If you slip on the floor while you're grocery shopping and fall to the floor, you'll probably be embarrassed and try to hide your accident. Your fright and embarrassment can even be enough to mask the pain you feel from your injuries. Plus, some injuries don't even show up right away. Your neck or hip may not be sore until later that night or the next day. If your injury was caused by negligence on the store's part, then they are liable and should pay for your medical care. [Read More]
Workers' Comp Injuries: Am I Covered?
If you have been injured while at work, you may be wondering if you are eligible to file a claim with your employer for workers' compensation. While it may seem obvious when you are injured by a piece of machinery or due to chemical exposure at work, not all workers' comp injury situations are that clear cut. Read on for more information about specific situations and qualifying for workers' compensation. [Read More]
Understanding The Myths And Realities About Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
These days, sexual harassment is a major concern in workplaces across the United States. Indeed, a sexual harassment lawsuit could very well put a company in serious financial trouble--which is why it's recommended that all business owners have a trusted sexual harassment lawyer, like those at Campbell, Dille, Barnett & Smith, P.L.L.C., on their side for legal guidance and defense. Even with increased training on what constitutes sexual harassment, however, there are still a lot of myths floating around out there about it. [Read More]
On-The-Job Injuries: 5 Slip-Ups You Must Avoid For A Successful Claim
In the United States during the year 2012, there were roughly 4,400 work-related deaths and 3.8 million work-related non-fatal injuries. With statistics so high, it is possible that you may suffer an injury at work at some point in time during your life. If this happens, here are five errors that you should avoid to ensure proper compensation for your injury: Failing to Report the Incident to Your Boss. Believe it or not, this actually happens very frequently. [Read More]