While the workers compensation system was put into place to protect injured workers, far too many workers are unfamiliar with how this system works. Consequently, it is not uncommon for individuals to not exercise all of their rights under this system of law. This includes the right to hire a workers compensation attorney to represent them. If you have been injured on the job, it is important that you are aware of this right to legal counsel.
15 November 2022
If you have been injured on the job and wish to seek financial assistance through workers' compensation, you might first want to talk with an attorney before you go at it alone. There are many good reasons to consult with a workers' compensation attorney. Knowing what those are will help ensure that you will be able to make the decision that is best for you. Here are some of those reasons to take into consideration:
14 October 2022
If you have been injured in an automobile accident and someone else is at fault, you may be looking to hire a car accident attorney to represent you. Most car accident injury lawyers offer a free consultation, which is essentially an interview between you and the lawyer. If you have never had a consultation before, you may be unsure what information the attorney may be trying to obtain from you, what questions you should ask the attorney, and what information you should bring with you.
21 September 2022
Walking around your town or city should be a carefree activity, but unfortunately, there are times when you are put into harm's way by a negligent driver. Many such instances are classified as pedestrian accidents, and the more serious of these may require legal representation. If you or someone you know has recently been injured in a pedestrian accident but aren't yet sure about the benefits of hiring an attorney, keep reading below to discover some of the biggest ones.
24 August 2022
Estate planning is one of those things that you'll only really get to do once, and so you should ensure you do it effectively. It involves many aspects, most of which touch on your assets and other legal issues. While you will want a plan that is unique to you and suits your wishes, there are some steps and considerations that you should only make in consultation with a professional. This is why you should turn to a real estate lawyer for help.
25 July 2022
Nothing is more dreadful for a motorcyclist than being involved in a road accident. It's especially horrifying when it's through no fault of your own but because of another motorcyclist's or motorist's negligence. Due to the design of your ride, an accident exposes you to serious injuries, and your motorcycle will likely sustain significant damage. If the accident is gruesome, you might not even be able to leave the scene of the accident without a third party's intervention.
29 June 2022
No one starts a business with the intent of winding up in a lawsuit, but it can happen to even the most well-run companies. If you're not prepared for a corporate law dispute, your business could be in for a world of trouble. Luckily, having a corporate lawyer on retainer can help keep your business on track and out of court. Here are just a few ways corporate law can affect your bottom line if you don't have an attorney watching your back.
31 May 2022
If you are filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will be able to discharge all of your debts. However, if you are filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you will be paying off some of your debts over the course of a number of years determined by the law. After you have paid off much of your debt, you will be able to discharge the remaining amount. However, you might wonder how much of your debt you will have to ultimately pay.
2 May 2022
Motorcycle accidents carry a high risk of permanent disability, especially when riding without quality protective gear. So, in addition to exercising caution on the road, you should seek instant treatment for injuries sustained in an accident. Timely medical care keeps you away from life-threatening conditions. Besides that, a doctor's medical report enables you and your lawyer to substantiate your claim. But even with medical evidence, the insurance company may be hesitant to compensate you for one reason or another.
24 March 2022
If you have been hit by a careless driver and are now injured, you may already know all about the physical costs of the accident. You can be paid for pain and suffering, a form of damage you should speak to your personal injury lawyer about. However, one of the first problems some accident victims notice is that their financial situation has suddenly worsened – a lot. To find out more about being paid for your financial damages after a car accident, read on.
17 February 2022