If you are hurt while on the job, you have a right to file for worker's compensation benefits with your employer. The benefits will help you meet your financial needs while you are unable to work and also cover the medical expenses incurred because of your injury. The benefits you receive will be based on your injury type and how long you are unable to work. Before you file for benefits, you should be aware of some of the misconceptions about worker's compensation benefits.
23 October 2019
As the owner of a brand new company, you likely feel lots of pressure to ensure that your business succeeds. Hiring a business attorney right away should help take some pressure off your shoulders and make succeeding at least a little easier. Here's how: Get Copyright and Trademark Advice As you create your fliers and other various advertisements, you'll need to make sure that you don't inadvertently break any copyright or trademark laws.
21 June 2018
If you are injured while using a product, you may find yourself with expensive medical costs, lost income, long recovery times, or even a permanent disability. There is no need for you foot the bill on your own. Often, the company that produced the defective problem is responsible and they can be held accountable. The following guide can help you build your product liability case. Is the company considered responsible for your injury?
10 March 2017
One of the great holiday traditions is taking a family out to go pick out a Christmas tree. Walking through a tree farm and picking out the perfect tree is a great way to enjoy nature, create memories, and start off the Christmas season. Sometimes picking out a Christmas tree can lead to problems, including injuries. If you've been injured on a Christmas tree farm, it's important to understand your rights and legal options.
13 December 2016
According to Forbes, the Internal Revenue Services (IRS), paid out $5.8 billion dollars in fraudulent tax refunds in 2013. The issue of tax identity theft is a growing problem, and you might be concerned about your money, social security number and privileged information being stolen. Luckily, there are several simple things you can do during tax season to help protect your identity and money. Here are a few ways to protect yourself against tax identity theft:
9 February 2016
The moment you get hurt, it's hard to think of anything but the pain. That's why you need to make a plan to deal with injuries now before they occur. Whether you slip in a grocery store, get rear ended by another car, injure yourself while working or get hurt in almost any other way, here's what you need to do after an accident or personal injury: 1. Gather proof
4 February 2015
Slip and fall claims are one of the most difficult legal cases to navigate. Even if the accident was truly not your fault, it can be easy for the property owner's insurer to twist the facts and prevent you from getting adequate compensation. If you have recently been injured in a fall and are considering a slip and fall claim, here are four things you should know to help you win your case.
27 January 2015
Car accidents occur every day, and many people have been involved in more than one car accident in their lifetime. While some car accidents are quite minor and result in little more than a few scrapes and bruises, others are much more serious and result in the critical injury, hospitalization, disability and even the death of the victim. Here are 5 staggering truths about car accidents, and what to do if you or a loved one were involved in a motor vehicle accident of any kind.
20 January 2015
Whether you are injured in a car accident or have a work-related injury, it's important to understand who you may need to deal with during the litigation process for your injury claim, and what their roles are during the process. Here are 3 professionals you may become very familiar with during the litigation process. Adjuster You will need to deal with at least one adjuster. Adjusters work for the insurance company.
23 December 2014