Caps On Personal Injury Awards

Some personal injury awards are subject to caps or limitations. Below is an overview of such caps. Rationale for Caps There are two main reasons for damage caps. First, some people get excited by huge injury awards and file frivolous lawsuits with the hope of winning a jackpot. Allowing limitless injury awards would continue to encourage such people to file their lawsuits. Some of them would win settlement awards — especially when a jury is set to try the case — because some juries make emotional decisions. Read More 

Why Was Your Worker’s Compensation Claim Denied?

The goal of workers compensation law is to provide injured employees with financial coverage for medical expenses and lost wages after an illness or injury suffered while the employee was on the job. However, employee claims are not always approved. There may be instances in which a worker's compensation claim is denied. The following are some examples: Your Injury Did Not Happen While You Were Working This may seem like an obvious reason for a denial, but there is often some confusion about the definition of " Read More 

What You Should Expect After Your First Workplace Injury

If you have suffered from your first on-the-job injury, you need to know about workers' compensation and your rights to benefits. Workers' compensation is there to help pay for the medical expenses you incur due to your injury and can also provide you with a portion of your wages while you are out of work. Here are some questions you may have. What Should You Do First? After you are hurt, you need to let your supervisor right away. Read More 

Learn About Corporate Lawyers

Every business should have professionals at their disposal who help to ensure the business is successful. A corporate lawyer can be an important part of your business because the lawyer can offer you legal guidance, review all legal documents and contracts, draw up documents and contracts, play a part in business decisions from the legal aspect, file lawsuits on your behalf, represent you in court, and much more. Review the information below to learn why you should get a corporate lawyer sooner rather than later and get a better idea about the types of lawyers that are out there. Read More 

Disability Hearings: Conducting Yourself Well

After the work it takes to complete an application for disability benefits (SSDI), you might feel quite relieved to get a date for the disability hearing. During this hearing, you'll be questioned about your health by a judge. Because the outcome of this hearing can make a major impact on your life, you may be nervous. However, with these suggestions, you'll be able to conduct yourself honorably and put yourself in a better position. Read More