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What Does the Family and Medical Leave Act Offer Employees?

What Does the Family and Medical Leave Act Offer Employees?

Glendale Workers Compensation Lawyers The Family and Medical Leave Act offers employees job protection when they must be away from the job for a certain period of time. Not every situation qualifies for protection, though many major life emergencies do. All federal, state and local employers are required to abide … Continue reading

Can You Sue Your Employer For Injuries?

Can You Sue Your Employer For Injuries?

Workers’ Compensation Lawyer If you are injured while on the job, it is natural to want some compensation. Whether or not your job is considered dangerous, you should not have to pay for your own medical expenses when you were only injured because of work-related activities. It is common for … Continue reading

How Much Time Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

How Much Time Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Claim?

Personal Injury Lawyer While every state’s laws are different, if you’re injured, every state does have a limited time frame during which you must file a claim, called a statute of limitations. In personal injury cases, most states allow two years to file, which gives attorneys time to consider your … Continue reading

Old Law May Be Impeding Product Recalls

Old Law May Be Impeding Product Recalls

Personal Injury Lawyer A decades-old law may be impeding recalls of dangerous products, shielding them from the public, according to Consumer Reports (https://www.consumerreports.org/product-safety/decades-old-law-hides-dangerous-products-and-impedes-recalls/). The recent recall of the Fisher Price infant sleeper have brought the issue this old law has created into to the spotlight. While the 19 deaths of … Continue reading

What Is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order?

What Is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order?

Divorce Lawyers When a couple goes through a divorce, one of the issues that need to be addressed in asset division. It is not uncommon that assets included in the marital estate are the retirement accounts that one or both spouses have. Unlike a regular bank account, however, where withdrawals … Continue reading

Misread Pap Smears

Misread Pap Smears

Medical Malpractice Lawyer Pap smears have the ability to effectively detect precancerous cells before they develop into cancer. However, when a pap smear is misread, they are not able to obtain the appropriate treatments to remove abnormal or precancerous cells from the cervix. When left untreated, precancerous cells can develop … Continue reading

How Much Should I Say to Police After a Crash?

How Much Should I Say to Police After a Crash?

Car Accident Lawyer If you’re in an accident, the first thing that should happen is a call to the police. A police report can make a stronger case for property damages even in a minor car accident, and in the event of a more serious crash, it can provide evidence … Continue reading

Recent Pedestrian Fatality Data

Recent Pedestrian Fatality Data

Car Accident Lawyer The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) estimated that 6,227 pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in 2018. This was an alarming 50 percent more than were killed in 2009. Experts have pointed to four probable causes of the increase in fatalities: More cars are back on the … Continue reading

Compensation Available to Survivors of Wrongful Death Victims

Compensation Available to Survivors of Wrongful Death Victims

Personal Injury Lawyer If you have lost a loved one to the negligent or intentionally wrongful conduct of another, you know that the tragedy is one of continual unfolding. First, there is the shock over a life taken too soon. Then, there is the grief over the loved one’s suffering … Continue reading

Skills Every Court Reporter Should Provide to Legal and Business Clients

Skills Every Court Reporter Should Provide to Legal and Business Clients

Workers Compensation Lawyer When you retain the services of court reporters, you can be assured that they will exhibit the following: Confidentiality: Reporters understand that the testimony and evidence presented in any deposition, hearing, or other action is often highly sensitive. He or she knows how critical it is that … Continue reading