Are Volunteers Entitled To Worker's Compensation?

Posted on: 15 July 2015

Volunteering is great for the community, and it can help to build your resume. However, if you are injured while volunteering, it can hurt your ability to pursue meaningful paid employment and cost you a lot of money in the long run. If you have recently been injured while doing volunteer work, you may wonder if you have any right to worker's compensation. In most cases, the answer is no, but there are exceptions to that rule.
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3 Things To Know Before You Sue For Defamation

Posted on: 4 June 2015

If you recently went through a difficult break-up and are suffering from defamation caused by your ex, you may be able to sue him or her in a personal injury lawsuit. To win a case like this, you will need to have solid proof and evidence that what your ex has done (or is doing) is to hurt you, your reputation, and your life. Before you talk to a personal injury lawyer about your situation, here are three things you should know.
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Legal Recourse For Burn Injuries

Posted on: 26 May 2015

Burn injuries rank among the worst kinds of pain from which you can suffer. Burn injuries can cause scar tissue build-up, leave you with mental and emotional hang-ups, and the pain from which you can suffer can be quite intense—and in some cases even last a lifetime. This is why you should know what recourse you can take if you happen to have suffered from a burn, whether severe or minor.
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Will Workers Compensation Cover Injuries Suffered As A Dancer Or Performer?

Posted on: 12 May 2015

If you work as a dancer or other physical performance artist, you likely view some aches and pains as a necessary hazard of your job. But what happens if you suffer a severe or potentially career-ending injury while performing your job? Although many professional athletes and others with highly specialized (and physical) jobs can receive their regular paycheck and other disability benefits while recovering from a work-related injury, you may be surprised to find that the only benefits available to you are workers compensation payments.
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