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Can I Get Workers Comp for a Back Injury?

In most workers' comp cases, there has to be a specific "accident" that took place to gain benefits. However, a back injury does not need an "accident," only a specific traumatic event. For example, lifting a box as part of your job duties that…
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Who is at Fault in a Pedestrian Accident?

When a pedestrian is hit by a car, the victim and/or his or her family must contact an experienced attorney at once. The insurance company for the car driver is likely going to attempt to place the blame for the accident on the pedestrian to…
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Is Mesothelioma from Asbestos Exposure Still a Problem?

Although asbestos is now subject to heavy regulations, asbestos exposure from old buildings and materials continues to cause mesothelioma. Further, this disease may not show up for decades after exposure. https://youtu.be/_RgRMPqNPCM
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What Can You Do After a Hit and Run Accident?

After a hit and run accident that causes damages to your vehicle or injuries to a person, an uninsured motorist claim may be the best chance a person has of collecting reimbursement. However, even your own insurance company in a UM claim is…
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Can Construction Workers Who are Independent Contractors Get Workers Comp?

When a construction worker is injured in an accident, he or she may be entitled to workers comp. But what if the worker is an independent contractor? You still have options. Anyone hurt on the job should review the situation with a qualified…
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What Can Parents Do for a Child Who Suffered a Brain Injury?

When a child is in a car wreck or other accident that causes a traumatic brain injury, parents may not know what to do or where to turn for help. While doctors and therapists are invaluable in treating kids with these issues, a lawyer can help…
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Why Should You Call a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

There's many reasons to call a lawyer after a car accident. One is that the insurance companies will do everything in their power to minimize or deny your payment. Another is discussed below; lawyers can preserve evidence and conduct independent…
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What are the Driving Limits for Truck Drivers?

Truck driver fatigue can cause serious accidents, which is why there are rules and regulations governing the hours of service and driving limits for truckers. However, some companies might pressure drivers to push the limits, which puts the…
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When is a Drug or Medical Device Defective?

When a person is being treated for an illness, or had a medical device implanted to remedy a problem, it might not always be clear if the drug or device is defective. However, if a person suspects something with a prescription medication or…