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Understanding the Basics of Personal Injury Claims

Understanding the Basics of Personal Injury Claims

By Staff Reporter - Nov 28, 2019 09:47 PM EST

A personal injury claim is a civil lawsuit that holds a negligent party responsible for their actions. While that might sound simple, personal injury claims are quite complex. If you plan on filing a claim, there are a few things you should know about the basics of personal injury law.

What Should I Do at the Scene of an Accident?

By Staff Reporter - Nov 28, 2019 09:14 PM EST

In 2014, there were 11 fatal car accidents in Oxnard. Hundreds of others experienced serious injuries in collision. Regardless of the severity of your injuries, the steps you take after your accident can change your life. If you're involved in an accident, follow all of these tips and be on your way to recovery.

Looking for a Higher Level of Physical Care? Book an Appointment with a Registered Massage Therapist

By Staff Reporter - Nov 26, 2019 04:05 PM EST

There's no denying that massages can be extremely relaxing and are a great way to keep your body feeling limber. However, did you know that not all masseuses provide the same level of care?

3 Tips for Staying Warm Outside When the Temperatures Drop

By Staff Reporter - Nov 26, 2019 03:55 PM EST

You don't need to be a meteorologist to know that autumn is a cold season. However, if you're like us, you like to spend your time outdoors, even if the temperatures are close to freezing.

Cold Weather Activity Ideas That Are Perfect for the Holiday Season

By Staff Reporter - Nov 21, 2019 10:58 PM EST

When the temperature starts to drop in the fall, most people head inside and spend their time cozy and warm inside their own homes. After all, the holiday season is the season of homemade meals and goodies!

Faulty Electrical Causes Shock at Orlando’s Universal Studios

By Staff Reporter - Nov 21, 2019 10:43 PM EST

As Universal was not aware of the significant construction mistake for two years, the federal investigation found that there was no fault. Regardless of the findings, employees and guests continue to express concern. Hopefully, Volcano Bay doesn’t hold any other errors or shocking secrets. Since that day, millions of tourists have been in electricity-free water, so let’s hope that means that everything is secure!

5 Brilliant Ways to Celebrate Your 30th Birthday

By Staff Reporter - Nov 08, 2019 02:13 PM EST

In 2017, the median age in Durham, NC was 34.2. There are still many residents waiting to turn the big 3-0. While every birthday should be a special one, your 30th birthday deserves to be brilliant.

Signs It's Time to Install a New Garage Door

By Staff Reporter - Sep 20, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

Some of us are indeed guilty of paying less attention to our garage doors, but who can blame us? There are just too many things to focus on in this activity-packed world.

You Can Have Fun and Exercise at the Same Time Heres How

By Staff Reporter - Sep 09, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

Most people want to be in good shape, they want to be healthy and happy, but when it comes time to hit the treadmill, something happens. Something that can only be described as unbearable boredom. It doesn't help, either, that most gyms are brightly lit, poorly decorated and smell like someone else's feet.

Parents of Slain University Student File $56 million Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By Hannah Smith - Jul 19, 2019 08:11 AM EDT

Lauren McCluskey, a track star at the school, was gunned down while on campus in October. Her parents claim that nobody has been held accountable. The family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in US District Court against the school over its "repeated failure" to act on the student's "multiple and continuing pleas for help" in the days just before her death.

What is Self-Defense and Justifiable Homicide?

By Hannah Smith - Jul 18, 2019 09:39 AM EDT

Self-defense and justifiable homicides are two forms of defense that a lawyer will try to argue on behalf of their client when they kill another person with a gun. Statistically, 48% of gun owners claim that they have a gun for self-defense, but only 0.9% of gun owners used their firearms to defend themselves between 2007 and 2011.

Nursing Home Abuse is Under-Reported, Government Agency Finds

By Hannah Smith - Jul 18, 2019 09:30 AM EDT

Nursing home abuse often goes unreported in the United States, according to reports released by the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General.

How Medical Professionals Conceal Errors and Mistakes

By Hanna Smith - Jul 17, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

A survey from 2014 found that 7% of physicians believe it's acceptable to conceal errors. The survey found that 78% of physicians believe the concealment of mistakes or errors is unacceptable. With 22% of physicians believing that it's acceptable to conceal errors, it's important for patients to know how these mistakes and errors are concealed.

Volcano On Small Italian Island Of Stromboli Unexpectedly Erupts, Killing One

By Staff Reporter - Jul 25, 2019 02:24 AM EDT

A volcano on the Italian island of Stromboli erupted Wednesday, releasing hot trapped magma in a powerful explosion, killing one person and covering the popular tourist destination in ash, local officials said. The Italian news agency ANSA says eruptions on the Sicilian island, which is south of Italy, sent about 30 tourists jumping into the sea for safety.

A Worthless Degree? To Change Rules For Which Colleges Stay to Open or Close

By Staff Reporter - Jul 16, 2019 04:00 AM EDT

Going to Brightwood College in the 2019 fall semester was supposed to be a safe bet. So thousands of students enrolled across the country.

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