Workers’ compensation policies are part of broader employment legislation that the U.S. federal government and individual states have enacted to protect American workers. When an employee is injured at their workplace or while performing a work-related task, they may be eligible to collect financial assistance through a workers’ compensation program. If you’ve been injured on
Bicycling is a great way to travel because it’s friendly to the environment and beneficial for your health. However, bicycling on the road does come with some drawbacks because getting into an accident can be very dangerous. Since cars are so much bigger than bicycles, you are very likely to be severely hurt if you
Rising gas prices, insurance premiums and car costs have led to an increase in those using Uber to travel locally within the United States. However, with so many Uber vehicles on the road, accidents are bound to happen. Below is an overview of personal injury law and when depositions may be used in an Uber
When you lean on a rail or walk on a path, you should be able to do so with reasonable certainty that it will do its’ job and support you. This is why, according to the law, it is the responsibility of the property owner to properly maintain the stability of the rails and surfaces
The number of registered motorcycles in the United States has risen in recent years. Because so many more motorcycles are on the road, accidents are becoming increasingly frequent. When a motorcyclist has an accident, their injuries are likely to be far more serious than victims riding in passenger cars, trucks, or SUV’s. This is because
If you are injured in a car accident, your smartphone can be your best witness. Preserving the truth, the actual facts, can prevent guilty parties from escaping liability. It would be best if an uninterested bystander were to do this for you, so call a friend if you are unable to do it yourself.
With the increase of technological advances, online viewing and filing of documents is now reality in late 2016. Keep this in mind when filing documents with the court that may easily be viewed by others. Exhibits to pleadings and information in pleadings can be seen for free online by anyone who decides to click around
Vehicular assault is one of the most serious driving offenses in our justice system, second only to vehicular homicide. These cases always involve injuries or death caused due to some form of an automobile accident. What is Vehicular Assault? Vehicular assault or homicide can be charged when someone drives while impaired by alcohol or drugs,