a third  of all ATV accidents that result in severe, life-threatening injuries. Specifically, according to the Consumer Protection Safety Commission, just in the span of two years, there were more… Read More »

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When Roofing Contractors & Construction Employers Expose Workers To Danger

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

The leading cause of injuries and death for workers in the construction industry is linked to hazards related to falls. According to the Bureau of Labor, out of 1,008 construction fatalities that occurred in just one year, more than 350 of them (or 33 percent) were due to fatal falls to a lower level…. Read More »

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Can I Still Make a Claim Even If I Don’t Receive Medical Attention Right Away?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

After a car crash, the confusion of the scene can make it hard for people to focus on their own bodies and assess themselves for possible injuries. While some injuries are obvious, others may not be noticeable until after the shock and stress of the accident subside. Injuries that don’t seem serious at first—just… Read More »

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Does Your Length of Military Service Impact Your Social Security Eligibility?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

When facing a disability, veterans sometimes worry that they won’t meet the requirements for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Some may have served just a few years in the military before entering the workforce as civilians. Others may have spent most of their career in the military and feel they have limited working years… Read More »

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Appealing a Negative Verdict After a Serious Injury

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Unfortunately, not every verdict favors the injured party in a workers’ compensation case. Having your claim denied after suffering an injury due to another person’s negligence can make you feel defeated. But one verdict isn’t the end of your case. We have experience filing appeals on behalf of our clients when we feel the… Read More »

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Proper Car Seat Safety Can Prevent Serious Injuries

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

As a firm that specializes in personal injury, we speak at length with people about their driving habits. They say they drive more carefully with others in the car. That’s even more true for parents who are driving young children. They’re mostly worried about other drives on the road, but safety starts before even… Read More »

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Why the First Settlement Offer is Always Low

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

If you’ve been the victim of an accident and received a settlement offer, chances are the first offer was well below what you were expecting. This is already an emotional time; you’re dealing with bills, insurance companies, and the physical and mental trauma of the accident. The last thing you want to do is… Read More »

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What to Do After a Car Accident

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After a car accident, you may feel panicked, disoriented or unable to focus. Unfortunately, it’s also a time that requires a lot from you—quick instincts, a cool head and the ability to gather evidence. While the circumstances of every crash are different, it does help to maintain a mental checklist of what you should… Read More »

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