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Slip and fall is the common term that is used when a person becomes injured after slipping or tripping on another person’s property. A slip and fall claim is part of a personal injury claim that seeks damages for the injury that occurred. Injuries That Occur From Slip And Fall Accidents Nearly everyone has slipped and fallen at least once in their lives. Sometimes these incidents damage little more than your pride. Other times, the…
Story Highlights: Worker’s compensation laws exist for the benefit of both the employer and the employee. These laws help the employer by preventing them from being sued by an employee who becomes injured on the job. They benefit the employee by providing money for medical bills and living expenses quickly rather than waiting to settle a claim through litigation. If you’ve been injured while on the job, there are a few things you should know…
Being injured in any way is something that can change your life for the worse. Injuries sustained in accidents can leave you with a long physical recovery, huge medical bills, an inability to work, and more. That’s why it’s important to take the time to protect yourself after an accident of any kind – especially if the accident was caused by the reckless or negligent actions of someone else. Luckily, it’s not as difficult to…
Essentially, wrongful death refers to any death that was caused by the negligent or reckless actions of someone else. This could be a drunk driver, an employer who didn’t follow proper safety protocols, and more. <em>However, in all cases the bottom line is simple – if someone passes away because of someone else, those left behind may have the right to file for compensation.</em> <h2>Why Should You File A Case?</h2> Many people avoid filing a…
Florida enjoys the double blessing of having great, “drivable” weather all year round, as well as being a tourist destination for the rest of America and the world. So it’s no real surprise that regardless of the time of year, there’s always a lot of vehicle traffic on the streets and highways of the state. That, unfortunately, increases the likelihood that an accident may happen somewhere on Florida roads. And if it wasn’t bad enough…
The large Mac Truck hauling freight down the highway is a common sight for most Americans, and Florida is no exception. Florida’s position is both as a tourist destination, as well as a major port of call for ships looking to bring in cargo to the southeastern United States. So it’s no surprise to any Florida resident to see fleets of trucks making their way into and out of various towns and cities to deliver…
Story Highlights: If there’s one thing that many modern Americans are painfully aware of, it’s the impact that pre-existing conditions can have on medical insurance claims. If you’re not aware of what a pre-existing condition is, consider yourself lucky, and hope that it doesn’t affect you, or your insurance! Pre-existing conditions, for those that don’t know, are not a new type of medical condition, so much as a legal term for insurance classification purposes. It…
In Southwest Florida, the weather is beautiful all year around. This gives residents the opportunity to make use of vehicles other than cars to get where they want to go. Golf carts and motorized scooters are two of these alternative methods of transportation. If you operate one, or both of them, on a regular basis, there are a few things you should know. More Golf Carts Than Ever Both golfers and people in retirement communities…
Story Highlights: If you’ve been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, you have a right to seek compensation for your losses. From medical bills to lost wages, your compensation should provide everything you need to make your way toward recovery. Many Things Can Go Against You It’s important that you take your personal injury claim through a complete process. Being fully prepared is the best thing you can do to bolster your case.…
Many, many people choose truck driving as their profession, and why not? Research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that there were 1,871,700 of these jobs in 2016 alone. Additionally, between 2016 and 2026 the industry is expected to grow by 6-percent, which will create another 108,400 positions. The drivers are in high demand as the U.S. relies on them to transport food, goods, and plenty of other things from place to place across…