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The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Best Mesothelioma Lawyer

Mesothelioma

The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Best Mesothelioma Lawyer If you have fallen victim to mesothelioma, you will need a seasoned mesothelioma attorney to represent you. While you might see services advertised on late night television, you probably aren’t comfortable dealing with a lawyer based on a commercial. This condition has likely affected you in a profound […]

How Long Does it Get Paid After I Receive an Accident Award?

Accident Award

How Long Does it Take to Get Paid After I Receive an Accident Award? For those who have gone through the trauma of an accident – emotional, physical, and financial – a settlement award distributing proper compensation can serve as something that can work to soothe some of those wounds. However, it is important to remember that an […]

Should I just settle with my insurance company?

Injury Settlement

Should I Just Accept The Insurance Settlement? When you get into an accident or experience an injury due to someone else’s negligence, you may have to make a personal injury claim with an insurance company. They will often offer you a quick insurance settlement. Don’t take it. After you make the claim, the insurance adjuster will take […]

Your Options After TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury

Your Options After Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Recovery from traumatic brain injury (TBI) is rarely easy. The condition can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. Since symptoms are often subtle and hard to spot, the full extent of the injury may not become clear for some time. As you work towards regaining your life with […]

6 Factors that Determine What Your Personal Injury Claim is Worth

Injury Settlement, Personal Injury

6 Factors That Determine What Your Personal Injury Claim Is Worth You may find yourself in a personal injury case due to an accident, illness or medical malpractice. It may be necessary to hire an experienced injury attorney to guide you through the complexity of a personal injury claim. While each case is unique, there are generally […]

Doctor First – Lawyer Second: Who to Contact After an Accident

Car Accident

Doctor First – Lawyer Second: Who to Contact After an Accident Anytime you are in an accident, your first priority should be to seek medical attention. A motor vehicle collision, slip, and fall incident, work injury, etc., can cause injuries that may not be immediately apparent. You need to go to a clinic or emergency […]

Prescription Drugs and Driving: A Deadly Mix

Car Accident, Personal Injury

Prescription Drugs and Driving: A Deadly Mix Americans are more reliant than ever on prescription drugs. According to a Consumer Reports survey, 55 percent of adults regularly take at least one prescription medication — and many consume a veritable cocktail of drugs every day. These substances ease chronic pain and boost mental health, but they can […]

Why Does My Neck Hurt Weeks After A Car Crash?

Car Accident, Personal Injury

Were you recently involved in a car crash? You may have suffered a neck injury without even realizing it. It doesn’t matter if the accident occurred at slow speeds or involved seemingly minimal force; it doesn’t take much to prompt severe injuries and lasting pain. Neck pain can be mysterious. One day, you feel fine—and […]

What Makes Surfaces Slippery? A Look at the Physics

Personal Injury, Slip & Fall Injuries

For the most part, human beings intuitively know how to keep our balance. We tread cautiously on ice, oil slicks and wet floors. Usually, we only slip when we lose awareness of our surroundings. But what’s the basic physics at work? What causes certain surfaces to be “slippery” to us? What Makes Surfaces Slippery? We’ll […]

Stigma of Hiring an Injury Attorney

Injury Law Firm, Personal Injury

The Type Of Person This Post Is Written For: Here at Smiley Law Firm, we see certain scenarios time and time again. In the world of personal injury claims there are two types of clients: Those who are looking for any chance to get into an accident so they can collect from the insurance company […]