Personal Injury Law for Everyone

Questions About Workers Compensation And Pre-Existing Conditions

Do you have a claim with workers' compensation and are being denied workers' compensation because of a pre-existing condition? If so, you'll likely have some questions about what is preventing you from giving you the money you deserve. What Are Your State Laws? The first thing you'll want to do is get a thorough understanding of what your state's laws are regarding pre-existing conditions. Some states are more generous than others with granting workers' compensation in situations where a pre-existing injury is made worse. Read More 

How An Infotainment System Can Contribute To A Car Accident

Infotainment systems are becoming an increasingly more common feature in new vehicles. However, for some drivers, the infotainment system is too distracting, depending on the model, and might even contribute to an accident. If another driver caused an accident as a result of being distracted by the infotainment system, you should consider seeking compensation for your injuries. Reasons Why Some Infotainment Systems Are Distracting Infotainment systems can have the following problems: Read More 

Small Cars Are Still Much More Vulnerable To Commercial Trucks

Cars are safer today than they have ever been thanks to newer safety features. However, despite the safety features, smaller cars are still much more vulnerable when they are involved in accidents. This is especially true for small cars that are involved in accidents with large commercial trucks. Smaller vehicles can be pushed and crushed much more easily. They can also be flipped over more easily. However, unless the commercial truck stops in time, most passenger vehicles cannot protect the driver from a collision with a commercial truck. Read More 

Proving Mental Impairment At Your Social Security Appeal

It can be almost impossible for applicants to be approved for benefits when a mental impairment is the cause of the problem. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has not always recognized mental impairments in regard to how well someone can do their job. That can mean your application will be denied and you'll need to go before an administrative law judge (ALJ) before you can get benefits. To help you prove that you are unable to work because of a mental impairment like depression, bipolar disorder, or anxiety issues, read on find out more. Read More 

What Happens When I Reach MMI After A Logging Accident?

Loggers suffer from over 8,000 injuries every year. If you are recovering from a work-related injury, you may be informed that you are about to reach the stage of "Maximum Medical Improvement" (MMI). If you're not sure what this is, you should give a workers' compensation lawyer a call.  Transitioning from Temporary to Permanent Disability When you are injured at work and you file a claim for workers' compensation benefits, you are required to go through a series of steps as you recover. Read More