Workman’s Compensation: Frequently Asked Questions
When you are trying to get workman’s compensation for a work-related injury, a lot of questions usually come up. If you haven’t gone through the process of fighting for workers comp insurance, you probably are not prepared for everything that is required of you and what to make sure you go about it the right […] Read More
What Is Insurance Bad Faith?
Signing up for insurance means that you have made a deal with an insurance company. You have agreed to pay the insurance provider for the services that they offer. These services include payments to be made on your behalf should certain circumstances arrive. Many insurance companies hold up their end of the bargain and take […] Read More
WORKMAN’S COMPENSATION: PREPARING TO MEET WITH YOUR ATTORNEY
Hiring an attorney to help you with a workers compensation claim can change the outcome of your case completely. Without an attorney, many people have been denied the benefits that they were entitled to because they did not have a fair understanding of the laws and their rights regarding workers’ comp benefits. Hiring an attorney […] Read More
WHAT IS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION?
Workers’ compensation is a state benefit allowed to employees who have been injured on the job. Because this is state-mandated insurance, the laws around workers’ compensation vary from state to state. Typically, worker’s compensation benefits can be awarded to a person with an illness or injury that is work-related regardless of is responsible for the […] Read More
What to Do When Dealing with Faulty or Defective Products
When a personal injury happens because of a faulty or defective product, it is important to understand that the manufacturer and seller of the product are responsible for those injuries and you should and can be compensated for your injuries, though you may not know which steps to take to get you there. The first […] Read More
What Elderly Abuse Looks Like
As supporters of the elderly, Tourtlotte Law Firm wants the members of our community to understand how abuse happens to the elderly and what can be done to resolve it. People have misperceptions about elderly abuse, but to understand it as a reality and something that truly happens and often ends without justice served. As […] Read More
DOG BITE LAWS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
Having a puppy is a lot of fun and a lot of work. You have to feed them and bathe them, clean up after them, make sure they go out and get walked, and if you are a good dog owner, you play with them. You are also responsible for them and their actions. So […] Read More
PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT: PROVING YOUR SIDE
A common question asked by personal injuryclients is “Does filing a personal injury lawsuit require me to go to trial?” More than likely not. Although there is the possibility that a trial will take place, more than 95% of personal injury lawsuits settle without a trial. A settlement doesn’t always happen the same way. Sometimes a settlement will […] Read More