18 September 2015
Many people who become injured while on the job will file for social security disability benefits so they continue having a source of income to be able to live on. If you had become injured on the job, you will want to take the necessary steps in protecting yourself against social security denial. It is estimated that up to 70 percent of the applications received will be denied. Here are some tips to use to give you a favorable chance at being accepted to receive benefits.
27 August 2015
When you get injured on the job, you should be covered by your company's workers' compensation policy. Before they provide this benefit, they need to ensure your injuries were actually caused by a work-related task. It doesn't necessarily need to occur while on the business's property, but it must still be work-related. Here are some ways to determine if it was work-related or not. Did the injury occur off company property?
11 August 2015
Workers compensation laws vary by state, and the laws are very complicated, so it's often best to hire a workers comp lawyer. The lawyer can help you figure out just what type of compensation you're due and how to go about getting a fair amount. Some people prefer to get a lump sum settlement instead of weekly or monthly payments, but this may not be best for everyone. As you are looking for a lawyer, consider the pros and cons of getting workers comp.
29 July 2015
The penalties for a DUI vary from state to state, but you might be surprised at just how much. A first offense in Delaware carries no minimum jail sentence and a three-month license suspension; in Arizona, you'll be spending a minimum of ten days in jail; in Georgia, while there is no minimum jail term, you will have your license suspended for an entire year. However, what all states have in common is the fact that repeated offenses are taken more and more seriously.
13 July 2015
Bankruptcy is not something most people want to think about. Unfortunately, when situations prevent you from meeting all of your financial obligations, sometimes it is something to consider. It is important to understand that many of the things you hear about bankruptcy are nothing but myths. Separating the truth from rumors before you file for bankruptcy can prevent any major mishaps. Filing Bankruptcy is Nothing More Than Filling Out Some Paperwork
24 June 2015
Finding out that your employer is cutting your job can be a devastating blow, especially if you have worked for the company for years. You go from having everything in order to struggling to pay your bills in no time. Before you know it, you have fallen behind and there is no way to catch up. If you are thinking about filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there are a few things you want to make sure you do so as not to jeopardize your case.
10 June 2015
When people think about social security benefits, they usually think about the assisted income offered to elderly citizens. However, there are other social security claims that can help people of any age. One such program is the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). This government assistance may be rewarded to certain individuals who are disabled, regardless of their age. Here's how to determine whether or not you qualify for this service and how you can file a claim.
27 May 2015
One of the most common pieces of advice given to motorists involved in car accidents to take pictures, but which pictures should you take? Should you photograph the bystanders, your car or the road? Here are a few examples of the major points of interest that you should capture, and why this is necessary: Automobiles Involved In the Accident Take pictures of all the automobiles involved in the crash. Include all modes of transportation involved in the accident such as motorcycles and bicycles.
11 May 2015
If you've been misdiagnosed, you may wonder if it's worth filing a suit against the medical professional responsible. Below are three things a malpractice suit looks at, and how working with a medical malpractice lawyer can help ensure you get the compensation you deserve. Pain and Suffering Pain and suffering is a very real (and very unfortunate) experience for many individuals who have been misdiagnosed by a medical professional. Misdiagnosis can lead to unnecessary anxiety (in cases where a minor illness was misdiagnosed as a major one) or unnecessary suffering (in cases where a major illness was misdiagnosed as a minor one, or ignored altogether).
21 April 2015
Court reporting is a field where those who enjoy transcription can thrive. Here are five facts you probably didn't know about the field. They're Involved In Court Cases Most people think of court reporters as someone who is sitting on the side while taking notes. That's not entirely true. Court reporters have several duties in and outside of court, and they are responsible for clearing up unclear testimony. For instance, if a speaker won't speak up, the court reporter has the ability to request the speaker to repeat and clarify that information.