Injured at Work? The Hometown Attorneys at Greg Baker Attorneys at Law Can Help

It is difficult enough to pay bills and make sure there is food on the table for our families. If you have suffered an on-the-job injury and are unable to work, the stress of paying the bills becomes even more significant. It is difficult to focus on healing from your injury when you are worried about how to pay your bills. If you have suffered a work-related injury, you are likely entitled to worker’s compensation. You may be considering filing your own Kentucky workers’ compensation claim, but that might not be the best idea. Insurance companies frequently deny workers’ compensation
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Why are There More Car Accidents in the Summer?

Summer weather is finally here. After a long winter, nicer weather seems to be here to stay. For many people this means more days spent outside, family vacations, beach days, barbeques, and any number of other activities that are better in the summertime. With all of the good times summer brings, there are some unexpected dangers. Car accidents are more likely to occur in the summer. Most people would not think this because there is relatively no inclement weather to deal with, but the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that more accidents occur in the summertime across the
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Steps to Take After a Car Accident in Virginia

Whether you are involved in a minor fender bender or your vehicle is totaled, being involved in a car accident can be a traumatic event. You are suddenly thrust into a situation in which you might not be sure what to do. While no one sets out on the road with the aim of being involved in a car accident, it is important for drivers to know some basic steps to take following an accident. A car accident can lead to a personal injury claim for damages incurred. Seek Medical Attention Your number one priority should be to seek medical
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Boundary Disputes in Virginia

Deciding that you want to build something on your property, whether that be a fence, pool, shed, or some other structure, can be very exciting. You are looking forward to the possibility of improving your land and having a structure that you and your family can enjoy for years to come. For many people, an improvement that they wish to make to their property is the addition of a privacy fence. If you are building a fence on your property, it is essential to know the Virginia laws governing property boundaries. You might be thinking that you do not need
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The Basics of Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Virginia

If you have been injured in the workplace, you might be entitled to compensation for your injuries. The Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act is the governing statute over workers’ compensation disputes throughout the state. The majority of employers throughout the state are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance in case their employees are hurt and entitled to compensation. If you have been injured at your place of employment, you must report the injury as soon as possible to your employer. An injured employee should also make a claim to the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission. Each claim must be filed within two
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