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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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German Speaking Tourists Injured While Visiting the United States

German Speaking Tourists Injured while Visiting the United States Visitors to the United States who are injured while in the United States face unique legal, geographical, cultural and other obstacles to secure justice and compensation. This is even more so when the injured tourist or business traveler’s primary language is not English. Native German speakers, including those of German, Austrian or Swiss origin, routinely turn to Urban Thier & Federer, P.A. to assist them in attaining compensation for injuries incurred while visiting or vacationing in the United States....

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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 IssuesInternational 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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Personal Injury

Personal Injury DePuy A.S.R. Hip Implant Recall Legal Details DePuy A.S.R. Hip Implant Recall History in the United States, Germany, and United Kingdom DePuy Hip Replacement Recall Litigation Personal Injury Suffered by Foreign Nationals in Florida, Challenges and Issues Were You Injured While Traveling in the United States? German Speaking Tourists Injured While Visiting the United States...

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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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Products Liability in the US – Vehicles

HELPING GERMAN VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS NAVIGATE THROUGH UNITED STATES PRODUCT LIABILITY LAW Germany exports many different types of cars and other vehicles to the United States every year. German manufacturers in general take special care to know both the industry standards and the governmental standards in order to comply with them. Unfortunately, sometimes this is not easily achieved or defects manifest themselves in the vehicle and then the manufacturer could face a products liability claim in the US. At a time like this the German manufacturer may need a law firm in the United States that is knowledgeable and experienced...

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Beispiel für Schadenersatz in USA anhand des Falls Liebeck vs. McDonaldʼs

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Vielen Europäern, darunter auch Deutschen, ist das US-amerikanische Gerichtsverfahren im Gedächtnis geblieben, bei dem der Klägerin Frau Stella Liebeck nach verschüttetem heißem Kaffee ein millionenschwerer Schadenersatz zugesprochen wurde. Als besonders beliebt gilt dabei die Anekdote, dass McDonald’s seitdem den Zusatz „Achtung, heißer Kaffee“ auf die Becher aufdruckt. Seit mehr als 20 Jahren stellt diese Geschichte das vermeintliche Extrembeispiel für eine übersteigerte amerikanische Produkthaftung dar....

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