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Can I Be Fired While On Worker’s Compensation?

Worker's compensation issues are often sticky for employers and employees. One thing that creates some legal discussion is when an employee is fired during their worker's compensation period. This may or may not be legal, so read on to find out how your situation stacks up. There Must Be a Legitimate Reason The first criteria is whether there is a legitimate reason for firing an employee. An employer may not fire you simply for opening a claim against them. Read More 

What To Do If You Are In An Automobile Accident Involving A Power Pole

If you are in an automobile accident where a power pole has been hit and live electrical wires are laying on the ground, do you know what to do to keep from getting electrocuted? While your car can always be replaced and you can always hire a personal injury attorney to recover your lost wages and reimburse your medical bills, you can't do either if you do not take the right steps to protect yourself from the massive amount of energy coming from the downed power lines. Read More 

3 Things You Should Do After A Car Accident To Protect Yourself

There are many people who are in car accidents. Personal injury lawsuits may come out of some of those accidents, and others are just able to be resolved on their own. You can't always prevent a lawsuit from happening, but there are some things that you can do to protect yourself. Here are some things that you should do after a car accident. 1. Stick To The Facts and Don't Apologize Read More 

3 Tips for Reading Your Long-Term Disability Claim Coverage Policy

If you have a disability, and you need to file a long-term disability claim, here are a few tips that will help you have a successful claim and get the assistance that you need by reading your long-term disability claim coverage policy. Read the Fine Print The first thing that you need to do is make sure that you read all of the fine print contained in your long-term disability policy. Read More 

Has A Friend’s Dog Bitten You And You Want To Sue? Use These Tips

Suing a close personal friend after their dog bites and injuries is not the easiest decision you'll have to make in life. However, once you're sure that's what you want to do, the suggestions here might enable you to avoid additional problems with your claim. Record Details Your memory of everything that transpired could fade, so you'll need to write down or record as many of the details as possible. That can take the form of a short essay or checklist or you can whip out your smartphone and take a few pictures in good lighting of the bite itself from different angles. Read More