When another person’s carelessness or recklessness results in you becoming the victim of an injury, you quickly understand that the ramifications can extend far beyond the physical harm caused. Depending on the severity of the injury you have sustained, life as you once knew it can be turned upside down. As a result of treating your injuries, medical bills can pile up and overwhelm you – despite insurance – particularly if you have been unable to continue working or earning any income. When you take into account the mental toll…Read More
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What Burn Lawyers actually do to help you?
Burn lawyers are lawyers that deal with personal injury cases. They represent clients who have suffered injuries due to faulty products, workplace accidents, slip and falls, and medical errors. You may be entitled to compensation for burn injuries at work if you have suffered from hazardous exposure to chemicals, toxins, or harmful hot liquids while at work. You can get the best compensation you deserve when you consult professional Burn Lawyers. A reasonable attorney will help you navigate the court system and will obtain the most competitive compensation possible for…Read More
Why You Need a Lawyer With Experience
There are plenty of lawyers in your state or city, but it’s important to know how to find an attorney that can help you win your case and get a fair settlement. You need a lawyer with experience who can look at all the details of your case and adequately support you by proving the right evidence to the courts. You can find a qualified lawyer by getting recommendations from family and friends, and by checking the lawyer’s professional history. Here are some of the reasons that hiring an experienced…Read More
Cost of workers’ compensation in US falling, but coverage is on its way up
A new report compared data over the years following 2014 and showed the coverage is improving. The cost of workers’ compensation in the United States is steadily dropping, even as the coverage it provides appears to be rising. The Workers’ Compensation Benefits, Costs, and Coverage report examined data from 2018, comparing it with updated data for 2014 through 2017. This was conducted by the National Academy of Social insurance and the data is publicly available. This is the 23rd consecutive year for the report on the cost of workers’ compensation.…Read More
What Types of Insurance Does Your Business Need?
There are types of insurance coverage that your company needs to legally operate in your state or in the U.S. and there are types that are recommended for businesses in your industry. To get the best comprehensive coverage for your company, it is a good idea to work with an agent familiar with your industry and with business insurance as well as research government and industry recommendations. General Business Insurance Most companies will be required to have general liability insurance and commercial property insurance to obtain a business license as…Read More
New Hampshire workers compensation insurance proposal approved
The state Insurance Department has given the nod to a reduce voluntary loss costs proposal. The New Hampshire workers compensation market will keep up its historically low rates right into 2021, according to a new decision made by the NH Insurance Department. The department issued a press release explaining its approval of a new proposal for the market. The NH Insurance Department gave its approval to a rate proposal filed by the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI). This will reduce New Hampshire workers compensation voluntary loss costs by an…Read More
New Jersey Senate passes bill for COVID-19 dependent benefits
The bill will provide a weekly supplement to family members of essential workers who die from the virus. The New Jersey Senate has just passed a bill for providing COVID-19 dependent benefits supplements when essential workers in the state die from having the coronavirus. SB 2476 passed on Monday by a vote of 38-1 and will use the NJ Second Injury Fund. Essential workers whose dependents would qualify should the worst happen from coronavirus infection include fire, police and other first responders. They also include medical and other health care…Read More