Determining The Seriousness Of Your Work-Related Injury: Advice Your Attorney Expects You To Follow

When you are injured at work, your workers' compensation attorney will advise you to do several things. First and foremost, make sure you get all of the related documentation needed to assess your situation. (Your attorney cannot help you if he or she cannot see the documentation of your injuries first.) After you have provided documentation, your lawyer will probably advise you to do one or more of the following in order to determine the seriousness of your injury. [Read More]

Detecting Elder Abuse: Tips For Maintaining Communication With A Loved One In A Nursing Home

When you put a loved one into a nursing home, communication becomes very important to ensure that he or she is getting the appropriate care. Unfortunately, as family members age, you may find that your level of communication suffers. People have a tendency to view their aging loved ones as less capable or as someone who needs to be sheltered and monitored like a small child. In addition, older loved ones can feel like they are losing control of their environment and their independence, which can make them less willing to communicate. [Read More]

3 Things That You Can Get Compensated For In A Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Are you experiencing grief that is difficult to cope with because you recently lost your spouse due to the wrong type of prescription being prescribed for his or her condition? Although you might not feel like opening a legal case at the moment, it is in your best interest to hire a lawyer as soon as possible so you can receive compensation for damages. The article below will give you more insight on what kind of damages a lawyer will help you recoup on behalf of your deceased spouse. [Read More]

Three Questions To Ask To Determine If You Can Sue For Personal Injury When Injured At Work

If you've lately fallen victim to a work-related injury, it may seem unjust that you're only able to seek compensation through the workers' comp route and not through a personal injury case. However, even if your employer's negligence directly led to your injury, they're probably still covered by the protection that offering workers' comp earns them. In some situations, though, you may be able to sue a third party or, in a few rare cases, you may even be able to sue your employer if they've forfeited the protection of workers' comp. [Read More]