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Accident Tips & Prevention | April 15, 2021

Paraquat Exposure Alert: Paraquat Linked to Parkinson’s Disease—Agricultural Workers Could Be Entitled to Compensation

Paraquat Herbicide LawsuitAgricultural workers who were exposed to the herbicide paraquat and have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease may have a claim for financial compensation.

With lawsuits against paraquat manufacturers already filed in multiple states, attorneys are now investigating paraquat lawsuit cases at no charge.

A paraquat toxic exposure lawsuit may be your only chance to receive the compensation you need to cover the costs of treating Parkinson’s disease.

Accident Tips & Prevention | December 14, 2020

Issues Unique to Trash Truck Accidents

Getting stuck behind a garbage truck is an experience that everyone has had at least once. As frustrating as this can be, it pales compared to the true dangers presented by these enormous vehicles. While garbage truck accidents may not come to mind when thinking about serious motor vehicle collisions, in reality, trash truck accidents are fairly common.

For example, according to one news report, there

Accident Tips & Prevention | October 7, 2020

How Much Is My Car Accident Claim Worth?

Car Accident Lawyer Calling For Help After Accident

Putting a dollar amount on your car accident claim is not an easy task. Several factors influence its value, and settlement negotiations usually focus on reaching an agreement about the value of your car accident claim. The at-fault driver, their insurance carrier, and their legal team will probably assess your claim’s value much lower than you and your attorney will.

Although most car accident claims settle long

Accident Tips & Prevention | September 22, 2020

What to Do When the Insurance Company Calls After an Accident

What to Do When the Insurance Company Calls After an AccidentBeing involved in a serious accident can be an incredibly traumatic experience. Accident victims must deal with what is often a lengthy physical recovery, all while worrying about being unable to work and the resulting decrease in income. On top of that, accident victims often miss out on spending time with loved ones and pursuing the activities they used to enjoy. Accident victims may be able to

Accident Tips & Prevention | June 15, 2020

How To Stay Safe On a Boat This Summer

Due to an overwhelming flood of inquiries, we regret that we are no longer able to accept new clients for Covid related claims. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.

The weather is already heating up, and you may be thinking about getting out on a boat to enjoy some summer fun with your friends and family. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many people may choose to safely

Accident Tips & Prevention | March 25, 2019

Social Media After an Accident

There are few things that are as difficult as dealing with a long term medical issue, especially if it is the result of an accident that justifies a lawsuit. Not only are you missing out on work and wages you should be earning, you are missing out on the fun parts of life: parties, hanging out with friends and family, and just generally being at your normal

Accident Tips & Prevention | February 11, 2019

Prepare for the Winter with these Important Safety Tips

Anyone who lives in the northeast knows that winter can be dangerous. Low temperatures, snow storms, and ice are all commonplace but unpredictable, which is why we have compiled a list of important winter safety tips.

Black Ice

winter safety black iceOne of the biggest challenges drivers face when snow starts to fall and temperatures drop is black ice. Black ice occurs when water freezes on an asphalt road, which

Accident Tips & Prevention, Current Events and News | June 30, 2017

Fireworks Should Be Fun, Not Dangerous

Avoid an Independence Day disaster with these Firework Safety Month tips.

With Independence Day on the horizon, it won’t be long until fireworks light up the night sky across the nation. There may be few things more American than watching the rockets’ red (and blue, green, and gold) glare, but remember that even the smallest sparklers are still explosive – and dangerous – pyrotechnics.

It doesn’t take

Accident Tips & Prevention | September 23, 2016

Choose the Right Shoes and Prevent a Slip and Fall on Ice

A slip and fall on ice is no minor accident – it can lead to broken bones, permanent back injuries, and mountains of medical bills. You don’t have much control over the weather or the way someone else removes (or fails to remove) snow and ice from their property. One thing you can control is whether you’re wearing the right footwear to keep yourself from sliding. For

Accident Tips & Prevention, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | June 8, 2016

When in an Accident, What Should I Do Next?

In an accident? Wondering what to do next? These 6 tips from experienced accident lawyers can help you navigate the complex process and get the medical care and compensation you deserve.

An accident can be stressful, but knowing what to do next can make things easier. These six simple tips are the same recommendations the award-winning attorneys at Console and Associates P.C. give our own family and

Accident Tips & Prevention, Current Events and News | January 7, 2016

Use Elevators, Handrails, and Tunnels to Avoid Winter Slip and Falls

On any snowy day, think about your walking route. Can you take an elevator instead of potentially slippery steps? At any point on your path, do you have the option of using a tunnel instead of walking out in the open? If so, do – during winter storms, minimizing the risk of a slip and fall on ice the most important thing you can do.

When walking

Accident Tips & Prevention, Current Events and News | January 7, 2016

Walking on Ice? Take the Path More Traveled

Poet Robert Frost may have famously taken the road less traveled, but he probably didn’t do it during an ice storm. A snowy day is not the time to pioneer your own route – and trying could increase your risk of suffering a slip and fall on ice. In slippery weather conditions, the route you walk could make a big difference in your safety.

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Accident Tips & Prevention, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) | December 22, 2015

How Do Personal Injury Cases Work?

We Break Down What a Personal Injury Case Is, Who Is Involved and What a Lawyer Will Do for You

 

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Damages and Your Personal Injury Case

When you get hurt in some sort of accident, motor vehicle-related or otherwise, you suffer what we in the legal industry call damages.

The injuries you suffered are just one example of your damages.

Accident Tips & Prevention, Current Events and News | June 23, 2015

You Won’t Believe How Many People Disappear on Cruise Ships

Taking a cruise this summer? Here’s everything you need to know about cruise ship disappearances.

A man vanished during his honeymoon, never to be seen again. Investigators found bloodstains in his cabin and more streaks of blood down the side of the ship.

When a woman traveling with relatives didn’t return to the cabin as planned, her travel companions assumed she was out enjoying herself. Only as

Accident Tips & Prevention, Current Events and News | June 4, 2015

Lane Courtesy: Solving the Traffic Jam Mystery

This one bad driving habit is behind the most aggravating traffic jams clogging up your commute.

We’ve all been there – trapped in an ocean of glaring red brake lights, waiting for what seems like an eternity for the bumper-to-bumper traffic to clear. Yet when it does, there’s no obvious reason for traffic to have slowed to a crawl in the first place. No debris from an