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Seven McMath Woods P.A. Attorneys Named in ‘Best Lawyers’

Published on Dec 1, 2021 at 1:12 pm in News.

McMath Woods P.A. is excited to announce that seven of our personal injury lawyers have made the 28th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. The rigorous selection process to find the top lawyers in the country involves peer-reviews and feedback to make sure those named are the best at what they do. This list is a resource to those who are in need of finding a lawyer who can help them get justice.

Why Isn’t Sexual Harassment Reported More Often?

Published on Nov 19, 2021 at 4:13 pm in Employment Law.

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When someone has been sexually harassed, you might think that they’ll immediately want to seek justice and report what happened to them. But that’s not always the case. Sexual harassment is a complicated situation in the way that victims might not act how you expect them to act—but that doesn’t mean they haven’t been harmed.

Courtroom Terminology Every Injury Victim Should Know

Published on Nov 19, 2021 at 2:13 pm in Personal Injury Lawyer.

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If you’re in the process of filing a personal injury claim, you may encounter terminology or language that you may have not heard before. If you have a compassionate attorney on your side, you likely won’t need to know every single word used in court since most things will be explained to you, but it’s a good idea to have a solid understanding of what’s being said regardless to feel more comfortable in the courtroom and confident when discussing your case.

Soft Tissue Injury Wrist Recovery Time

Published on Nov 10, 2021 at 6:37 pm in Personal Injury.

Soft Tissue Injury Wrist Recovery Time

When you’ve fallen and sprained your wrist or sustained a soft tissue injury to your wrist in another way, you’re likely in pain and feeling restricted because of the limited movement. Even if you want to use your wrist like normal, it could hurt too badly to move.

Soft tissue damage, unfortunately, can take some time to heal. Without letting yourself recover, you could sustain permanent damage in your wrist. Here’s what you need to know about how soft tissue injury wrist recovery time and how long you may need to give yourself before you can comfortably use your wrist as you normally would.

Examples of Sexual Harassment at Work

Published on Nov 10, 2021 at 6:28 pm in Employment Law.

Examples of Sexual Harassment at Work

When you are at work, whether it’s in an office setting or a virtual environment, you expect everyone to act professionally. You think that your coworkers and bosses will all respect you and won’t engage in any kind of misconduct—at least that’s what you hope. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case, and some coworkers or higher ups decide to sexually harass you or other workers.

This could happen in person or virtually, which makes it even more daunting to experience because it feels like they can follow you anywhere. That’s why it’s important to know exactly what sexual harassment is so that you can identify it and quickly report it to superiors.

What Is the Burden of Proof for Sexual Harassment Cases?

Published on Nov 4, 2021 at 1:22 pm in Employment Law.

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In recent years, sexual harassment cases have gone up. Whether this means it’s happening more is debatable, since this could mean that victims are more willing to speak up now than they were before. This could be a good thing because it means victims feel stronger and less suppressed from reporting their harassment. However, most of the time it’s still hard for victims to actually see justice because of the burden of proof.

How to Avoid the Glare from Oncoming Headlights

Published on Nov 4, 2021 at 11:00 am in car accident.

headlight glare on road Driving at night can be harder than the daytime—it’s dark, there might not be streetlamps to help you see, and the other cars’ headlights could cause a glare. This is frustrating because headlights are necessary at night, but sometimes they just seem too bright.

What Are Your Rights If You Are Injured at Work?

Published on Sep 17, 2021 at 8:36 am in Workplace Injury.

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You shouldn’t have to worry about getting hurt at work, but sometimes accidents happen. No matter what caused your injury, your own negligence or your employer’s, then you still deserve to recover from what happened to you. In these cases, you’ll need the support of your employer’s workers’ compensation to financially recover from your on-the-job injuries.

Who Can Recover Wrongful Death Benefits?

Published on Sep 9, 2021 at 3:18 pm in Wrongful Death.

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After the death of your loved one, you might be interested in recovering benefits and damages from the negligent party who was responsible for causing their untimely passing. If they hadn’t been killed, your loved one would have been able to file a personal injury claim to sue the liable party, but since they’re gone, a family member is left to make the claim for them.

How Do You Prove a Wrongful Death Occurred?

Published on Sep 3, 2021 at 8:14 am in Wrongful Death.

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Accidents caused by someone else’s negligence can cause serious injuries to victims. Sometimes those injuries are severe and can cause fatalities. When your loved one passes away from someone else’s negligence, you likely will want to seek justice and compensation so that you can recover emotionally and financially for their loss.

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