Archive for June, 2015
It’s a typical Friday evening and you’re watching the time slowly tick away on the clock like a hawk. Your nose is on the grindstone and your fingers are furiously typing away on the keyboard as you complete your work for the day before quitting time. It’s been a long week, and after five days of hard work, you’re ready to turn up with your friends and hit the bars.
After a fun — and much needed — evening of hanging out with your friends, you decide to call it quits, throw in the towel, and head home. While you’re car’s stereo is bumping the latest Taylor Swift tune, you suddenly see a flash of blue and red lights appear in your rear view mirror and your heart stops: it’s the fuzz. Talk about a buzz.
In that split second, a million thoughts race through your mind as you see the o
Getting hurt at work is never a part of the plan. Not only can it result in injury that is disruptive to your daily living, but it can damage your financial security and make your future feel incredibly uncertain. Because it is so important to make sure that if you are injured on the job you have all of the legal and financial protection you need, it is often a good idea to consider a worker compensation lawyer. To learn more about what a worker compensation lawyer can do for you if you get hurt at work, keep reading.
1) Know Your Rights One of the first things a worker compensation lawyer can offer you is education about what your rights are under the law. As of 2011, more than 125 million workers were covered by a workers’ compensation law of some kind. Traditional workers’ comp