Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can make it hard to breathe, and your work might be to blame. Work-related COPD is caused by exposure to chemicals in the workplace and takes some time to develop. Your employer covers you for workplace injuries and occupational illnesses like COPD, so read on to learn more about the disease and getting workers compensation insurance coverage. What is COPD? Most people have heard of COPD, but are not aware that it is not a single disease. [Read More]
Already Received The Dreaded Disability Denial Letter? What You Should Do Now
Filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is sometimes the only way for people to have enough money to support themselves. When you are seriously impaired and can no longer work, the stress of not knowing how you're going to make ends meet can be astronomical. Submitting your filing and waiting for a response is tough enough, but if you find out that your case has been denied the emotional pain can be devastating. [Read More]
What Happens If You Get Into An Accident And The Government Is Liable?
What do you do if you've gotten into an accident and the responsible parties are a government agency? It happens more often than you think. Police shooting at a suspect could damage your car. An ambulance could run into your vehicle. If the government has caused your damage, you're going to need an accident attorney. Showing That the Government Is Liable From the beginning, you need to keep complete documentation regarding your accident. [Read More]
Three Things You Should Know About A Lawsuit Concerning An Injury From An Assault
When people think about the need for a personal injury attorney, they are usually thinking about injuries from a car accident or an injury on the property of a business, or perhaps getting hurt by a defective product. But you can also bring a civil action over injuries from an assault. Although it is true that actions by individuals such as assault and battery are crimes, they also can be a reason for a civil action. [Read More]