When you file for workers' comp, your claim gets reviewed by an insurance company and can either be denied or approved based on many factors. You may not realize how deep they go when it comes to investigating your case. If there is an indication that something is not right about a workers' comp claim, they will start looking into the true extent of your injuries to make sure that they are valid.
29 February 2016
Being injured in an accident is stressful enough, let alone having to deal with the insurance company and medical practitioners. There are a lot of different elements that come into play when dealing with a bunch of injuries. This is why it is so important to make sure you don't end up making a costly mistake in your accident claim, so spend some time going over everything with your attorney to make sure you don't make these common mistakes.
11 February 2016
If you were recently involved in a collision in which yours was the only vehicle to crash, you might assume that you are at fault for the accident. After all, there's no other driver to blame -- right? Well, maybe not. In some circumstances, you may not be to blame for a one-car collision. And it's important for you to figure out if this is the case, since who's at fault will determine who pays for the damage.
29 January 2016
Riding a motorcycle at night is one of many rider's biggest fears, even for people with years of experience. Piloting a motorcycle after dark brings its own set of safety concerns, and is only made more difficult when other drivers on the road are factored in. Because it's something that a lot of riders don't have a ton of experience with, it's easy to make a mistake. Here's a look at some of the most common safety mistakes that motorcycle riders make at night.
15 January 2016
Throughout the holiday season at the end of the year, there will be about 95 million people hitting the highways to travel to see friends and family members and all of this extra traffic will result in close to 27,900 drivers being injured in an automobile accident. This means that as a driver, if you plan to take a holiday trip, you have to be extra careful to ensure that you and your passengers get where you intend to go safely.
4 January 2016
When an employee is injured at work, the usual course of action to take to get medical benefits and financial compensation is to file a workers' compensation claim. However, if you were injured due to unsafe working conditions, you might have other options available to you that could result in an increase in what you receive for your injuries. Before filing your workers' comp claim, here is what you need to know.
21 December 2015
Being involved in an accident can be a difficult time. The challenges of dealing with an injury and dealing with damage to your vehicle can simply be overwhelming. It's likely that you may need to take legal action against the other driver to assist in fully recovering all of your financial losses. There are many steps to this type of legal action, and one of these will involve attending mediation. This process is required by law and involves both the plaintiff and the defendant meeting with a mediator to attempt to settle the case.
11 December 2015