Have A Repetitive Motion Related Injury? Know How Workers' Compensation May Cover It
30 November 2016
Repetitive motion related injuries occur when someone constantly performs the exact same motion as part of their job. For instance, someone that works at an office desk job may do a lot of typing with a keyboard, and are more at risk for developing carpal tunnel. Other types of injuries can affect the neck, back, and shoulders as well if you are doing tasks that involve lifting. While it can be difficult to get a repetitive motion related injury covered by workers' compensation, it is possible.
3 Things You Should Do To Protect Yourself During A Criminal Case
8 November 2016
Being suspected of a crime is very scary. You might be worried about your permanent record, serving jail time, and many other things. When you get in trouble with the law you need to do everything you can to protect yourself. One of the first steps you should take to protect yourself is hire an attorney. They will be worth every penny as they fight to protect your future. Here are some things that you should know about protecting yourself when fighting a criminal charge.
Starting A Sea Job? Be Clear On Your Duties And Classification
19 October 2016
If you are about to finish hiring paperwork for a new job on the docks or on a ship, be sure your job classification clearly states whether you are considered a seaman or not. The fact that you might be working on a ship or going out to sea does not automatically make you a seaman; you have to officially be part of a crew for that. The importance of your classification is due to worker's compensation laws.
Legal Principles That Allow You To Sue For Undisclosed Property Defects
29 September 2016
When you discover hidden defects on a property you just bought, you can sue the seller for failing to disclose the defects before the sale. However, failure to disclose isn't the only legal principle that allows you to seek redress in such a situation. Here are two more legal principles you can rely on to get legal redress:
Fraud is an intentional deception that leads to financial gain. In the case of property defects, a seller commits fraud if they intentionally lie to the buyer about the condition of the property being sold.