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There are many different types of damages that can be granted in a Personal Injury case.

Medical expenses resulting from an accident are the most common damages seen in a Personal Injury case. These deal with current and future healthcare expenses and will be determined by the approximate needs a person will have for the duration of his/her life because of the injury.

Any damages relating to lifestyle changes as a result of an injury can also be covered. These include damages pertaining to home modifications for handicap accessibility.

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There are a number of different categories of Personal Injury that a person can claim, depending on the type of injury suffered. These are all cases where the person who suffers an injury can sue for damages. Below are some of the Personal Injury accidents for which a person can sue.

Motor vehicle accidents are the most common accidents involving personal injury claims. These accidents result from a person’s negligence on the road leading to the injury of others. Vehicles involved in motor vehicle accidents include automobiles, motorcycles, boats, trains and buses.

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A person who is looking to file a Personal Injury lawsuit will need to file the suit as soon as possible after an injury has been suffered. This is because of an enactment known as the Statute of Limitations which varies by state.

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A Polk County court has ruled that Integrated Health Services at Auburndale are to pay $114 million in damages to the family of 76 year old Juanita Jackson.

Ms. Jackson died on the 6th of July, 2003 and the court ruled that it was Ms. Jackson's treatment at the center that led to her death. Ms. Jackson was said to have suffered injuries as a result of a fall and also suffered from pressure sores, overmedication, malnourishment, and dehydration.

The jury awarded $14 million in damages and an additional $100 million in punitive damages to the Ms. Jacksons family.

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When Sharon Bronowicz was found dead, it was assumed it was first assumed to be a suicide. Then it was thought to be an accidental drowning. However, not it is now being seen as a death that was entirely preventable.

'New Horizons of the Treasure Coast' residential treatment center, located in Fort Pierce, South Florida is now facing a wrongful death claim as a result of Ms.Bronowicz's death. Her family claim that her death, which occurred less than two weeks before her release from being treated for depression.

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Personal injury lawyer Stewart M. Casper of Stamford, Connecticut, has been named the new chair of the Traumatic Brain Injury Group of the American Association for Justice.

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) is the new name of the group formerly known as the American Trial Lawyers Association.

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An explosion which occurred at 9 30 a.m. today at a US Steel Coke Works outside of Pittsburgh has left 15 workers injured.

The explosion occurred at U.S. Steel Corporation’s Clairton Plant, the largest coke manufacturing plant in the US. A cause for the explosion has yet to be determined.

Most of the injured suffered burns, with 2 of the injured in critical condition.

According to the Post-Gazette, this is the second explosion at the Clairton facility since last September, when a blast in one of two control rooms killed one man and injured another.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)has announced the recall of 137,000 pieces of Kids jewelery due to the productscontaing high levels of cadmium.

New Albany, Ohio importer/distributor Tween Brands Inc. ordered the recall once the high levels of the dangerous chemical were found in the defective products, so as to avoid any potential personal injury cases they could be faced with.

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Personal injury attorneys Boone and Davis from Fort Lauderdale are set to take on Universal City Development Partners, who run Universal Orlando resort on behalf of a client of theirs who was seriously injured.

The suit was filed on July 15th, 2009 after the client slipped and fell on a spilled liquid at the Amphitheatre at the Animal Actors Show. The client suffered multiple injuries as a result of the fall and needed surgery and the insertion of metal hardware in order to overcome the injuries.

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Though BP claims they will pay out compensation on all "legitimate claims" arising from the Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill and that they have written checks for over half of the claims brought against them, newly released information shows that the company has yet to pay out on any of the 1105 claims for "bodily injury".

The 1105 bodily injury claims consist of 1,105 claims for compensation for bodily injury, including 298 claims for respiratory ailments, 275 claims for anxiety or stress, and 261 claims for nausea.

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