3 Reasons To Hire A Workers' Compensation Attorney


Workers' compensation is insurance that provides money if you are injured while at work. Typically, it makes the entire process streamlined, so you get the money you need to pay your medical bills fast. In most cases, you don't need to hire an attorney because you don't need to prove fault. However, in some instances, it may be beneficial or necessary to hire a workers' compensation attorney who can help you get the money you are owed, so check out these three reasons you may need an attorney for your work injury.

23 July 2018

Why You Should Talk To An Attorney Soon After Your Motorcycle Accident


There's nothing quite like the feeling of riding your motorcycle on a scenic winding road. However, riding a bike has its dangers since bikes are often overlooked by other drivers. Plus, road hazards are even more dangerous to a motorcycle than a heavy car, so you always have to stay alert. Unfortunately, you can be careful all the time and still be in an accident when another driver doesn't see you coming down the road.

4 June 2018

What's Your Level Of Functioning?


If you've been trying to get approved for Social Security benefits, you may come across the term "residual functioning capacity." This term sounds a bit intimidating, but understanding what it means could enhance your ability to get benefits. Being unable to work and convincing the Social Security Administration (SSA) that you deserve benefits can be two different things, so read on to learn more about residual functional capacity (RFC). What is residual functioning capacity?

29 April 2018

Beware The Danger Of The Non-Medical Drug Detox Facility


A large part of the country is suffering from a drug crisis. Quite naturally, a lot of people are heading to rehabilitation centers around the nation for treatment. Unfortunately, where there's a misfortune that leads to an economic opportunity, there are also people willing to take advantage of the situation. Many of the drug rehab centers that are proudly and loudly proclaiming their services to help addicts aren't licensed medical facilities and they may be putting addicts in as much -- or even more -- danger than the drugs they're already using.

6 April 2018

The Most Common Construction Injuries


Construction injuries can be frightening, but also quite serious. When you are on the job, you do not expect to leave in an ambulance. Unfortunately, this happens all too often. If you have ever been injured on a job site, you might have legal recourse. So many different construction accidents are preventable, often by companies supplying products or by the companies hiring construction workers. Ultimately, you may have the right to seek financial resources if you are injured in one of these common ways.

3 March 2018

A Different Type Of Personal Injury: Libel And Slander


Lots of people have heard of these terms, but perhaps never associated them with a real-life occurrence. Nowadays, almost anyone can fall victim to this type of harm, given the wide information decimation of social media and the web. Read on to learn more. What do they mean? These terms both refer to a manner of defamation, with libel referring to the written statement and slander referring to the spoken statement.

24 January 2018

Three Easy Tips For Dealing With A Holiday Car Accident


During the holidays, people are going too and fro more often than usual. Store parking lots are much more crowded than normal. This can mean a lot more car accidents happen. Whether you were hit by someone on a snowy road or if you were hit from behind inside of a store parking lot, this can be a major pain during the holidays. If you were injured in an accident during the holiday season, here are some ways to handle it without putting a damper on the celebrations.

20 December 2017

How To Remain Safe During Holiday Road Trips


The holiday season is here, and millions of people will soon be hitting the road to see family and friends. While this is an exciting and festive time of year, it is important that you remain vigilant while on your vacation so that you and your family remain safe while on the road and avoid any potential accidents along the way. The following are some tips for a successful holiday road trip:

5 December 2017

Use A Lawyer To Help You Get What You Deserve


If you have been in an accident while you were out riding your motorcycle, then you may have been left with a lot of injuries, a lot of medical bills, and a lot of missed time at work. While you may have some of those things handled by your insurance, you may still be left with a lot of bills and not a lot of money. If you are trying to figure out what you should do about the situation, then you may want to think about seeing a lawyer to help you with the situation.

14 November 2017

Three Ways An Accident Attorney Can Help When You'Ve Been Involved In An Accident With A Big Rig


When you get into an accident with a big rig, it can be difficult to know what to do. There are many people who feel intimated because the trucker often has a big-name insurance company backing them up and the person who was hit feels like they have no one on their side. This is not the case, though. You can have someone backing you after an accident if you hire an accident attorney.

6 October 2017