If you work in the construction industry, you certainly know the importance of a valid workers' compensation policy--without this insurance, you could find yourself out of luck when it comes to paying medical bills or maintaining a steady income if you're injured on the job. However, few construction workers have the information (or the desire) to check the status of their employers' workers' compensation policy themselves; this can leave you out in the cold if your employer lets this policy lapse prior to an injury. [Read More]
Guilty As Photographed
Many people wonder how people got along before popular search engines like Google came along. How did you find out about people and events before the internet? It's now commonplace to conduct searches on everything from potential boyfriends to potential employees using the internet, but what if the information available paints an inaccurate picture? Irreparable harm could be done to innocent people, who sometimes may not even know that damaging photos and information is lurking for all to see. [Read More]
Innocent Of Murder: Can You Still Sue For Wrongful Death?
If one of your family members was killed by another person, that person was likely charged and tried for murder. However, charges and trials are not convictions, and even though that person might be responsible for the death of your family member, they could still get a "not guilty" verdict, after all, is said and done in criminal court. Many people think that if the responsible person is declared innocent, there is nothing that can be done. [Read More]
6 Promises To Expect From Young Drivers
When your teen starts taking driving lessons, it's only natural to worry. However, that won't do any good unless you take actions to help prevent the potential problems that cause many parents sleepless nights when their kids hit "Sweet 16" and get licensed to drive. Car crashes are the leading cause of teen deaths, but many crashes among teens can be prevented. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more distracted teen drivers were at the wheel in fatal car crashes than any other age group. [Read More]