2021

  • Should You Consult A Law Firm When Filing For Workers Compensation Benefits?

    People often make the mistake of assuming that they must settle their workers' compensation claim directly through their employer or their insurance carrier. However, the truth is, consulting a law firm that specializes in workers' compensation can often prove quite beneficial. This is especially true in cases involving repetitive motion injuries, at-fault injuries, and injuries resulting in long-term or permanent disability.  Repetitive Motion Injury Claims In addition to injuries that result from an on-the-job accident, workers' compensation benefits also cover injuries resulting from repetitive motion when performing your job duties. [Read More]

  • What To Expect In The First Meeting With A Personal Injury Lawyer

    If you have been wrongfully injured in an accident, then it's time to prepare a personal injury case. But if you have never handled such an issue before, you might have been advised by your friends to engage a personal injury lawyer — rightly so.   If you're about to hold your first meeting with your lawyer, but you don't even know what to expect, read this post that discusses some of the things to expect from your first meeting with your attorney: [Read More]

  • How Liability Differs From Responsibility In Injury Law

    Liability is the central concept in the work of a personal injury attorney. If you're trying to figure out whether you can sue or file a claim against a defendant's insurance, the big question is whether you can make liability stick. For someone who doesn't provide personal injury attorney services, liability may sound an awful lot like responsibility. There are some big differences between the two so take a look at them. [Read More]

  • Hiring a Product Claim Attorney to File and Pursue a Lawsuit

    As a consumer, you expect the products that you buy and use to be safe. You do not anticipate them harming you or someone in your household. However, when you have been injured or made ill from something that you purchased, you have the right to take legal action against the manufacturer or seller. You can start by retaining a product claim attorney to represent you. Determining the Damages When you retain a product claim attorney, you can get legal help determining the worth of the damages that you suffered. [Read More]

  • Driving Barefoot Might Affect Your Personal Injury Case

    If it's warm out, you might find it convenient to hop into the car without any shoes on. Then, if you're involved in a car accident, the other driver might be looking for ways to blame you for any injuries you have suffered due to the accident. For example, the fact that you weren't wearing shoes may be brought up as a contributing factor in the accident.  The Legality of Driving While Barefoot [Read More]

  • A Truck Accident Might Leave You Eligible for Compensation for PTSD

    Given the size and weight of a commercial truck, an accident involving a truck can be terrifying. Even if you do not suffer serious injuries as a result of the truck accident, you are still likely to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to the crash. If this is the case, you may be entitled to compensation from the truck driver's insurance provider for your PTSD. Understanding the Effects of PTSD [Read More]

  • Social Security Disability Benefits Vs. Workers' Compensation

    When you are considering pursuing Social Security Disability benefits (SSDI) or workers' compensation, you might be wondering if your benefits will be able to help you pay your bills in the long-run. After all, as inflation goes up, the everyday cost of living can become much higher. However, SSDI comes with a cost-of-living adjustment that will regularly increase how much you will receive. If you are still not sure if you should pursue workers' compensation or SSDI, it's important to speak with an attorney. [Read More]

  • How Can A Rideshare Passenger Recover For An Auto Accident?

    If you've been injured in an accident while ridesharing, you have the right to recover from your injuries just like you would in any other auto accident. Here's what you should know. The At-Fault Driver Is Still Responsible In any accident, whoever is at fault for the accident pays everyone else. If you got hurt because your driver ran a red light, your driver is responsible for your injuries. If you got hurt because the other driver ran a red light, the other driver is responsible. [Read More]