What to Do When You Go Back to Work After an Injury

Getting hurt on the job is painful, scary, and stressful. Your employer is legally obligated to carry workers’ compensation to protect you when this happens. Your medical expenses and lost wages should be paid while you recover. But what about when you’re ready to return to work? It’s rarely as simple as showing back on [...]

18 Things You Need to Know About Distracted Driving

Whether we realize it or not, most of us get distracted while we’re driving at least some of the time. Unfortunately, losing focus while driving is one of top reasons auto accidents occur every year. To avoid expensive insurance claims, potential lawsuits, and other legal consequences, you need to avoid letting yourself get distracted while [...]

7 Situations When a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You

You’ve been in an accident -- at work, on the road, in a store -- and you know it wasn’t your fault. Someone else was the reason you’re hurt, not working, and racking up medical bills. So you follow the rules you’re given: you file a claim, send in the paperwork, and wait. But the [...]

What is Nursing Home Abuse and How Can an Attorney Help?

Unfortunately, elder abuse is all too common. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that half a million people over the age of 60 are abused or neglected each year. While not all seniors live in nursing homes, many do. Nursing home abuse is a very real concern for the adults living there and their [...]

9 Things Your Boss is Required to Do for Workers Compensation

Workers compensation is a form of insurance that protects employees if you get hurt or sick while on the job or as a result of the job you do. It pays your medical costs and lost wages after a job-related injury or illness. It’s a benefit your employer pays for and offers, but it’s not [...]

9 Reasons Auto Accidents are So Common

Every day that you drive to and from work or drop the kids off at school, you witness a near-miss, see a fender-bender on the side of the road, or nearly get hit yourself. Why are auto accidents so common? Is it just because there are so many vehicles out on the road? The real [...]

How to Choose a Personal Injury Attorney

When you fall, get hurt, or think you’ve been the victim of negligence, you need someone who will fight for you and help you get justice. A quick Google search won’t tell you whether or not a personal injury attorney in Las Vegas is someone you should work with. You should talk to multiple attorneys [...]

How to Avoid Truck Accidents on the Road

Spend any time on the highway, and you’ll see them -- 18-wheelers, semis, and other commercial vehicles. Those drivers have a responsibility to follow the laws and drive safe because truck accidents are often devastating. But they happen all the time. You can’t control what another driver does, but you can do your part to [...]

10 Common Construction Site Accidents

Construction site accidents can be devastating to workers and families. The work is already hard enough without having to worry about whether you or someone you love will get hurt or worse. Ask anyone who works in construction, and they know someone who’s been a victim of at least one of these common accidents. Falling [...]

What to Do When Insurance Doesn’t Help After an Auto Accident

An auto accident that comes out of nowhere can be jarring and terrifying. When it’s not your fault, it’s also frustrating and annoying. You carry insurance, and you expect other drivers to do the same. Once the accident happens, you also expect the insurance companies to do their job. But that’s not always what happens. [...]

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