Additional facts are necessary to provide you with a better opinion, but it sounds as though you may have been assaulted, even if you weren't injured, which is a tort and grounds for a lawsuit. Unless you suffered injuries it is unlikely you would recover a significant amount. As to whether it is grounds for them to be terminated, more facts are necessary but you may wish to make a complaint with your company's HR department - which would be the first step in having them terminated.
I agree with my colleagues. You may be able to sue the manufacturer of the coffee machine, but otherwise you are likely limited to workers compensation for your injuries. You may wish to call a personal injury attorney to see whether they are willing to sue the manufacture of the coffee machine. Good luck.
Have you had a DWI before? How long ago? And what was your blood alcohol level? All of these things will factor into the judge's decision - or, you may want to fight it at trial and not accept the offer, but then if you're convicted your sentence could be a lot worse.
Medical malpractice cases are very fact specific. The vast majority of personal injury lawyers offer free consultations, and act on a contingency fee basis, which means you only pay the lawyer if you win. Keep all your medical records and contact a medical malpractice lawyer right away - you can use the "Find a lawyer" feature on Avvo. If you are bleeding or have any other complications you should go see a doctor right away for treatment. Good luck!
No, section 207 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 407), bars the garnishment (i.e. "taking away") of social security benefits by ANY creditor other than the federal government.
Section 207 states: "The right of any person to any future payment under this title shall not be transferable or assignable, at law or in equity, and none of the moneys paid or payable or rights existing under this title shall be subject to execution, levy, attachment, garnishment, or other legal process, or to...