When you've been injured due to negligence by another party, the most important thing is getting well. In most cases, that means getting the money you need to pay hospital bills, lost wages and rehab. Unfortunately, three big mistakes can get between you and your settlement.
A new study cites failure to diagnose and medication errors as the most common reasons for medical malpractice lawsuits in the U.S.
A Cabell man is filing a lawsuit against Pike Electric and the driver of one of its trucks after his daughter was injured in a collision.
When you leave a job in West Virginia, whether you quit with notice, quit without notice or were fired, your employer has to pay you for hours worked. But what if your employer hasn't paid you in the time allowed, and wont' return phone calls, emails or see you in person?
You've probably heard someone say that employers can't give bad references because they are afraid that they will be sued for them, or that employers can only verify employment dates, not job performance. That isn't true.
Age-related discrimination claims are on the rise: between 1997 and 2007, there were between 16, 000 and 19,000 age-related discrimination claims filed each year. But since 2008, those numbers have risen to between 23,000 and 25,000 claims each year. At the same time, it's gotten harder and harder to win age-discrimination lawsuits.
Most companies have policies in place to promote a healthy working environment and prevent sexual harassment. But what happens when that policy is just words on a page?
Almost everyone has been in a work situation that wasn't fair. Whether you didn't get a raise or promotion that you deserved, someone else got one who didn't deserve it or got it based on work you did. Maybe you got a raise or promotion that you didn't deserve, or got an account you didn't work for. We let these little inequities slide at work every day. As they say, fair is for five-year-olds.