30 April 2015
Hiring a workers' compensation attorney is one of the most important things that you can do if you are injured at work, mostly because of the many different ways in which he or she can help you. An attorney can help you with your case by protecting you from employer retaliation and appealing a denied claim: Employer Retaliation It is not uncommon for an employer to attempt to get back at an employee who has filed a workers' compensation claim.
9 April 2015
An unexpected car accident can turn your life upside down. When you are not at fault for the accident, you are entitled to compensation for auto repairs, a car rental, and any medical bills associated with injuries sustained in the accident. Use the following tips to help strengthen your claim and ensure that you receive the settlement that you deserve: Contact an Auto Accident Lawyer Immediately Many people neglect to hire a lawyer after a car accident, which can be a costly mistake.
31 March 2015
If you have been injured or fallen ill on the job, you may wonder how you are going to be able to pay for your medical bills or collect wages when you need to spend time recovering from your injury. You will need to talk to your employer about their workers' compensation policy and determine what coverage they have and how you will go about filing a claim for workers' compensation.
23 March 2015
When you submit a personal injury demand letter, your claim is not the only one that may arise out of the incident. Here are three examples of further claims that other parties may make: A Counterclaim When you have submitted your claim to the defendant, he or she may also have some claims arising out of the same incident that caused your injuries. If the defendant files these claims against you, then they are known as counterclaims.
17 March 2015
Myth: You can't be convicted for possession of drugs if they weren't on your body, or in the vehicle when you were arrested. After all, a dozen other people could have placed those drugs there, so there's no way to prove that you had anything to do with them, right? Reality: The prosecutor doesn't have to show that you had actual possession of the drugs. You can still be convicted for constructive possession of the drugs, whether they were your drugs or not.
11 March 2015
Sometimes, your car can be damaged as a result of poor road conditions. Potholes, guardrail damage, and poorly designed roads can cause significant damage to your car. To get your car repaired by the responsible party, you might have to jump through some hoops. Find the Responsible Party Before you can take action to get your car repaired, you have to determine who is responsible for paying for your car's damages.
24 February 2015
If you are getting ready to file a claim for disability, you may be wondering how much money you'll eventually be receiving. The amount is not an exact science, and there's a complicated formula that the Social Security Administration uses when calculating disability. The formula is based on the average lifetime earnings of the applicant before the disability began. The pay is not based on how severe the disability is. This article will provide you a better understanding on what you can expect when the Social Security Administration is calculating your pay.