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Understanding the Various Procedural Steps of a Personal Injury Case

Many people are understandably hesitant to pursue a civil lawsuit following a personal injury. For some, the potential time commitment seems to be an undertaking that’s hardly worth the effort and end result. However, by working with a dedicated lawyer who places client communic
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Black Friday Advice from Your Personal Injury Attorney

The concept seems innocent enough: get up early (or stay up late) after Thanksgiving, wait in line at your favorite store, and save 65% on the latest tech gadget. However, anyone willing to brave the Black Friday crowds each year will tell you: this shopper’s holiday has become a figh
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Nelson C. Barry Can Help You Recover the Costs of Your Orthopedic Injuries

In this blog, we have covered different types of accidents and injuries, including severe head injuries or brain trauma. However, one of the most common issues facing accident victims are those involving the use of an orthopedic surgeon and rehabilitation. In other words, damage to th
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Nelson C. Barry Explores Recent Problems With BART and What To Do If You Are Injured

In an alarming and tragic turn of events, two BART workers were killed late last month while inspecting train tracks for safety, which raises an interesting intersection between the laws of personal injury, employment liability and wrongful death. Earlier this week, the coroner’s repo
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The Impact of Social Media in the Personal Injury Context

There have been a number of articles written over the years pertaining to the impact of social media upon various types of legal actions. For instance, in the employment law context, over-sharing of certain disdains for those in authority can quickly lead to a prompt dismissal. Along
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Nelson C. Barry Discusses the Basics of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Going through a full personal injury trial is undoubtedly the most costly, time-intensive way to solve a dispute. If you were injured, you are likely dealing with either an uninsured defendant or the defendant’s insurance company. The involvement of so many individuals, including larg
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Causes of Action we Handle – And What you can Expect

At the Law Office of Nelson C. Barry, we handle a broad range of personal injury cases. Most of our work centers around the laws of negligence, which is a body of law attaching certain legal “duties” to defendants to act with care and caution around others. A breach of that duty, resu
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Nelson C. Barry Discusses the Benefits of a Personal Injury Lawsuit

Suffering through a personal injury can bring about a range of emotions. At first, immediately following the accident, many people are fired up about “getting even” and “finding justice.” The details of the incident are fresh in their minds and, rightly so, they want to see the respon
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Kidney Dialysis Equipment Under Fire for Injuries and Wrongful Death

Earlier this year, kidney dialysis equipment maker Fresenius Medical Care North America was served with a class action and wrongful death lawsuit stemming from the death of a Pennsylvania patient undergoing treatment for advanced renal failure. As we have reported in other posts, wron
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Recent San Francisco Pedestrian Fatality Should Remind Us All to Pay Closer Attention to The Street and Our Rights

When we imagine pedestrian injuries, we often conjure up situations involving collisions as a crosswalk or run-overs in a parking lot. The facts of a recent San Francisco-area fatality, however, remind us that even the most mundane of scenarios can lead to an unexpected severe injury
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