Being hurt at work can be devastating in some ways. You may be faced with huge medical bills, and this will mean lost wages. This can make it challenging for you to live and pay your monthly expenses. The first thing you will want to do in this situation is to try to obtain workers' compensation. This will enable you to receive money for your losses, but you will need to qualify for this. [Read More]
What Does It Mean When A Work Accident Was Your Fault?
If you are responsible for a work accident that damages yourself or others, that may cause a lot of guilt, confusion, and other emotions. But while you're dealing with the aftermath of a work accident, there are some things you should keep in mind about your legal rights. Here are some common points of confusion for people in your situation. Are You Eligible for Help? In most cases, it shouldn't matter that an injury was your fault if it happened on work time. [Read More]
Two Ways To Recover Pain And Suffering In Your Workers' Comp Claim
The primary benefit of workers' compensation insurance is people who are injured on the job can receive benefits (e.g., money for medical bills and lost wages) fairly quickly and without having to file a lawsuit against their employers. However, one drawback is you cannot collect cash for any pain and suffering you experience as a result of your injuries. However, here are two ways you may be able to get around this restriction. [Read More]
Three Cases In Which A Driver Is Presumed Liable For An Accident
Pursuing a car accident claim is difficult if you are presumed liable for the crash even before the investigations are complete. Unfortunately, there are some kinds of car accidents in which the driver is presumed to be liable. If you are such a driver, the onus is on you to prove the courts otherwise. Here are a few examples of such car accidents: Hitting a Pedestrian Some states presume you to be guilty if you hit a pedestrian. [Read More]