If you are injured while working, you have the right to receive workers' compensation benefits in order to keep you financially stable while you recover. Once you file a workers' compensation claim to get benefits, you start the process of holding your employer responsible for your injuries. If there is a third party involved, there could be an opportunity to file a personal injury claim against that third party. A personal injury attorney will be able to go through the specifics of your case and determine if you are entitled to workers' compensation.
3 June 2019
If you are injured at work by no fault of your own, you want the workman's compensation benefits you are entitled to. Unfortunately, despite doing your best to prove your case, your compensation claim might be denied. If this occurs, appealing the decision is the best option to help you cover your medical bills and lost wages. Here are a few tips to help you file an appeal, if your workman's compensation claim is denied.
3 May 2019
If you are currently facing criminal charges, you probably feel a bit uneasy, nervous, and overwhelmed, especially if you have never been in a situation like this before. To boost the likelihood of a favorable outcome for your criminal defense case, it is important to hire a criminal defense attorney with experience. He or she will be able to educate you on the potential outcomes, protect your overall interests, and look for things that can strengthen your overall case.
25 March 2019
When you have suffered an injury after a car accident, you may wonder if you have a solid personal injury lawsuit that you can file. There are a number of reasons that you will have a good case, and a car accident lawyer will be able to assess your case carefully. If you were less than 50% at fault for your injuries, and you have verifiable losses because of the accident, you probably have a reasonable case.
17 February 2019
Divorce is a taxing process to go through. In some cases, it can change people's lives forever. If you're trying to get through this life transition smoothly, consider working with a divorce lawyer. They can help you tackle a divorce in the following ways. Distribute Assets Fairly When you split from your spouse, chances are there are shared assets. Deciding who should get these assets can be complicated and involve a lot of negative emotions.
10 January 2019
If you have spent the better part of your marriage as a stay-at-home parent and are now facing divorce, you may feel scared and nervous about the future. One of the biggest concerns for parents who have been out of the workforce to care for the children is getting a good-paying job. Once you know you are getting a divorce, you need to take steps right away to prepare for your future.
29 November 2018
Filing for and being approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can sometimes seem like a hit-or-miss prospect. You might have suffered a severe injury and can no longer work, so you're just about to file for SSDI. The problem is that over half of all initial SSDI claims that are filed are not approved. If you want to avoid falling into this category, there are a few things you can do to increase your chances of being granted SSDI when you file your paperwork.
16 October 2018
Developers and construction companies have a lot of things to worry about when they start a larger construction project. The public, the laws and ordinances, and other unexpected issues that arise can all cause delays that can be costly to the developer. The best way to deal with these issues is to have an attorney on staff that has experience in this type of law. What Does a Construction Attorney Do?
12 September 2018
"Bankruptcy" is a word that few people want to hear, but it represents an opportunity to escape crippling debt and get back on the right financial track. That doesn't mean bankruptcy should be taken lightly, however. Going through Chapter 7 bankruptcy means turning over most, if not all of your assets to a trustee who'll then determine how to liquidate and distribute those assets to satisfy creditors and settle your debts.
15 August 2018
As a teen driver, you probably can't wait to get out on your own and explore the surrounding area. Driving comes with a big increase in freedom, but it also comes with an increase in responsibility. Sadly, many teens involved in accidents are found to be at-fault for those accidents due to behaviors they displayed while driving. When you're at-fault for an accident, your insurance bills will often go up, and you may even need to hire a lawyer to represent you when the other party sues to collect damages.
6 July 2018