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October 2015 Archives

Workers' comp: What if my injury didn't happen at my workplace?

Virginia employees who suffer an injury off company property may question whether or not they have the right to pursue a workers' compensation claim. In many cases, these employees will be able to recoup workers' compensation benefits, but it all depends on what context the injury happened under.

Do automatic braking systems help?

Automatic braking systems use forward collision warning to stop a vehicle automatically — and much faster than the driver can react to a dangerous situation. Consumer Reports says that this technology helps save lives and prevent serious accidents, and it is recommending that all motorists consider buying a car equipped with the new technology. In fact, Consumer Reports says it should be made a standard feature on all vehicles.

Motorcycle accident avoidance techniques

At the Dickerson & Smith Law Group, we see so many motorcycle accident injury cases that could have been avoided if the motorcyclist had reacted faster or reacted smarter. While hindsight is always 20/20 and our clients tend to have a lot of that, we hope that providing a few tips to motorcyclists in this article could help save someone from suffering a serious injury one day. This article will discuss one common motorcycle accident scenario: getting hit from behind.

What should I know before filing a workers' compensation claim?

Virginia employees who are injured on the job or contract a disease due to their job activities may be able to receive benefits through the Virginia Workers' Compensation Act. If you or your loved one has a job-related injury or disease, there are a few things that you need to know.

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