Commercial trucks are large and unwieldy, making them difficult to control. This becomes patently evident whenever drivers have to turn these machines right or left, especially in tight spaces. It's commonly believed truck drivers are automatically liable for any accidents that occur when they're turning, but this isn't always true? Here are few things the court will look at when determining who to hold accountable. Were There Any Warning Signs?
10 October 2017
If you've been injured in a car accident, you may have to seek several weeks or even months of treatment with either a chiropractor or physical therapist—but it's important to make sure that you are as consistent as possible with that treatment. Otherwise, any gaps in your care could be used against you. Here is what you need to know: It's important to seek medical help as soon as you realize you are injured.
19 September 2017
You've probably heard about the notoriously long waiting periods for VA benefits claims. If you want to give your claim the best possible chance, it's important you do everything you can to make sure there are no hiccups in your claim process. Here are a few tips to avoid having issues with your VA benefits claim. 1. Follow All Instructions for Filing a Claim to the Letter The claim process can vary depending on the specific benefits you're applying for.
13 September 2017
Finding a business to purchase is difficult, but what happens after you have found one can be more challenging. Before the purchase of the business becomes final, there is a lot of due diligence that must be completed. Sometimes, research will reveal that a business might not be as good of a deal as it appears to be. If you are in the process of buying a business, here are some red flags to watch out for:
29 August 2017
Independent contractors are not your employees and you are not required by the law to pay workers compensation to them. However, the answer to the question of whether you need to pay workers compensation to contractors is a tricky business. Classification For one, employers often misclassify some of their employees as contractors. Thus, if you are unsure whether you need to pay workers compensation to a worker, it is best to classify him or her first.
29 August 2017
If you are in the process of getting a divorce and your husband has been the primary or only breadwinner in the family for some time, you may be looking to obtain spousal support. Spousal support allows you to continue to live the lifestyle you have become accustomed to while giving you time to obtain an education or the skills you need in order to earn a living on your own.
20 August 2017
As a trucker, you rely on your truck to make a living and provide for your family. Being hurt in an accident can limit your ability to do so, which is why you should be compensated for your pain and suffering if you weren't at fault. Wondering if you can prove your personal injury case? Consider these points to help make a determination: You Can Prove Truck or Bodily Damage
8 August 2017
If you've been arrested and you can't get out of jail until you post bail, you need to manage to come to an agreement regarding a bail bond as soon as possible to get back to your everyday responsibilities. Fortunately, there are many options out there for providing acceptable collateral to a bail bond agent so you can get out of jail immediately even if you can't post bail upfront.
1 August 2017
Once you are injured on the job, you can expect to reap some great benefits from your employer's workers' comp plan. Medical bills? No problem. Stay home and recuperate? Go right ahead. In many cases, your time using these benefits is confined to a few weeks or so, and then you are back on the job and healthy. Unfortunately, not all injuries heal so well, and in some cases they never heal at all.
24 July 2017
If your child has been injured in a car accident that was the fault of another driver, then you have a right to file a personal injury case against that driver. Your child cannot file the suit themselves because they are a minor and the law requires that individuals be 18 or older to bring cases before the court. However, you can work with a personal injury attorney to file a case on their behalf and hopefully collect the damages they deserve.
18 July 2017