When a workplace injury is so severe that it affects your ability to work at your job, you are entitled to be paid a lump sum payment. The process toward that ultimate settlement offer can be difficult for those dealing with health issues as a result of an injury. To find out what to expect, read on and learn about a common step on the path toward a settlement — mediation.
1 July 2019
A person who actually sees a car accident take place is considered an eyewitness, and this person is very helpful in settling a car accident case. Eyewitnesses can come in different forms and can offer details that you did not know about. If you were in an accident, or if you ever are, here are several things to understand about the vitality of witnesses. Types you may encounter at an accident scene
24 April 2019
If you ever decide to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you should hang on to all the documents you receive from your case, as you might need them in the future. You may need them when applying for a loan to buy a house or car, or you might need them to fight errors relating to debts that you once had. Here are some tips to help you use these documents to fight the errors you may encounter in the future.
24 April 2019
If you have been injured on the job, you may be entitled to money from your employer due to a workers' compensation lawsuit. If you feel that you have been wronged by your employer, you may have a case. Workers' comp law is a complex beast. There are many deadlines that must be met, and appeals are often necessary in these cases. For this reason, many individuals opt to hire an attorney to help them build and present their case.
19 March 2019
When you've decided to fight a traffic ticket in court, you can expect to square off against the police officer who pulled you over and wrote you a ticket. In many cases, the officer will show up to court and prove to be a worthy adversary to you and your attorney. However, it's also possible that he or she will fail to appear—which can be good news for you. In this case, your attorney will argue for a case dismissal, but the judge won't automatically agree.
4 February 2019
Divorce can bring about numerous changes and challenges but few people recognize the need to plan for their future. You must look at divorce as not just a relationship issue but a financial one. The decisions you make during the creation of your divorce agreement will continue to affect you in many ways for years to come. It's vital that you not miss the opportunity to secure your future needs and that includes your retirement.
6 January 2019
Going to trial to settle a car accident case is typically considered the last resort, and this is primarily because most people are able to reach agreements outside of court for their car accident settlements. Here are some of the top reasons most car accident cases settle outside of court and do not require a trial. The evidence is clear One of the reasons people are able to settle car accident cases without going to trial is due to the fact that the evidence clearly shows who caused the accident.
13 October 2018
When you run a veterinary clinic, you're responsible for providing a safe work environment for everyone — and that includes the vet technicians who work for you. Those in this role must often perform the menial tasks that veterinarians don't perform, such as trimming animals' nails and performing other basic procedures. When animals are stressed, which is often the case in this environment, they may act aggressively and could bite or even maul one of your vet techs.
30 August 2018
People who are charged with theft as a result of being caught shoplifting can end up with a criminal record because of a thoughtless mistake, and this is a risk that may concern you if you've been diagnosed with having kleptomania. This condition compels you to take what doesn't belong with you, even if you don't need it — and you may have had multiple past incidents of shoplifting that you can directly link to your condition.
8 August 2018
You became disabled, took your claim for Social Security Disability (SSD) to court, and ended up winning your benefits. Now that you have been drawing your SSD payments for some time, you feel that you can do some work, even if you cannot go back to working as you were before you became disabled. People who are in this situation are left with a lot of questions. After all, being declared "
30 June 2018