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Determining Negligence In A Slip And Fall Claim

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have been injured because you fell on a slippery floor in a grocery store, you may be entitled for compensation as a result of those injuries. Many times a fall can bring on injuries that can keep you out of work for a long period of time, and that can be frustrating when the injury is a result of someone else’s negligence. You would have to prove that the store was at fault for your fall, but if you can, you may be able to collect compensation while you’re out of work and trying to get yourself healthy again. This article...

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Workers’ Compensation Benefits For The Longshoreman

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are a longshoreman or harbor worker who was injured on the job, there is a federal law in place that helps to ensure that you receive workers’ compensation benefits. In order to receive benefits, you have to meet the requirements of two eligibility tests.  Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, or LHWCA, applies to longshoremen and harbor workers. It also covers workers in shipping terminals, shipyards, and the docks. Under the act, you can apply for...

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Suing For Wrongful Death In Medical Malpractice Cases

Posted by on Jan 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The laws of every state recognize that people who have lost loved ones due to the negligence of a doctor or hospital have the right to be compensated. That is why you may file a suit for wrongful death in medical malpractice cases that involve a fatality. If you find yourself in these unfortunate circumstances, you need a working knowledge of how the process of bringing action against a medical practitioner works. This article looks at some of the key aspects to keep in mind. Standing To bring a lawsuit in a wrongful death action you must...

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What You May Not Know About Your Workers’ Compensation Rights Under Federal Law

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Workers’ compensation law can be confusing since it isn’t always clear to what benefits you are entitled. Although workers’ compensation programs are governed by state statutes, certain federal laws can extend your rights as an injured or disabled worker. By understanding your rights, you may find that you have more protection than you thought. If you are hurt at work, you may have rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If your injury fits into one of the ADA’s disability categories, you have rights...

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Who Benefits From President Obama’s Executive Action On Immigration

Posted by on Dec 15, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

President Obama’s executive action on immigration benefits different undocumented immigrants in different ways. Some of his decisions involve extensions and enhancements of previous actions, while others offer relief involving family unity and national interest. Here are some of the people who benefit from this decision: 1. Undocumented residents who came to the US as children or who were born in the US to undocumented parents. These same individuals were helped in 2012 by another executive action by President Obama called DACA...

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5 Reasons Why Your Workers Compensation Claim Can Be Denied

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you were injured while at your job and are unable to work, you may be considering a potential workers’ compensation claim. Before you do so, it is important to understand the kind of injuries are not covered under workers’ compensation. While each state has different laws for workers’ compensation, these examples will help guide you in the right direction about whether the injury will be covered or not. Injuries From A Crime It is unfortunate, but injuries related to a crime that happens while you are at work are not...

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