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Public Intoxication – Walking is Better than an OWI, Right?

Public Intoxication – Walking is Better than an OWI, Right?

You’re out on the town, having a few beers with friends. You decide to hoof it home to avoid a ticket for operating while intoxicated, being responsible. A skilled criminal defense attorney Bloomington, IN trusts would definitely agree with that plan.  You have nothing to worry about, right?  Well, beware, … Continue reading

5 Questions to Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer

5 Questions to Ask Your Personal Injury Lawyer

You aren’t involved in a car accident every day.  Usually this is foreign and you don’t know what to look for to preserve your claim.  Before you talk to an insurance adjuster it is important to talk to an experienced personal injury lawyer Little Rock AR trusts to find out what your … Continue reading

Three Things to Know About Your Mesothelioma Diagnosis

Three Things to Know About Your Mesothelioma Diagnosis

What is Mesothelioma? Is it a disease? No, it’s not a disease, Mesothelioma is a highly uncommon and dangerous, often deadly form of cancer that is caused from Asbestos exposure. Typically, Mesothelioma forms in the respiratory system and in the surrounding areas, like the heart, lungs, chest and abdomen. 3,200 … Continue reading

Pursuing a Personal Injury Case Involving a Child with Disabilities

Pursuing a Personal Injury Case Involving a Child with Disabilities

Before choosing to pursue a personal injury case case involving a child with disabilities, an attorney should be completely familiar with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and its implementing regulations. These federal laws provide statutory and regulatory … Continue reading

Am I Covered by the Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Act?

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While most employees in Wisconsin are covered by the Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Act, there are some exceptions. If you are injured in the workplace, it’s important to know how and if you are covered. The majority of employers in Wisconsin must carry Worker’s Comp insurance. If employers have more than … Continue reading

Types of Compromises in Worker’s Compensation Law

Types of Compromises in Worker’s Compensation Law

Full and Final v. Limited Compromise There are two different types of compromises that are commonly used in Worker’s Compensation cases: 1) Full and Final, or 2) Limited. These compromises are used to settle Worker’s Compensation cases or avoid a formal Hearing or court date. Below are some brief descriptions … Continue reading

What You Should and Shouldn’t Tell the Insurance Company

What You Should and Shouldn’t Tell the Insurance Company

Do NOT Give a Recorded Statement Clients constantly ask if they are required to give a recorded statement to the Worker’s Compensation insurance company. The simple answer is no. You are in no way required to offer any statement to the insurance company. Why Shouldn’t I Give a Recorded Statement? … Continue reading

What is an “Occupational Injury?”

What is an “Occupational Injury?”

Occupational Injury v. Traumatic Injury When you think of an injury, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Most likely it is someone getting hurt in an accident, falling, or even getting hit by an object or person. This type of injury, which is known as a traumatic … Continue reading

Is Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery Covered Under Workers Compensation?

Is Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery Covered Under Workers Compensation?

What is Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery? It is surgery that is intended to modify or improve the appearance of a physical feature, irregularity, or defect. Is Cosmetic or Plastic Surgery Covered under Workers Compensation in Wisconsin? Yes. If your doctor indicates that the recommended surgery is “work-related” or needed as … Continue reading