Injured At Work: Your Rights To Receive Compensation While You Recover

20 October 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Workers compensation insurance is designed to protect employees if they are injured while on the job. You get the medical care you need to heal, and you are compensated while you are out of work and not getting a regular paycheck. If you are initially denied workers compensation benefits, you are going to have to appeal the decision to get the benefits you deserve. The extent of your injuries may not be clear, paperwork could be missing, or there isn't a clear cause of the injuries you are claiming. Read More 

Discrimination Lawyers Promote Fairness

23 September 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you've ever filled out an application for a job, you've probably noticed several questions that are always present. These are the discrimination questions. Companies are legally obligated to be fair in their hiring practices, and they post these questions in applications in order to prevent any kind of discrimination. One of these important questions has to do with disability and whether or not a candidate has a disability and may require special accommodations to do a job. Read More 

Being Trapped In An Elevator Can Result In Emotional Distress, Resulting In These Issues

19 August 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

When people think of elevator injuries, they often imagine an elevator plummeting several stories to the ground, resulting in catastrophe. While such incidents can occur, there are other types of elevator injuries that are more likely to happen — including those of an emotional nature. Upon being trapped in an elevator, especially for an extended period of time, you may develop significant emotional distress from the incident. Being trapped in such an environment, especially if you were alone and were worried about the elevator falling to the ground floor of the building, is a serious issue — and one that a personal injury law firm might help you with. Read More 

Medication Allergies And Medical Malpractice: Lawsuit, Or No?

16 July 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Allergic reactions to medications are rare, but they do happen. Sometimes you may not know that you are allergic to a certain medication until you are initially given it during or after a surgical procedure. If you have a particularly violent, and almost fatal, reaction to a medication, you might be wondering if you can sue for medical malpractice. Here is the answer to that question, and whether or not you need to hire a medical malpractice lawyer. Read More 

Convicted Of A Federal Crime? Here Are Your Options

14 June 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

Being charged with any crime is overwhelming, but being convicted of a federal offense can feel crippling. Many defendants are unsure how to proceed after a conviction is handed down. The choices that you make post-conviction can have a lasting impact on your life for many years to come. An experienced criminal defense attorney will be able to help you evaluate your options and take the course of action that makes the most sense in your case. Read More