Construction Accident Injury Lawyers, Console and Associates, PC

Construction work is not only physically challenging but also incredibly dangerous. Construction workers face serious risks every time they show up on the job site. Accidents on construction sites happen all too frequently, and when they do, injured workers may be entitled to compensation.

However, it isn’t always easy to figure out whether to pursue a workers’ compensation claim or a third-party personal injury claim. Even once you determine the correct type of claim, there are often hurdles that come up along the way.
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Typically, a motorcyclist suffers severe injuries in an accident. According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, motorcyclists are nearly five times more likely to die in an accident than individuals riding in a vehicle.

A variety of factors explain why motorcycle accidents are often so severe. One of the main reasons for the severity of bikers’ injuries is that motorcycles do not offer riders any kind of protection. When a motorcyclist gets hit from any direction, the impact is likely to knock them off the bike and onto the ground—leaving them at risk of being run over by another motorist.

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Talcum Powder

Johnson & Johnson is a familiar household name, one of the most trusted brands that families have used for generations. It may be shocking to learn that Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $120 million in damages to a woman in Brooklyn after she blamed her cancer on exposure to an asbestos mixture from using the company’s product.

Yes, asbestos, a material that had previously been used on building materials but had since been banned because of its potential to cause cancer.

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Track Accident Lawyer

The presence of any large truck or commercial vehicle poses a major risk to others on the road. However, garbage trucks present a particularly serious hazard to motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians. Most motorists are accustomed to driving around trucks on the highway and even on major city roads. However, encountering a trash truck on a smaller city or suburban street can often create a dangerous situation.
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back pain after car accident

No one expects that they will ever be involved in a serious accident. However, statistically, most drivers will be involved in a car accident at some point in their lives.

Of course, when it comes to the type and extent of injuries caused by an accident, there is significant variance. Certainly, many accidents are minor, resulting in only bumps, bruises, and a mild case of whiplash. However, on the other end of the spectrum, some accidents cause severe and debilitating injuries.
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Philly Bus Accident

Bus accidents do not occur that frequently, but when they do happen, they can lead to massive death and destruction. Buses are the only type of passenger vehicle where occupants do not have to wear seatbelts. Without safety belts, the bodies of bus passengers do not remain in their seats when an accident occurs. Instead, they move around inside the bus, often leading to serious and sometimes fatal injuries.
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Each day, people face hazardous conditions that can lead to slip and falls. These include broken pavement, damaged flooring, wet floors, and poor lighting. If you slip and fall and become injured, you might have a claim. A skilled personal injury attorney can assess your situation and help you determine if you should move forward.
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In the wake of a traffic collision, dealing with insurance carriers to get the compensation you deserve is inevitable. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may be eligible to receive a significant amount of money.

When auto insurance carriers know their policyholder is liable for an accident, they know they will have to pay a claim. Insurance companies do not stay in business by paying the full amount of every claim that comes their way. Instead, they try to minimize financial liability.

If an insurance adjuster thinks the company can get away with not paying the claim, they may drag out the process by refusing to settle for a reasonable amount. This forces injured victims to do one of two things: give up or file a lawsuit.
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