Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim on Time

When to File a Workers' Compensation Claim Most employers offer a type of insurance that's known as workers' compensation, which allows you to obtain benefits for an injury or illness that occurred while on the job. However, accepting these benefits usually means that you give up your right to file a lawsuit against the company. [...]

By |2019-04-23T16:17:25-07:00May 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim on Time

A Building Owner’s Liability for Inadequate Security

Suing for Inadequate Building Security Those who own and maintain buildings have an obligation to provide adequate security for those who are in the building. Here are some factors to consider if something has happened to you while in the building and you want to bring suit. The Right to Security Depends on Several Things [...]

By |2019-04-23T16:12:17-07:00May 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on A Building Owner’s Liability for Inadequate Security

Suing for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress

When You Can Sue for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress When someone has acted so outrageously towards you in a manner that is both shocking and beyond all bounds of decency, you may have a cause of action if you have suffered severe distress from that person's conduct. This Is Not the Same as Mental [...]

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Damages You May Be Able to Seek When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

Types of Compensation Available in a Wrongful Death Claim When someone close to you dies, the emotional toll can be substantial. It's also possible that you will experience hefty financial burdens in the event that you depended on the deceased individual. If another person or company was responsible for the death, you might have the [...]

By |2019-04-30T10:23:39-07:00May 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Damages You May Be Able to Seek When Filing a Wrongful Death Claim

How Courts Could Interpret an Apology in an Accident Case

Why You Shouldn’t Apologize After a Car Crash Your first instinct after a car accident may be to express your guilt or sadness over the fact that the collision happened. However, unless you are ready to admit that you’re liable for that crash, do not say anything to any other drivers or passengers. Instead, make [...]

By |2019-03-28T21:00:44-07:00March 28th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Courts Could Interpret an Apology in an Accident Case

How Expert Witnesses Affect a Personal Law Case

How Hiring an Expert Witness Can Impact Your Claim Sometimes proving that someone else was negligent requires more beyond just the facts of the case. In those instances, your lawyer may retain an expert witness to provide their special knowledge to assist with proving your claim. Expert Witnesses Can Impact a Jury While jurors will [...]

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Getting Your Medical Records for a Malpractice Case

The Importance of Medical Records in a Malpractice Case Medical records are the baseline of a medical malpractice case against a health care provider. They will tell a jury exactly what was done. With that in mind, getting these records is a must for your case. How Medical Records Help Your Claim When your medical [...]

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What to Do If Your Food Is Contaminated By a Sick Restaurant Worker

Taking Action After Eating Contaminated Food from a Restaurant Worker You go to a restaurant expecting a tasty meal and relaxing experience. What you may not expect is to feel awful a few days afterward. If you are diagnosed with an infectious illness that contaminated the food you ate at a restaurant, it is important [...]

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What to Do for Whiplash in a Car Accident

How to Deal with Whiplash from an Accident Whiplash suffered from a car accident is a compensable damage. While you want relief from the pain, the steps that you take to treat it could impact the viability of your personal injury claim. Get Medical Help at the Scene If you are feeling any pain at [...]

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Timeline When Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

When to Consider Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit When you've been in an accident that has injured you in some way, it's possible that you'll be able to receive compensation for this injury. If another individual or company was at fault for your injury, that person or company may be responsible for your injury. In [...]

By |2019-03-12T21:00:10-07:00March 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Timeline When Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit
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