Have An Accident While Working At Sea? The Different Acts That Provide Compensation For Your Injuries
15 June 2017
If you work on a ship of any kind and are injured, it is not the simple matter of applying for worker's compensation the way land-working employees have. Instead, you are covered by two separate acts, the Longshore and Harbour Worker's Compensation Act (LHWC) and the Jones Act. Each act has its own qualifying parameters and offers different amounts and varieties of compensation. To expedite receiving the funds you need to pay medical bills and your living expenses, make sure you file the right type of claim.
Don't Believe These Personal Injury Case Myths
13 June 2017
An injury that is caused by another person can be so bothersome to you that filing some kind of lawsuit seems like a logical action. Just be sure that you get the facts about legal considerations instead of falling for these myths.
You Can Wait
A common misconception is that you can take as much time as you need to deal with your injuries and that when you finally feel ready, you can head to court.
3 Times When You Should File A Personal Injury Lawsuit
6 June 2017
When most people hear about personal injury lawsuits they think about car accidents. Car accidents are one of the most common reasons to file a personal injury suit with companies such as Randall A. Wolff & Associates, Ltd, but they are not the only reason to file a suit. Here are some other instances where you could and perhaps should file a lawsuit.
1. Dog Bites
If you have been bitten by a dog you should consider filing a lawsuit against the owner of the dog if they refuse to help pay for the expenses related to the dog bite.
Collaborating To End Your Marriage
6 June 2017
Did you know that you can choose the direction your divorce might go? The way that you and your spouse deal with issues that arise with your divorce could either cost a lot of money, be stressful and take a lot of time to resolve, or not. Collaborative divorce is a more friendly way to end a marriage, and the use of this method to resolve differences is gaining popularity among divorcing couples, attorneys and the court system.