Q. If I am injured on my lunch hour, am I covered?
A. Usually not, as it would be considered outside of the scope of your employment relationship. Posted in: Workers' Compensation Continue Reading »
Q. Am I covered by workers’ compensation?
A. Most workers are eligible. Notable exceptions include business owners, independent contractors, casual workers, domestic employees in private homes, farm workers, maritime workers, railroad employees, and unpaid volunteers. Federal government employees are also excluded from state workers’ compensation laws, but... Continue Reading »
Q. Are all on the job injuries covered?
A. Most are. The workers’ compensation system is designed to provide benefits to injured workers no matter whether an injury is caused by the worker’s negligence, or by the employer’s negligence. This “no-fault” system however, has some limits. Generally, injuries... Continue Reading »
Q. Does the insurance company pick the doctor I have to see?
A. No. You can use your own doctor. No one can tell you what doctor you may use. Posted in: Auto Collisions, Your Injuries and Their Consequences Continue Reading »
Paul and Andy got right into it today with a discussion about the Supreme Court’s ruling just days ago, allowing strip searches, nationwide, in any state, any city, any town, for ANY offense. Unbelievable! Simply not paying a traffic ticket could land…
The latest in hot-beverage-spilling-and-burning-customers lawsuits has been filed recently in Denver. This case has a bit of a different swizzle. In addition to claiming the hot tea she was served at a Starbucks drive-thru burned her, Deanna Salas-Solano claims her…