What Are Hedonic Damages?

At Paul Padda Law, PLLC we believe in educating our clients to help them achieve maximum satisfaction during the personal injury claim and litigation process. For this reason, we often publish commentary addressing interesting aspects of personal injury (tort) law on our blog. This blog post addresses the concept of "hedonic" damages...

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    More Injuries Among Older Workers In Nevada

    One of the consequences of a poor economy has been that elderly workers are required to worker later into their golden years. With retirements benefits depleted and the uncertainty of the stock market, many elderly Americans have decided to postpone retirement and continue working. Of course, the aging process cannot be postponed a...

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      Manufacturer Of Popular Drink Among Teens Faces Major Lawsuit

      The Chicago based manufacturer of "Four Loko," a popular drink among American teens, has been hit with a lawsuit brought by the parents of a young teenager (Bo Rupp) that died after drinking two cans of the beverage. According the lawsuit filed in Chicago, 15-year old Bo Rupp lost touch with reality after drinking two cans of Four L...

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        Lawsuit Filed Against Upscale Hotel For Falling Glass

        Imagine being on vacation at an upscale hotel enjoying a cold beverage poolside only to have large glass panels fall on top of you. To their horror, that's what happened to Susan Davis and Prashanth Magadi according to a lawsuit filed in Texas.According to the suit, the pair were injured when glass panels fell more than 20 stori...

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          Police Officer Acquitted Of Rape Sues County

          A police officer in Arizona who was acquitted of rape charges has filed suit against the Pima County Attorney's Office and the Pima County Board of Supervisors claiming defamation and malicious prosecution. The lawsuit also alleges negligence, abuse of process and intentional infliction of emotional distress.The lawsuit alleges ...

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            Man Receives $1.5 Million For Shock Injuries

            An Alabama jury awareded Ronald McCarter $1.5 million dollars for shock injuries caused by low-hanging power lines. Mr. McCarter, who worked for a paving company, was shocked by low hanging utility lines while performing his duties. His vehicle struck the lines, sending 7,600 volts of electricity through his arm.According to th...

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              Student Receives $20,000 For Being Victim Of Bullying

              The Fort Wayne-South Bend Roman Catholic Diocese of Indiana, and the parents of two students from Most Precious Blood Catholic School, have agreed to pay nearly $20,000 to the family of another student that was victim of repeated bullying at the school run by the Catholic Diocese. According to the lawsuit filed by the parents of the...

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                Why Your New Years Resolutions Should Include Adding “Med Pay” To Your Auto Insurance Policy

                With the start of 2012, you can add another resolution to your list that will provide significant security and comfort to you and your loved ones -- updating your auto insurance policy to include medical payments or "med pay" coverage. Med pay coverage provides money for doctor visits and hospitals when you, a passenger or someone ...

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                  The Anatomy Of A Personal Injury Claim In An Auto Accident Case

                  At Paul Padda Law, PLLC, we frequently get asked by clients what the personal injury claim process entails in auto accident cases. While every case is of course different and unique, there are similarities that offer a roadmap of what to expect.Step One -- Taking Care of YourselfThe first step following any auto...

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                  Helpful Hints From Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers – 12 Questions To Ask Your Spine Surgeon May23

                  Helpful Hints From Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers – 12 Questions To Ask Your Spine Surgeon

                  According to the National Center for Health Statistics, an estimated 1.2 million spinal surgeries are performed each year in the United States. There are basically three types of spinal surgeries: cervical, thoracic or lumbar. Each pertains to specific regions of the body. Spinal surgery is typically performed to alleviate pressure t...

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