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Common Employer Negligences Leading to Tractor Trailer Accidents

Common Employer Negligences Leading to Tractor Trailer Accidents

Semi-trucks pulling tractor trailers comprise a vital part of the economy. These big rigs transport nearly 70 percent of the goods to stores around the country. A crash involving a large truck can cause serious injury or death to people in smaller vehicles. An experienced truck accident lawyer can help injured parties recover financial and even punitive damages if negligence…

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Legal Help for Wrongful Death 

Legal Help for Wrongful Death 

    Any death resulting from the negligence or reckless behavior of others is potential wrongful death. Nothing is more devastating than losing a loved one in an accident, especially if the accident occurred due to another person’s actions.  If your parent, spouse, or child has been killed and you believe the death occurred due to the negligent actions of…

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Why Are Medical Malpractice Cases Hard to Prove?

Why Are Medical Malpractice Cases Hard to Prove?

Victims of any type of negligence, including that involving medical malpractice, have a right to compensation for their injuries and related suffering. Medical malpractice attorneys, like Kathryn Burmeister, work to win compensation for their clients via personal injury cases. While no personal injury case is an “open and shut” case, medical malpractice cases represent the most difficult to prove.   …

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7 Most Common Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

7 Most Common Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Most people trust their doctors to diagnose and care for them with competence and compassion. It’s your doctor’s responsibility to affirm this trust by providing you with the best available care, treatments, and interventions available. But, sometimes, things can go terribly wrong and you end up seriously injured as a result.    According to the BMJ, medical errors represent the…

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Trucking Accidents: What Trucking Companies Hope You Don’t Know

Trucking Accidents: What Trucking Companies Hope You Don’t Know

  Why are commercial trucking accidents so dangerous when they involve a personal automobile? Eighteen-wheelers, driven by commercial truck drivers, are significantly bigger than your car. Because of this massive size differential, when your vehicle collides with a commercial truck, the potential injuries are more likely to be long-term and devastating.  If you’ve been injured in an accident with one…

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How Burmeister Law Proves Truck Driver Negligence

How Burmeister Law Proves Truck Driver Negligence

  Many people injured in an accident involving a commercial truck firmly believe the truck driver was at fault, but don’t know how to prove it. Burmeister Law does know how to prove truck driver negligence.  Commercial trucking companies and their professional drivers, along with their insurance carriers, commonly avoid admitting fault for a collision and will even go so…

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Study: New Car Safety Features Promote Careless Driving

Study: New Car Safety Features Promote Careless Driving

Drivers unaware of actual limitations of safety systems Many new automobiles sold in the US now feature new safety systems designed to prevent accidents by monitoring road conditions and making small automatic adjustments. But could these advanced systems actually cause more accidents? A recent study conducted by the American Automobile Association (AAA) indicates that automated safety technology in new vehicles…

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Long-Term Financial Impact of Brain Injury

Long-Term Financial Impact of Brain Injury

Help for your financial burden In addition to the ongoing mental and physical suffering experienced by a person with a traumatic brain injury, there’s also a significant financial impact on the survivor’s family. The injured person’s loved ones must pay for the immediate medical care after the accident, which often causes financial struggles for the family right away. These financial…

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4 Things About a Brain Injury Lawsuit

4 Things About a Brain Injury Lawsuit

  What you need to know Should you talk with an attorney about filing a brain injury lawsuit? There’s not an easy ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer. A traumatic brain injury impacts not only the injured person but also his or her family. Costs associated with brain injuries include initial medical care, in-patient rehabilitation, out-patient rehabilitation, neuropsychological treatment, lost wages, lost…

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Steps to Take About Elder Abuse Before Filing

Steps to Take About Elder Abuse Before Filing

If you suspect your elderly loved one has been abused by a caretaker, family member, or friend, consider contacting an attorney with knowledge and experience in elder law. Elder abuse lawyer, Kathryn Burmeister, advises doing this immediately so you’ll have expert help with the reporting process. She says this will ensure your senior loved one’s rights and give you legal…

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