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Golf Cart Safety Should Be Common Sense

By Velasquez & Associates |

Golf is a fun summertime activity, and one that people use to relax. And, golf, as sports go, is pretty safe. What is often unsafe about golf isn’t the sport—it’s the golf cart. Why Are They Dangerous? Of course, the normal causal way golf carts are driven on a golf course is generally pretty… Read More »

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Medical Debt To Be Erased From Credit Reports

By Velasquez & Associates |

In a personal injury case, victims go to the emergency room, to doctors, and need medical procedures. These procedures cost money, and often, victims don’t have the money to pay for these expenses–even if they have insurance, insurance doesn’t often pay the full cost of the procedures that are needed. Sure, a victim may… Read More »

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Stairs

You Probably Never Noticed All The Things That Can Be Dangerous On Stairs

By Velasquez & Associates |

What’s the safest way to get to the next floor above you? We all have seen movies where people get stuck in elevators. That escalator looks like it has a lot of moving parts that could fail. But good old trusty stairs are always safe. Or are they? Of course, stars are generally safe,… Read More »

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What If You Die Before Your Injury Case Is Over?

By Velasquez & Associates |

Because our court system is the way it is, the fact remains that lawsuits can take a lot of time to resolve. Yes, there are some things you can do to speed the process up, but there still are things that are out of your control, like court dates, witness availability, or other factors…. Read More »

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WelcomeToHouse

How To Keep Your Home Safe For Visitors

By Velasquez & Associates |

We often talk about what to do if you are injured on some else’s property. But what if you are the one who owns the property—and what if you are the one that risks being sued? How can you, as a homeowner, keep your property as safe as possible? You may not know it,… Read More »

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The Time Frame And Steps In A Personal Injury Case

By Velasquez & Associates |

If you are injured in an accident, and someone else is liable for your injuries, it may be time to make a claim, or file a lawsuit, to recover for your injuries. But one question you may have is how long you need to wait to get any money from your case? This is… Read More »

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ChildInjury

Child Injuries-Who Is Responsible?

By Velasquez & Associates |

When kids get injured, we often dismiss it to their own carelessness. Kids are just kids, or kids are too wild, or kids often get hurt—that is normal. There is some truth to this—the reason why kids need adults in the first place is to take care of them, and certainly, kids don’t have… Read More »

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How Does A Jury Evaluate Cases?

By Velasquez & Associates |

When you are first injured, the question of what a jury will do, months or possibly years down the line, may be the furthest thing from your mind. But if your case goes to trial, that time will someday come, and the way that juries make awards to personal injury victims may be something… Read More »

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What Happens At Mediation?

By Velasquez & Associates |

In almost every case, whether in personal injury or in a homeowner’s insurance case, you can expect to be sent by the court to mediation. But what is mediation and what happens in mediation? What is Mediation? Mediation is a process where both sides (and their attorneys) will sit down with a mediator, and… Read More »

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WalkingOverHole

Liability For Holes In The Ground

By Velasquez & Associates |

When we think of ways that we can be injured on someone else’s property, we often think about falls, or things falling on us. Perhaps you may think of attacks, or crime that would give rise to negligent security. Rarely do you think of holes in the ground, but actually, holes are not only… Read More »

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