You should provide your employer with a notice of your accident as soon as possible after the accident in order to ensure proper filing of a workers’ compensation claim. Provide your employer with a notice in writing detailing your personal contact information, the cause and extent of the injury, named witnesses, and the work you were engaged in at the time of injury.
Workers’ compensation benefits can include, but are not limited to, medical expenses, wage replacement, and vocational training and rehabilitation.
Companies like Uber and Lyft are Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) that participate in the relatively new ride-sharing industry. Unlike taxi companies, TNCs are relatively unregulated – in fact, UberX drivers are not even required to carry commercial driver’s licenses.
Social media is a wonderful tool to stay in contact with people you don’t get to see every day. Your friends and family members want to know what you’re up to, but you should think twice before posting about your personal injury case.
Think using a hands-free device while driving makes you safer? Think again. You may be surprised at how this NSC infographic shows the cell phone conversation is distracting. In order to stay safe, you need your eyes on the road, your hands on the wheel, and your mind on driving.
Insurers can deny coverage for treatment related to infections caused by breast implants, causing a budding advocacy movement.
If you have received a settlement or judgment following a vehicle accident, you’re probably wondering, “Do I have to pay taxes on that money?” The short answer is, “In most cases, no.”
Negligence is the legal term for any careless behavior that causes, or contributes to, an accident. For example, a person is negligent if he neglected to stop at a stop sign and, as a result, hit your car as you were coming through the intersection.
You may need to hire a lawyer to represent you because you suffered serious injuries, or the legal rules implicated by your personal injury claim are highly complex. Sometimes, the insurance company refuses to settle in good faith.