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Construction Site Accidents

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Construction workers who suffer on-the-job injuries need a lawyer who will have their interests at heart, not those of the insurance company or employer. At Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay & Iracki our attorneys represent workers and others injured in construction site accidents. Construction workers face some of the most dangerous working conditions in the country […]

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Drownings

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Every year thousands of children and adults suffer serious injury or die in swimming pool accidents, recreational park accidents, diving accidents and spa-related accidents. Most swimming pool accidents are the result of badly designed or constructed pools, improper pool maintenance, and failure by property owners to install proper fences around a pool or cover them. Property […]

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Golf Cart Crashes

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

As golf carts are used in more settings off the golf course, the number of injuries is rising. According to an article in the July 2008 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, from 1990 until 2006, the injury rate rose more than 130 percent. During this period, nearly 150,000 golf cart-related injuries were recorded […]

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Horse and Carriage Crisis

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Although they seem to be a charming reminder of by-gone days, horse and carriage rides carry some risks. Employed primarily in tourist locations, such as St. Augustine, Florida, horse and carriages must share the roads with modern automobiles. If there is a collision, an open carriage traveling at a leisurely pace, usually absent seat belts, […]

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Dog Bites

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Pet owners are responsible for ensuring that their pets do not inflict harm on others. If pet owners allow their pets to bite, scratch, maul or cause injury in some other way, the victim can take action. The attorneys at Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay & Iracki are here to help you take that action. We are […]

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Workplace Accidents

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident at work, which was not your fault and you suffer from a workplace injury, you may be able to make a personal injury claim for compensation. If you are injured at work, in most cases you are entitled to workers’ compensation. The type of […]

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First Responder Injuries

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

If you are injured at work or develop a condition or disease over time because of the kind of work you do, then you may be covered for treatment, lost wages and permanent damage, so you should see an attorney with strong experience and credentials in Workers’ Compensation Law. Almost all employers, by law, must […]

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Inappropriate or Negligent Surgery

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Surgery can be a frightening experience, but if we ever have to go under the surgeon’s knife, we all hope that the surgery will be carried out correctly. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and compensation claims arising out of negligently performed surgery are on the increase. One particular area of surgical treatment in […]

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Birth Injuries

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

You loved and protected your unborn child since the moment you learned of his or her conception. You chose a doctor and hospital carefully. You worked to provide the safest and most nurturing environment for your baby. Nothing was supposed to go wrong. Now, the joy of the birth of your child is dampened because […]

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Failure To Treat Or Diagnose

Posted on Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

One of the more common types of malpractice occurs when a doctor or hospital fails to properly treat, or ignores, a medical condition. When a patient presents his symptoms the doctor will typically make a differential diagnoses. This is a systematic method to identify the disease or injury causing a patient’s symptoms. Before a medical […]

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