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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.

John Coulter Elected as Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

Published on Sep 1, 2021 at 4:29 pm in Uncategorized.

McMath Woods is extremely proud and excited to announce that John Coulter has been elected as a Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers! Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication, and excellence.

The mission of The College is to further establish our profession in all its aspects as one uniquely important to the world of labor and employment law, individual rights, collective bargaining, and dispute resolution. Please join us in congratulating John and celebrating this milestone in his career. Congratulations, John!

Announcing the Winner of the McMath Woods P.A. Fall 2021 Scholarship

Published on Aug 23, 2021 at 3:32 pm in Firm News.

We’re proud to continue the McMath Woods P.A.’s annual scholarship campaign aimed to help first-year undergraduate and graduate students. We were humbled by the amount of responses and applications we received. The quality of the essays was outstanding.

We’ve chosen a winner for Fall 2021!

Congratulations to Andrew Ballard of Georgia!

Andrew will be attending Bethlehem College and Seminary this fall.

This was the essay topic:

If aliens came down to earth today, what is the first thing you would show or tell them? Would it be a story, a song, a news article, a particular snack? Why would you pick that thing to show or tell them?

Is Your Loved One Exhibiting Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

Published on Aug 20, 2021 at 11:00 am in nursing home negligence.

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When you and your loved one decide that a nursing home is the best course of action for continuing their care into their later years, you likely will do plenty of research to make sure that it’s the right facility for their needs. Unfortunately, no matter how much investigating and preparing you do, the long-term care facility you choose can still mistreat your elderly family member.

What Are the Most Common Nursing Home Complaints?

Published on Aug 6, 2021 at 9:37 am in nursing home negligence.

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Nursing homes can be exceptional places for your elderly loved ones to receive around the clock care or get the assistance to live their lives as best as possible in their old age. No matter how much research you did about the facility and no matter how much you visit your loved one, they could still have complaints about their nursing home.

How Do You Prove Workplace Harassment?

Published on Jul 28, 2021 at 1:22 pm in Employment Law.

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You should always feel safe and respected in the workplace. In an ideal world, everyone is treated equally, but unfortunately, we don’t live in an ideal world. Many employers and workers still harass and discriminate against their employees or coworkers even though it is illegal.

What Are the First Steps to Take After Workplace Discrimination?

Published on Jul 28, 2021 at 11:58 am in Employment Law.

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When you’re in your place of work, you expect to be treated with the same respect that you show all of your other coworkers. If one of your coworkers or a boss discriminates against you, you’ll feel more than just disrespected—they’ve committed a crime against you. You might initially be afraid to file a complaint because you fear retaliation, but that’s illegal.

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