No one gets behind the wheel of their car in the morning and expects to get into an accident. Unfortunately, it can happen one day. If you find yourself in this situation, you may decide to pursue legal action against the at-fault individual. When you do this, though, things can get complicated. Here are a few mistakes that you will absolutely want to make sure that you avoid: Mistake #1: Lying
17 May 2016
When you drive, you must pay attention to a lot of things while you're behind the wheel such as your speed, direction, road conditions and what other drivers and pedestrians are doing. Add non-driving related activities to the mix and there's a potential for disaster. Combine all that with other drivers who are not paying attention and it becomes even more important to pay attention. Distracted driving injures and kills thousands of people every year.
3 May 2016
If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you should take steps now to preserve your memories of the event. While you can likely count on the insurance company to compensate you for your personal property (your car) and pay your medical expenses, you must file a personal injury case against the other driver if you want to be compensated for your pain and suffering. Don't leave this important task to chance; the strength of your memories could have huge impact on the success of your case.
20 April 2016
As a small business owner, you can't be too focused on workplace safety. One of the best ways to improve safety is to concentrate on training employees both in safety practices and in making the best use of safety resources available to them. So to increase employee wellbeing and to reduce expenses from employee injury or illness, use a multi-pronged strategy for employee education and training. These three methods can all be used in a complementary fashion to create a well-rounded program for increasing employee safety through training and education.
11 April 2016
If you are receiving both workers' compensation and Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits, then either your workers' compensation benefits or your SSDI may be reduced. However, there are a few steps you can take to minimize the effect of one on the other. Here are three measures that can help: Make a Move for Retirement Benefits The first thing you should know is that your workers compensation offset only applies for SSD benefits, but not for Social Security retirement benefits.
29 March 2016
Riding your motorcycle may be one of your favorite things to do, but it is an unfortunate fact that this type of vehicle can expose you to numerous hazards. In addition to suffering bodily injury, you may find yourself facing extensive repair bills and other liabilities as a result of being in an accident. While an attorney may be able to help you fight for compensation in these cases, it is important to understand some of the steps you can take before an accident to help improve your chances of successfully seeking compensation.
15 March 2016
When you meet with a truck accident attorney, he or she is going to ask you a wide assortment of questions. These questions are designed to not only help determine whether they are a good fit to be your lawyer, but they are also to help determine whether or not your case has any merit. An attorney isn't going to accept a case that isn't going to stand up in court.
24 February 2016
Winter is an amazing time. Not only do you get to spend the holidays with your family, but you also get cold weather and more importantly, snow! There aren't many things as exciting as a snow day, regardless of age, as snow days are usually spent enjoying hot chocolate, building snowmen, and, of course, starting snowball fights. However, you've probably already experienced how quickly a friendly snowball battle can turn south.
10 February 2016
Even though you've been in the workforce for a significant period of time, you may not understand workers compensation. When you are injured on the job or develop a job-related illness, it is important that you grasp how this compensation insurance works so that you can get the help that you need. Eligibility Eligibility for workers' compensation varies according to the rules of each state. In most states, any work-related injury or illness is covered whether it was caused by the employer, the customer, or even the employee, with a few exceptions.
28 January 2016
When you submit a claim to your medical care provider's insurance company for malpractice, the company will evaluate how strong your case is. If your case is not too strong, there is a possibility that the insurance company could reject your claim. Before filing your claim, it is a good idea to evaluate it to find weak spots that could possibly hinder your case. Here are some things to look for.
14 January 2016