Posts By: Anthony Thompson

Workplace Accidents Outside of Workers’ Compensation

Posted by & filed under Workplace Accidents.

Most people know that workers’ compensation does exist, but they don’t understand it fully. Additionally, they may not understand that some workplace injuries do require more compensation than just what is offered by workers’ comp specifically. “If you’ve been injured in the workplace, you’ve probably been told that the only compensation you can receive will […]

General Workplace Accidents Can Be Someone’s Responsibility

Posted by & filed under Workplace Accidents.

The Department of Labor keeps very careful track of the number of workplace injuries in a given year. There are facts and figures for a variety of different types of workplaces and the injuries can vary depending on the job. According to OSHA, common workplaces where injuries do occur include: Nursing and Medical Care Manufacturing […]

Understanding the Term “Reasonable” in Slip and Fall Cases

Posted by & filed under Premise Liability.

The laws surrounding slip and fall cases, called premises liability, can be very confusing. Only an experienced attorney will understand how to approach these cases for the best possible outcome for the victim. To understand just how confusing the law can be, one term that needs to be understood is “reasonable”. The property owner is […]

Proving Fault in Premises Liability Cases

Posted by & filed under Premise Liability.

Slip and fall accidents are very common. “Many thousands of people are injured each year – some very seriously – when they slip or trip and fall on a dangerous floor, a flight of stairs, or a rough patch of ground.” (Slip and Fall Accidents) Many people assume that in all slip and fall cases, […]

Why You Could Benefit from a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted by & filed under Other.

If you have been the victim of a personal injury accident, you may have a legal case. However, the laws surrounding personal injuries can be very difficult to navigate. Whether you were hurt in an accident that was not your fault or you slipped on a wet floor in a store, you need an attorney […]

Signs of Elder Abuse in Loved Ones

Posted by & filed under Elder Abuse Litigation.

If your loved one depends on the care of a nursing home, then you have to depend on that home to care for them properly. Unfortunately, there are cases of elder abuse that result in injury, illness, or even death. When you check in on your loved one, you need to know the signs that […]

Nursing Home Neglect Results in Many Legal Cases

Posted by & filed under Elder Abuse Litigation.

Elderly people often completely depend on their caregivers for daily necessities. Many of them are even bedridden and left completely in the hands of someone else. In some cases, this results in elder neglect. “Elder neglect, failure to fulfill a caretaking obligation, constitutes more than half of all reported cases of elder abuse. It can […]

Male Nurse Neglects Stroke Victim

Posted by & filed under Elder Abuse Litigation.

A San Diego nurse has been accused of neglect, among other things, in a case that went to court the week of February 25, 2014. The male nurse, who was responsible for caring for a 99 year old stroke victim at a nursing home neglected the patient in order to engage in adult activities with […]

The Jones Act Protects Seamen

Posted by & filed under Other.

“The Jones Act is a federal law that gives seamen who were injured in the course of their employment the right to sue their employer for personal injury damages. Unlike almost all land-based workers, seamen are not entitled to workers’ compensation claims against their employers; the only compensation that they are legally entitled to receive […]

Jones Act Covers Maritime Injuries

Posted by & filed under Other.

The Jones Act covers a variety of different things involving maritime law, including the types of ships that are allowed to shore and other ship related situations. It also covers injuries to people who are working on ships. According to Cornell University, part of the Jones Act states: “Any sailor who shall suffer personal injury […]