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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

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

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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What Happens if You Are Injured by a New Gift?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

The wrapping paper is out the door, the decorations are put away and new gifts have found their homes in drawers, closets and toy bins. But what if, down the road, using one of those gifts results in an injury? It may seem far-fetched, but just take a look at the most recent entries… Read More »

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Resolve to Drive Distraction Free in 2021

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

For many folks, 2020 was the year of resolutions that didn’t quite work out as planned. The pandemic upended day-to-day life in so many ways, making even the most approachable goals—like going to the gym more or traveling—suddenly out of reach. But it also readjusted priorities, reminding all of us of what we value… Read More »

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Safety Tips for Holiday Driving

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

In a year that’s moved more slowly than most, it can be hard to believe it’s almost the holiday season. This year, celebrations will look a little different, with many events scaled back or placed on hold. Still, it’s likely most folks will experience a little extra hustle and bustle over the coming months—making… Read More »

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Common Halloween Accidents

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

This Halloween, the CDC is recommending folks take some extra precautions while enjoying the season. For some families, this will mean holding off on trick-or-treating until next year, instead organizing spooky outdoor movie nights, pumpkin carving contests or costume parades. For others, trick-or-treating will be scaled back, with individually bagged treats, social distancing and… Read More »

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