• 4 Reasons You Need An Attorney After a Car Accident

    If you have been in any kind of motor vehicle accident, you have a lot of things you need to do. First, you need to get treatment for any injury you may have sustained in the accident. After that, many people think the next thing they need to do is call their insurance carrier. While on the surface that makes a great deal of sense. If you have a good policy and have been with your insurance carrier for a long time, you may expect them to treat you well. That is not always the case.

    That is where good personal injury lawyers come in. When you have been hurt in an accident, there is a lot more going on than fixing the parts that were broken. There are often other things that need to be taken into account. You may have to take time off from work and will need money to cover your expenses. There are the pain and suffering you have to deal with. There may also be psychological trauma. No one needs to be taken advantage of by an insurance company at any point in their lives, and th Continue Reading

  • Have You Been a Victim of a Commercial Truck Accident?

    FOURTEEN minutes! Your daughter made it to 14 minutes of sitting up with her physical therapy staff today. These therapists are going to order a type of stretcher so that she can lie down on and be strapped on. This will allow her to slowly be tilted upward to a standing position.
    In addition, your daughter was cleared to be able to remove her neck brace now while she is in bed. She will have to wear the brace while she is sitting up to protect the C2 fracture. Perhaps the best news is that after three weeks of silence, your daughter is attempting to vocalize a response when asked a question.

    It was the worst night of your life.
    In fact, it is a night that continues to play a role in the lives of everyone in your family.
    On that night a trucker who fell asleep at the wheel crossed the median and sent your family vehicle tumbling off the side of the interstate. With all five of your children in the car with you, the results were devastating. Your oldest son was killed. Two Continue Reading

  • What to Do If You’ve Been Hurt and Can’t Work

    When you sustain a serious injury, whether it is because of truck accidents, workplace injuries, a drunk driver, or the negligent behavior of anyone else, you will find expenses going up quickly while your income drops precipitously. You are missing work, so you’re not bringing in your regular income and are especially unable to take advantage of things like overtime opportunities. At the same time, you’re spending money on hospitals, doctors, and physical therapy. You may be spending more on items around the house that you need while you’re laid up and missing work. In addition to all of this, you may even be in need of constant care at home. This can mean hiring someone to help (more money spent) or a spouse is missing work in order to take care of you (less money in). What are your options?

    • Tell your employer immediately. If you were injured at work, your employer will Continue Reading
  • Are You Facing a Difficult Situation at Work That Could Benefit from Legal Advice?

    Fighting for injured workers

    Understanding labor and employment law can be a challenge. For this reason, there are a number of legal representatives who can help clients navigate the difficult, and often confusing, application of labor and employment laws. From understanding employee rights after a workplace accident to making sure that workers are provided a safe environment when they show up for their shifts, not all workers can rely on their employers to follow all of the rules. In some industries where workers are easy to find and are paid low salaries, f Continue Reading

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