Flood Insurance Rate Maps, or FIRMs, are more commonly referred to as flood maps. They provide guidelines regarding flooding risks, insurance and building requirements. In the wake of the devastating flooding in the Louisiana parishes near the Gulf Coast, California residents might want to revisit flood questions about their own properties.
If you are injured during a car accident or other such activity and the injury was caused by the actions or negligence of another person, you probably know you can seek compensation from that party through a legal claim. But what happens if you are a construction worker and you are injured in an accident on the job -- whether or not that accident involves a vehicle? On-the-job construction injuries can be a bit more complex.