For workers in the coal industry, the presence of coal dust is a fact of life. It's everywhere in the workplace and it can even affect nearby towns. The mountainous terrain around coal mines doesn't help, since it can trap the dust near the surface and make it nearly impossible to avoid breathing it in. This dust does permanent damage to your lungs, and it is probably not to late to seek compensation, even if the damage was done many years ago.
30 August 2017
If you've never been charged with any crime before, you might feel overwhelmed with the legal process. You often won't know what to expect or even what all of your rights are. One of the first things that occurs after you've been arrested is an arraignment. What happens at the arraignment, and what might it mean for you and your charges? Here's what you should know. What is an arraignment?
22 August 2017
If you are ever injured in your workplace, you may know that your employer offers workers' compensation insurance. However, you may know little about this benefit and how it works. Here is some information about workers' comp and what you should do to protect your rights when you are injured on the job: What does workers' compensation actually pay for? Workers' compensation insurance helps cover the cost of your medical expenses when you incur an on-the-job injury.
8 August 2017
Many states are allowing cameras to be placed at busy intersections where people are known to run red lights. If you have received a ticket in the mail from one of these cameras, you may think that you have no choice but to pay the ticket. However, there are defenses that you can use to contest these tickets. Here are a few defenses that are commonly used to fight red light camera tickets.
1 August 2017
Driving is one of the most dangerous tasks people take on everyday. Although it is dangerous, there are plenty of ways to make it safer for yourself, your passengers, and the people you are sharing the road with. However, one of the most important things is keeping your kids safe when you are driving. After all, they are more defenseless than anybody, especially when they are small and still require car seats as an extra safety precaution.
24 July 2017
If you're a business owner or entrepreneur in New York, and you're getting ready to venture into the world of selling alcohol, you probably have a lot of questions about what kind of license you need and whether your application will be approved. While an attorney is the best source for addressing your concerns, here are a few common questions answered on getting a liquor license in New York. What kinds of liquor licenses are there?
18 July 2017
When you have been permanently injured, you will need to take action in order to secure your personal and financial future. To help ensure that you are getting all of the best assistance possible, you will want to make use of the following tips: Hire A Disability Lawyer You may need the help of a lawyer that specializes in disability claims, whether you are applying for SSDI (social security disability insurance) or you are filing a claim through the company you were using for your private disability insurance.
12 July 2017
When most people think of injuries due to car accidents, they usually think of a car accident between two or more cars. But there are many situations when you can be injured by cars without being a driver or even a passenger in the vehicle. The following are among the most significant. You're struck by a car as a pedestrian If you have the right of way in a marked crosswalk, it will usually be clear it was not your fault.
13 April 2017
If you have been in a car accident, there are a few things that you need to realize before you even call up your insurance company if you want to guarantee that you get a fair settlement. #1 Don't Admit Fault At The Scene The first thing you need to make sure that you don't do is admit fault at the scene of the accident. It is human nature to apologize for things, even if you didn't do anything wrong.
10 April 2017
While very few divorce cases actually get taken into the courtroom, others will still need some legal assistance from a lawyer to get by. This includes going through arbitration, litigation, and mediation, since having a lawyer in the room can prevent you from making some costly mistakes. But how can you avoid the legal fees that come with having your lawyer with you through this process? Here are some ways you can do it.
28 March 2017