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How Much to Ask For in a Personal Injury Settlement [With Case Examples]

A personal injury can be a seriously challenging — and often life-changing — experience. In addition to suffering physical and emotional pain, there are often significant medical expenses and time missed at work. The most common types of personal injuries include construction accidents; slips and falls; animal bites and attacks; vehicle, motorcycle, and truck accidents; sexual assault, wrongful death, and…

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What is Age Discrimination in the Workplace? [Examples & FAQs]

In 1967, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) was created to protect people from discrimination and harassment in the workplace. While this was a very positive step toward protecting workers’ rights, age discrimination and harassment still occur in every industry and sector today. In a survey conducted by AARP, two out of three workers aged 45 and older said…

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Sexual Harassment at Work: Sherman Law Representing NH Woman

Sherman Law is representing a former Planet Fitness manager in an employment lawsuit against the company. The New Hampshire woman claims she was subjected to a male-dominated, debaucherous, and hostile work environment. She asserts claims of sexual harassment that included rape and retaliation against her for reporting it. The plaintiff alleges that the human resources department was aware of the…

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What You Need to Know Before Filing a Personal Injury Compensation Claim

A car accident, a bad fall, or a physical injury can seriously change your life. In cases where a personal injury occurred because of someone else’s carelessness, the injured party can experience financial challenges from medical expenses and time away from work. Personal injury also causes pain, suffering, and emotional distress that may linger with you and your family for…

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Everything You Need to Know About Filing a Motorcycle Accident Claim

According to the National Highway Traffic Administration there were 4,586 motorcyclist fatalities in 2014 and 92,000 injuries. This popular mode of transportation leaves operators vulnerable to accidents and personal injuries, and those with insurance will need to file a motorcycle accident claim. Even if you’re state doesn’t require it, it is critical that all drivers have motorcycle insurance in case…

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Your Guide to New Hampshire Motorcycle Insurance

KNOW BEFORE YOU RIDE! Motorcyclists in the Granite State are not required to purchase New Hampshire motorcycle insurance to operate a bike within the state. However, those rules change quickly if an incident occurs. Instead of putting yourself at risk, we advise that all operators have New Hampshire motorcycle insurance.

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Dangerous Driving Habits: How to Prevent Personal Injury Accidents

Dangerous driving habits are a leading cause of personal injury accidents and deaths in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that more than 32,000 people are killed and over two million are injured every year in car and motorcycle accidents. Primarily, there are two unsafe driving habits that contribute to the most instances of death…

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Discrimination at Work: Why You Need to Act Fast

In the case of Green v. Brennan, Marvin Green was a mailman experiencing racial discrimination at work in the form of threats, harassment and demeaning comments. After filing informal complaints against his employer, Green was subjected to retaliation in the form of further harassment. The Postal Service’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) office advised Green to then file a formal…

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11 Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law

It is not surprising that unfortunate events can happen to unsuspecting people. A distracted driver could run a red light and total your car. A vicious dog could get loose and attack a jogger. Or a careless employee could leave a puddle of mop water near a store entrance, causing someone to slip and hit their head. When situations like…

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