A Case Of Race: Why Racial Overtones In A Case Require A Civil Rights Attorney

There is a constant tension between Caucasians and African Americans, so much so in fact that any case that has one white and one black person involved is suddenly seen as an issue of race versus race. It is highly unlikely that every case that involves two or more races is a "race case," but it still helps to employ a civil rights attorney. Here are some valid reasons why: Read More 

Who Qualifies For Worker’s Comp?

Employees who have been injured at the work place are usually entitled to worker's compensation. Luckily most employers carry workers compensation insurance to cover wages lost, medical bills, compensation for permanent injuries, and benefits paid to the survivors of someone killed on the job. But it's not limited to sudden accidents. It can also be injuries sustained over a long period of time. But what injuries or illnesses are covered by worker's compensation and which ones are not? Read More 

Burned On Fast Food: Can You Sue?

There are many tales regarding people who have ordered fast food and hot drinks, only to get physically burned by their purchases. It makes you think about personal injury attorneys and lawsuits. If you have had a similar food or drink burn experience recently, can you sue? Here are your answers. Expected Serving Temperature and Safe Temperature All food and drink produced by restaurants and fast food places are required to serve food at a specific temperature. Read More 

What To Do If Your Pet Is Injured In An Accident

Whether your pet was injured due to negligence or it was an act of violence, you might be able to seek compensation for the market value of the animal, veterinary bills, punitive damages, the loss of companionship, and mental anguish. Individual circumstances, the facts surrounding the case, and the state you live in all play a role in the outcome of your case. But here are some questions to ask that will help you determine what to do if your pet is injured due to the actions of someone else. Read More 

Should You Sue Your Employer or Get Worker’s Compensation?

When you are injured while performing any type of task for your employer, you should not have financial troubles due to your inability to work. This includes having medical bills and a loss of income. Worker's compensation insurance was established to take care of this. However, you may feel that you would receive more money if you were to sue. Unfortunately, there are very specific laws in place when it comes to suing an employer. Read More