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Types of Workers’ Comp Benefits

  • Posted on: Feb 29 2020
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When you’re injured on the job, you need to file for workers’ compensation. There are a number of different benefits workers’ comp provides, and you should certainly take advantage of these benefits, especially if you’ve been seriously injured. Here are some of the benefits workers’ comp provides: Medical Costs If you’re injured at work, workers’ comp should cover the cost of your medical bills. This includes any ER visits, hospital stays, doctor’s appointments, medications, physical therapy, tests, and even any […]


The Most Common Injuries in the Workplace

  • Posted on: Feb 15 2020
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There are a lot of different ways you can be injured in the workplace. These injuries are often covered by workers’ compensation laws, so if you do suffer a workplace accident, you will usually be able to receive compensation. While that can be very comforting to know, most people would rather completely avoid any type of injury when at all possible. By understanding the most common injuries in the workplace, you can better see where a potential accident could occur […]


When Should I Settle a Personal Injury Case?

  • Posted on: Jan 31 2020
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Sometimes, the best option for a personal injury case is to go to trial. You want the judge or, in rare cases, a full jury to see what you’ve gone through and provide you with the compensation the guilty party is simply refusing to give you through a settlement. However, there are some instances when settling is the best option. Here are a few times when settling your personal injury case is the best option. The Settlement is Fair While […]


Suing for Personal Injury on Behalf of Your Child

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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If your child has been injured due to someone else’s negligence or fault, you may want to take this other party to court to win compensation for the medical bills along with the pain and suffering your child has experienced. Because anyone under age 18 cannot sue someone, you must bring the personal injury lawsuit against the other party yourself on behalf of your child. Other than this factor, suing on behalf of a child is fairly similar to suing […]


How Do I Appeal a Personal Injury Case?

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2019
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If you’ve lost a personal injury case, you may want to appeal the decision. The outcome of this appeal may reverse the decision, awarding you damaging and other financial benefits. However, it could also result in no change at all. If you’re considering an appeal, you first want to discuss the case with your lawyer and make certain your appeal actually has grounds. If it doesn’t, you may need to come to terms with the judgment. If, however, you do […]


Can I Sue My Spouse for Personal Injury?

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2019
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If you’ve been in an accident that was your spouse’s fault, you may wonder exactly what kind of legal action you can take. While it often doesn’t make sense to sue your spouse for personal injury, there are some cases where it may actually be a good idea. Here are some of the legalities about such a lawsuit. Interspousal Immunity in the Courts Is Mostly Gone At one point, the courts prohibited spouses from suing each other via interspousal immunity. […]


The Dangers of Discussing Your Personal Injury Case with Others

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2019
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Talking about any legal matter with other people is often not the best idea, but it’s an especially bad idea to do so when it’s a personal injury case. There are a few different reasons why saying anything about your case can cause you issues later on. You Never Know Who May Be Called to Testify It’s possible some of your friends or even family members could be called to testify, especially if they witnessed the accident or can speak […]


Common Questions You May Have in a Personal Injury Case

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2019
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If you’ve been injured and have decided to sue for personal injury, you likely have a lot of questions. This is especially true if this is the first time you’ve been involved in a case like this. Working with an attorney is the best way to get answers that are relevant to your case, but here are some common questions you’re likely to have. How Long Will the Case Take? This depends on whether or not your case goes to […]


Witnesses You Might Call in Personal Injury Cases

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2019
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If you’re involved in a personal injury case, you may want to call on a number of witnesses to help make your point. These witnesses may be able to provide the support you need to win and receive the compensation you deserve. If you’re the defendant in an injury case, a witness may be able to convince the judge that you truly weren’t at fault. Either way, knowing which witnesses to call is very important. Here are some of the […]


What Reasonable Care Is Expected of a Homeowner?

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2019
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As a homeowner, you have a duty to provide a safe environment for those who visit your home and your land. If someone is injured on your property and can prove that you were in breach of this duty, you may have to pay out a large amount of compensation. However, it’s important that you understand that you do not owe everyone the same duty of care. Depending on the person and their reason for being on your property, you […]


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