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How Can I Prove I Was Wrongfully Convicted of a Crime?

When someone is arrested, they are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The United States Constitution guarantees our civil rights to legal counsel and a fair trial. We trust that justice will prevail, and innocent people will be found not guilty. However, what happens when the justice system fails and a person is wrongfully convicted of…

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Can I Get Emotional Damages From a Dog Bite?

Victims of dog bites can seek compensation for their injuries and damages from the dog owner or other legally liable party. Physicians, insurance companies, and the victims often focus on the physical injuries and financial losses caused by dog bites. However, dog bites and dog attacks can cause emotional damages that can be just as…

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What Types of Doctors Face the Worst Malpractice Suits?

Medical errors and medical negligence are more common than many people realize. About one-half of medical providers have been or will be sued for medical malpractice. Malpractice spans all health care practices, including general practice, specialties, nursing homes, and hospitals.  Victims of medical malpractice may be entitled to compensation for the damages caused by negligent…

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Qualifications For An Illinois Wrongful Death Lawsuit

If a loved one has died because of someone else’s negligent behavior, the survivors may be able to bring a wrongful death claim. These lawsuits potentially provide a number of different types of compensation for the family and can help ease the financial burden of losing a close family member. However, there are several elements…

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Overview Of The Cost Of Police Misconduct Act

Following the death of George Floyd and nationwide protests over police brutality last year, legislation was introduced in Congress to bring more publicity to police department civil settlements. The legislation would also publicize important details about misconduct allegations made against law enforcement officers. Although the bill faces uncertainty because of other congressional priorities, it has…

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What Are The Most Common Causes Of Medical Errors?

Medicine of any kind is a serious endeavor that requires patience and extreme care. Healthcare professionals, from doctors and nurses to medical specialists of all kinds, spend years receiving their education and training. And yet, avoidable medical errors still happen. Why? Understanding the most common causes of medical errors will help you and your attorney…

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Tips For Driving Safely Near Tractor Trailers

Tractor trailers, sometimes called semis, are huge trucks designed to haul goods over long distances. They can also cause serious, potentially deadly injuries in the event they’re involved in an accident. Tips for Driving Safely Near Tractor Trailers If you regularly spend time driving on highways, interstates, and other roadways where tractor trailers routinely drive,…

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