Carrasco Family Law Blog

3 Reasons Why You Should Report All Workplace Injuries Even Minor Ones

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Workplace injuries come in all varieties, ranging from extremely minor to devastating and incapacitating. Common injuries include paper cuts, sprain and burns along with more severe injuries, such as broken bones and amputations. While rare, people have even been killed on the job. So what should you do if you get injured on the job? If you need medical attention for your injury, you will likely file an injury report with your employer so you can get workers compensation benefits. Read More»

3 Ways To Prepare For Workers' Comp Arbitration

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Depending on the state in which you live, the decision of an arbitrator in a workers’ compensation case could be your last chance for getting a claim paid. Because of this, it is important that you properly prepare for the hearing. If you are headed to arbitration with your employer’s insurance company, here are some tips for preparing.  Know the Details of Your Claim Although this might seem obvious, it is easy to become confused or forget details of your claim once you are before the arbitrator. Read More»

Is A Polygraph Test Admissible As Evidence?

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The short answer for the questionable polygraph/lie detector test is that it is not admissible as evidence in all cases. It is used as a tool to entice the alleged defendant to ‘come clean’ and tell the truth. The polygraph simply indicates the rise and fall of specific body functions. Many individuals aren’t aware that you cannot be forced to take the test. Body Reactions Many factors are involved during a polygraph test that can make the test read as if you are telling a lie. Read More»

About Regaining Child Custody After Overcoming Drug & Alcohol Addiction

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Did you lose custody of your children to the state due to an addiction to alcohol and drugs causing you to neglect their daily needs? A lawyer might be able to help you regain custody of your kids if you have overcome the bad addictions and can prove that you are now in a stable position to care for them. In this article, you will find out what a lawyer might do to prove to the court that you deserve custody of your children. Read More»

4 Signs You Should Hire A Personal Injury Attorney

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If you have been injured due to the fault of another, chances are you are going to want to file a personal injury claim. This will ensure that you are compensated for your medical costs and other costs that have been put onto you and your family as a result of the incident. However, many people believe that their claim is not worth filing because the bills don’t amount to very much. Read More»