27 March 2016
Cars are fast becoming more high-tech, with dashboards that have digital readouts only the driver can read on his/her side of the windshield, dashboards operated by voice commands, built-in telephone and voice technology, GPS positioning and accurate, up-to-date road construction and detour maps. So, what happens when some of this technology fails and you get into a car accident because of it? Who do you sue? That depends on your type of car accident and exactly what lead you to be in the accident, as the following information will show.
4 March 2016
A hearing impairment does not guarantee that you will be approved for Social Security disability benefits. In fact, the Social Security Administration, or SSA, believes that in some instances, a person can continue to still work even though they have profound hearing loss. If you have a hearing impairment and are applying for disability benefits, here is what you need to know. What Determines Disability? The SSA has requirements that must be met to approve you for disability based on a hearing impairment.
8 February 2016
No one can really plan for being in a car accident. As much as you might do your part on the open road, there is no way to know what the people around you are going to do. You could end up having someone cut you off, causing you to swerve, in mere seconds. Being in a car accident is stressful, overwhelming and frustrating. There are a lot of things that you get stuck having to figure out.
19 January 2016
You work in a fast-paced environment, and you have to keep up. Working in a warehouse may put you at risk of certain dangers, such as an eye-related injury. The following guide will show you how to protect yourself at work and what to do in case of an injury. Simple Eye Protection Tips Eye-related injuries are more common than you think; in fact, they occur about 2000 times a day in the United States.
1 January 2016
Many auto accidents are terrible, but straightforward. The vehicle drivers may emerge unharmed, exchange information, and go on with their days. However, many other auto accidents are not as simple, and the consequences may extend far into the future. In instances like these, it's wise to hire professional help. Here are some examples of when it is advised to consult with a car accident attorney. You Were Underinsured A few states don't require drivers to carry commercial auto insurance.
15 December 2015
If you have recently considered starting your own catering business, you must realize that catering services often go well beyond food service. Many caterers also provide beverages, which includes alcohol. The provision of food and alcohol comes with a great deal of responsibility. In order to legally and successfully provide wine, spirits, beer, and other alcoholic beverages to customers, you must acquire a liquor license. Fortunately, there are tips to help you along the way in obtaining one.
27 November 2015
Jail and prisons sometimes provide inmates with opportunities to make money by performing work at the facilities or in the community as part of work-release programs. If you are injured while working for the private or state facility, are you eligible to receive workers' compensation benefits? It depends on the circumstances of the injury, the state where you live, and the terms of employment. Not All Injuries Are Covered For the most part, inmates generally enjoy the same benefits as other employees who are injured on the job.
10 November 2015
The average weight of a mid-size car is 3,497 pounds. However, the typical weight of an 18-wheeler truck is about 80,000 pounds. Due to the vast difference in poundage, a trucking accident that involves a car and a large truck can be catastrophic for the people in the smaller vehicle. Victims can suffer serious, debilitating injuries or even death. If you or a loved one has been involved in a trucking accident, you may have questions about personal injury cases in which large 18-wheeler trucks are involved.
23 October 2015
Negotiating with an insurance company for a higher settlement after a car accident can be tricky. One important factor that strongly influences these negotiations is whether or not you go to all your medical appointments and complete prescribed therapy. People often start out with the best of intentions but later succumb to various reasons not to go. That harms their chances of acquiring better compensation from the insurance company. Even if you hire a car accident lawyer at some point during the process, the attorney will have a difficult time acquiring a better settlement if you have skipped several medical appointments or stopped going altogether.
9 October 2015
The settlement process can be time-consuming and exhausting. One way to get through the process is to know what to expect. To better help you understand the process so that you can properly prepare for negotiations, here is what you need to know about settlements. What Is the Average Settlement Amount? Contrary to popular belief, there is no average amount for a settlement. Each case is different and there are various factors that are used to determine how each case is valued.