Need a ride? It’s as simple as downloading the Uber or Lyft app on your smartphone, which through GPS locates and connects you with an available driver. The use of these ridesharing services is becoming increasingly common. According to a Statista survey, 36 percent of Americans used a ridesharing service in 2018, a 15 percent increase over 2015.
Sexual abuse of any kind is horrific, but the sexual abuse of children is one of the most heinous criminal acts committed and one that happens with shocking frequency. Abuse is generally perpetrated by someone in a position of power, which—for children—includes any trusted adult.
When you suffer an injury at the hands of a negligent person or party, you have the right to seek damages for the harm you suffered — both physical and mental. These compensatory damages are for your “pain and suffering.”
The average construction site contains at least half a dozen hazards ranging from live wires to moving vehicles. However, if workers use proper safety equipment and follow protocols, many accidents are easily avoided.
If you suffer an injury on the job in New Jersey, you may be worried about medical expenses and other bills, especially if you are unable to work. Fortunately, through workers’ compensation, you can obtain the benefits you need for your recovery.