26 February 2019
Being hurt by a careless driver can be devastating and money won't make the pain go away, but you likely deserve compensation. Money damages can begin to add up and you may need to take legal action to ensure that you are paid enough to cover your various losses. In some cases, you are offered a settlement from the at-fault driver's insurance carrier. Read on to learn more about what is happening, why you are being offered a settlement, and how to handle it.
27 July 2016
Many people choose to file a personal injury lawsuit to get help paying for an accident or malicious that might have occurred against them. If you choose to file a personal injury lawsuit, it is important that you do everything you can to get the best outcome possible. This comes from avoiding these common mistakes. 1. Not Keeping Documentation Documentation will be your best asset during a lawsuit. You need to have proof of everything that happened.
15 July 2016
If you were performing a job, were lawfully on someone else's property, and their dog bit you, here are three things you need to know about what to do next and your legal rights. Contact Emergency Services The first thing you need to do is call 911. If you are seriously injured, ask for them to send out both emergency services and the police. You want emergency services to respond so that they can document and treat the dog bite.
27 June 2016
The health problems that can result from being exposed to lead paint have been well-documented. Unfortunately, some landlords have not take the necessary steps to ensure that their tenants are safe from exposure. If you believe the lead paint is to blame for your health problems, here is what you need to know. Did Your Landlord Provide You With Disclosures? Federal law requires that your landlord provide you with lead paint disclosures prior to you and your family taking residence in the home or apartment.
27 May 2016
If you were injured and feel that another party was to blame, then you have the ability to file a lawsuit and hopefully recover some of your damages. However, the process is quite a bit more complicated than you might imagine, with tons of laws to worry about and dramatic differences between states in how personal injury lawsuits are handled. To help you get a better idea of how the process works, here are some of the most important topics that you will need to tackle:
12 May 2016
Many auto accidents seem to occur in such a way that there really isn't any doubt who is to blame. But unfortunately, once an insurance company dissects the accident, they can try to prove the accident happened in a completely different way than you thought. This is why witnesses can make all the difference in an auto accident case. Where Do Witnesses Come From? Many auto accidents happen in plain sight of other people on the road, but that doesn't mean they will stick around.
4 May 2016
Have you recently been in an accident with a large semi truck? Are your friends and family now giving you conflicting information about what you need to do next? When you're injured in an accident, there may be certain steps you need to follow, in order to protect your legal rights. If you don't follow these steps, it may be difficult or even impossible for you to receive the compensation that you would otherwise deserve.
21 April 2016
When you trip over a pallet and break a leg, inhale fumes and experience lung trauma at work, or accidentally cut yourself on a saw at a cabinet shop, it is the responsibility of your employer's worker's compensation insurance to step up and take care of you and your injuries. Unfortunately, filing a worker's comp claim and receiving the much-needed benefits is hardly ever as cut and dry as it should be.
18 April 2016
When you are a teacher, you are entrusted with the welfare and safety of children. While most teachers would never dream of molesting a child or having a sexual encounter with a child, it does not stop the flow of false allegations against teachers. For this reason, you need to take every precaution and every possible legal action to protect and defend yourself when one of your students accuses you of these heinous crimes.
11 April 2016
Bullying at school is a serious issue that is slowly being addressed through state law and increased awareness. Although specific laws preventing bullying at the workplace are yet to be on the books, an experienced lawyer can help you find relief using other legal provisions. Workplace Bullying At work, bullying is psychological and emotional torment that is not connected to simple job stress. When you are being bullied at work, someone is deliberately threatening you, humiliating you, or verbally abusing you.