Q. My employer has a small business and all employees are key. Can I be let go if he has to fill my position because I can’t come back in a timely manner?
A. Yes. The law does not require an employer to hold a job for any length of time. When the time comes and you are able to return, if there is no job available, you are entitled to continuing benefits. 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 »
Q. What is “No-Fault” Insurance?
A. Maryland and Virginia do not have “no-fault” insurance. Those states that do have different variations of “no-fault” insurance require minimum coverages to pay anyone who was injured while in a vehicle involved in a collision. The key feature of... Continue Reading »
Q. How does a lawyer charge for a personal injury case?
A. Most lawyers take personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis. Normally the lawyer takes a fee of one third out of the settlement, or higher, if the matter goes to court and a verdict is obtained in the... Continue Reading »
The first story Andy & Paul talked about involved texting and driving. Well, almost. As an auto accident attorney, Paul has a special pet-peeve against people who text while driving. A case now going on in New Jersey, where two people on a…
Seemingly everywhere you go video cameras are capturing you and your activities. The concept of the government watching us, termed “Big Brother,” by George Orwell in his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, has clearly been surpassed and now, even the kid walking…