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Can a Landlord Ever Be Held Liable for a Tenant’s Injuries?

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If you are renting a home, you want to know that you have protections when it comes to that home. You want to ensure that you and your family are renting from a house that is safe and viable to live in. But what happens when you are injured on your property and you aren’t sure where you can turn? Unfortunately, every year, people are injured in their own homes and wonder how they will pay the medical bills and many other costs when the injuries have caused difficulty. When your landlord has acted with negligence and you have been...

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Some of the Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice Claims

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Some mistakes are forgivable. In other cases, a mistake can be irreversible, costing somebody their entire life. There are many types of medical misdiagnoses that occur in emergency and non-emergency settings every day, changing the lives of those involved. Every year, people walk into a doctor’s office or hospital with an endless cough, chest pain, or unexplained lumps, only to find out that they have been misdiagnosed or another type of malpractice strikes. If you are dealing with a serious medical condition and you don’t know it because you have been misdiagnosed, you may have a case later down the...

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Can I Compensate for PTSD After Involvement in a Car Accident?

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You may have heard of PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder while watching movies or reading books about the devastation of war. PTSD is a behavioral health condition that affects people after they have witnessed a life-threatening event that caused them extreme discomfort. It isn’t just limited to war because people have experienced these horrific symptoms after natural disasters, sexual assaults, and many other things that affected them on a devastating level. But can you receive PTSD from a car accident and, if so, can you be compensated for your damages? This condition is very serious and the cases regarding the...

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Did a Birth Injury Cause Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy?

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A birth injury is an injury or death that results from trauma to the baby or mother either during the pregnancy or during the delivery of a child. These cases occur when medical mistakes, negligence, and malpractice by a healthcare professional take place, and can often be prevented under certain circumstances. If a nurse, physician, or other skilled professional failed to use the reasonable medical skill as any other professional would in the same situation, malpractice might have occurred and you may have a case against a liable party. Cerebral Palsy: A Common Birth Injury According to United Cerebral Palsy in...

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Is it Possible to Bring a Car Accident Injury Claim Against Multiple Parties?

There are many circumstances where multiple people could be held liable for a car accident. Picture this: It’s a cold winter day and snow just started falling. By the time you make it into the city, ice is all over the street and you know that the conditions are not the best for driving. You continue on and, all of a sudden, somebody runs into the other lane from slipping on ice, causing a chain reaction. You are involved in this chain reaction and sustain serious injuries. However, with over 5 or 6 people in your case, you may not...

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Three frequently asked questions regarding personal injury cases

After sustaining a personal injury and filing a claim, it’s normal to have questions regarding your case.  Here we will examine a few of the most frequently asked questions about personal injury cases. What does it mean to go to a jury trial? According to the Constitution of Delaware, a person who has been injured has a right to seek damages for their injuries in front of a panel jury of twelve of their peers.  During the trial, your lawyer presents an opening statement along with evidence to support your claim. Such evidence can include documents, testimony, videos, and photographs, for example....

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How to Prove That a Nursing Home Acted Negligently

How can you prove that a nursing home acted negligently? Perhaps you entrusted a nursing home with your elderly loved one. Maybe it got to that point in their life where they needed constant, around-the-clock care that you just couldn’t give to them. So, you sat down and researched every single nursing home in the area until you found the right one – or so you thought. It turns out that nursing home abuse is more common than we once thought. We don’t want to think that our loved ones could suffer from abuse by their caretakers, but this doesn’t...

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Facts about receiving medical treatment following a personal injury

Doctors who treat personal injuries Finding medical treatment for a personal injury isn’t always as simple as one might assume.  To begin, the primary care physician you’ve been seeing for years may, at times, refuse to treat you. This is not a personal grievance.  It has to do with the fact that in circumstances involving an injury caused by an accident, a number of complications arise.  Accidents create complications stemming from the bills involved, additional paperwork and forms, and deadlines that the average general practitioner is both ill-equipped and undetermined to deal with.  Unfortunately, the only malefactor of such a scenario will...

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Misdiagnosis and How it Leads to a Personal Injury Case

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we specialize in medical malpractice claims and want to help you compensate after you have been injured at the hands of a doctor, nurse, or any other healthcare professional due to a medical mistake. There are many medical mistakes that you could fall victim to, such as misdiagnosis. Today we will talk a bit more about misdiagnosis and how it occurs, as well as how you can receive the compensation that you are entitled to. Types of Misdiagnosis Sometimes, doctors and other professionals fail to detect the presence of serious diseases in our bodies, which means...

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Talking to Your Attorney and the Insurance Company After Your Accident

After your accident takes place, you’ll be talking to more people than just your physician at the hospital where you seek medical treatment. You’ll have to schedule an appointment with your attorney to talk about how to move forward with your case, as well as fight the big-name insurance company to get the compensation you deserve. Today we will discuss the do’s and don’ts of talking to the insurance company, as well as what documents you want to show your attorney at your initial consultation. Talking to the Insurance Company When you make your insurance claim, you are telling the insurance company...

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