• What’s the origin of Labor Day? Most of you may think that Labor Day is for relaxing, cookouts and shopping which is not a bad plan; but the truth is that Labor Day has a more of a political origin. One was a “monster labor festival” featuring of a parade of unions and accompanying…

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  • Dress conservatively and be well groomed as if you were actually going to court. Treat everyone in the deposition room with respect. Being courteous is one of the best ways of making a good impression. Tell the truth. Be honest and straightforward. The deposition is recorded, and you cannot change your testimony later. A…

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  • How long have you practiced law? Our lawyers have over 90 years of combined experience, and have successfully represented over 5000 cases.   Who is your typical client? The Romaker Law Firm represents individuals who have suffered work-related injuries and personal injury which were caused by the negligence of third parties. We offer personalized…

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  • What is a hit-and run? By definition, a hit-and-run occurs when you hit someone and leave the scene of the accident that caused property damage or an injury (or both). This charge can be applied in even the most minor of incidents. Imagine, for example, that you scrape another person’s rear end of the…

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  • Lifting Lifting heavy objects is one of the leading causes of injury in the workplace. In 2001, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that over 36 % of injuries involving missed workdays were the result of shoulder and back injuries. Overexertion and cumulative trauma were the biggest factors in these injuries. When employees use…

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  • The majority of personal injury lawsuits are caused by accident like a slip and fall or a car crash. But, in some cases, the action that caused the harm was intentional rather than accidental. In the context of personal injury law, “assault” and “battery” are intentional torts that can form the basis of a…

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  • “Slip and fall” occurs when a person slips or trips and as a result gets injured. These cases often fall under the category of “premises liability” claims. Slip and fall accidents usually occur on the property or premises owned or maintained by someone else.  Same goes if someone trips on a broken, uneven or…

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  • The insurance company’s job is to make a profit and therefore it is going to try to deny as many claims as it can. Insurance companies are tracking on social media for evidence that disproves an employee’s injury. Social media has turned into a public window where everyone can see what are we up…

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  • As Americans toast to Independence Day this Fourth of July, there’s another side to the celebrations they may want to avoid: death. Around 44 million (based on data from 2017) Americans are expected to travel by car on Independence Day Weekend, and there’s probably a barbeque awaiting at the end of their trips. Last…

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  • Aquaplaning is a physical phenomenon that occurs when the wheels of the car do not adhere to the road because of the rain. When this happens, during heavy rain, the driver loses control over his/her vehicle, and at a great speed the consequences can be fatal.   Factors that increase the risk of Aquaplaning…

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