What is an Insurance Adjuster?
An insurance adjuster is an employee of an insurance company whose job is to review the details of the car accident and determine the insurance company’s liability. In order to do this the adjustor will review the insurance claim by conducting interviews with the claimant and any possible witness to the accident. The adjustor will also review the claimant’s medical records, and consult with the police report.
What are Ambulance Chasers?
An “ambulance chaser” is a term that refers to an attorney who goes to the scene of an accident and solicits clients. This practice is unethical. If you have been in an accident it is important for you to recognize this practice so that you do not get mixed up with an unethical attorney.
Generally, when someone thinks of a car accident they think of an accident that involves two cars. The fact remains that some car accidents involve bikes and pedestrians. If you are involved in an accident with a cyclist or a pedestrian you need to know what to do. This article discusses what you need to know about bike and pedestrian accidents.Read More
According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, sexual harassment includes “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature.” Sexual harassment can occur in any workplace.
Sexual harassment is against the law in Texas, and sexual harassment is a violation of title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. It is possible for a court to find that one comment is sexual harassment. But, if the behavior is frequent and severe, it is more likely to match up with the typical characteristics of sexual harassment.
Dallas-Fort Worth is a very populated area. In fact, as of 2017, Dallas is the ninth largest city in the United States, and Fort Worth is the fifteenth largest city in the United States. Due to the large population, truck accidents occur often in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Trucking accidents have serious consequences. These consequences include property damage, heavy traffic, health insurance costs, serious injury, or even death. Roughly, 500,000 trucking accidents occur every year, and approximately 5,000 of these accidents involve a fatality. Read More
Every business owner has their bottom line in mind when they are making tough decisions. It is also important for business owners to have employment law in mind when they are making business decisions because breaking employment laws can often lead to costly consequences.Read More
A demand letter is a document that personal injury attorneys send to a defendant’s insurance company (or the defendant if the defendant does not have insurance) that puts the insurance company on notice that the plaintiff has a legal claim against the defendant.Read More
The first prosthetic limb that was used by a human was a toe. This toe was found attached to a woman’s body in Egypt, and it dates back to the years of 950-750, B.C..
Since then, technology has developed significantly. Johns Hopkins University has worked to develop a prosthetic limb that allows individuals to control prosthetic limbs with their minds. People are able to operate the limbs because the prosthetic limbs connect to nerve endings.
The cost to develop each of these limbs is about $500,000. While the researchers’ ultimate goal is to reduce the cost of production, prosthetic limbs are currently a very costly items.
What is Pregnancy Discrimination?
There are many different types of employment discrimination. Employers cannot discriminate based on factors such as age, race, disability, national origin, sex, religion, or pregnancy.
Pregnancy discrimination occurs when an employer discriminates against a woman because she is pregnant or plans to become pregnant.Read More
What is the difference between Community Property and Separate Property?
It is important to know the difference between community property and separate property because a spouse’s recovery in a personal injury case will be treated just like any other in the event of a divorce.
Texas is a community property state. Eight other states including Arizona and Nevada are also community property states. In these states, marital property is either community property or separate property.
Generally speaking, separate property includes property owned by one spouse prior to the marriage, a property that one spouse acquires through gift, descent or devise during the marriage, and personal injury awards (except for awards for lost earning capacity).Read More
Rules that regulate truck drivers began to be enacted as early as 1939. These rules are designed to increase safety and decrease trucker fatigue.
Drowsy driving is another term for sleep deprived driving. Generally, drowsy driving refers to being impaired while driving due to sleep deprivation or fatigue.