Exploring Both Workers' Compensation And SSDI
29 August 2020
For those suffering from a work-related injury, the process to get benefits can be confusing. Not only should a hurt worker qualify for their employer's workers' compensation benefits but they may also qualify for a government benefit program from the Social Security Administration (SSA). Read below to find out which program is best for you and how to get the maximum benefit you can after a work-related injury or illness.
Getting Ready For Your Workers' Comp IME
17 August 2020
When a work-related injury causes you to be out of work for some time, you may be asked to undergo a medical exam to determine the status of your injury. The independent medical exam (IME) comes after you have been recuperating at home for a while. Not all hurt workers have to undergo an IME, so read on to find out more.
Not Your Usual Exam
It's important for hurt workers to understand how an IME differs from other types of medical exams they may have had in the past.
Do You Have A Viable Wrongful Death Lawsuit?
31 July 2020
Did a family member recently pass away due to the fault of another person? If so, you could have a viable wrongful death lawsuit. Here are some questions to ask to determine if your case is worth pursuing.
Was Negligence Involved?
The first thing to ask yourself about the situation was if there was any type of negligence involved that directly led to the person's death. For example, if someone was in an auto accident, know that there are factors that make negligence more apparent than others.
Birth Defects Due To Medical Negligence
22 July 2020
Although pregnancy is a natural experience for a woman, many of them still seek care from a physician to ensure that everything moves along in a healthy manner. Prenatal care involves a physician closely monitoring the development of the baby, as well as the health state of the mother. One perk of prenatal care is for a physician to prevent birth defects, although sometimes the defects can develop no matter how good of a physician he or she is.