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. Where do I have to take my car to get it repaired?
A. It is up to you to decide who you want to repair your car. Do not be bullied by the insurance company into thinking you have to have your car repaired by the shop giving the lowest bid. You... Continue Reading »
Q. How do you know what pain and suffering is worth?
A. Pain and suffering evaluations are necessarily subjective and are based on similar cases, and a lawyer’s experience and knowledge of the community. My practice is limited to personal injury claims, and I have been practicing law since 1980, during... 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 »
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…