Injury victims have the right to pursue compensation. Unless a request for compensation can be settled out of court, victims must make a formal claim. In some cases, they do so by filing a lawsuit. In other cases, including claims
The Florida legislature is extraordinarily friendly to insurance companies and their lobbyists. Unfortunately, the legislature is unfriendly to injured workers. It regularly accepts the myths that insurers spread to avoid paying
Workers who are injured while working as longshoremen or in other harbor-based occupations have the right to make a claim for compensation under the Longshore Harbor Workers Compensation Act (LHWCA).
Workers in nearly all occupations are covered by workers’ compensation laws. Most employees are covered by workers’ compensation programs that state laws require employers to provide. Longshoremen, harbor workers
Florida workers who need medical treatment after being injured on the job are almost always entitled to workers’ compensation. Unless they are covered by federal laws that govern specific industries or occupations
As the United States makes good on its pledge to leave Afghanistan, some returning contractors are likely to bring injuries home with them. Civilian injuries hit record levels in Afghanistan during the first half of 2021 as the United States
Compensation for accident injuries is awarded for both financial and nonfinancial losses. Financial losses include lost wages and out-of-pocket costs, including medical expenses, that are caused by another person’s
The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) is a workers’ compensation law that covers private sector employees who work in longshore, harbor, and certain other maritime occupations.
Accidents cause physical, emotional, and financial pain. When an accident occurs outside of the workplace, accident victims are usually entitled to compensation from a person whose carelessness caused the injury.
Recent data released by the Social Security Administration (SSA) suggests that the SSA is increasing its approval rate of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) claims. During the last ten years, annual approval