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What Makes an Injury "Catastrophic?" Jun 17, 2016

In any type of crash, medical malpractice issue, or other negligence-related incident, there is a potential for injury. While there are countless situations that result in minor injuries, there are times where an injury is considered catastrophic. ...

The Anatomy of a Personal Injury Claim Apr 7, 2016

While it may be the last thing on your mind after sustaining an injury due to someone else’s negligence, filing a personal injury claim can be very beneficial. If you’ve been harmed, you need to understand what the personal injury claims-filing ...

Google Is Building a Driverless Car Business Dec 21, 2015

"Self-driving cars" sounds like something out of science fiction, but these are already on the road in some cities and may be hitting the mass market sooner than you think. Driverless Competition for Uber Under Alphabet Inc., Google plans to utilize ...

Toy Safety During the Holidays Dec 18, 2015

As you are doing your last minute Christmas shopping, make sure that your favorite children receive safe toys that will not endanger them. Each year, thousands of toys are recalled after a dangerous defect is discovered. Parents that are worried ...

Compensation from GM Issued to Pre-Bankruptcy Ignition Switch Victims Dec 14, 2015

Despite accepting complete responsibility for their failure to disclose awareness of defective ignition switches affecting millions of vehicles, General Motors Co. (GM) secured liability protection from related lawsuits involving crashes prior to ...

How to Take Good Personal Injury Photos Oct 29, 2015

If you are seeking compensation for an injury you sustained due to someone else's negligence, you will have to present evidence to demonstrate which party was at-fault. Taking photographs is an excellent way to document physical injuries as well as ...

12 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Personal Injury Attorney Oct 27, 2015

When you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you've got more important things to think about than whether or not you’ve chosen the right personal injury attorney. You will likely be dealing with medical costs, changes to your lifestyle, ...

What Does Personal Injury Law Include? Oct 23, 2015

Every day, situations occur around the country that leave innocent people injured at no fault of their own. Whether these situations are accidental or intentional, victims deserve to be able to hold responsible parties accountable. If you have ...

Why Use an Expert Witness in a Personal Injury Case? Oct 20, 2015

Personal injury cases often involve complex medical or scientific facts that are beyond the average layperson’s ability to analyze. In these cases, expert witnesses are often brought in to provide greater credibility to a claim. Expert witnesses ...

How Many Personal Injury Cases Settle out of Court? Oct 16, 2015

The prospect of going to trial can be daunting for anyone involved in a lawsuit. The expense, complex procedures, and nerve-wracking experience of being before a judge and jury is something most people would like to avoid. Fortunately, the vast ...

What is the Value of a Personal Injury Case and How Is It Calculated? Oct 14, 2015

The cost of an injury can be financially and emotionally devastating. On top of physical pain you could face the possibility of long term disability. A severe injury could result in huge medical bills, lost wages, chronic pain, psychological trauma, ...

Does a Personal Injury Settlement Affect SSDI? Oct 12, 2015

Have you recently been awarded a personal injury settlement? If you receive Social Security disability benefits , they might be negatively affected. This depends on the type of aid you receive and the nature of the settlement. The Social Security ...

Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable? Oct 8, 2015

Have you recently received a settlement in a personal injury case? You are probably wondering if your compensation is taxable. The answer depends on the specifics of your case, and how the compensation was issued. What Parts of My Personal Injury ...

Does Car Insurance Cover Personal Injury? Oct 6, 2015

Automobile accidents have the potential to cause a great deal of damage, including devastating personal injuries. The at-fault driver is usually held financially responsible for the expenses relating to victims’ medical care or burial expenses in the ...

What Does a Personal Injury Lawyer Do? Aug 3, 2015

If you have been injured because of someone’s wrongful behavior, you may be entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover damages for your pain and suffering, lost wages and medical expenses. When initiating a personal injury lawsuit seems ...

Ikea Dresser Tip-Overs Pose Risks to Children Jul 24, 2015

After the deaths of two toddlers, Ikea has issued a warning that their chests and drawers are not safe around children unless they are anchored to the wall. In an effort to prevent more injuries or deaths, the company is providing free wall anchor ...

Fireworks Safety is Key this Fourth of July Jun 26, 2015

Firework safety is being stressed this Fourth of July. The summer months hold some of America's most festive holidays that celebrate patriotism both past and present. The July 4th weekend has become synonymous with pool parties, cookouts and ...

Olathe Northwest High School TB Outbreak Affects 28 Students and Staff Mar 23, 2015

A high school in Olathe, Kansas is reeling from a tuberculosis (TB) outbreak that has infected at least of 28 students. Health and safety officials are scrambling to prevent the spread of TB into other schools and into the larger community. More than ...

Contingency Fees Mean We Don't Get Paid Unless You Win Jan 28, 2015

Lawyers are expensive and many individuals do not believe that they can afford an attorney. However, there are many legal cases that can be handled on a contingency fee basis. At Peterson & Associates, P.C., our personal injury attorneys use ...

Fatal Missouri Construction Accident Kills Justin Jokerst Jan 14, 2015

A worker from Missouri was fatally injured in a construction site accident. Justin Jokerst, a 31-year-old resident of Perryville, MO., died after an accident involving a crane. Jokerst was working at construction site in Edwardsville, Missouri on an ...

17 Injured in Railcar Facility in Atchinson County Dec 12, 2014

A tragic explosion occurred inside a GBW Railcar Services facility in Atchison County, Kansas on Dec. 11th at approximately 2 p.m. The Atchison County Sheriff's Office received an emergency 911 call stating that a railcar that was transporting fuel, ...

Holiday Season Toys and Defective Products Oct 9, 2014

While children young and old will be excited about the prospects for new toys this holiday season, parents must evaluate toys and products from a safety perspective. Each year, tens of thousands of children’s products are recalled due to dangerous ...

Seat Belt Safety In Missouri Aug 15, 2014

The importance of seatbelts cannot be overstated. Despite enormous strides in seat belt safety, thousands of lives are lost each year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Click It or Ticket campaign statistics reveal that a ...

Death from Dangerous Premises Sep 14, 2011

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About Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH) Jul 22, 2011

In the womb, the pathway of your baby's blood circulation is different than it is after birth. In the uterus, a baby's circulation bypasses the lungs. The lungs are not needed to exchange oxygen because the placenta (the organ that nourishes and ...

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