Workers who get hurt on the job are provided with an easy and valuable way to pay for their medical expenses, and a few other things. At no cost to the injured worker, the employer's workers' compensation carrier will foot the bill for not only medical care associated with the injury, but for a certain amount of their wages as well. Read on to learn more about what you can expect to be paid for your work-related injury.
31 January 2018
Everyone knows that children cannot take care of themselves as well as adults, which is why the law expects schools to provide adequate supervision for their students. This is why the issue of supervision will come up with your personal injury lawyer during the pursuit of damages for a child who was injured in school. Here are some of the things that determine the level of supervision that is considered adequate for a child:
27 December 2017
Walking a dog is usually a pretty enjoyable experience for most people. However, a dogfight can make this situation difficult to handle. Even worse, a bite injury while breaking up the fight can make a lawsuit inevitable. Unfortunately, these types of cases can be very complex to win. Understanding Your State's Liability Concerns Liability for dog bite cases will vary depending on the state. For example, California states that the owner is automatically liable if the bite occurs on public property or if the victim was lawfully behaving on private property.
28 November 2017
Once you have been injured in a personal injury accident, you may start to find that there are a lot of expenses and troubles that you are left to deal with on your own. This can be a lot to handle, and it is one reason many people will seek out a personal injury lawyer to take their case to the courts. Of course, you always have the option to file the lawsuit on your own and then to represent yourself in front of the judge.
5 November 2017
Were you pulled over for speeding and handed a ticket that costs more than you'd ever like to spend? The cost you're expected to pay for allegedly speeding varies based on where you were driving when you were initially pulled over. However, you may feel as though you weren't speeding or didn't deserve such a costly fine. If you'd like to fight the ticket, hiring an attorney would be worth it.
3 October 2017
If you or a loved one has recently been made ill or suffered complications following a routine medical procedure, you may be wondering whether a malpractice lawsuit is the best way to secure compensation for the needless pain and suffering you've experienced. You might have also heard about the protections some states have extended to medical professionals who offer an apology after a procedure gone wrong, preventing such apologies from being used as admissions of guilt in a subsequent malpractice proceeding; but what can this mean for your case?
21 February 2017
It has become a common occurrence: if you want to find more information about someone, you simply enter their name in a popular search engine and view the results. Many people are researching their job applicants, dates, babysitters and more by searching online, and often the results at the top of the first page contains information about an arrest and an accompanying mugshot. The justice system is supposed to protect people by giving them the status of "
27 January 2017
In order to pass along wealth, outline your wishes, and protect your loved ones after your death, you will need to create a will and hire an attorney who can help you with all of the legal aspects surrounding the will. Some things you will need to keep in mind include hiring the right wills and trusts attorney, putting together a will, and also matching your will with a thorough life-insurance policy.
4 January 2017
If you are a person that has been in a car accident, you likely are able to see the car accident easily from your side. This might get harder if the person who was also involved in the car accident claims it was your fault and you disagree. You and the other person might go to court in order to determine who was at fault during the car accident and who, therefore, has to have their insurance pay the claims, which could cause that person's insurance rate to go up.
18 December 2016
Divorces happen so often that it is important that you make sure that you are protecting yourself. Men and women have different challenges in a divorce, so depending on your role in your family and your marriage, you should take steps to make sure that you are protected. Here are some things that men should avoid doing in a divorce to protect themselves. 1. Don't Move Out Without Talking to a Lawyer First
30 November 2016