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Explosions And Structure Collapse: A Guide To Avoiding Strange Barbecue Injuries

Backyard barbecues are great fun for all ages--until the deck literally collapses around you, or you swallow a wire grill brush bristle, or the gas grill explodes. If you're attending or hosting any backyard barbecues this summer, familiarize yourself with this strange list of unusual problems that people encounter at these events. Knowing how to avoid these problems can help you avoid tragedy. Deck Collapse Americans love their decks--and they have for many decades. Read More 

When To Hire A Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

If you have been injured or have fallen ill as a result of your employer's negligence, you may be entitled to workers' compensation. However, filing a workers' comp claim isn't a cut-and-dry task. Your case has to be assessed by a claims administration to determine if your employer is indeed at fault. Often, workers' comp cases put the interests of the claimant against the interests of the employer, and as such, could necessitate the legal counsel of workers' compensation lawyer. Read More 

Suing An Acquaintance After Being Injured? Keep The Following Tips In Mind

If you've been unable to reach an agreement with an acquaintance after being injured as a result of their negligence, you may be considering legal action against them. Should you decide to sue an acquaintance because of injuries you've suffered, keep the following tips in mind. Listen to Your Doctor It is important to head to the doctor when you've been injured, but it is just as important that you follow your doctor's treatment plan. Read More 

Tips for Understanding Why You Need a Social Security Disability Lawyer

If you have a physical or mental disability that prohibits you from working, it is easy to assume that you will be eligible for disability payments. Unfortunately, more than half of the people who applied for disability benefits have been denied in recent years. Because you only have 60 days from the time you are aware of the rejection to appeal, it is crucial to choose the right lawyer to advocate on your behalf. Read More 

Raising Malpractice Concerns Over The Use Of Medical Marijuana

As more states approve the use of medicinal marijuana, a perception emerges that smoking cannabis is automatically safe. Yet, are all traditional prescription medications safe to use? The answer is, of course, "No." he same understanding must be present with the legal medicinal use of cannabis. Doctors who legally - but unsafely - recommend the use of medical marijuana could very well be guilty of malpractice.  Issuing for Legitimate Purposes Read More