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What You Can Find on Our Personal Injury Blog

Welcome to the Nelson C Barry personal injury law blog! The purpose of this blog is two-fold: to help you prevent becoming the victim of an accident, and what to if you are a victim of one. We want to prepare you for how to deal with problems as they are happening and forward. As such, this blog covers everything from dog bites to finding the best auto insurance, with everything in between, and to provide you with the latest personal injury news. This blog reflects Nelson Barry, a Bay Area native. Nelson and his staff have a high level of community involvement, helping out local organizations and people. And the same enthusiasm, personal care, and deep involvement in the community is what Nelson and his staff bring to each and every client. Our goal is to help you and your loved ones prevent injury and recover from it as quickly as possible. We think this blog is a good start, and hope you enjoy it.

Nelson C. Barry Can Help Your Family Through the Devastating Ordeal of Elder Abuse

 For the vast majority of the population, our nation’s elderly are to be revered, honored and respected. Many times, families are forced to make the difficult decision between staying home to care for ailing parents or placing mom and dad in an assisted living facility. When the right facility is chosen, elderly patients enjoy a dignified quality o
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Understanding Your Rights Following a CalTrain Accident

Many of us take public transportation for granted. We robotically embark each morning and hurriedly return home each evening, not realizing that entities like CalTrain pose significant safety risks for the unwary.  If you were recently injured, or a member of your family recently killed, following an accident on CalTrain, we encourage you to contac
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Nelson Barry Can Help You With Your Work-Related Injury

  Sustaining an injury at work not only imposes physical limitations, but could result in reduced hours or the need to enroll for disability benefits. As well, you may also face the difficulties of mounting medical debt as the costs of treating your injury accrue. In this article, we discuss some of the work injuries we handle, and how these i
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A Personal Injury Attorney Can Handle Nearly Every Type of Injury Case

While many of our articles refer to automobile, motorcycle or slip-and-fall accidents, a personal injury attorney can tackle even the most obscure factual scenarios and help you recover some of what you have lost. For this reason, we encourage you to come meet with us about your recent injury, and chances are good we will be able to help you. Wheth
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Nelson C. Barry Can Help You Financially Recover From a Catastrophic Spinal Cord Injury

We work with clients who have endured all types of auto accidents – ranging from the most severe to the relatively minor. What continues to surprise us, and many of those in the medical community, is the occasional seemingly minor accident that results in unthinkable, lifelong injuries to the victim – namely by way of spinal cord damage. The opposi
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Top 9 Leading Causes of Injury – And What to do if You Are Hurt

The Centers for Disease Control recently released the results of a study detailing the top causes of nonfatal injuries as reported by emergency rooms across the United States. The following lists explains each injury as well as how a personal injury attorney like Nelson C. Barry can help you financially recover for your loss. #9 – Poisoning – Nearl
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Nelson Barry: A Personal Injury Attorney Dedicated to Mesothelioma Victims

Mesothelioma is a highly-publicized, debilitating illness associated with over-exposure to asbestos and asbestos-containing products. The condition, a form of cancer, primarily affects the lungs and can quickly spread to surrounding organ systems. Symptoms of mesothelioma are similar to those of other lung cancers and can range from chest pain to i
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Slip and Fall at a California Grocery Store? Nelson Barry can Help

We’ve all heard it: “Clean up! Aisle Three….” But did you know there is actually a bit of legal significance behind the grocery store’s protocol following a broken jar of spaghetti sauce? In fact, failure to have a proper clean-up protocol in place exposes the store to liability in the event someone is injured in a slip and fall while shopping and,
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Consider Speaking With a Personal Injury Lawyer About Your Domestic Violence Experience

At the Law Office of Nelson Barry, we work with injured individuals ranging from auto accident victims to those suffering from dog bite or slip-and-fall injuries. Our dedication to injured victims allows us to offer compassion and counsel in addition to legal advice and zealous advocacy. For this reason, we are devoted to working with domestic viol
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