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  • Avoiding Construction Site Injuries: 4 Tips For Workers

    Construction sites can be incredibly dangerous and too often there are constructions workers that are seriously or fatally injured as a result of an on-the-job accident. Accidents can occur for a number of reasons, include defective machinery, lack of safety gear, and failure to take proper safety precautions. Though all accidents cannot be avoided, some construction-related injuries can be prevented. Here are four things that constructions workers can do to help reduce the chances of an on-site accident or injury occurring: [Read More]

  • Finding The Right Court Reporter For Your Deposition

    Depositions play an important role in many lawsuits. These depositions allow attorneys to gather information that could prove valuable in mounting a case on their client's behalf. To ensure that the information provided throughout the deposition is preserved, a court reporter can be used to create a transcript of the proceeding. If your law firm is looking to hire a court reporter to help with upcoming depositions, here are three things to keep in mind. [Read More]

  • Two Ways That A Divorce Lawyer Can Assist You With Child Support Issues

    One of the most common issues that many people run into after divorce is child support issues, such as one of the individuals paying too little child support or refusing to pay at all. However, the good news is that a divorce lawyer can continue to assist you after the divorce has been completed by helping you deal with child support issues. Listed below are two ways in which divorce lawyer can assist you with your child-support problems and issues. [Read More]

  • 3 Truck Driving Safety Tips

    When you're driving a truck, it takes more than adhering to the rules of the road to avoid accidents. Truck drivers log many more travel miles than passenger vehicles and the longer you're on the road, the more your chances of being involved in an accident increases. That's why it's crucial to employ smart driving to keep yourself, your cargo and other drivers on the road safe. Check out these three tips to reduce your risk of accidents. [Read More]

  • Have An Accident While Working At Sea? The Different Acts That Provide Compensation For Your Injuries

    If you work on a ship of any kind and are injured, it is not the simple matter of applying for worker's compensation the way land-working employees have. Instead, you are covered by two separate acts, the Longshore and Harbour Worker's Compensation Act (LHWC) and the Jones Act. Each act has its own qualifying parameters and offers different amounts and varieties of compensation. To expedite receiving the funds you need to pay medical bills and your living expenses, make sure you file the right type of claim. [Read More]

  • Don't Believe These Personal Injury Case Myths

    An injury that is caused by another person can be so bothersome to you that filing some kind of lawsuit seems like a logical action. Just be sure that you get the facts about legal considerations instead of falling for these myths. You Can Wait A common misconception is that you can take as much time as you need to deal with your injuries and that when you finally feel ready, you can head to court. [Read More]

  • 3 Times When You Should File A Personal Injury Lawsuit

    When most people hear about personal injury lawsuits they think about car accidents. Car accidents are one of the most common reasons to file a personal injury suit with companies such as Randall A. Wolff & Associates, Ltd, but they are not the only reason to file a suit. Here are some other instances where you could and perhaps should file a lawsuit. 1. Dog Bites If you have been bitten by a dog you should consider filing a lawsuit against the owner of the dog if they refuse to help pay for the expenses related to the dog bite. [Read More]

  • Collaborating To End Your Marriage

    Did you know that you can choose the direction your divorce might go? The way that you and your spouse deal with issues that arise with your divorce could either cost a lot of money, be stressful and take a lot of time to resolve, or not. Collaborative divorce is a more friendly way to end a marriage, and the use of this method to resolve differences is gaining popularity among divorcing couples, attorneys and the court system. [Read More]

  • Five Reasons You Need A Truck Accident Attorney Specifically

    If you have been involved in a trucking accident, you may start searching for a car accident or personal injury attorney. However, in these cases, it's much better to find a trucking accident injury attorney specifically. Here are five reasons why this is so important: Experience With Trucking Laws: Attorneys who work specifically on truck accident cases know trucking laws. This is important because trucking laws are significantly different than other traffic laws. [Read More]

  • Overriding Family Court Commissioners' Decisions: Options

    In many court districts, family court commissioners rule over family court. This allows the actual judges to take on more serious cases and not deal with the squabbles of divorcing couples. If you are divorcing or already divorced and find yourself returning to court repeatedly, you will undoubtedly be in front of a family court commissioner. That said, if you do not like the court commissioner's ruling on things and you want a judge instead, here is how you can overturn the judge's decision. [Read More]