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I’ve Been Injured at Work. Is There Help with Workers’ Compensation?

If you’ve been injured at work and need to file a worker’s compensation claim, talking to an injury lawyer is a good idea. At  Skaug Law, we understand worker’s compensation laws, and can help make sure you receive the care you need, your medical bills...

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Car versus Pedestrian Accidents: Know Your Options

Pedestrian-car accidents can be devastating, and they’re more common than most people realize. Not surprisingly, insurance companies have a track record of trying to duck responsibility by blaming the victim. A car accident attorney can be a powerful advocate to help you get good medical...

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Motorcycle Safety

It’s no secret — riding two wheels is loads of thrilling fun . . . as long as no one gets hurt. Here are a few safety tips to protect yourself from injuries resulted by motorcycle accidents. 1. Wear the right gear. A helmet is...

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Be Alert for Elder Abuse

If you have placed an elderly relative in a nursing home, you probably thought he/she would be guaranteed the proper care and protection. However, many elders are abused both in homes and in facilities responsible for their care. As a person grows older, they...

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The Stages of Grief from Wrongful Death

Nothing compares to the ache of losing your loved one to wrongful death in a car accident or medical malpractice. There are different stages of grief to walk through. Stage 1 – Shock/Denial After you receive the tragic news of that stopped heartbeat, you...

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Steps to Avoid Back Injuries at Work

We’ve all heard the caution against injury: “lift with your legs, not with your back!” This advice is helpful but a little too simple when lifting is a regular part of your work day. So what else should you know? It’s important to lift...

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What You Should Know about Choosing An Attorney

There are scores of car accident attorneys available, but quantity isn’t quality. How do you find the right lawyer for you and your case? It’s important to choose an attorney with a good reputation and who will best represent you. The Factors to Consider...

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I’ve Been Injured. What Should I Do Next?

If you’ve been injured and have medical bills, lost wages, and other damages, you probably have a lot of unanswered questions. As personal injury lawyers, we’re in the business of answering questions. Let’s see if we can cover a few of yours: Your Questions,...

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For Child Sexual Abuse Victims, It’s Never Too Late to Seek Help

Child sexual abuse is an area that concerns everyone, from parents and teachers to professionals in the medical and legal communities, and for good reason. The statistics are appalling. One in six children is a victim of sexual abuse, and 75% of them don’t tell...

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Tips to Protect Pedestrians

An accident is a terrible thing to be involved in. Apply these pedestrian pointers to help protect you and others from needing an accident attorney. 1. Take it slow. Excessive rushing can cost lives. The faster you drive, the more difficult it will be to...

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