The potential to become injured while performing job-related tasks exists for many employees on a daily basis. An injury sustained at work could qualify you for workers' compensation benefits, but only if you follow strict guidelines following your injury.
Avoid these common mistakes and, with the help of an experienced personal injury attorney, you will be able to access the workers' compensation benefits you need during recovery.
1. Waiting to seek medical attention and file a claim.
If there is someone at your work harassing you in any way, you need to talk to your supervisor. If nothing is done about this harassment, do not leave your job immediately. Instead, you need to hire a civil rights attorney. Below are three ways this type of attorney can help you.
Interview and Depose Witnesses
Once you have a meeting with your civil rights attorney and tell them everything that is going on, they will ask you if there are any witnesses to the harassment.
When Social Security approves your application for Social Security disability payments, you will also be provided with several rules to follow to ensure that you never lose those benefits. One of the main red flag problems you might encounter is income limits. To qualify for Social Security you must stay under a certain amount of income each month and to continue getting those funds you have to do so on a continuous basis.
When you bought your motorcycle, your only thought was likely the hours of enjoyment you'd have riding it. The shock and pain of a bike accident can upset you and cost you money. As you recuperate, your thoughts may drift to whether a lawsuit is a valid way for you to seek justice or reimbursement for related medical bills. To be successful, though, you're going to need to target the appropriate person or party.
Your days may be spent doing all the work you can to pass on wealth and assets to your children, spouse, and other loved family members. Your ultimate hope may be that your family will be "set for life." What you may not know or realize, though, is that probate issues and problems could affect your family in such a way that they don't benefit from your hard work until the court has ruled on those issues.