18 August 2015
Scalding water splashing into a work glove, an elbow bumping into an open oven door, and a slip on the floor while holding a hot pan can all lead to injuries that may result in a worker's compensation insurance claim for your restaurant. If you want to keep your employees safe and avoid the headache and added expenses of these claims, you will need to find ways to make your kitchen safer in order to mitigate burn risks.
3 August 2015
You hurt your back while on the job and were prescribed prescription painkillers as a result. Now, you've developed an addiction to the pain medication that was supposed to help you. Worse, what if you're the survivor of someone whose addiction to pain medication following a workplace accident eventually led to death? Can you sue for additional workers' comp benefits related to the addiction or death? Possibly. This is what you should know.
23 June 2015
If you've been seriously injured through the fault of others and your ability to provide for yourself and your loved ones is at risk, it's important that you develop a full understanding of the relief available to you. Many people believe that personal injury settlements are merely flat payouts designed to provide some relief, but there are many other options available as well. Below, you'll find a guide to some of the types of damages commonly available in personal injury cases.
16 June 2015
Being involved in an accident is not only physically jarring, but you also suffer from emotional trauma. This is especially true if you were the victim and not the cause of the accident. During this time, chances are you will not be able to think straight and it may take you days or weeks to collect your thoughts. However, it is crucial to enlist the services of a personal injury attorney immediately as they can cater to a realm of factors as you are recuperating.
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.