Do you know what to do about lost wages from a work injury? This is critical knowledge to have if you’ve been seriously hurt on the job. Work injuries can take away not only your paycheck while you recuperate, but also your long-term ability to earn money. Knowing how to recover wages can make the difference between paying your bills and financial devastation. When you’ve been injured and can’t work, you may be able t...
How you file a car accident claim if you’re an undocumented immigrant is no different from anyone else. Your immigration status makes no difference. Whether you entered the country a week ago or your family has been here for 200 years, your rights are the same. Your car accident claim must generally have two legs for it to stand on. You must show: The crash is someone’s else fault. The injuries it caused and how...
Workplace injuries are common. But they are not all the same. Some injuries are serious. Others may not seem serious at first, but they may become serious. An employee who had their foot amputated due to a forklift accident is clearly a serious injury. What about a slip and fall resulting in a back strain? Is that serious? What if the employee had surgery six months later – now would you say the slip and fall was serious?...
It’s been several months since your workplace injury. You’ve been receiving workers’ comp payments. Suddenly, your benefits are cut off. What can you do? Employers and their insurers may cut off benefits over a technicality. They may point to a provision in your employment agreement, or a change in your treatment as the reason for cutting off your benefits, or they may give you no reason. If are seriously injured on t...
A typical grocery store shopper makes many unplanned purchases. Even if people write out shopping lists in advance, they still tend to make most of their final buying decisions while they are in the store. They are heavily influenced by products that happen to catch their eye. Grocery stores take advantage of this spontaneous shopping behavior by paying careful attention to where they place products on their shelves. This i...

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