Tag Archive: post settlement funding

Daylight Saving Time A Factor in Fatal Car Crashes

By USClaims

It’s this time of year when we start to think about the changing days due to daylight savings time. It stays darker later in the morning and becomes darker outside earlier in the evening. Most states participate in daylight saving time twice per year, with the second Sunday in March taking an hour of daylight away from the morning and giving it to the evening. This remains until the first Sunday in November, when the clock falls back into place. And while most are happy to gain an extra hour in their day on the day that it occurs in the fall, or gain another hour of sunlight in the spring, it also contributes to some rather unhappy statistics.

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How to Help Lower the Risk of Public Pool Slip and Fall Accidents

By USClaims

If you’re a child, summer means many things: the ice cream man, trips to the beach, BBQs, and jumping in and out (…and in and out) of the pool. For many families, those long, dog days of summer are often spent at a neighboring public pool. And while the water provides a much-needed cool down…

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A “Wrong Person” Operation Is Every Patient’s Nightmare Scenario

By USClaims

When her abdominal pain became too much to bear, “Renee” (not a real person) finally took her husband’s advice and went to see her doctor. She had acute appendicitis, he said, and would need to have her appendix removed as soon as could be arranged.

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Helping Families Make Ends Meet After Losing a Breadwinner

By USClaims

Losing a loved one who was also a breadwinner can leave a gaping emotional and financial hole in your family. In the midst of your grief, you’re understandably unprepared to deal with the almost-as-devastating financial consequences that you are about to face.

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Your Case May Not Be Over After a Trial: Making Ends Meet During an Appeal

By USClaims

Many plaintiffs head into litigation expecting to see a resolution to their case in the first courtroom. All too often, however, the case isn’t over regardless of whether a plaintiff won or lost the first time around.

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