Can Bankruptcy Stop You from Getting a Job?

    Bankruptcy is often viewed as a fresh start and, in many ways, it is. But that doesn’t mean that what happened in the past is completely erased. Luckily, employers are not allowed to discriminate against you because you have filed for bankruptcy. However, depending on the job you apply for, it can certainly […]

The Essentials of Legal Fees

Few people want to hire a lawyer.  Legal issues are often complicated and stressful. They’re strange beasts to most people.  To top it off, legal terms and clauses can be confusing to most, leaving people feeling like they have to learn a whole new language. Chief among these confusing terms is the payment arrangement between […]

What Workers Compensation Does NOT Cover

Workers compensation laws can be quite complicated. While most states require workers compensation insurance to be available, it doesn’t cover all damages. So what exactly can’t it cover?   Duties Performed Outside the Scope of Employment   In order to receive workers compensation benefits, you must have been injured in your scope of employment. For […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome from Catering and Filing for Worker’s Compensation

Workers who are employed in a position that involves a lot of repetitive motion in the use of their hands all day–such as catering–commonly develop repetitive stress injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome. An event hall Glendale CA trusts can tell you that if those injuries develop in catering employees, you may be able to file […]

Who Pays for Injuries After an Uber Accident?

While some people consider rideshare services to be similar to taxis, companies like Uber and Lyft are very different from taxi services when it comes to accidents and liability. Although this may change in the future, ridesharing companies currently do not have to follow the same municipality regulations that taxi services must follow. Because the […]

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation if the Accident Was My Fault?

  If you have been hurt on the job, you may be entitled to receive workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is a convenient benefit that covers employees while they are recovering from injuries that they received on the job. The U.S. Department of Labor reports thousands of workers’ compensation cases per year, so you don’t have […]

Airbag Safety After Takata Bankruptcy

Many consumers have been contacted they are part of a recall for unsafe Takata airbags in their cars. Recent news that the maker of these defective airbags, Takata, has filed for bankruptcy has some in this group alarmed and concerned. Rest assured class action lawsuits are allowed to continue and if lawyers secure a settlement […]

10 Deposition Questions to Ask in Wrongful Termination Cases

Employment law by both state and federal governments prohibits employers from terminating their employees under certain circumstances. According to the Department of Labor, even when an employee has been dismissed, in some cases they are entitled to unemployment and health benefits. If you think you were wrongfully fired from work, you should consider pursuing a […]

Important Information About Medical Malpractice Injuries and Lawsuits

Medical professionals are charged with taking care of their patients while maintaining an appropriate standard of care. While most healthcare practitioners maintain this standard of care, some do not and their patients suffer injury or even death as a result. Below is an overview of personal injury law and how it pertains to medical malpractice. […]