A workers' compensation deposition may be called for if you have a permanent workplace injury. This meeting is important and the outcome could affect your ability to get benefits. A permanent work-related injury can call for a lump sum settlement, rehabilitation, job training, and more. Read on to find out how to handle your workers' comp deposition. How to Respond to Deposition Questioning A deposition is actually just a question and answer session about your injury and your resulting medical treatment.
15 January 2019
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