If you have recently given birth, then you may be grieving if your child was injured in some way during the delivery. Infant injuries are often the cause of a difficult birth and difficulties are typically natural. In other words, your own anatomy or the anatomy of your baby led to the injuries. However, certain injuries are caused by medical malpractice.
While malpractice lawsuits should only be filed if there is a good deal of evidence that suggests that the injury was caused by the negligence of the physician, you may want to work with an outside doctor and a medical malpractice lawyer if one of the following common birth injuries have developed.
Millions of people use Facebook, Twitter, and a host of other social media apps on a daily basis. While social media is a great tool for sharing with friends and keeping up with the latest events, it can also be the one thing that puts your personal injury case in jeopardy. If you're wondering how a single post or shared picture could sink your personal injury claim, then you'll definitely want to read on.
If you've recently partnered with an associate or a group of directors to form your own business incorporated under California's laws, you may have assumed that workers' compensation coverage would only become relevant once you and your partners hired your first employees.
However, a recent change to California's workers' compensation laws could require you to carry workers' compensation coverage on your fellow owners—and yourself—or risk liability. What are your rights and responsibilities under this law, and what can you do to minimize the risk of loss to your fledgling company?