People aren't perfect, and even if you're working with an injury and/or disability compensation system that could make or break your chances at survival in the economy, you could run into people who make things difficult beyond just paperwork issues. Your information could be saved as a blank document by someone who doesn't know the system properly, or an official may disagree with the importance and potency of your evidence. Here are a few situations to watch out for when seeking injury compensation, along with ways to strengthen your argument. [Read More]
What You Should Know About Worker's Compensation and Family Medical Leave
Most adults are familiar with both worker's compensation and the Family Medical Leave Act, also called FMLA. Unfortunately, most people associate FMLA with taking time off from work to have a child, so they don't see the connection that can be built between worker's compensation and FMLA benefits. Here's a look at what you should know so you can discuss it with your worker's compensation attorney. What Exactly Is FMLA? [Read More]
Three Types Of Burns That May Be Cause For A Lawsuit
Getting burned, physically burned, is never any fun. Slight burns, such as a drop of hot grease, or touching a hot iron for a split second, is painful enough. What happens when you receive a much larger burn, and it was not your fault? Burns happen every day that are the result of various products, and you have to decide if you want to pursue a lawsuit with them. Here are three types of burns caused by products, and why the burns you receive may be cause for a burn injury lawsuit: [Read More]
Is Your Landlord Responsible For Your Exposure To Toxic Mold?
Exposure to toxic mold can cause a host of problems, including headaches, respiratory problems, memory loss, and even hypersensitivity pneumonitis. In many instances, the exposure occurs in the home. Your landlord has a responsibility to ensure your home is habitable. If he or she has failed to do this, there is a possibility that you can file a civil lawsuit against him or her. Does Your State Have Mold Laws? [Read More]