Are Homeowners Liable When Independent Contractors Get Hurt?

This month, the California Supreme Court ruled in favor of renowned singer Johnny Mathis in a lawsuit filed by Mathis’s former window cleaner. Mathis hired the window cleaner for years to help keep the skylight on his roof clean. In 2012, the owner of the window cleaning service, Luis Gonzalez, was instructed by Mathis’s housekeeper…

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Commercial Use Exclusions in Auto Policies

One of the companies that nearly doubled its profits during the coronavirus pandemic is Instacart. Instacart is a food delivery service application that allows independent contractors to gain additional income by shopping for various customers. Shoppers can pick up, shop, and deliver groceries to the customer’s address in a designated time frame. Not surprisingly, there…

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The Dangers of Undiagnosed Brain Injuries in Children

Traumatic brain injuries can have a lasting impact on a person’s life, especially when the person suffers the injury as a child. Their brain is still developing and the impact of the injury could cause developmental delays and struggles with life skills down the road. For these reasons, a child should be taken to the…

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Will My Car Insurance Company Cover That?

The majority of car insurance claims filed involve damage from fender benders, sideswipe crashes, and other scenarios. Not every claim filed with an insurance company will be for a totaled vehicle. On the other hand, auto insurance companies also receive claims that seem weird, crazy, or even fabricated. Anyone who has ever seen a Farmer’s…

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How Does Insurance Work in a Single-Vehicle Crash?

Dealing with insurance can be extraordinarily stressful and taxing even when it’s for the most minor of reasons, let alone something big like a car accident. With confusing loopholes, alienating language, and an undercurrent of greed, it certainly doesn’t always feel like you’re “in good hands.” That being said, with how unfortunately common car accidents…

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What You Should Know about Nursing Home Abuse

When we trust a nursing home to take in our loved ones, there’s an expectation of care and compassion alongside professionalism and expertise. We want it to really feel like a home, safe and comfortable, with the added bonus of on-site medical attention. This isn’t too much to ask. It is, after all, the point.…

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