Know Your Rights as a Tenant in California

Injured Employee? What Are Your Next Steps?

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If you have an employee that gets injured while on the job, it is your responsibility to ensure that you help that employee with his or her immediate medical needs. You also need to report the injury incident to your workers’ compensation insurance company. After that, what are your next steps? To ensure that you help your employee as much as possible and prevent any similar injuries in the future, while also ensuring a smooth claim’s process, here are four things that you should do: Read More»

Are You An Immigrant On U.S. Soil? Don't Assume New Marijuana Liberties Apply To You

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If you live in one of the states where marijuana is now legal medically or for both medical and recreational use, congratulations. You’re now part of the ever-growing movement that’s taken hold nationally that has finally decided that cannabis isn’t all that dangerous to consumers—unless that consumer happens to be an immigrant. Even an immigrant that’s here on a student visa, work visa, or some other legal status can get into trouble with marijuana usage—even in a state that’s declared it legal. Read More»

A Common Car Wreck Back Injury

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When it comes to pain in the back, most sufferers know that the misery can spread throughout the entire body. The nerves that interweave through your spine area are responsible for movement and feeling in your arms, legs and more. One common back problem, often caused by an injury such as a car wreck, is a herniated disk. Whether you were hit by a careless driver or you slipped down at a business, this injury can cause almost endless pain and you are entitled to compensation for it. Read More»

Four Important Things To Be Aware Of When Dealing With Your Truck Accident Case

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If you’re involved with a truck accident case, you may have a lot on the line. Such cases involve attempting to be compensated for not only damages to a vehicle or property, but also medical bills if the accident involved physical injury. It’s important to be aware of the following four things going into your truck accident case for the best possible chances of winning: Truck accident cases can be significantly different from standard car accident cases. Read More»

Difficulty Of Collecting Judgment From A Criminal Act

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If you are injured during a criminal act, you have the legal right to sue the perpetrator for personal injury damages. This civil lawsuit will run parallel and independent of the criminal charges against the suspect.  However, expect to face a few challenges with the lawsuit and recovery, challenges such as these four: Insurance Coverage Exclude Criminal Acts Most forms of insurance coverage don’t apply to criminal acts. In fact, even coverage that you would normally expect to cater for such risks specifically excludes criminal acts. Read More»