Once you are injured on the job, you can expect to reap some great benefits from your employer's workers' comp plan. Medical bills? No problem. Stay home and recuperate? Go right ahead. In many cases, your time using these benefits is confined to a few weeks or so, and then you are back on the job and healthy. Unfortunately, not all injuries heal so well, and in some cases they never heal at all.
24 July 2017
If your child has been injured in a car accident that was the fault of another driver, then you have a right to file a personal injury case against that driver. Your child cannot file the suit themselves because they are a minor and the law requires that individuals be 18 or older to bring cases before the court. However, you can work with a personal injury attorney to file a case on their behalf and hopefully collect the damages they deserve.
18 July 2017
If you rely on a blog to stay connected with readers and generate income each month, then it's important you are taking the steps necessary to protect your intellectual property from being used without your permission. Registering your blog name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office allows you to prevent others from creating a blog or selling products utilizing the name you are attempting to establish. Here are three tips that you can use to help trademark your blog name in the future.
12 July 2017
Through Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will have the opportunity to get rid of debts you owe; however, you may also lose some assets in the process. To avoid losing your assets, you may wonder if it would be alright for you to sell or give them away before you file. After all, this would eliminate you losing the items, right? Before you do this, there are a few important things you should know about giving away or selling assets prior to bankruptcy.
13 April 2017
If you are going through the process of divorce, the most common issue to resolve is child custody. Since the best arrangement is typically 50/50 custody, you want to be sure that this is something you can achieve. You want to be sure that you avoid certain mistakes that could cause you to lose custody of your child. Here are four reasons this could happen: Child Abduction: This issue is not always clear because many parents don't see how taking their own child could be labeled as child abduction.
10 April 2017
Getting a divorce is not easy for the spouses involved, but it can be really hard on children if both parents do not make an effort to make the transition as easy as possible. While you and your spouse may have made the decision to end your marriage, it is still very important to work together as much as possible to protect your children and minimize emotional and psychological side effects from the divorce.
4 April 2017
There are people who claim that you can file for bankruptcy on your own; all you need are the proper legal forms. Although this is technically correct, there are many reasons you should avoid doing this. The following are only a few of the most important reasons to get help from a bankruptcy lawyer Bankruptcy may not be your best option You may be convinced that you need to file for bankruptcy, but after a consultation with an attorney, you may find out that in your current situation, you may not benefit from it.
28 March 2017
Falling into debt can cause your life to be miserable, as bill collectors constantly call and it is hard to save money. If you are tired of not seeing much of your paychecks due to the financial situation that you are in, it is time to do something to improve it. The method used to improve the situation should be based on the amount of debt that you are in. Sometimes making a few changes in regards to your spending habits is good enough to get your finances back on track.
16 March 2017
You probably already know that your employer's workers' comp insurance provides you with a valuable benefit if you get hurt on the job, but you may not understand the full extent of that coverage. In general, you can look forward to having your medical bills paid while you stay at home and recuperate from your injuries, and at some point a return to work. An accident that happens while at work is not the only coverage you can expect, however, so read on to learn about coverage for some more uncommon work-related accident situations.
8 March 2017
When you're injured on the job, you're pitted with a host of difficult dilemmas: medical bills, lost wages, longer term recovery, and potential emotional distress. Even if your employer stands by your side to ensure that you are taken care of, you still may not receive what you're legally entitled to. Here's a quick guide to help you make workers comp work for you: Keep Records Regardless of how helpful your employer might be, it's imperative to build a dossier of documents related to your case.
8 March 2017