It is summer, and you may have already gone out on the water once in a boat or spent an hour diving off a floating dock to swim. However, there are some people that tend to take summer fun on the water a little too far. Despite the establishment of laws on driving boats while intoxicated, it does not seem to reduce the number of watercraft accidents. If you, or someone close to you, is in an accident on the water, you should consult a watercraft accident lawyer right away.
22 July 2018
If you've recently suffered a slip-and-fall accident at a place of business, you are probably dealing with a whirlwind of emotions. Walking along and suddenly drifting into a part of the flooring that is wet can take anyone off guard, causing you to fall in a way that is very traumatic. What you need to do is take action, and an attorney can assist you with the case. Read on so you can see why it's best for you to let an attorney handle the ordeal for you.
29 May 2018
If your medical condition is making it impossible for you work at your job, you may qualify for Social Security benefits. This government-run program helps provide a little financial relief for sick workers who've paid into the system throughout their working lives. A lot of applicants end up getting denied, however. The good news is that you may get a second chance at being approved for the benefits you need, but you can raise your chances of an approval on appeal by quite a bit by seeking legal help.
21 April 2018
When it comes to accidents involving large trucks, there is often a misconception that trucking companies don't want to compensate accident victims, but this isn't true. These large companies will pay for injuries, property damage and other expenses, but they want to do so at the lowest possible cost. Make sure you aren't making this process easier for them. Learn how you can help maximize your claim. Stay in Open Communication
26 March 2018
There are too many people who have been wronged by another and don't get the restitution that they deserve. There are things put in place to protect the innocent party so that they don't end up without anything, but you are going to have to take action. In many cases, the best way to get what you are owed is to file a personal injury lawsuit. Here are the steps that you need to take to file a lawsuit.
26 February 2018
Did you know that bullying can trigger personal injury claims? Yes, if your child is injured by a bully, you have a right to pursue personal injury damages against the liable party. Here are some of the parties that may be responsible for the damages if the bullying occurred in school: The Child Has Unexplained Injuries Most kids don't like to acknowledge it when they are getting bullied; they may be embarrassed or fear retaliation from the bullies.
23 January 2018
After being injured in a car accident that wasn't your fault, it is easy to become stressed, confused, and eventually not know what to do next. If you're injured in an auto accident, it is important to know what steps to take so you receive the settlement that you deserve. After being hurt in a car accident, avoid these major mistakes: Communicating with the Other Drivers Insurance Company In the days and weeks after you're injured in a car accident that you did not cause,the other driver's insurance company will most likely contact you and ask for a statement or more information about the accident.
18 December 2017
A common misconception is that a person who's been involved in a vehicle accident must have their injuries diagnosed by a Doctor of Medicine (MD) before their claims will be approved by the insurance company or paid for by the liable party. This is not true. You can see any healthcare professional you trust to adequately treat your condition and provide you with the highest chance of recovery. However, there are a couple of things you want to keep in mind when choosing to receive treatment from an alternative medical practitioner, such as:
22 November 2017
Your employer provides you with a very valuable benefit, and at absolutely no cost. If you get injured because of your work, you can count on your employer's workers compensation coverage to pay for all of your related medical expenses. Workers comp goes even further however, because you can expect to receive a portion of your salary if you must miss work. Workers comp, in the vast majority of cases, is really only meant to be a temporary measure that covers you for a few week or months.
1 November 2017
Most people really need their vacations after working hard for months, and it's only natural to expect to return home from your stay at a resort better off than when you left. In some cases, however, you may end up encountering some very unpleasant surprises during your vacation. Read on to learn more about the dangers that could be lurking around the hotel pool that could ruin your vacation and could possibly be even worse.
2 October 2017