A Homeowner's Guide to Proof of Loss Statements

When storm damage occurs, the loss may not only be the damages to the building. Hurricanes, tornadoes, windstorms, and floods can also affect your personal property. When this happens, the burden of the proof of loss lies with you, the policyholder. The following can help you understand the legal ramifications of this proof. What Is Proof of Loss? The proof of loss details what damages, including property loss and building damage, were sustained as a result of the storm.

Does Workers Compensation Include Coming And Going To My Job?

Worker’s compensation is designed to protect employees if they’ve had to take any time away from work because of a job-related injury. Hurting your hand in a machine if you work in a factory, for instance, will force you to stay home to recuperate. Worker’s compensation will help you recoup some, if not all, of that lost time at work. But does it cover travel to and from your place of employment?

Injured On The Job? 4 Reasons You Need To File A Workers' Compensation Claim

If you’ve suffered injuries on the job, you need to file a workers’ compensation claim. If you’ve decided not to file a claim, you need to rethink that decision. You may think that you’re better off not filing a claim. That’s not the case. Workplace injuries are always worth the time and effort to file a claim. This is especially true if you’ve lost time from work because of the injuries.

How to Handle the Legal Implications of Your Company's Growth

As most companies begin to prove their business models, they also start to think about their long-term growth paths. For many, this means following a path that leads from venture funding to private equity and possibly going public or being acquired down the road. The legal ramifications of such a plan calls for someone more than just a securities attorney. Take a look at how you should prepare for traveling down this path.

What Happens If A Doctor's Malpractice Insurance Lapsed?

A significant portion of the cases a medical malpractice law firm takes on will be handled by an insurance company. Unsurprisingly, a large majority of doctors carry some form of medical malpractice insurance. Something a bit weird can happen, though, when a doctor retires, changes their insurance carrier, or moves on to a different medical organization. There can be questions about whether the doctor was insured at the time an issue occured.

What to Do When You Need an Affordable Personal Injury Attorney

Although you may hear people loosely throwing around the phrase, “I’m going to sue you,” filing a lawsuit isn’t always a walk in the park. The judicial system has its own set of rules and if you don’t understand things like the statute of limitation, gathering evidence and filling out legal paperwork the right way, you probably won’t even know how to get the ball rolling on a lawsuit. It’s always best to handle these kinds of situations with the help of a personal injury attorney.

Why You Might Want To Hire An Attorney For A Wrongful Death Case

If you have recently lost a loved one and you believe that it is a case of wrongful death, you might want to think about retaining a wrongful death attorney and taking legal action against those you believe are responsible. If this is not a situation that you have ever dealt with before, you may find yourself wondering if you should take legal action and what the purpose of such action would be.