26 August 2020
In many states, there is no formal discovery process for traumatic injuries in regards to workers' compensation cases. There are no interrogatories or depositions. Therefore, there are cases where you might be approved for workers' compensation even if your injuries were partially the result of a preexisting condition. However, that doesn't mean that your employer won't try to prevent this from happening. The Mechanism of Injury The starting point in a workers' compensation claim is the mechanism of injury.
17 August 2020
When it comes to seeking benefits for a work-related accident or illness, it's all about the timing. Your employer's workers' compensation insurance plan should provide you with some valuable benefits but you need to take action quickly and abide by the rules. To find out why the timing of your actions matter, read on. State Rules Vary Workers' compensation insurance is a private business but is overseen by each state. That means the coverage and rules will vary somewhat from state to state.
30 July 2020
Most workers' compensation claims get settled after being filed. However, in some instances, the claim may be denied, leaving the injured party to cater for their expenses without compensation. If your claim gets rejected, you can go to trial and appeal for further consideration by a judge. If you and your employer's insurer reach an impasse and fail to agree even in mediation, you may be forced to go into litigation.
23 July 2020
Riding a motorcycle should be an exciting and freeing situation that provides the rider with the best chance of having fun. However, there are times when driving motorcycles can be hard to manage, particularly when traffic is high and dense. In this situation, lane changes may cause accidents that may require the help of a legal specialist to properly examine. 1. Lane Changes Are a Challenge to Motorcycle Safety Motorcyclists are often in a pretty delicate situation whenever they take to their bikes.
14 July 2020
Pest control specialists, also known as exterminators, use substances that are intended to kill pests alone. However, some of these pesticides can also affect pets and even full-grown humans after the pesticide treatment. If you and your family are ill as a result of the negligent use of pesticides, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The Harmful Effects of Pesticides Children and pets are the most vulnerable to pesticide injuries.
30 June 2020
When a slip and fall lawyer tackles a case, the first order of business is figuring out who the liable party might be. Most of the time, liability rests with a property owner, a renter, or an event holder. There is a bit of a process, though, for how you establish liability and assign it to an at-fault party so let's take a look at it. Liability for Premises Nearly every case a slip and fall attorney pursues will derive from the legal concept of premises liability.
19 June 2020
When it comes to getting into an accident, it is never easy. Getting into an accident with a commercial truck driver can really complicate the compensation process, which is why you should hire an attorney to help you with the compensation and potentially with the lawsuit process. Thing #1: Hire an Attorney If you are involved in an accident with a commercial truck, you are going to want to hire an attorney to help you with the compensation process.