A. Do not discuss the accident with anyone other than the investigating police officer, your doctors, and your lawyer. Insurance representatives are the LAST people you want to talk to. It is okay to talk to them, after your lawyer... Continue Reading »
Q. What if my employer tells me not to file a claim, or threatens to fire me if I do so?
A. This is illegal! If this happens, immediately report it to your local workers’ compensation office. Continue Reading »
Q. Does fault matter?
A. The issue of fault is always important. If the collision was not your fault, you should be compensated. In both Maryland and Virginia, laws in these matters focus on fault, and provide that if a party was partially responsible... Continue Reading »
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. Continue Reading »
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…