29 December 2021
Some workers' compensation cases are handled without the need for an attorney at all. However, if you decide to hire a workers' compensation attorney, you might wonder how often you will need to meet with them to be able to seek the compensation that you deserve. Your Initial Consultation You will first meet with your workers' compensation lawyer for your initial consultation. Then, you will want to discuss the concerns you have with your case.
28 September 2021
Commercial trucks are more difficult to operate and can cause a lot more damage when colliding with other vehicles. For this reason, it can be shocking when a commercial truck driver chooses to consume alcohol before getting behind the wheel. If a commercial truck driver collided with your vehicle and you believe they were under the influence of alcohol, you must act quickly to have the evidence preserved. Commercial Truck Regulations
19 July 2021
When a person is bitten by a dog, it is not okay. Not only can this scenario be traumatic, but depending on the specifics of the situation, you may be able to file a personal injury claim. If you have sustained injuries from a dog bite, read on to learn how to build your case. Negligence One of the first benchmarks used to determine if a bite victim can file a claim is negligence.
6 November 2020
While you might associate social security with retirement, this program is with you throughout your life. If you are disabled, you may be eligible for a particular part of social security known as "Social Security Disability." However, there are several things you'll need to know before you apply for it. FICA Taxes By paying your FICA taxes, you will become eligible for social security credits. These will allow you to receive disability benefits depending on how old you are when you apply for disability.
18 December 2019
As a motorcyclist, it is frustrating to know that you can do everything you can to stay safe and still wind up in an accident due to someone else's negligence. While your worst nightmare might have been a head-on collision with another vehicle, you may have just realized that you can still experience serious injuries without hitting another person. Cyclists should be able to trust that the roads a city provides to the public are safe for people to drive on, and you put your trust in the city that you rode through.
14 October 2019
While many college students drink responsibly, others drink to excess — often leading to hospital visits or even death. The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism reports that more than 1,500 college students passed away as a result of alcohol in 2017, which is a statistic that would surely be a concern for any parent of a college student. If your child has recently died from drinking too much at college, legal action may be something to talk about.
1 August 2019
If you were injured on the job, you may be dealing with physical, emotional, and financial effects. From living with pain of the injury to dealing with the emotional toll of discomfort and increasing bills you cannot pay, it is easy to see the stress of workplace injuries. Worker's compensation benefits can help, but filing a claim and having it approved is not always an easy process. If you were recently denied benefits, help is available.