There are numerous stories which have been turned into urban legends of people surviving catastrophic accidents without as much as a scratch. The thing is, many of these stories are grounded in truth, albeit exaggerated for dramatic effect on the part of the storyteller. One such tale In 2014, a … [Read more...] about TBI Symptoms that Can Be Overlooked
If you have suffered a back injury and intend to return to work, it is important to understand your rights and what an employer can do to help you transition back into the workplace. Although earning a living is critical, so is ensuring that recovery from a back injury is considered when returning … [Read more...] about Going Back to Work with a Back Injury
If you suffer an injury at work and it is deemed you can receive compensation, you may be entitled to workers' compensation. Upon receipt of worker’s compensation, you will receive medical benefits, rehabilitation support and supplementary income. The purpose of worker’s compensation is to help the … [Read more...] about Workers’ Compensation Made Simple
When you place a family member in a nursing home, you do so with the expectation that he or she will receive adequate care, respect and dignity. It is always a tough decision but often the right thing to do when there is nobody to provide the level of care needed at home. In most cases your loved … [Read more...] about Nursing Home injuries: Getting Access to Records
Your medical records will play a pivotal role if you decide to pursue a medical malpractice claim. Medical professionals are obligated to record their actions according to established protocols in many instances. If there are discrepancies or evidence that supports your claim, it is important to … [Read more...] about Getting Your Medical Records When You Suspect Medical Malpractice
If you own or control premises and an individual suffers harm while on those premises you may be liable for any damages or injuries. The question of negligence is very important when it comes to premise liability. The defendant may have duties to the plaintiff; and if he is found to have been … [Read more...] about Premises Liability: Am I Liable to Trespassers?
If you have had a slip and fall accident on a sidewalk which is maintained by a business, you may have a case for claiming compensation. The business or insurance company may try to use the defense that the defect was obvious and avoidable; however, it is not your responsibility to observe every … [Read more...] about Slip and Fall: Business Responsibility for Sidewalk Maintenance
Some road conditions are minor hindrances, but some are considered hazardous road conditions. When it comes to dangerous roads, there are certain ways of reporting the problem. When an accident occurs, is it easy to figure out who is to blame? In some cases, yes. In other situations, like … [Read more...] about How Best to Report Hazardous Road Conditions