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Injury on a Ship at Sea

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Accidents can happen anywhere, even on ships on the sea. But in these cases, who is liable for your injuries? Keep reading to learn what the law says about injuries...

What Percentage Do Lawyers Receive in a Settlement?

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(Note: The following article is about general fee structure for various cases. Each state may have laws governing the maximum amount an attorney may charge for contingency and under what...
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What Is Force Majeure in an Insurance Contract?

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You take out insurance coverage to protect yourself from foreseeable bad events. For example, when you buy car insurance, the insurance company understands that you may crash your vehicle in...
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What Is Considered Sexual Abuse in Texas?

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Understanding sexual abuse in Texas can help you protect your legal rights. If you or someone you know is a sexual abuse victim, there are ways to protect yourself and...
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What Is Considered Sexual Abuse in Louisiana?

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Sexual abuse is highly traumatizing for victims. It can include several types of conduct, including unwanted touching, sexual advances, and much more. Sexual abuse in Louisiana is also a crime,...

What Is a Mass Tort?

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A mass tort case handles many plaintiffs who suffered similar injuries from the same circumstance or incident. It can cover a few dozen to tens of thousands of plaintiffs in...
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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Sexual Abuse in Texas?

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Sexual abuse is one of the most tragic crimes, whether it occurred to you as an adult or as a child. The damage done to you and others can include...
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Motorcycle Accident But No Helmet

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Universal helmet laws, which require both riders and passengers to wear helmets while operating or riding a motorcycle, have been shown to prevent severe injury and death in cases of...
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What are the Childseat and Restraint Laws in Louisiana?

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What Does Louisiana Law Say About Child Seats and Restraints? Louisiana’s law about child seats in cars is RS 32:295 “child passenger restraint system”. The law requires all persons under...
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What Are the Childseat and Restraint Laws in Texas?

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In Texas, some type of restraint in the car is required of all children under 17 years old. These restraints change (and lessen) with age. If you have a child...

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