Monthly Archives: | November, 2018

4 Steps to Take After Being Injured at Work

It’s incredibly important to always be safe while working. Unfortunately, statistics show that workplace fatalities have been on the rise. In 2016, there was a 7% increase the number of workers killed on the job when compared to data from 2015. However, there are many instances where worker’s injuries were not their fault. During these times, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed. Considering that, here’s what to do after being injured while on the job. Let Your Employer Know About Your Injury One of the first steps is also the most important which is reporting your injury to an employer. This might seem stressful but it’s an essential step in this process. If not, your employer and insurance companies might find ways to fight against your claim. Seek Medical Treatment for All Injuries Depending on your injury, you might be dealing with multiple medical problems. Therefore, this could mean visiting multiple medical professionals. During each of these visi

Taking A Look At The Prevalence Of Car Accidents

As any law firm in the United States knows, personal injury cases in this country are hugely common and, in many cases, cannot be avoided. A typical law firm is likely to see cases that range from nursing home neglect to injuries that resulted from a very preventable car accident. No matter what, it’s the job of the personal injury lawyer at the law firm in question to make sure that everything is as it should be and that the victim gets the compensation that they so very much deserve. Fortunately, the vast majority of all personal injury cases are able to be settled with relative ease, as only around four percent (five percent at the very most) of them actually end up going to trial here in the United States, with the vast majority never seen in a courtroom or before a judge and jury. Car accidents are so common here in the United States – as many as six million of them in just one year – that they make up more than hal

Defending Contractors Who Is On Their Side?

Defending Contractors: Who Is On Their Side? When a contractor begins a commercial or residential job, they do not think about all that could go wrong in their project. From natural causes, such as Hurricane Harvey, to insurance claims, anything could, unfortunately, happen against the construction worker. Luckily, there are lawyers for construction companies. A construction attorney specializes in insurance claims against construction workers and with insurance claims made in the event that a natural disaster occurs. Commercial real estate law helps defend those construction workers in need when they need it most. Why Is Having A Construction Attorney Important? Builders risk coverage is written for a minimum one-year term to cover a new building or structure under construction or an existing structure undergoing additions, alterations, or repairs. In addition, ISO’s Builders Risk Coverage Form, CP 00 20, is the basic avenue to builders risk coverage in the simplified