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How to File an Incident Report After a Work Accident

When you get injured on the job, worker’s compensation is there to protect you. It exists as a form of no-fault insurance to make sure that your medical bills are paid for and that you can make ends meet while you recover, or that you can retrain for a new job if possible, provided you can no longer perform your …

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Workers’ Compensation: How Much Can I Get?

When you get hurt on the job, no matter what the circumstances, you’re covered by workers’ compensation insurance. This insurance is a no-fault system that’s in place to make sure that your medical bills are paid for when you’re hurt, and that you can make ends meet during your recovery. Many people faced with the need to collect benefits wonder …

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What You Should Know About Homeowner’s Insurance

Most of the time, when you’re hurt on someone else’s property, their homeowner’s insurance will cover the injuries you suffer. There are, however, limits to how much you can collect, and in some circumstances, you may not be able to collect at all. It’s important to understand when you can sue for an injury claim and how to collect on …

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Can My Employer Force Me to Quit After an Injury?

It’s a frighteningly common story: someone gets hurt at work, be it a trip and fall or for any other reason, and files for workers’ compensation. After that, their employer becomes hostile, making their life miserable in an attempt to make them quit, or actively requests that they resign or else they’ll be let go. This can be a scary …

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Important Facts About the “Damages and Compensation Formula”

Fighting a personal injury lawsuit can be stressful, scary and confusing for just about anyone not experienced in the processes and procedures involved. It gets even worse when you’re faced with terms like, “damages and compensation formula.” All you want is to get compensated for the accident that’s caused you harm, so you can keep your life together and recover …

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Will My Injury Lawsuit Go to Court?

When people think about injury lawsuits, they have nightmares about long court cases building on the stress and pain they’re already facing. They wonder if that’s their only option, especially when the insurance company tries to challenge their claim and refuse payment. In general, the good news is that for the most part these cases never go to court, nor …

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Semi Truck Accidents: How Fault is Determined

The damages from accidents involving big rigs are often utterly catastrophic. The reasons for this probably aren’t surprising: large trucks have a great deal more mass, bulk and size, and thus are capable of doing a lot more harm than smaller cars. What’s worse is that the numbers of truck accidents seem to be increasing, rather than decreasing, and many …