If you have been injured on the job, you will want to file a workers compensation claim. When you do so, your employer's workers compensation insurance carrier will pay for your medical expenses and pay you for any time you were unable to work because of your injuries. Depending on the extent of your injuries, you may also be entitled to a settlement. The amount of the settlement is based on how much your future medical expenses related to the injury will be, any permanent injuries you sustained, and how your injuries have impacted your ability to perform your current job.
Filing a claim for disability benefits is a serious matter. You need to make sure that your employer-provided health plan compensates you fairly so you do not suffer financial hardship or fail to obtain quality medical care when faced with a disability. The process of a filing a claim can be tedious, with unexpected twists and turns. A minor error in your paperwork can lead to a delayed or denied claim.
If you got pulled over under the suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI), a Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) protocol may be used to determine whether you are under the influence of any drugs. The DRE protocol is a 12-step process where the officer will examine some of your physiological states to determine whether there is a possibility that you are under the influence. Even though the results of the DRE protocol is admissible in court, there are many vulnerabilities to this type of evidence.
Death by being declared dead seems like an oxymoronic statement. Unfortunately, there have been cases over the years of people being mistakenly declared dead by medical staff when they were still actually alive and later dying due to inadequate medical care or other reasons. While it's possible to sue for damages related to such an event, doing so can be challenging. Here are a couple of things you need to consider before litigating this type of case in court.
Hiring professional movers is a good way to alleviate some of the stress of relocating from one home to another. Still, it's not unusual for things to go awry during the moving process. One of the issues you may have to contend with is being injured by the moving professionals. Here's what you need to do in this situation. Document the Injury As Soon As Possible First, immediately notify the moving professionals about the injury.