Things Car Drivers Need To Look Out For When Driving Near Trucks In Adverse Weather

Posted on: 18 October 2016
Car drivers already know that they're not supposed to tailgate trucks or drive in the blind spot of a truck because of the increased risk of accidents. But there are a few driving situations that car drivers don't really think about when they're driving near trucks in adverse weather. Many people assume that the usual precautions will suffice, but drivers really do need to be more cautious. The bad weather makes the risk of an accident higher, and that's not something car drivers can really brush off.
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You've Fallen And You Want To Sue: What To Know

Posted on: 18 October 2016
You know you should have been more careful, but you fell down while shopping and feel that the store should have taken more care to prevent the fall. You have the right to shop in retail stores and be in a safe environment, and the stores are responsible for seeing to it that they do everything possible to create that safe environment. If you have suffered from an injury in a retail store, read on to learn more about getting compensated
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Are You Covered By Workers' Compensation As A Part-Time Or Seasonal Worker In North Carolina?

Posted on: 18 October 2016
Whether you're working part-time for extra cash or to keep yourself busy and maintaining access to an employee discount during retirement, you may be dismayed to suffer an injury on the job—especially if you suspect you'll need ongoing medical care or treatment for a while and aren't sure you're covered by your employer's workers' compensation policy. Are part-time and seasonal workers entitled to the same protections as full-time employees? Read on to learn more about your ability to qualify for workers' compensation coverage as a part-time or seasonal worker in North Carolina, as well as what you'll need to do to get started on your claim.
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Has Your California Workers' Compensation Claim Stalled on a Gender Basis? What Are Your Options?

Posted on: 17 October 2016
If you're a female California resident and have recently suffered a work-related injury, you may be frustrated at what you perceive to be attempts by your employer or its workers' compensation insurer to blame your injury on a female-only pre-existing condition like pregnancy. However, a group of female workers and a union in California have recently filed a class-action lawsuit against the state, saying it employs qualified medical evaluators (QMEs) who routinely blamed work-related injuries simply on workers' being female.
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