2017

  • Proving Your Slip-And-Fall Injury Was Caused By Your Landlord's Negligence


    If you live in an apartment complex and you have a landlord who handles the maintenance of the grounds, you will most likely want to look into receiving compensation for a slip-and-fall injury you sustained due to their lack of care for an icy walkway or parking area. There are several steps to take after you become injured due to your landlord's neglect of maintenance. Here are some of the important things you should do to help boost your chances of having your landlord pay for any medical troubles you have sustained from the incident.
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  • Three Capacities In Which Court Reporting Services Work


    Court reporting services are provided by stenographers. These folks use special machines to type shorthand, and convert everything said in court, word for word, to paper document and/or computer document. Usually, a stenographer only works on cases where there is criminal activity and the courts want particularly accurate documentation of what was said and what transpired in court. However, there are special circumstances where a stenographer may provide court reporting services in another capacity.
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  • FAQs About Permanent Partial Disability And The Disability Rating System


    Permanent partial disability is part of the workers' compensation system. The compensation is awarded if you do not completely recover from your work injury and you are left with an impairment. There are guidelines that dictate whether or not you are eligible for the benefits and how much you can receive in compensation. If you are planning to apply for partial disability, here is what you need to know.   Do You Have to Be Disabled to Receive Compensation?
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  • Three Reasons Why You Would Want To Hire Employment Advisory Services


    If you currently operate a small or medium-sized business, you are probably looking at employee compensation packages. If there is also a union within your business, you have to be careful about which services and how to apply them to your employees. There are other reasons, too, why you would want to hire a company that provides employment advisory services. You Have to Work with the Union on Compensation When a union exists, you have to work with the union on benefits packages.
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  • Noticing An Unusual Pattern Of Illnesses In Your Area? Could Environmental Contamination Be The Culprit?


    Most ailments -- even relatively rare ones -- may not raise many questions or suspicions on their own. However, if you've noticed that a number of people in your immediate area seem to be dealing with the same symptoms you have, your illness could be the result of pollutants or contaminants in your environment. For example, residents near one military base who were allegedly made ill by fire extinguisher discharge in their drinking water recently filed a class action lawsuit to recover funds for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
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  • Could Settling A Personal Injury Claim Eliminate Your Right To Prejudgment Interest?


    If you've recently suffered physical injuries due to another person's negligence, you may be exploring your legal and financial options, including a personal injury lawsuit. While filing a civil complaint is often the best way to ensure you'll be able to recover all the funds to which you're entitled, it can take time for a lawsuit to wind its way through the discovery process before it's presented to a judge or jury – and if you're already dealing with the financial fallout of your injury, you may not feel that you have the extra time.
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  • Three Tips For Fighting A Traffic Violation


    Are you at risk of getting your license suspended due to a traffic violation that you don't feel you are guilty of committing? Even if a suspension is not imminent, you may still want to fight a ticket if you know that you did nothing wrong. Each municipality has its own rules for attempting to refute traffic violations, but all drivers should at least be given the opportunity to have a day in court.
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  • Getting SSD Benefits For Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease


    The ability to remember information is one of the most important skills required to have a job. No matter which type of career it is that you have, you will need to use your memory in some way. If you had to quit your long-term job because you can't remember how to perform simple tasks, you might qualify for SSD benefits. It is possible that you are suffering from a disease such as early-onset Alzheimer's.
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  • When Can A Pedestrian Be Held Liable For An Automobile Accident?


    It's no secret that pedestrians are especially vulnerable in any accident involving a motor vehicle. According to the most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 4,735 pedestrians lost their lives in traffic crashes and another 150,000 faced emergency treatment for non-fatal crash-related injuries in 2013. In any accident involving a motor vehicle and a pedestrian, conventional wisdom dictates that the automobile driver is fully responsible for the accident.
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  • When To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney


    A personal injury claim is sometimes the best way to receive compensation for pain and/or loss of income caused by someone else's actions. Unfortunately, this doesn't mean that personal injury claims are easy. The service of a personal injury attorney can be invaluable to guide you through your case and help you receive the compensation you deserve. Here are three situations where you should always hire a personal injury attorney.
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