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July 2018

Ridesharing accident lawyer
Uber/Lyft Accidents
July 16, 2018

Could California Uber and Lyft Drivers Receive Employment Status?

Uber, Lyft and similar ridesharing companies have long argued they are tech companies, not transportation companies, thereby classifying their drivers as independent contractors. This has been a beneficial legal development for these companies since the companies can avoid paying drivers wages and additional benefits. And, more importantly for the purposes of personal injury law, companies are generally not liable for…
Legal compensation
Uber/Lyft Accidents
July 16, 2018

Uber to Constantly Monitor Its Drivers for Criminal Charges in Real-Time

Although Uber has maintained a legal distinction as a tech company in the United States — in the EU, it is worth noting, Uber is considered a transport service — the fact remains that transportation is an integral aspect of its business model. To this end, Uber has an obvious interest in making sure that passengers arrive at their destinations safely. To this…
Workers compensation attorney
Workers Compensation
July 13, 2018

Can an Employer Be Sued If They Do Not Have Workers' Compensation Insurance?

Barring unusual facts or circumstances, workers who suffer an injury in the workplace or in the scope of their duties as an employee can expect to be eligible for workers' compensation. Of course, this assumes that the employer of the employee carries workers' compensation insurance that helps injured workers receive this compensation. In some instances, injured workers may be surprised…
Workplace accident lawyer
Workers Compensation
July 13, 2018

Falls: A Leading Cause of Fatal Work-Related Accidents

According to Nationwide, a leading insurance provider in the United States, more than three out of every 10 workers' compensation claims for construction-related businesses are caused by falls. This assessment was made after Nationwide processed more than 10,000 claims for construction businesses. This is just one industry where workplace injuries are common, but the fact remains that falls are a…

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