Archive for June, 2014
As the most recent statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau show, there are more than 10.8 million automobile accidents throughout the United States each and every year. Luckily, many of these accidents result in nothing more than a small scrape on the bumper and a temporary shock to your system. On the other hand, according to The Legal Finance Journal, of the nearly 30,000 tort cases that are brought into American courts every year, the vast majority are for personal injury claims, many of which are seeking car accident compensation.
Whether you’re the one filing a car accident injury claim or you have to defend yourself against one, you’ll need to find an experience
Recent scandals at VA hospitals make it perfectly clear: U.S. veterans are not getting the medical care and/or government assistance they need. Unfortunately, matters may be even worse than Americans — and many officials — realize. Healthcare, and more specifically physical health, is not the only area left desperately wanting. Mental health programs for veterans are also wildly insufficient.
How Bad Is It?
Twenty-two veterans commit suicide every day, according to CNN. Are lacking mental health programs to blame? Veterans’ advocates and veterans lawyers think so. As of it stands, programs extend no questions asked mental health services to sol
According to a report by The Washington Post, violations of the employee laws that protect women from workplace discrimination when they’re pregnant are on the rise. Since 2005, labor attorneys have seen an increase of claims of over 20% from women who know their rights for employees are being trampled.
Unfortunately, in all likelihood, these types of violations of your rights as an employee are more prevalent than the reports show. Part of the problem is that too many women have no idea what rights they have and what the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 (PDA) actually protects them from. If this sounds like you, keep reading to start protecting yourself from employers who still think they live in the 1950’s.
Over the last few years, state and federal governments have made efforts to tighten regulations on the commercial trucking industry. After years of shirking the rules, lawmakers and businessmen alike were sick of skyrocketing rates of trucking accidents and the resulting car accident compensation claims that were keeping truck accident lawyers employed but causing a lot of economic damage to trucking companies.
Unfortunately, according to a new study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the rate of tractor-trailer accidents has increased by 18% since those reforms were enacted, begging the question of whether or not there is anything we can do to cut down the rate of auto Continue Reading