When an Animal Injures a Human

People have always interacted with animals on many levels. We rely on animals for food and for mental, emotional, and physical support. Animals contribute physical labor in addition to unconditional love. Sometimes people merely enjoy their beautiful and often majestic presence.

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Unfortunately, some animals may cause injury or harm to their human handlers. If you work or play around animals, or simply enjoy creature encounters, here's what to know regarding injuries from animals.

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How to Handle Your First Settlement Offer After an Accident

The first offer from an insurer is usually not the best deal, and it's not likely their final offer. Insurance companies know you have bills to pay, and that even a small amount of money may sound attractive to someone who has just been in a wreck, but remember they are also in business to make a profit, and they want to retain as much money as they can.

This article guides you on things to do when an insurer gives you the first offer.

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FAQs About PTSD After Car Accidents

Tragically, after motor vehicle accidents, many people suffer from PTSD. This disorder can be scary, uncomfortable, and potentially debilitating. You may incur costly doctor's bills, you may not be able to work, your personal relationships may suffer, or you may face other damages related to your PTSD. 

4 mistakes to avoid for a successful personal injury claim

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4 Mistakes to Avoid for a Successful Personal Injury Claim

With injuries occurring in workplaces, public areas, and on the road, you may need to file a personal injury claim when you least expect it. It is important to be prepared for this legal conflict so you can avoid common pitfalls that could keep you from winning your case or reduce the compensation you receive. Here are four mistakes to avoid for a successful personal injury claim.

4 mistakes to avoid for a successful personal injury claim

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4 Occupations With High Risk of Fatal Work Injuries

You can get hurt at any job, but some occupations have a higher risk of fatal injuries. If you worry about yourself or someone you love because they have a dangerous job, check out these four occupations with high risk of fatal work injuries to know how to better avoid accidents.


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3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of a Myrtle Beach Auto Accident

d3f2026c 5065 4bd8 a581 372532a73c2dIf you are like many people, you cannot wait to have fun in the sun at Myrtle Beach. You have likely made your hotel reservations, and you have planned a fun-filled week. You know the places you want to eat and all of the things you want to see and do while you are on vacation.

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What to Know if You Were Injured by a Cat

 When it comes to animal bites, dogs are usually the main culprit, but cats can become violent and attack too. If you've been the victim of a cat attack, you may be wondering if you have the right to seek damages. To learn more about what to do if a cat has injured you, keep reading.abd44118 4be5 4d98 b755 c6bfe71dbd2c 1

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What You Need to Know About Pain and Suffering Damages

man with pain and suffering damagesWhen you file a personal injury lawsuit, the main damages you'll be awarded if you're successful are economic damages for medical expenses, lost wages, and any property damage. Personal injury victims are also able to seek noneconomic damages for pain and suffering.  

What Qualifies as Pain and Suffering?

Pain and suffering generally falls into two categories — physical and mental. Physical pain and suffering refers to the past, current, and potential future pain victims experience directly from their physical injuries. 

Mental pain and suffering involves the psychological and emotional effects from the accident and/or resulting injuries. Mental pain and suffering can take many forms — anxiety, sadness, fear, humiliation, and other negative emotions. In severe cases, mental pain and suffering can lead to sleep problems, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder. 

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