Getting Your Workers' Compensation Insurers To Pay For Your Medical Bills In 3 Steps

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance that is provided to employees who are injured on the job. Workers' compensation pays the employee every few weeks and it is designed to pay for the employee's medical bills. This compensation plan is meant to prevent employees from suing their employers for damages. However, it is not uncommon for workers' compensation insurers to avoid paying your medical bills. They may decide to do this for a number of reasons and this often becomes a nightmare for the injured employee to deal with. [Read More]

Filing A Failure To Diagnose Lawsuit

Your chances of recovering from an illness, injury, or disease, largely hinges on a doctor's ability to make a correct and timely diagnosis. A misdiagnosis could easily put your health in jeopardy and lead to permanent damage or even death. The law offers protection for victims of failed diagnosis, allowing harmed individuals to seek compensation for their injuries by filing a medical malpractice suit. Here is a look at what comprises a failed diagnosis and the various aspects in successfully filing such a case in court. [Read More]

When the Timing of Bankruptcy and Divorce Filing Matters

If circumstances have led you to contemplate both divorce and bankruptcy, you may be wondering if filing one before the other could have a positive impact on these two negative situations. The answer is yes, timing does matter, so read below for more information about the benefits and pitfalls of filing bankruptcy before, or after, divorce. Debt and Divorce Settlements Who pays what debt is often a major issue in divorce proceedings, but with a chapter 7 discharge, nearly all marital debt can be eliminated, and with it goes a large chunk of divisiveness. [Read More]

Willful And Negligent Fetal Exposure To Environmental Toxins: What It Means Legally For You And Your Baby

What happens when personal injury cases extend beyond you to your unborn child? You will not really know how your child was affected in utero until after he or she is born. At that time, you may pursue an personal injury case on behalf of your child. Your personal injury attorney will have to prove all of the following in order to get any compensation for you and your child. [Read More]