Determining Negligence In A Slip And Fall Claim

Posted on: 20 January 2015
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.
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Workers' Compensation Benefits For The Longshoreman

Posted on: 16 January 2015
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.
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Suing For Wrongful Death In Medical Malpractice Cases

Posted on: 8 January 2015
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.
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What You May Not Know About Your Workers' Compensation Rights Under Federal Law

Posted on: 18 December 2014
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).
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