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International Personal Injury Attorneys & Barristers

International Personal Injury & Compensation Law The last thing you thought about while planning your vacation or business trip was becoming injured. Unfortunately, injuries do happen while traveling. And injuries outside your home country pose unique issues involving medical treatment, insurance coverage, and legal compensation....

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The Basics of Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Cases in the United States

The Basics of Personal Injury or Wrongful Death Cases in the United States Personal injury and wrongful death cases focus primarily on liability (who was at fault) and damages (how severe is the injury and what are the financial consequences of the injury or death). Liability: Liability is the determination of who is at fault for an injury or death. Many times more than one party is at fault. For example, in an automobile accident case, the client/injured party, another driver, vehicles owners, and others may all be at least partially liable or at fault for an accident. As another example,...

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Damages and Compensation in United States Based Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Cases

Damages and Compensation in United States based Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases The law cannot heal injuries or bring back a deceased loved one. However, in the United States the law can and does provide financial compensation to those who have been injured or killed due to the negligence or fault of another. Once liability has been found, the law seeks to compensate the injured person, or deceased’s estate, for all aspects of damages, both to property and person....

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Liability in United States Based Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Cases

Liability in United States based Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases At its basic level, liability means that someone (or an entity) is answerable or responsible to compensate or provide restitution to another. In most cases, a defendant will have insured against this liability or risk by paying an independent insurance company to provide insurance coverage. As a result, most personal injury and wrongful death cases are defended by attorneys who are paid in full or in part by the insurance company, not the liable party/defendant....

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Were You Injured While Traveling in the United States?

Were You Injured on Vacation,Holiday or While Traveling in the United States? Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. has extensive experience representing individuals who have been seriously injured or killed due to the negligence or fault of another. We have the legal experience and financial resources required to bring a complex serious personal injury or wrongful death case to a successful conclusion....

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Personal Injury Suffered by Foreign Nationals in Florida, Challenges and Issues

Personal Injury Suffered by Foreign Nationals in Florida, Challenges and Issues Personal Injury Suffered by Foreign Nationals in Florida, Challenges and Issues International travel— whether it be for business or pleasure— presents anticipated and minor inconveniences to the visitor, such as exchanging currency, overcoming language barriers, becoming familiar with methods of travel, etc....

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DePuy A.S.R. Hip Implant Recall History in the United States, Germany, and United Kingdom

DePuy A.S.R. Hip Implant Recall History in the United States, Germany, and United Kingdom DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson, announced a recall in August of 2010 for two of its hip replacement products after many patients reported injuries from the flawed all-metal implants and early device failure. The now-recalled defective DePuy devices are known as Articular Surface Replacement (A.S.R.) and were available in two versions: the A.S.R. XL Acetabular System and the A.S.R. Hip Resurfacing System....

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DePuy A.S.R. Hip Implant Recall Legal Details

DePuy A.S.R. Hip Implant Recall Legal Details DePuy Orthopaedics, a division of Johnson & Johnson, announced a recall in August of 2010 for two of its hip replacement products after many patients reported injuries from the flawed all-metal implant and early device failure. The now-recalled defective DePuy devices are known as Articular Surface Replacement (A.S.R.) and were available in two versions: the A.S.R. XL Acetabular System and the A.S.R. Hip Resurfacing System....

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Car Insurance for tourists in Florida

Car Insurance for tourists in Florida - What you need to know before you rent a car Car accidents and injuries happen, and insurance may help to protect the parties involved in an accident or other event resulting in personal injury or death, but insurance might not provide coverage in all cases. If you are injured in Florida - or elsewhere in the United States - you should be aware that many different types of insurance may provide you with protection and a source of recovery for injuries and wrongful death. ...

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Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. Wins $11.3M Verdict in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A grandmother must pay $11,362,500.00 to the father of her five-year-old grandson, whom she drowned while vacationing with her husband and the child in St. George Island, Florida in January of 2010. A United States District Court Judge awarded the damages on August 16, 2016, to the Estate of the child, who died in 2010 after his grandmother cut him with a knife and held him under water. The grandmother, a German citizen, was charged in a separate criminal action for her crimes....

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