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  • Did You Just Get Hurt In A Slip And Fall Case? What You Should Do

    If you were just injured in a slip and fall case at a restaurant or store, then you may wonder what you should do. Being injured anywhere, especially someplace that you wouldn't expect like a restaurant, can leave you in a literal world of hurt. To help you, this article will list a few things you should do if you get injured in a slip and fall case.  Take Pictures If you can, make sure to take pictures of the incident right when it happens.
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  • Is It Possible To Waive Your Rights To Workers' Compensation Protection?

    Getting a new job, or even just switching positions with your current employer, often results in the signing of dozens of pieces of paperwork. If you're offered some kind of waiver of your right to workers' compensation insurance as part of a sign up package, you should understand the legality and enforceability of the contract before signing it. Position Matters In most states, only owners and high level executives that benefit directly from ownership of the company are allowed to sign away their automatic inclusion into a workers' compensation insurance policy.
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  • 4 Things To Understand About Workers' Compensation

    Most people have a working knowledge that workers' compensation is in place to protect workers if they are ever injured on the job. However, if you find yourself injured on the job, you may quickly find that you need more than a working knowledge of the system in order to get its full benefits. 1. Report the Injury to Your Supervisor The first thing you need to do is report the injury to your supervisor.
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  • 3 Indicators That Your Workers' Comp Case Is Strong

    Upon being injured on the job, a common thing to do is consult a workers' compensation attorney and provide details about your case. Most attorneys will immediately give you an idea of the strength of your case. If the details appear weak, an attorney may be reluctant to take the case on and may advocate that you don't try to pursue legal action. However, should you provide details that indicate a strong case, you can expect that the attorney you're speaking to will anxiously want to represent you and pledge to work hard to get you a settlement that you deserve.
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  • How To Prevent Toy-Related Injuries In Your Household

    Toys can be sources of joy for your kids, but they can also be hazardous if not properly used. As a parent, it is up to you to take precautions to ensure that your kids don't get injured by their toys. Here are some of the precautions for preventing toy-related injuries: Adhere To Age Restrictions Toys often come with age recommendations that state which ages can safely play with the toys.
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  • Accident Evidence: What You Need To Keep For Your Case

    Getting involved in an accident that resulted in your injury due to a negligent party will typically have a good chance if you decide to take your case to court. If you do this, you need to know the importance of physical evidence. The following are the different types of evidence you should know about and what you can do to ensure it is properly preserved: Physical Evidence for Your Case
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  • Why Pursue Motorcycle Accident Claim If You Weren't Wearing A Helmet?

    If you are involved in a motorcycle crash while not wearing a helmet, you may be apprehensive about pursuing damages for your accident. However, the lack of helmet doesn't automatically disqualify you from lodging a motorcycle claim, you can still get compensation for your damages if: The State Doesn't Have Mandatory Helmet Laws Some states have mandatory helmet laws that require all motorcycle riders to wear helmets whenever they are riding.
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  • Things You Need To Understand About "Slip And Fall" Accidents

    If you slip and fall in a business establishment or on someone else's property, you may have a reason to be compensated by the owner's insurance company. However, it is not guaranteed. There are specific criteria that need to be met for any claim to be approved. You will need to meet with an attorney experienced with this type of accident to help you through the process. Here are a few things you need to understand and be able to prove before you can expect to receive any compensation.
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  • Gaps In Treatment, And How They Affect Your Injury Claims

    If you have been injured in an accident, you need to ensure there are no gaps in your treatment. This is necessary not only for your accident recovery but also for your eventual injury claim. Knowing the potential causes of gaps in your treatment is the first step in avoiding them. Here are some of the reasons accident victims experience gaps in treatment: Delaying Treatment Because You Don't Know You Are Injured
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  • Protecting Your Rights After A Motorcycle Accident

    A lot can happen in the moments before, during, and after an accident. Split second decisions can save your life, but split second mistakes by others may have lead to the accident in the first place. In many situations, it can be difficult to prove who made the first mistake, and the argument comes down to who was following the law independently to figure out who had the best chance to avert the crisis.
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