Everyone probably knows by now that workers compensation pays for the medical bills of those injured on the job. What some don’t know, however, is that this same form of insurance pays the survivors of workers who endured the worst kind of workplace injury and died as a result. Read on to learn more about this special type of workers comp benefit.
What benefits are available?
Just as a hurt worker can often receive a percentage of their salary while they recover from their injury, workers comp death benefits generally follow that same model. Read More»
Car accidents can happen out of nowhere, no matter how skilled you are at driving. If you’re involved in one and significant injuries resulted, you’ll want to take these legal actions right away:
Make a Police Report
After you’ve been checked out and treated for injuries, you need to remember to make an official police report. After all, this statement is needed to prove the accident did indeed happen, should you take the driver who hit you to court. Read More»
These days, people have a strong interest in “Do-It-Yourself” approaches to just about everything. Between information that’s widely available on the internet, instructional videos, and the American “Can-Do” attitude, it’s no wonder that a lot of people try to represent themselves in a personal injury case. After all, why pay someone to do something you can probably handle on your own, right?
Wrong. There are a lot of things that personal injury attorneys can do that you’ll probably have a hard time accomplishing for yourself. Read More»
It can be a nuisance to return to your vehicle after a meeting to find that you’ve received a parking ticket. You might feel slightly irritated, but you know that all you’ll really have to do is pay the fine and it’s over. The situation changes when you’ve been pulled over for a serious moving violation. Things like driving under the influence (DUI) and reckless driving often carry stiff penalties and can have ramifications that you may not have considered. Read More»
Getting into a rollover accident in a tanker truck is a terrifying prospect. The injuries and damage can be catastrophic. These accidents can even result in fatalities in not only the driver of the truck but also in those driving in the immediate area. In many cases, rollover accidents are the result of driver error. It is important that all car drivers know how to be proactive when driving to avoid getting into an accident with a tanker. Read More»