• Recreational Liability Activity Waivers — Are You Signing Your Rights Away?

    During the summer more people participate in various recreational activities. While a trip to the lake may not require you to sign any of your rights away, any type of organized activity, being run for profit, probably will. If you are like many people who participate in these activities, you simply sign your name to the waiver when it slides across the counter. Have you ever stopped to wonder exactly what you are agreeing to, and are you really releasing them from all liability?
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  • Is It All In Your Head? Mental And Emotional Trauma Following A Car Accident

    Automobile accidents can be very scary situations. It does not matter if you see the accident coming, or if you are hit by someone that you do not see. Along with your physical injuries, you may also incur mental and emotional trauma as well. Sometimes, mental and emotional trauma can be even more difficult to recover from than your physical injuries. If you have been injured in an auto accident, this trauma is something that you will want to discuss with your attorney.
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  • Charges: The Civil And The Criminal

    Most of the time, car accidents are filed as civil cases. People who are injured sue for compensation, and insurance companies do their best to minimize total damages. However, there are some cases where car accidents come with criminal charges-- where the at-fault driver could serve jail time and have a criminal record because of the nature of the accident. As an at-fault driver, you might be wondering how criminal charges are determined for car accident cases, and these charges will affect civil suits.
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  • Avoid Driving Drowsy Using These Tips

    Most people know that driving while intoxicated is a bad idea, but driving while drowsy can be just as dangerous. Though it may seem like common sense to avoid driving while one is fatigued, people do it all the time. The National Sleep Foundation found approximately 60 percent of drivers have gotten behind the wheel of a vehicle while feeling drowsy, and 37 percent fell asleep while driving. There are a number of ways drowsy driving occurs, and here are a few tips for preventing it.
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  • Understanding Eligibility For Workers' Compensation

    On-the-job injuries can take time and effort to properly recover from. Fortunately, you may be able to have the expenses of your recovery taken care of with workers' compensation benefits. Under state law, most employers are required to carry workers' compensation policies, which provide injured workers with compensation for medical expenses and lost income. Before you can benefit from workers' compensation, it's important to understand the various basic eligibility requirements that must be fulfilled beforehand.
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