Like many people, you may enjoy alcoholic beverages now and again. When you’re at home, it’s no problem. But if you have to drive home from a restaurant or a friend’s house, it can be nerve-wracking.
Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that covers employees who suffer a work-related injury. But what about injuries caused in a car accident? Does workers’ compensation cover this situation?
Riding a motorcycle can be exhilarating and fun—but it can also be dangerous. Motorcyclists are far more likely to be seriously injured or killed on the road: motorcycles make up just 3 percent of all registered vehicles, yet motorcyclists account for 13 percent of all fatalities.
Facing DUI charges is a stressful, frightening experience. The penalties for OVI can be severe: they include license suspension, steep fines, and jail time. And these are only the immediate consequences of conviction!
PING! Your cell phone sounds from your pocket or purse while you’re driving, and you’re tempted to check it. You might think that not much harm can come from a quick glance or two at your phone.
The workers’ compensation system is something of a compromise between a business and its employees. In exchange for providing insurance that covers you in the event of injury or work-related illness, you are prohibited from suing your employer (in most cases).