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I recently incurred hearing damage and Tinnitus while

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I recently incurred hearing damage and Tinnitus while completing a homework exercise in a Physics of Sound college course in Iowa. I feel that the instructor was negligent to assign this exercise without a warning. What category of law might this fall under (e.g. personal injury, product liability, student safety)? What is the best way to find and approach a helpful law firm?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Maverick replied 7 months ago.

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Expert:  Maverick replied 7 months ago.

Yes, this would be covered under negligence law and personal injury. You will want to get a hold of at least 5 years of your medical records and make an appointment with a personal injury law firm that will sue or threaten to sue the professor and the college for negligence or gross negligence. This case will likely turn on what the doctors/expert witnesses say for both sides as to the cause of injuries and whether it was proximately related to the event you described.

Here is a link to help you find the right lawyer. If you have a winnable case, the lawyer should be willing to take it on a 33% to 45% contingency fee basis.

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Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thanks for responding. You mentioned a link for finding the right lawyer, but there is no clickable hypertext showing up. Could you spell out the URL, or try adding the link again?
Expert:  Maverick replied 7 months ago.

Sure: Here is the link: