Archive for August, 2017

How to Get Workers Compensation Benefits if You’re Injured at Work

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Have you ever been injured on the job? Did your company offer workers compensation benefits? If not, you may have tried filing a personal injury lawsuit in hopes for personal injury settlements to help with the cost of getting injured while at work. Unfortunately, not all employers offer workers compensation, and not all states require that they do. In some cases, you may even work for an employer who said they would provide workers compensation benefits, but then they did not follow through on the agreement. In cases such as these, you may need to find an attorney to help you fight for your rights.

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I’ve Been Injured On The Job Do I Qualify For Workers Compensation?

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No matter the type of work, there’s a health hazard that needs to be carefully minded. How do you prepare for the wear-and-tear of your job? Some workers, such as those that sit and type for extended periods of time, need to regularly engage in wrist and back stretching exercises to avoid the onset of arthritis. Others, such as those that work in construction, have to invest in high-quality shoes to discourage slips and trips. When even the best preparation doesn’t stave off an accident, workers comp is the resource you turn to in order to get the medical assistance you need.

Common Injuries

Nobody faces the same hazard on the job. Nonetheless, every single worker needs to be mindful of the unique challenges they face every time they clock in or take on a new project.

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How Technology is Transforming the Construction Industry

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Robots, drones and 3D printing. That’s the future of the construction industry, which is one of the oldest industries in human history and one of the most advanced. With a number of deferent actors, including developers, designers and architects, contractors and more all participating in the process, conflicts of interest are bound to occur. Constriction law covers both transactional and litigation aspects of the industry, and is constantly evolving to keep up with new trends.

A rapidly changing industry
The construction industry is not only one of the largest in the U.S. it is also changing rapidly. New technology and new tastes are making it much more technically advanced and ecofriendly. As of 2016, the total worth of the industry was estimated to be $1,162 billion, and it

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Are You in Need of Legal Advice?

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When life catches you off guard, the only way you can stand your ground is to rely on the best available resources. When, for instance, you have been the victim of a slip and fall accident, how you recover can be completely dependent upon who your resources are. If you merely let the owner of the property where you fell determine how you will be compensated, you may find yourself struggling to get over an injury that lasts longer than you expected. If you do not consult any legal representatives of your own, you may find yourself wondering how to make ends meet when you are still unable to get back to work six months after the accident.
Whether it is a slip and fall accident or

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This is Why You Need Legal Representation

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Even if you are in perfect health, with a well-paying job, and happy marriage, it’s always a good idea to consider the possibility that sometime down the line you may need a legal representative. Covering your bases while the going is good can prove to be quite useful if something should go wrong in the future. You’ll be prepared for that worst outcome when it happens, instead of scrambling frantically if it does. Whether you need to seek legal advice because of injury, divorce, bankruptcy, or other reasons, knowing a good legal team you can rely on makes a big difference when you need a legal representative. It’s also good to seek out a legal representative if you’re starting to put your will in order or if you’re thinking about arranging your estate. They can help make sure everything is done properly and fo

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