Although most worker's compensation claims are accepted and paid in time, some of them end up getting denied, at least at first. Here are some of the reasons for the denials:
Your Injury Seems Not To Be Work-Related
Worker's compensation is meant to compensate injuries incurred while on the job. "On the job" here doesn't mean that you were on your employer's premises, but rather that you were in the line of duty or doing something that benefits your employer.
Getting compensated for your pain and suffering is only part of the personal injury compensation puzzle. The exact level of compensation for pain and suffering comes down to both your medical expenses and the way the at-fault driver's actions affected your life. Read on for a better understanding of how pain and suffering can be turned into dollars and cents and how you'll be paid for your accident.
Pain and Suffering
Fun can quickly turn to a tragedy at many parties. If you expected an enjoyable night at a friend's house only to be injured because of one or more of them, many thoughts could be racing through your mind. As hospital and doctor bills arrive and your pain continues, you may also start to feel that a friend or two is responsible for helping you deal with what happened. If you're seriously considering a claim or lawsuit against friends, use these suggestions.
When you have been in a car accident, one of the people that you will communicate with is your insurance agent/company. As you maneuver through the insurance claims process, it is important that you keep in mind the following dos and don'ts to maximize the chances of success.
Do make sure that you give your insurance agent a phone call as soon as possible after the automobile accident or accident-related injury occurs.
If you are being tried for DUI (driving under the influence), the judge typically has the discretion to send you to a DUI school as a way of reducing or replacing other harsher penalties. However, a DUI school isn't for everyone; here are some of the factors that determine whether you may get a DUI school as part of your sentence:
DUI school is meant to help you see the error of your ways and help you avoid further DUI.