Staying Strong Throughout Your Personal Injury Lawsuit
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Were you on the road for work and you were doing something that wasn’t in your job description, or something that wasn’t your responsibility and you go injured? If so, you have rights and you want to talk with a workers compensation lawyer that deals with injury claims.
The workers compensation lawyer will look at the type of injuries you have, how it affects your ability to perform your job, how much work you’re going to miss, and who is all responsible for the accident to start compiling your case. Read More»
If you had a personal injury claim that went to trial, a judge or jury may have entered a civil judgement on your behalf. This civil judgement states how much money you are entitled to for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. However, if you have never been through this process before, you may not know much about collecting your money. Here are a few questions you may have about getting your money after a judge has entered a civil judgement on your behalf in regards to a personal injury case. Read More»
One of the worst nightmares that new parents may face is when their precious bundle of joy is shaken by someone. Shaken baby syndrome is a diagnosis that is given to babies and small children who have been shaken to the point that they received brain damage. The injuries from being shaken can be severe enough that the babies hold on for dear life in the local neonatal intensive care unit and may suffer lifelong disabling conditions if they pull through, such as cerebral palsy. Read More»
If you have been injured in a recent accident that was no fault of your own, you may want to consider retaining one of the personal injury lawyers in your area. To help you decide whether it is time to retain a personal injury lawyer, you will want to check out the following points.
Your Injuries Are Preventing You From Working
When you are not able to work, you may not be able to receive any money from your employer, unless you have paid sick days that you can take. Read More»
After the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage throughout the country, same-sex couples were finally entitled to the same protections under the law once they were married. In many cases, this meant there was no confusion that they were allowed to pursue wrongful death cases should their spouses be killed in an accident. However, because families with same-sex parents can often be complicated, the law still has some gray areas.
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Immediately following a motor vehicle accident, it can be difficult to determine whether anyone involved in the crash – including yourself – will decide to file a legal claim later down the road. Luckily, this isn’t something that is required. Instead, you should take the proper precautions to prepare in the event a lawsuit is filed. After all, you cannot travel back in time and you want to make sure you’re prepared. Read More»
Every truck driver gets extensive training when it comes to safety on the road, but the universal fear that comes with driving a truck is being involved in a highway crash death or, less severely, injuries or losses from property damage. Here’s what you need to do if you ever find yourself involved in a truck driver accident.
Never Admit Fault Right Away
Never admit fault until you have discussed the full situation with an attorney. Read More»
Frequently you hear about vehicular accidents where cars and trucks hit motorcycles, but what about motorcyclists hitting other motorcyclists? It does happen, and usually because one or both drivers of these bikes were under the influence or distracted when they should have been paying attention to the road. If this has happened to you, here are some things you need to know about pursuing a case against the other motorcyclist. Read More»
When you are a passenger in a single-vehicle accident, often times it seems that the only viable option is to pursue financial compensation from the individual who was driving the vehicle you were in. Although this is a viable option, and their insurance should cover your initial medical bills, that is not your only option in pursuing compensation. Here is what you need to do and what some of your options may include in a single-vehicle car accident. Read More»
While you hope that you never have to file a worker’s compensation claim for an employee, it’s still a good idea to inform your employees upfront about your worker’s compensation policies. Doing so can help to streamline the process in the event that there’s ever an accident and/or a dispute. Here are some things to include in your employee handbook about worker’s compensation.
Who’s Expected to Do What
In a worker’s compensation claim, both you and your employee will have some obligations to fulfill. Read More»