In a perfect world, you shouldn't need an attorney if you've been in a workplace accident. However, there are several instances in which hiring an attorney can make a significant impact on your worker's compensation case.
Every personal injury case is unique and has many factors that determine how much the case is worth. Everything from the severity of injury, to lost work, to even where the accident happened can make a tremendous difference in the final payout once everything is settled.
The moments after an accident can be an emotional blur for everyone involved. It can seem that there are a lot of steps to remember following a wreck. However, there are a few things that anyone involved in an accident should NOT do to avoid headaches in the days and weeks to come.
Fireworks have become a staple at 4th of July parties. Each year, Americans celebrate independence by purchasing over 247,550,000 lbs of fireworks for their personal use, spending more than $725,000,000! That's a lot of fireworks!
Would you trust a self driving or autonomous car in the lane next to yours? It might be a question that we face in the next few years. The technology is still being tested by companies like Google, BMW, Audi, and Hyundai, but self driving cars will be on our roads sooner than later.
Black Friday marks the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Last year, more than 150 million people were out shopping, and even more are expected this year. Stores will be promoting hot deals on the latest fashions, sports equipment, and the most popular tech gadgets of the year.
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on the many blessings in our lives. We gather with friends and family for a relaxing day of eating home-cooked meals, backyard soccer, and college football. Along with the joys of the day can come opportunities for unexpected injuries.
They go together like no other holiday: Autumn and Halloween. Cool crisp days and evenings, orange and yellow leaves crunching under our feet. The smell of bonfires wafts through the air and trick-or-treaters gleefully run about caught up in the excitement.
One moment you are sitting in traffic and the next someone hits your car and you are propelled into the vehicle in front of you. The crash was completely out of your control and now you might have to pay for damages? Rear-end collisions happen every day and are the most common type of car accident. So why do these frustrating accidents happen so often?
If you have been injured by a defective product, you may not even realize right away that the incident could have been prevented. You might blame yourself for being clumsy or assume it was just a fluke accident.