Workmans compensation insurance is big business in this country, and like all big businesses, this industry doesn't play to lose. Many people find themselves assuming that workers comp is an automatic process that results in receiving a regular check until you are able to resume their job duties. However, the insurance companies work hard to deny as many claims as possible. Fortunately, strategies exist that can help you get the courts on your side when it comes down to the final decision on your workers comp case.
15 June 2017
Every American needs to stay on top of product recalls issued by both the CPSC and the FDA. While the Consumer Product Safety Commission oversees the safety of many other everyday products, such as car seats, the FDA oversees the safety of medications, medical devices, animal feed, cosmetics, and food. As you can imagine, continuing to use a medication or eat a food that has been recalled by the FDA can be very hazardous to your health.
14 June 2017
Millions of people are bitten by animals every year. Although most animal bites simply involve nips that don't even break the skin, some result in serious injury that involves loss of work and substantial medical costs. Following are three things that the average person needs to know about animal bites and the law. Dogs Aren't the Only Culprits Animal bite lawsuits are primarily associated with dogs. After all, canines are responsible for about 4.
12 June 2017
Taking out a bail bond is probably a necessity for you if you have been arrested. Almost everyone has professional and personal commitments that make it impossible for them to remain in jail for an extended period of time. While you may need a bail bond, you shouldn't assume that it's best to take the first option that's offered to you, because there are many things you can do to avoid spending too much money.
7 June 2017
It's every parent's nightmare: getting that one allocated phone call from their city police department or juvenile detention facility and hearing the shaky, frightened voice of their teenager on the other end stating that they'd just been arrested. Even if your child is a star student with a healthy respect for law and order, he or she just might end up on the other end of that telephone call one day, even by virtue of simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time.
5 June 2017
An auto accident can impact your life in odd ways, and one of them may include possibly being charged with fraud if you sell your home after being served papers for an auto accident lawsuit. Here's more information about this particular issue and what you can do to avoid it. Risk of Fraudulent Conveyance Accusation While a personal injury lawsuit generally won't put any legal restraints on what you can do with your house while the case is ongoing, you do risk being accused of fraudulently transferring property to keep those assets out of reach of the plaintiff if you sell or give away your home in an inappropriate way.
1 June 2017
If you find yourself in a situation where you fall down inside of a public establishment, you are likely to be concerned about your well-being as a result of the incident. Along with injuries sustained, there is a hefty medical bill that will need to be paid if you wish to receive the proper treatment afterward. If you feel a fall is caused because of negligence on part of the business where the injured occurred, you have the option in trying to obtain compensation from the owner of the property.
27 May 2017
A lot of men feel as though the courts will automatically favor the mother during a divorce, giving them the advantage during child custody issues. But that isn't always the case. There are a number of things you can do to protect your rights and increase your chances of getting custody, whether full or shared. Here are three tips for fathers to follow in order to make the transition smoother for all involved.
18 May 2017
If you are getting a divorce, odds are pretty high you are not going to agree on everything – if you do, you probably wouldn't be getting divorced. While you will probably hire an attorney to help with the legalities once you have everything settled, you may want to consider using a mediator to get there. Divorce mediation has had a lot of misinformation spread about it. To help you better understand why you should go with a mediator, here are some of the myths and the facts about the practice.
18 May 2017
Bankruptcy is a decision that is going to affect your life and the life of your family for a very long time. During this time, it is very wise to seek the council of a bankruptcy attorney. A bankruptcy attorney is going to be able to shed a lot of light on the problem that you are facing. However, meeting with a lawyer can be intimidating at times, and so you may forget what you want to ask them.
15 May 2017