You finally got your driver's license, and you're excited to get out there on the open road. Congratulations, but hopefully you understand that being able to drive comes with a lot of responsibility. While your parents are likely to teach you things like how to perform maintenance on your car, one area they might not address until it's too late is how you are supposed to react if you are ever in an auto accident.
11 January 2019
When a medical or mental condition prevents you from working at your job, the Social Security Administration (SSA) uses your previous earnings as a means to provide benefits. Each paycheck you earn has FICA deductions, and some of that money goes to the Social Security fund. When you either reach retirement age or you become disabled before you retire, the money is provided to you in monthly payments. Read on to learn about qualifying for these benefits and how your medical condition figures into the process.
9 January 2019
If you own a restaurant and are responsible for cooking vegetables, meats, and some specialty dishes that contain a combination of the two food types, imagine how horrifying it would be to stick items into a pressure cooker and then have the cooker's top blow off and hot water or grease burn your hands and arms. This could happen if you use a pressure cooker improperly or if you use a model that has been recalled.
8 January 2019
Even though most people know it is illegal, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is a common charge. Not only are there legal ramifications that come along with drunk driving, but there are also other physical ramifications that can be dangerous and even life-threatening. As a matter of fact, an estimated 800 people are injured because of drunk-driving related accidents each day. You may understand how dangerous it can be, but you may not realize how multiple a drunk driving charge can affect your future.
8 January 2019
Welcoming a new baby into the family should be a joyous event for everyone involved. Unfortunately, things can go wrong during delivery, and when medical personnel don't provide a standard level of care or miss indications of a problem that should be noticed, birth injuries can occur. In some cases, a baby who has suffered a birth injury can recover in a short amount of time, while in other cases birth injuries can have life-long consequences.
5 January 2019
Many people enjoy motorcycling. Riding a bike on the open road can be both exhilarating and relaxing. However, the activity can also be risky. Due to the size and openness of a motorcycle, a motorcyclist can incur significant injuries from a collision. As a result, the motorcyclist may need the help of an attorney after an accident occurs. Here are a few ways that a lawyer can help. Determining Fault
3 January 2019
Have you or someone you love recently been involved in a serious automobile accident and suffered injuries as a result or maybe even property damage? If so, you may be eligible to pursue an auto accident claim against the at-fault party to recovery monetary losses. Each personal injury claim is different, and there are several factors that must be weight to determine the amount—if any—of damages that you can recover. Read on to learn about the various types of damages that may be able to be recovered following an auto accident.
31 December 2018
If you are planning on filing a personal injury lawsuit with the state, you don't actually have to have a personal injury lawyer in order to file a lawsuit. You are allowed to represent yourself if you want with a civil lawsuit. There are times where it makes more sense to represent yourself, and other times where it makes more sense to hire an attorney to represent you. Whether or not you should represent yourself depends largely on the time and expertise you have and the complexity of the case.
29 December 2018
When you are riding your bicycle, you are in a very vulnerable position. There is very little protecting you from a car if you are involved in an automotive accident. Not only that, but you may face unique challenges that could make it more difficult to prove that the motorist is at fault for the accident. Cycling Vs. Driving Cyclists must follow different rules from motorists. Therefore, when you suffer an accident while riding your bike, you might be held responsible for the accident because of your own actions.
28 December 2018
A personal injury attorney can come in handy, especially in car accident cases that involve fault dispute. However, many people don't see the need of hiring a personal injury attorney in these scenarios. This article will help you understand why you need an attorney in those cases. They Have the Necessary Experience and Knowledge Reputable personal injury attorneys are experienced in handling car accident cases, particularly where fault dispute comes in.
27 December 2018