The explosion of online shopping and the COVID-19 pandemic have led to an unprecedented number of package deliveries. If you were hired as a temporary driver to deliver these packages and you find yourself injured on the job, a truck accident attorney can ensure that you're legally protected and compensated fairly. Here are some common tactics used by truck accident attorneys when litigating cases involving temporary employees. Insurance Game Temporary workers are often not offered the same protections as full-time employees.
10 December 2020
You should never underestimate the lengths that a worker's compensation insurance adjuster will go to try to limit compensation. Their job is to deny you benefits or to pay you much less than you deserve. There are several tactics that are commonly used by these professionals. 1. Claiming That the Statute of Limitations Ran Out Never assume that anything the adjuster tells you is correct. For example, the adjuster might tell you that the statute of limitations has passed when it actually hasn't.
11 May 2020
Some of the most emotionally challenging cases personal injury law firms take on are those where parents are suing on behalf of their child who was injured or killed by a defective toy or other children's product. If you are a parent who believes your child was seriously injured by a defective toy, then there are many things you need to know. Personal Injury Cases Involving Children and Defective Products Are Never a DIY Project
17 October 2019
Personal injury lawyers will often meet with you for an initial consultation in order to look over the merits of your case. Poor preparation can make the difference between getting a lawyer interested and having everyone pass over your case. If you are vague about your injuries or how they happened, it can be difficult to determine the viability of your case. If you come to your meeting prepared with accident reports, medical records, and clear documentation, your attorney will be able to look at all of your evidence and decide if your case is a strong one.
1 August 2019
It's never fun to get into a car accident. This is especially true if your car received extensive damage or you were injured in some way. Following an accident, it's best to get checked out by a doctor, even if you aren't feeling any pain or you don't have any symptoms of an injury. You will also need to call your auto insurance agent, even if the accident was not your fault.
29 April 2019
If you have an employee injured on the job, it's important to keep them happy for several reasons. First, a cooperative employee will be much easier to work with as you file a worker's compensation claim. They may also feel more valued as an employee and more loyal to the company if you make the effort to keep them comfortable. Finally, an injured employee can potentially damage the productivity and morale of the whole team if the situation isn't handled properly.
28 July 2016
Once an injury attorney has decided to take up your case, money issues may become an integral part of your discussion. This is important because, for many people, accident cases are all about the potential monetary recovery. Here are some of the money-related issues you shouldn't fail to discuss with your lawyer: Value of Your Case This is an essential discussion that can determine whether or not you proceed to accept an out-of-court settlement offer.
15 July 2016
One of the worst types of auto accidents to be involved in is one involving a commercial or semi truck, mostly because of the sheer amount of damage that those trucks can cause and how much more complex a truck accident case is when compared to a normal auto accident. Thankfully, an attorney specializing in truck accidents can help you out in a variety of different ways, such as the two listed below.
23 June 2016
As a pedestrian, you certainly know some of the dangers and pratfalls that can befall you. Being involved in an accident where a vehicle hits you is just one of many. Luckily, you should know that you may be entitled to damages that cover your medical bills – as well as possibly other issues – on behalf of the individual who caused the incident. Throughout the course of this brief guide, you will have a few common questions answered about the issue of liability in a car-pedestrian accident.
27 May 2016
Following a denial for Social Security disability benefits, you have the choice of filing an appeal. During the appeal, every aspect of your claim will come under close scrutiny, and one mistake could result in the Social Security Administration, or SSA, deciding to uphold the original decision. To help you avoid damaging your claim, here are some of the most common mistakes made in disability appeals that you should avoid.
17 May 2016