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.
30 March 2016
Brides-to-be and grooms-to-be will often go out for one last night of their lives before they are no longer single. Some will opt for a minimalist dinner with a few close friends, while others will opt for something a bit more memorable and exciting. However, the latter can quickly turn into a night full of trouble if you aren't careful, so it is important that you keep the law in mind.
17 March 2016
The jarring impact when you slip and hit the ground can tend to shock rational thoughts out of your head, so figuring out what to do while the event is occurring isn't a good idea. In such an embarrassing situation, you may find yourself attempting to leave the scene as quickly as possible rather than gathering the needed information. Instead, work out in advance what you'll do if such an accident ever happens to you.
25 February 2016
An on the job or work related injury means you may be eligible to receive workers compensation. The process for receiving this can be quite long and drawn out, though, and you may even need to go to court in the process. One way to minimize the stress of these proceedings and improve your chances of getting just compensation is to be organized. Put together a file in a binder to keep all documents pertaining to your case.
11 February 2016
Truck drivers are under many state and federal regulations that control how a truck driver can operate his or her vehicle. If you have evidence that the truck driver was in violation of a regulation, you can increase the chances that you will not be found at fault after a truck accident. Hours Of Service Violations The most common type of violation used to demonstrate that the truck driver was at fault is the hours of service violation.