Telecommuting is becoming more and more common in the United States as technology makes it easier for employees to work from wherever they are and as cultural attitudes about remote working have shifted. In 1995, only 9% of U.S. employees ever telecommuted. In 2015, that figure rose to 37%. But what happens when you're injured on the job but in your home? Are you still covered under workers' compensation rules?
Schools are always the targets of blames and accusations when students get injured in fights. This is normal because the school is tasked with keeping its students safe. However, your child's school isn't the only party responsible for keeping him or her safe. Other parties also have a part to play, and they may be liable for injuries your child sustains at the hand of a bully. Here are two examples other people who may be liable for your kid's injuries:
When you know about a dangerous or deadly situation where you work, you may fear getting fired for reporting it more than you fear the workplace hazard. Under new OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) rules, your employer will be subject to new requirements when submitting reports of accidents and injury.
What happens under the new rules
As of January 1st, 2017, certain employers must submit their normal data plus electronic data which will be posted publicly.
After major injuries occur from a recent car accident, you may wonder whether to sue the other party involved in the accident. If you are not sure if you have this option, you should visit a personal injury lawyer. While you are there, you can discuss the case with him or her, and the lawyer will then decide whether or not to accept it. This decision is largely based on the chances of winning the case because these attorneys are usually paid contingency fees.
If you have been in a car accident where you sustained injuries and accumulated medical bills, there are multiple ways that you can get help with your medical bills, depending on the situation surrounding your accident.
#1 You Were At Fault For The Accident
Just because you were the person responsible for an accident does not mean that you do not qualify for assistance with your medical bills due to the accident.