18 July 2017
Settling an injury case before trial has several benefits. It helps you avoid the uncertainties of trial, ensures you get your money as soon as possible, and allows you to maintain your privacy. This doesn't mean that resolution before trial is always a good idea. For example, you shouldn't settle your case without answering these three questions: Is the Money Worth It? For most people, the major point of pursuing a personal injury case is to seek monetary compensation for the damages occasioned by the accident.
14 July 2017
Now that summer is officially here, it's time to make those vacation plans. If a road trip is involved, you're probably going to see your fair share of big rigs during your travels, especially if you're going to be traveling along the interstates. While you're traveling, it's important to remember that passenger vehicles aren't always easy for truck drivers to spot. This is particularly true at night, and during high-traffic times, such as during rush hour.
4 July 2017
Being injured at work and having to take time off while you recover can put you in quite a financial dilemma. Your bills do not stop coming because you cannot go to work and you often do not earn a paycheck after you use up all of your sick days. If you have been injured at work, use the guide below to learn what steps to make to ensure that you can be paid for your injuries through worker's compensation.
25 June 2017
If your parent is living in a nursing home, you should know that they're at risk of becoming the victim of elder abuse. In fact, studies show thatabout 1.4 million Americans. When you chose a nursing home for your parent, you hoped that they would be kept, happy, healthy, and safe. Unfortunately, many seniors who are residing in nursing homes, are not living under any of those conditions. According to statistics, about 1 in 3 nursing homes throughout America.
19 June 2017
More than half of the states in the U.S. legalize the use of marijuana in some form, including recreational and medicinal use. For drivers like yourself, you know all too well the effects this usage can have on safety as marijuana can have an impact on a driver's ability to operate a motor vehicle safely. If you've been victim to this type of incident, ensure you know what's ahead. The Effects
13 June 2017
Just because a freak accident "caused" another car to crash into yours, it doesn't mean that the driver isn't liable for your damages. This is because even in a weather-related accident, there are still measures each driver can and is expected to take to avoid causing injuries, loss of lives or damage to property. Therefore, even if the accident occurred in a freak weather, the other driver can still be on the hook for your damages if:
6 June 2017
If you were injured in a car accident, you are going to face medical bills for your treatment and care that you are going to have to pay. Make sure that you contact an auto accident attorney right away if you're in an auto accident. Here are a few different situations that you may find yourself in, as well as the potentially responsible party for the bills based on the situation you are in:
18 May 2017
Being involved in a car accident that is not your fault can be very traumatizing. If you're injured in the wreck, dealing with the aftermath can be even worse. In most states, drivers are required by law to carry liability insurance, so the at-fault driver's insurance company is responsible for paying for your medical bills, auto repairs/replacement, lost wages due to injury, and possibly damages for any pain and suffering that you may experience.
18 May 2017
While you are likely expecting your vacation to be a relaxing experience, it is a reality that an auto accident can quickly ruin your trip. Unfortunately, you may be unsure of what you should do if you are involved in an accident in a different state. You will want to follow the tips below so that you can feel confident in how you respond to your accident. Review The Accident Report As Soon As You Get Your Copy
12 May 2017
If you suffer from an ailment that requires you to be off of work for an extended period of time, you know that you're going to need to file a long term disability claim. Receiving disability payments can be instrumental in helping you maintain your financial footing until you're able to either begin working again or secure some other financial arrangement. However, filing for disability is not always as cut-and-dried as it seems, considering that approximately 70% of the people who apply for disability are turned down the first time they apply.