A common misconception about workers' compensation is that while out recovering from injuries, an employee cannot lose his or her job. Unfortunately, in some situations, an employer retains the right to fire an employee. If you have been terminated or believe that you will be while out on workers' compensation, here is what you need to know. What Are the Reasons Your Employer Can Fire You? If you live in an at-will state, your employer can fire you without giving cause.
When you're dealing with a personal injury claim, it can sometimes (but not always) be helpful to call in a lawyer. Here are some things to look at. Severity of the Injury For smaller injuries, such as soft tissue injuries, it may not be that helpful to get a lawyer. You're looking at a simple case that judges see every day. It may not even be necessary to get a trial, since your insurance payout should cover most of the costs.
When it comes to driving, there are many things that can distract you, from a text message or phone call to eating on the go. According to data collected by the CDC, eight people die and 1,161 people sustain injuries every day in car crashes that involve a distracted driver. One of the longest arguments when it comes to distracted driving is whether or not using headphones while operating a vehicle is a good idea.
Accidents and mistakes happen every day in the medical world. Although it would be great to think that every doctor is perfectly qualified to treat patients, human errors such as mistakes and accidents occur every day. This is why many people choose to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. If you have been wronged by a medical professional, you might be wondering if filing a lawsuit is right for you. In order to file a lawsuit, and win, you have to have a couple different things to make it legitimate.
As a driver, you may have witnessed or even been involved in minor car accidents in the past. Even if you're a very careful driver, there is always the possibility of something happening, such as being hit by a driver in a parking lot or accidentally hitting the bumper of the car in front of you at a red light. In these types of accidents, it is common for drivers to go their separate ways without much harm being done and without even going to a doctor or otherwise seeking medical attention.