Archive for October, 2016
When you create something, there is a sense of pride and accomplishment that comes with it. Your creation came from something you dreamed, imagined, designed, and executed. It came from you, and it is yours. However in today’s competitive world, where not everyone you meet is going to be an honest person or one with integrity, it has become more and more necessary to protect your creation and your rights as its creator. Patent lawyers and trademark attorney services have seen an increase in demand over the years, and at the current rates, it seems that the men and women who find themselves in this line of work will have plenty to keep them employed for years to come.
It can be difficult to come back from a major accident — whether you’re the person who has sustained the accident yourself, or the loved one of someone who has been in an accident. Often, motorcycle and car accidents can result in major brain injuries or even loss of life. Should a person survive, they can be permanently disabled or forced to live in a medical facility for the rest of their life. For that matter, even those who do not suffer these consequences are faced with great mental and emotional trauma. Accidents aren’t just sustained on the road — they can also occur at work. The fact is, however, that not all accidents, no matter where or how they occur, are simple mistakes. Some could have been avoided — and in that case, the person who caused the accident needs to be held responsible.
If you have been injured at work, you may have some questions about your next steps. Below are some of the most commonly asked questions about workers compensation in Oklahoma.
What is workers compensation?
It is an insurance program that provides compensation for employees who are injured while on the job. Workers comp issues benefits or monetary compensation for the worker and protects employers from liability lawsuits outside of the victim?s compensation system.
Who is covered by workers comp?
Any employee hired in Oklahoma or any employee who is injured in Oklahoma is covered by the state?s workers compens
Does your child play contact sports? Have you been in a car accident in the past several years? There are a wide variety of causes for TBI, also known as traumatic brain injury, but Americans may be severely underestimating their risk for these types of injuries. The causes of traumatic brain injury can range from a car accident to an injury sustained at work or on the playing field, and more than 1.5 million people are treated for TBI every year.
Fall accidents are actually the leading cause of traumatic brain injury and can result in injury or even death. Every year, more than 50,000 Americans die from head injury due to a car accident or fall accident. Choosing a lawyer in the