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November 2018 Archives

How can I sue a grocery store for my slip-and-fall injuries?

Many of us have been shopping at the store and noticed a broken step or fallen debris on the floor, but it is unfortunate if the store owner fails to do anything to protect their customers from these dangerous conditions. As a result of this negligence, an unsuspecting customer may slip and fall, causing them to suffer severe personal injuries. If you have suffered a slip-and-fall accident at a grocery store in California, you may have a strong case against the store in court.

Can I sue the treating hospital for medical malpractice?

If you have suffered injury or illness at the hands of a physician or other medical professional, you may be able to file a claim for medical malpractice. Medical malpractice generally requires patients to establish medical negligence, causation, and damages. Medical negligence refers to a doctor's failure to adhere to the medical standards when treating a patient by failing to diagnose the patient or failing to properly administer treatment. The patient becomes a victim of medical malpractice if this medical negligence causes them harm or injury that they would not have suffered otherwise.

States with legalized marijuana see a rise in car accidents

California and various other states recently legalized recreational marijuana, and many states will likely soon follow suit. However, according to a couple of recent studies by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute, states that have legalized marijuana have seen an increase in car accidents.

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