Five Terms You Will Need to Know Prior to Signing Your Release of Claims Form

If you have been involved in an accident that was the result of the negligence of another driver, you will eventually have to settle with the other driver's insurance company. In order to receive a final settlement check, you will be presented with a liability waiver or release of all claims form. Once you sign this form and accept the check from the insurance company, you will not be able to make any additional claims based on your accident. Read More 

4 Things Your Worker’s Comp Attorney Should Do For You

If you have recently been injured while on the job, you may be starting the process to file for worker's compensation benefits. These benefits are not only necessary for keeping your finances afloat while you are unable to work, but they are also important for paying a portion of your medical bills and expenses. Of course, beginning the process to receive worker's comp will require the help of an attorney. Hiring an attorney will ensure your benefits are approved in an efficient manner, but you may not know what or where to begin on your search for legal help. Read More 

How to Get Compensation for Black Lung Disease

Coal mining is a dangerous job. Around 50 to 60 coal miners die in this country every year. These workers face exposure to methane gas, carbon monoxide, explosions and the possibility of cave-ins. Another danger is black lung disease, which occurs from the exposure to coal mine dust. Read on to find out how to get compensation for black lung disease. Notify Your Employer Immediately Most states have time limits on when someone with black lung disease should file a workers' comp claim. Read More 

3 Types Of Damages To Seek Compensation For After A Car Accident

One of the last things you will want is to be involved in a car crash. This can create a lot of difficulties for you and contribute to additional stress in life you don't need. However, accidents occur daily, and the key to financially recovering from yours may rest in seeking legal action. This makes it important to know various types of damages you may list on your lawsuit to assist in seeking compensation for your losses. Read More 

What To Expect When Your Slip And Fall Case Goes To Court

If you slipped and fell at a local grocery store and have filed a lawsuit to recover your damages, then it is important that you know what to expect when you get to the courthouse. Since the judge and jury for your case have no prior experience with you, it is vital that you send a confident and positive message during the time you are at the courthouse. To this end, here is some information about what you should expect when your case goes to court: Read More