• Working Together: Using Worker's Compensation Along With Other Benefits

    When a workplace injury sidelines you for an extended period of time, you may be the victim of what is ultimately a permanent injury. Most work-related incidents result in a short time of recuperation at home, followed by a return to the previously-held position at work, but unfortunately, that scenario is different for some. When the injury is more severe or just fails to heal, you may be in line for several different forms of compensation, and it's vital that you know what to expect so that you can get the most help available.
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  • 3 Ways To Speed Up The Worker's Compensation Process

    When you are injured to the point that you can't work and bring in an income, it can be vital to get your worker's compensation claim processed in a timely manner. Getting your application processed in a timely manner can help you out significantly from a financial standpoint. There are a few things that you can do when you submit your application to ensure that additional information is not requested, which can prolong the approval process of your application.
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  • 3 Tips For Personal Injury Case Assistance

    When you are faced with a personal injury case, it can either be a time of crisis or a time for you to defend your rights. Whether the injuries took place due to negligence, medical malpractice, or any other types of injuries, it's crucial that you do what you can to put together a sound personal injury case. With this in mind, take the time to follow these strategies and you should have no issues getting the assistance that you need.
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  • Who Will Pay Your Medical Bills If You're Injured In An Auto Accident?

    Usually, you're at the mercy of another person's car insurance coverage if you're injured in an auto accident that wasn't your fault. The other driver's insurance should cover your medical bills, but that's not always how the situation plays out. Here is a look at where coverage for your medical bills can come from. If the Driver Has Liability Insurance Most states require drivers to have liability insurance. The at-fault driver's liability will cover your medical bill, but only up to the driver's liability limits.
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  • 4 Indications Of Nursing Home Abuse

    One thing you may dread doing is putting your loved one in a nursing home facility. However, if this individual can no longer provide self-care, this may be necessary. It's important to check on your loved one routinely to ensure there isn't any type of abuse occurring. Being aware of specific signs that could indicate this is possible may be helpful to you. Indication #1: Bedsores It's up to the nursing home staff to ensure your loved one gets in and out of bed on a daily basis.
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  • 3 Reasons To Seek a Free Consultation Visit with a Workers Compensation Attorney

    Getting injured at work or developing an injury from your job could open up the opportunity for you to seek compensation from your employer through workers compensation. If you are struggling right now from an injury you developed from your job, you might be able to take advantage of this, but you will not know whether you can without talking to a lawyer. Most workers compensation lawyers offer free consultation visits.
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  • Food Poisoning And You

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), medical reports, and various other sources that were studied, foodborne pathogens account for over 76 million illnesses annually. This results in over 300,000 hospitalizations, and unfortunately, 5,000 deaths. Of course, many of these cases of "food poisoning" are caused by improper food handling in the home environment, but many are a result of food suppliers, restaurants, and other food handling services not following the proper procedures in place to prevent a foodborne illness outbreak.
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  • Four Things You Should Know About Medical Malpractice

    If you believe that you have been a victim of medical malpractice, there are a few things you should be aware of. The following are among the most important. Not every negative outcome is medical malpractice Just because a treatment or surgery was not successful does not constitute medical malpractice. Nor is a result that made your condition worse. Treatments, including medications, have side effects that may not have been foreseen, or they were a part of the risk associated with the treatment, procedure or surgery.
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  • Three Time-Related Questions You Should Ask A Personal Injury Lawyer During A Consultation

    When you sit down for a consultation with a personal injury lawyer, there are many topics that you should discuss in order to help you find the right attorney for you. Breaking down the questions you should ask by topics helps you to focus and ask the most relevant questions. Here are three time-related questions that you should be asking a personal injury attorney during a consultation.  Do You Have the Time to Take on My Case?
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  • Tips That Will Help You Deal With The DUI Charge That You Have Been Handed

    If you recently attended a backyard barbecue and consumed one alcoholic beverage before heading home and were stopped at a random checkpoint, resulting in being charge with driving under the influence, you are likely confused about the incident and fear that you will be found guilty of the charge. Driving under the influence can have serious repercussions that could affect your livelihood, job, and finances. Use the tips below to deal with the charge that you have been handed.
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