13 Apr

What Benefits are Available to Me After a Severe Work Injury?


Severe work injuries are scary. For purposes of this article, “severe” is going to be used when describing a work injury that prevents someone from working ever again, essentially meaning a total disability injury. This is not to diminish other injuries that can also be very bad and difficult for daily life. However, let’s focus on the benefits available after a severe work injury that would prevent someone from re-entering the workforce.

09 Mar

The Myths of Employee & Employer Fraud


Most times when people talk about fraud in workers’ compensation cases, they mean employee fraud. It’s a common misconception that most work injuries are faked or exaggerated. Do those cases occur? Yes, but just not to the frequency that most people assume.
01 Mar

5 Things Every Employee Should Know About Personal Injury


There may be times when accidents can occur in the workplace, either due to malpractice, negligence, or human error. Though distressing, the aftermath of a personal injury includes a number of options for pursuing your rights.

Knowing what to do in case of personal injury in the workplace is the first step. Here are five things every employee should keep in mind in the event of a personal injury.

1. Focus on the Injury Care

When you suffer an injury at the workplace, your first priority should be your health.

27 Aug

Will my Personal Injury Case go to Trial?


No, in general, most personal injury cases settle before reaching trial. Statistically, 95% of personal injury cases settle pretrial with only approximately 5% going to trial. Settling before trial tends to save time and money, even when the settlement offer is a hefty sum.

02 May

How To Sue for Personal Injury


Did you know that personal injury is one of the most common situations that result in civil lawsuits? However, not all injuries deserve to be filed as a personal injury claim. It’s crucial to understand the different types of injury claims because each type offers different potential damages, limitation periods, and so much more.

The complexity of the legal system seems daunting, but it also offers relief in light of possible wage loss and healthcare costs.

30 Mar

Can I Sue My Employer for Getting Hurt on the Job?


This question has been asked by countless employees who have been injured on the job and believe it was caused by their employer’s negligence. Outside of an employment situation, like a car accident, slip and fall, or medical injury, negligence can be a reason that the injured party seeks damages against the responsible person in court. Therefore, most people think the same rights exist when someone is injured at work and their employer was negligent. However, that is not the case. 

01 Nov

Self-Care for After an Accident


Work injuries and car accidents occur every day. In 2012, the CDC reported that approximately 7,000 people are injured in car accidents each day. Car and work injuries can result in minor scrapes and bruises to more serious injuries and sometimes fatalities. 

Self-care after an accident is different for every injury, depending on body part and the severity of the injury. When you’ve been injured, it’s important to prioritize your recovery with the right types of self-care.

01 Sep

How Do I Hire a Lawyer When I Can’t See Them in Person?


The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global shift in how everyday workers conduct business, including lawyers. From typical office workers to teachers, operating remotely to limit person-to-person contact has become an everyday reality. 

20 Aug

If I Hire an Attorney for Workers’ Compensation, Will I Get Fired?


Workers are often concerned about getting fired because they consulted or hired a lawyer to handle their worker’s compensation claim or personal injury claim. A smart employer will not fire you. Firstly, it is illegal for an employer to fire you for filing a claim or working with an attorney; secondly, termination will not affect your ability to receive worker’s compensation. This is considered wrongful termination and retaliation.