Many workplaces like to cultivate the idea that everyone who works there is part of one big happy family. However, when it comes to dealing with workers compensation claims, all that talk of being one big happy family can quickly fly out the window. Once you file a workers compensation claim, your employer may start to view you more as an enemy that they have to fight against instead of as a member of their family.
If a work-related accident has left you with a severe injury, you may be worried about ever being able to return to your previous work position. You are still in too much pain to handle even your day-to-day activities, and you are doubtful that you could properly perform the duties of your job. Being too disabled to return to a pre-injury functioning level could mean that you are facing the possibility of being deemed permanently disabled.
When you put a loved one in a nursing home, you trust that they are going to take care of all their medical needs. While most people and care facilities are great at taking care of your loved ones, there may be times where due to neglect, accident, or some other reasons, your loved ones medical needs are not properly taken care of. This could include giving your loved one the wrong medicines, improper dosages, failing to recognize a major health concern and many other injuries or health crises.
Do you receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits? If so, you may be wondering about what would happen if you wanted to reenter the workforce. To deal with this issue, Social Security has developed a special program for recipients looking to return to work. This article takes a detailed look at the program, which is known as Ticket to Work. Purpose The purpose of the Ticket to Work Program is to give assistance to SSDI recipients who want gainful employment, but might have trouble performing their past jobs due to their disability.
Defamation per se is a legal tort where someone has used libel or slander to tarnish your reputation. And unlike defamation per quod, it does not need additional evidence because the damages are considered obvious. This tort only requires that you prove that the published information was false. If your reputation is on the line, you'll not only want to speak with an attorney, like Goldman & LeBrun, but you'll want to see if defamation per se applies to your case.