Birth injuries are extremely emotional to deal with for new parents. Nobody wants to have to go through this with your newborn, however, unfortunately it does happen. Here are the tip three reasons people sue for birth injury compensation: Negligence During Pregnancy: During your pregnancy, your doctor should be paying close attention to the full development of the baby in your belly. This is critical to catching any potentially problems and being able to fix them or know what needs to be done to fix them upon birth. [Read More]
Are You Hurting Your Own Auto Accident Case?
An auto accident can many times be the precipitating event that leads to a stressful time in your life as you strive to recover and cope with bills. Because this time can so often be hard for someone experiencing it, there's a chance you could be hurting your own case without realizing. Here's how. Ignoring Medical Care Even if an ambulance showed up in the minutes following the accident, you may have shrugged off emergency personnel and declined a trip to the ER. [Read More]
Workers' Compensation And Self-Employment
Being your own boss can have its benefits, which is why a significant number of American workers are working for themselves. According to recent statistics from the Pew Research Center, nearly 14.6 million Americans - 10 percent of the nation's workforce - are self-employed. Going from working for someone else to being your own boss brings with it plenty of changes, including the way workers' compensation is normally handled. The following explains how these changes can affect you once you're self-employed. [Read More]
Three Main Factors Your Lawyer Will Consider Before Proceeding With A Car Accident Lawsuit
You can file an accident lawsuit if you are injured in a crash and the opposing party refuses to settle. However, the decision to proceed with a lawsuit isn't automatic. When you consult with a lawyer to help you with the case, they must consider several factors first. Here are three main factors they can't ignore: You Can Prove That the Other Driver Was at Fault There is a common saying in legal circles that all that matters is what you can prove. [Read More]