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Will I Be Compensated for PTO and Sick Days in My Personal Injury Claim?

After being injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be forced to miss work as your recover. In fact, you may be forced to use your Personal Time Off (PTO) or accrued sick days to maintain your … Continue reading

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When is an Injured Employee Ineligible for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

Getting injured on the job is a serious situation. This is why companies are obligated to provide employees with specific reimbursements to cover all workplace injuries. This legal duty of care falls under workers’ compensation law, which entitles most injured … Continue reading

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Difference Between Third Party Lawsuits and Worker’s Compensation Claims

Third-party lawsuits often involve workplace accidents and injury claims, but they are different from workers’ compensation claims. If an employee is injured on the job, but by a person or company outside of the workplace, this employee might pursue a … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know About Using a Personal Injury Lawyer

When you are seriously hurt in an accident, it is natural to have questions and concerns. In fact, hiring a lawyer is usually the last thought on a victim’s mind after suffering serious injuries in an accident that was not … Continue reading

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The 3 Elements of Proving a Defamation Lawsuits

Whether you are a victim of libel or slander, there are three particular truths that must exist in order to be successful with a defamation lawsuit. Continue reading to learn what your legal team must be able to prove for … Continue reading

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Do I Have to Pay Taxes on My Personal Injury Settlement?

Are you wondering whether or not your personal injury settlement is taxable? This is an important question to ask since sometimes the answer is yes. However, it is more common for recipients of personal injury settlements to not have to … Continue reading

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Basics of Indiana Personal Injury Laws

When someone is injured in an accident through the fault of another person or entity, you would think they would naturally expect to be compensated for their damages and losses that result from the accident. However, many accident victims are … Continue reading

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Examples of Nonfeasance in Terms of Tort Law

There are so many terms in regards to tort law that it can be confusing understanding what a simple sentence means in a legal or court document. Personal injury lawyers are the solution to comprehending confusing legal jargon and paperwork … Continue reading

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Types of Legal Guardianship

In the case that an adult cannot make decisions for themselves, whether mentally or medically incapacitated, the state provides laws that allows an appointed individual to make decisions for them. These individuals are referred as guardians or conservators, and the … Continue reading

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When to Sue for a Personal Injury

If a person is injured negligently, and suffers serious injuries, they should only expect to be compensated fairly. This is what a personal injury lawsuit can achieve for accident victims and their families. Although a person has every right to … Continue reading

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