A. For minor and short-lived injuries, usually no, you don’t need an attorney. If you have suffered a serious or permanent injury, or all or part of your workers’ compensation claim is denied, it is appropriate to hire an attorney.... Continue Reading »
Q. Isn’t it better to take the insurance company’s settlement offer instead of risking a trial where I might lose and get nothing?
A. Your lawyer can advise you but it is your claim and your injury so you have to make the final decision of whether to settle or go to trial. Your lawyer’s experience can guide you in making your decision.... Continue Reading »
Q. What will I get for my car?
A. You will get the amount of money necessary to repair your car to the condition it was in before the accident. If the car is a “total loss” you would then be offered the amount the car was worth,... Continue Reading »
Q. What kind of benefits will I receive?
A. You are entitled to receive replacement income, medical expenses and vocational rehabilitation benefits, if appropriate. The rehabilitation benefits can include on the job training, schooling, or job placement assistance. Disability compensation is typically paid at a rate of two-thirds... Continue Reading »
With the recent death of Nelson Mandela, Paul and Andy felt talking about him was appropriate. Paul shared numerous things about Mandela’s “legal” legacy. Andy agreed that Mandela’s legacy was much more positive than negative, but he pointed out that…
What is the law? The answer can be absolutely dizzying. Most of us know the basics of our government’s system for creating new laws. Yet, the process of taking an idea through the Congress can be extremely daunting, and filled…