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workplace injury

The 4 Most Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

Every year, about 2.9 million people in the United States sustain workplace injuries. If you’ve never sustained an injury at work, it’s easy to think you’re safe. After all, of the 150 million people that are part of the American workforce, only 2.3 million get injured. Sure, the odds of sustaining...

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5 Signs You Might Have Asbestos-Related Mesothelioma

Often, when people hear about Asbestos, they think of it to be the causation of diseases in the past. Much like how many people think of Polio or Scarlet fever. But this isn’t so according to the National Cancer Institute. Every year, 3,000 Americans receive a Mesothelioma diagnosis. This is about...

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Leading Causes of Car Accidents in California

Hundreds of thousands of motor vehicle accidents occur every year on California roads. Although driving can be dangerous, it’s a necessity for many people who need to get to work or school, drop off kids at school, or run errands. The leading causes of car accidents in the state...

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The Barnes Firm to Host Jingle Contest with $10,000 Grand Prize

You’ve heard the jingle, now it’s your turn to sing it. The California car accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm have announced a Jingle Contest this summer, in which contestants can showcase their talent and creativity for a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize. To participate in the...

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Most Common and Easily Avoidable Car Accidents in San Francisco

We never imagine being in a car accident, but they happen every day. Unfortunately, some occur more frequently than others, leaving drivers in San Francisco with repairs and medical bills to pay. San Francisco car accident attorneys have noticed these are some of the most common and easily avoidable...

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The Dangers of Texting While Driving in San Diego

Technology has transformed the way we do many activities, many of which are positive. We can stay connected to people on the other side of the globe, research any topic instantly, and enjoy the latest entertainment from anywhere. However, one place technology doesn’t belong is behind the wheel of...

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100 Deadliest Days of Summer

Memorial Day marks the beginning of the “100 Deadliest Days of Summer” – a historically dangerous period of increased car crashes during the summer months. In an effort to improve safety for everyone throughout the summer, Los Angeles car accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm urge drivers to be...

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Things To Know About Self-Driving Cars in California

The Department of Motor Vehicles recently passed regulations allowing for the public testing and deployment of driverless cars. San Francisco car accident attorneys at The Barnes Firm want all California residents to be prepared to see driverless vehicles on the road. Here’s what you need to know about this...

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Scaffold & Ladder Accidents in Los Angeles Construction

Falls account for almost 40 percent of deaths in the construction industry. Unfortunately, Los Angeles personal injury lawyers have seen many trials in which falls from scaffolds and ladders are the major contributor to this unfortunate statistic. Exploring Issues That Often Contribute to Scaffold and Ladder Accidents Construction workers...

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Memorial Day in Los Angeles

Driving in Los Angeles For Memorial Day Weekend

Los Angeles is known for its heavy traffic throughout the year, but Memorial Day weekend sees even more congestion as people hit the road to celebrate the start of summer. As hard as it is to believe that Los Angeles could see any more traffic, drivers need to be...

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