Can You Be Fired While on FMLA?
Florida and Georgia are “at-will” employment states. The general rule is your employer can hire and fire you at any time for any reason, not just poor performance. However, you may be protected from termination if you’re on unpaid leave of absence under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Can you be fired…Read More
Can You Pursue a Claim If Your Loved One Died in an Accident?
If your family member or loved one was killed in an accident, you may wonder if you can still pursue an insurance claim. The answer is yes — you can pursue a wrongful or accidental death claim to seek compensation. However, having a qualified personal injury attorney on your side can be highly beneficial throughout…Read More
How Installing a Dash Cam May Impact Your Accident Case
Have you ever considered installing a dash cam in your car? It could be hugely beneficial in a car accident case. Dashboard cameras, also known as “dash cams,” are small cameras that you attach to your car’s windshield, dashboard, or rear windows. These cameras record continual footage of the road outside your vehicle. If you…Read More
What You Need to Know About Premises Liability Cases
If you suffered an injury because of unsafe conditions on someone else’s property, you may have grounds for a premises liability claim. Premises liability cases apply to many common situations, like slipping on a wet floor in a restaurant or tripping on a poorly lit staircase in an apartment building. Not sure if you have…Read More
Steps to Take if the Insurance Company Denies Your Injury Claim
Insurance companies spend millions of dollars on ads designed to make them look like they are your defender and champion. But if they could, they would never pay you a dime. They operate to make money, and they make more if they refuse to pay claims. When forced to live up to their obligations, they…Read More
Should You Report Your Car Accident to Your Own Insurance Company
After a car accident, most people are confused about the best steps to take to protect themselves. The most important step is to make sure you receive a thorough medical exam and proper treatment. You should also be sure to take photos of both vehicles involved. Also, always report the accident to the police. You…Read More
The Importance of Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Florida and Georgia
Whether you live in Florida or Georgia, know that many drivers don’t carry car insurance or only have the state-required minimums. A personal injury attorney with the Leach Firm, P.A., describes the importance of uninsured motorist coverage for Florida and Georgia drivers. Florida and Georgia Do Not Require Uninsured Motorist Coverage Florida’s estimated uninsured motorist…Read More
How Much Is My Case Worth?
If you are considering a wrongful termination lawsuit, a big question on your mind is probably, “How much is my case worth?” Many factors go into determining that answer. After an experienced attorney has reviewed all the issues involved in your case, your legal advisor should be able to provide some estimates of the value of…Read More
Why Should I Get an Employment Attorney?
Are you experiencing difficulties in your workplace and wondering, “Why should I get an employment attorney?” At The Leach Firm, we have the answer. An employment attorney can help you understand employment laws, stand up for your rights as an employee, and pursue unpaid wages. What Is an Employment Attorney? Employment attorneys deal with the…Read More
How Long Do I Have to File a Claim?
If you’ve been injured, you might be wondering, “How long do I have to file a claim?” All state laws require that you adhere to a claim time limit, but this time limit varies by state. At The Leach Firm in Orlando, Florida, and Atlanta, Georgia, our personal injury attorneys want to help you seek…Read More