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What is Wrongful Death?

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Wrongful death is a death caused by someone else – an individual, group of individuals, company, or organization – that can be

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What is a Slip and Fall Law?

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Any good slip and fall summary would begin by stating what might not be so obvious to many, which is that:

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What are SUV Rollover Lawsuits?

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Sport utility vehicles have the highest rate of fatalities occurring in rollovers. SUV rollovers are almost three times more likely to

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What are Traffic Accident Laws?

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If you have been in a traffic accident, the law holds the responsible party liable and compensates the injured party. Recovery or

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What are Strict Liability and Negligence Theories?

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Strict liability is the legal principle that a person or company which sells a product in

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What is Medications and Products Liability?

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There are also some products which, in the present state of human knowledge, are quite incapable of

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What is Product Liability? An Overview

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Product liability is the body of law that provides for compensation for physical injuries and property damage resulting

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What are Defenses to Product Liability Suits?

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A manufacturer of a product may defeat a plaintiff’s claim in negligence or strict products liability

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What is Failure to Warn?

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A product, though perfectly designed and manufactured, may be defective if not accompanied by adequate warnings of its

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What are Dog Bite Laws?

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Dog bite laws vary by state. Therefore, the state in which a dog attacks will determine what the rights of the

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