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4 Ways You Can Sabotage Your Settlement After A Car Accident

After a car accident, you may be injured and want to seek a settlement to pay for your medical and other expenses. However, even if you are legitimately injured, there are some things you can do that can sabotage your settlement. These four actions may reduce or completely wipe away your settlement. Talking About the Accident With the Wrong People After the accident, contact your insurance company and tell them everything, but when it comes to other people, be quiet. Read More 

Fighting Auto Accident Claims: 3 Ways To Disprove False Injury Claims

The sheer impact and force of two cars colliding into one another can cause severe injuries to the driver and the passengers. In fact, 20 to 50 million Americans are either injured or disabled as a result of a car accident each year, and it's not uncommon for parties to claim medical injury when seeking compensation. If you're involved in a minor fender bender and the other party is requesting compensation for severe injuries, the first thing you need to do is to contact an auto accident attorney. Read More 

Injured In An Auto Accident With A Criminal Driver? How Does This Impact Your Claim?

While just about every licensed driver will be involved in at least one or two accidents over the course of a driving lifetime (with the "average" driver turning in an insurance claim about every 18 years), the process is never a pleasant one—particularly if you're injured as a result of someone else's negligence behind the wheel. Unfortunately, insult can often be added to this injury if you find that the at-fault driver was engaged in the commission of a crime at the time of your accident and his or her insurance policy is refusing to make an offer of settlement or disclaiming responsibility for any eventual monetary judgment. Read More 

Filing For Workers’ Comp Benefits In Florida? What Could A Challenge To The State’s Laws Mean For You?

If you've recently been injured in a workplace accident or undergone surgery to try to relieve the pain or limited range of motion cause by a repetitive-use injury, you may be worried about whether your employer's workers' compensation coverage will fully reimburse you for the medical bills and other expenses you expect to incur during your recovery. Those living in Florida may have even more reason to be concerned, as the elimination of permanent partial disability benefits can often leave injured Florida workers unable to collect benefits for an injury that has effectively cut their career short. Read More 

Do You Feel Like You Were Discriminated Against At Work? Get Answers To The Questions You May Have

In 1964, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act was signed into law. This act prohibited workplace discrimination based on sex, race and religion. Since then, new acts have been created to also prohibit workplace discrimination based on age, disabilities, pregnancy and union activity. If you feel you were discriminated against by an employer because of one or more of these factors, you may be able to bring a lawsuit against the employer for violating your civil rights. Read More