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Poland Mayor’s Murder Exposes Deep Divides in the Country, yet unites Gdansk




GDANSK – The assassination of Poland’s Mayor, Pawel Adamowicz has brought a significant change in the political history of Poland. People from the different corners of divided Poland appeared to attend the Mayor’s funeral. Seeing the accumulation of a huge number of people on the streets around the ancient brick church in the old city, one could expect a new change in Poland’s political scenario. The national elections are going to take place in the coming time so this assassination could potentially affect the entire equation in Poland.

“The polarization in Poland is absolutely horrifying,” said Antoni Dudek, a conservative political scientist at Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw. Also, other people anticipated the change in the political world of Poland. “This is an extraordinary time for all of us,” said Aleksander Hall, an academic and close friend of Mr. Adamowicz’s. “I believe that Pawel’s death will change people in a more permanent way — people are becoming more aware of what hate speech can do and hopefully many will no longer tolerate such aggression.”

The assassination of mayor took place while he was speaking on-stage at a fund-raiser which was organized by the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity on Sunday night. With the facility of burial insurance, his dead body was buried by following all the necessary rituals. Police have arrested the assailant and termed him mentally disturbed. After stabbing the mayor on the stage, the 27-year-old assailant shouted about her past history. He said that the mayor was a member of the previous national government led by Civic Platform. The officials said that the assailant has a criminal record and he had involved in acts of violence in the past. However, the real motive of the killer is yet not known and people are considering it as a case of political conspiracy.

After this killing, the air in the political environment of Poland would get affected. People who gathered for the mayor’s funeral might consider the hand of the opposition party behind this murder. One thing is sure that the growing aggression in Poland would consequently make its impact in the national elections in the near future. Although Adamowicz’s death reflects the divide in Poland, still it has resulted in the unification of Gdansk.

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5 Common Personal Injury Case Types You Ought to Know




If you have ever been in a car accident or suffered a trip, slip, or fall incident, you know the end result can be weeks, months, or years of pain and suffering. As you seek to get back to full health, or at least to something close to normal, you’ll want to know what help is available to you.  

The good news is that recourse is available should you suffer a personal injury due to another person’s negligence. But you’ll need the help of a personal injury lawyer to, first, determine if you have grounds to pursue a case and, second, build a solid case on your behalf.

You might be surprised to learn about the different kinds of personal injury cases recognized by law. 

According to the National Safety Council, there were 62 million injuries and almost a quarter of a million preventable deaths in 2021. So, severe mishaps happen more often than you might think. 

Keep reading to see five common types of personal injury cases to know about.

  1. Motor Vehicle Accidents

The National Safety Council notes that there were 5.4 million medically consulted injuries due to motor vehicle mishaps in 2021, and the total costs for motor vehicle injuries were estimated at $498.3 billion. Costs include things like wages and productivity losses, administrative expenses, medical expenses, employer costs, and motor vehicle property damage. 

If you’re involved in a car accident, the injuries sustained can be substantial. You’ll be fortunate if you’re left unscathed or perhaps with a few minor bumps and bruises. But severe injuries are an unfortunate possibility as well. 

Another thing to remember about motor vehicle incidents is that it’s not just about drivers on the road — pedestrians, too, can file personal injury claims. Of the 1.3 million or so people who die each year in vehicle accidents worldwide, around half of them are pedestrians, motorcyclists, and cyclists. 

  1. Slip, Trip, and Fall Accidents

Did you know that one out of four Americans who are over 65 years old suffer a fall annually? Owners of private residences and public establishments are required to ensure their properties don’t present safety hazards to others. But falls don’t just occur when people are out and about. They often occur in the workplace. 

In fact, slips and falls are the main reason for lost work days. And falls are the cause of over 8 million hospital emergency room visits each year.

  1. Dog Bite Accidents

You might be surprised to hear that about 4.5 million people in the U.S. are bitten each year by dogs. Of that amount, around 800,000 people have to pursue medical attention after a dog bite. If a dog bites you, the costs could add up when you consider hospital visits, doctor appointments, and time off work.

  1. Workplace Accidents

Many personal injury accidents take place when people are on the job. In such instances, you’ll need to file a workers’ compensation claim. Filers won’t have to prove that their employer was at fault, but they’re unable to sue for non-economic damages like pain and suffering under the workers’ compensation system. 

A personal injury lawyer can, however, launch legal action outside of workers’ compensation to sue for non-economic damages you’re entitled to.

  1. Product Liability Accidents

Another type of personal injury case involves product liability situations. If someone suffers an injury due to a consumer product deemed to be dangerous, a product liability case is possible. To prove such a case, you have to show there was a manufacturing defect, design defect, or inadequate warnings detailing the product’s dangers. 

It’s also vital to know that a case can be launched by someone who, while injured by the product, didn’t buy the product. 

These are five of the most common types of personal injury cases. If you’re injured and want to find out if you have a case, the best thing you can do is contact a personal injury lawyer. You can book a consultation and determine whether you have a case and the best course of action.

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