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Can the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Really Follow Me?

Can the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Really Follow Me?

As the victim of a workplace injury, you deserve proper compensation. If you have filed a claim with the insurance company, only to discover you are being followed, you may begin to wonder what’s legal and what’s not. Can the insurance company really follow you? Are they allowed to dig … Continue reading

Were You the Victim of Negligence?

Were You the Victim of Negligence?

When you suffer an injury due to someone else’s action or inaction, then you might be entitled to compensation. Accidents happen, but that doesn’t mean that you don’t have a legal right to be compensated for your medical bills, lost wages or pain and suffering. The foundation for most personal … Continue reading

Substance Abuse and Truck Accidents

Substance Abuse and Truck Accidents

Truck drivers face a work environment based largely on endurance. The longer they can stay on the road, the more time they spend earning money and consequently the more profitable they are. However, this can lead to serious physical and emotional stresses as they push themselves to stay awake and … Continue reading

Commercial Truck Driving Fatigue Leads to Increase in Fatalities

Commercial Truck Driving Fatigue Leads to Increase in Fatalities

Fatigued truck drivers are one of the most dangerous issues on the country’s roads today. One of the most famous accidents occurred on June 8, 2014, when actor/standup comedian Tracy Morgan was seriously injured and hospitalized after a Walmart truck collided into the back of the limo van carrying the … Continue reading

What Is the DUI “Walk and Turn” Test?

What Is the DUI “Walk and Turn” Test?

The “walk and turn” test is a common tool used by police officers to try to prove a person is intoxicated. This is a type of divided attention test–the person taking it has their attention divided between muscle control, memory and balance. It also has two parts, known as the … Continue reading

What to Expect at Traffic Court

What to Expect at Traffic Court

Different jurisdictions handle traffic violations in different ways. In some communities, you may be able to pay the fine by mail or online, while others will require you to attend a court hearing. Some jurisdictions may schedule a separate arraignment, while others will handle all the proceedings during one court … Continue reading

How Lyft and Uber Accidents Differ From Other Types of Car Wrecks

How Lyft and Uber Accidents Differ From Other Types of Car Wrecks

Rideshare services can be a source of convenience in busy cities, whether you need to get to an appointment or want to visit local landmarks as a tourist. They might also be dangerous, as Forbes reports services like Lyft and Uber have increased accident rates at least four percent each … Continue reading

Surgical Malpractice

Surgical Malpractice

Surgical malpractice arises through surgery mistakes, surgical errors that occur before, during or after a surgical procedure, intraoperative surgery mistakes, medical battery, and failure to obtain informed consent. There are some common elements to these cases discussed below. Prior to any surgery, the surgeon owes a duty to determine whether … Continue reading

What Happens to Child Support After a Parent Remarries?

What Happens to Child Support After a Parent Remarries?

After a divorce is finalized, many parents wonder how child support payments may be impacted after they remarry someone else in the future. In general, when a parent marries again, the new marriage won’t affect current child support orders. This is because only the biological parent’s income will be a … Continue reading

Your Guide to Wrongful Death Action

Your Guide to Wrongful Death Action

Wrongful Death Action If you recently lost someone due to another person’s negligence or because another person intended to harm your loved one, then you may have a wrongful death claim. Before you file your claim, it is crucial that you know the ins and outs of wrongful death. Here … Continue reading