…Growing up on Long Island in the ’90s, Bridie Farrell seemed to her friends and teachers a typical, happy teenager—but there were two significant differences about Bridie. One, everyone knew about: she was a competitive speed skater, one whose athletic talent made her an Olympic hopeful. The other, only one other person knew about: at the age of 15, Bridie had been repeatedly molested by a 35-year old man who was her teammate and mentor.
…If you’re injured on the job, you will naturally have a ton of questions on your mind. First and foremost is the concern of whether or not you qualify for worker’s compensation, so for many individuals, it can be particularly beneficial to consult an attorney who has experience assessing these types of claims.
…You were minding your own business until, suddenly, you weren’t on your feet anymore. No one leaves their house expecting to be hit by a car, but it happens far more often than many think. When it does, there are certain precautions every person should take — regardless of how hard you were hit.