Your Legal Rights at Work

  • 3 Characteristics Of A Great Worker's Comp Attorney

    6 June 2016

    If you were recently injured while on the job, one of the first things you should do is look into getting worker's compensation while you are out of work. While you can navigate the system by yourself, you may find that it is an uphill battle. In many cases, these claims are not honored, whether it is due to a lack of evidence, turning in your documentation late, or any other detail that you may have missed.

  • Preparing For Your Initial Meeting With A Bankruptcy Attorney

    17 May 2016

    When you make the decision to file for bankruptcy, you have likely found yourself in an emergency financial situation. Getting the process initiated as quickly as possible is important. Did you know that your ability to provide accurate information plays a pivotal role when it comes to just how swiftly your case progresses in bankruptcy law? Make certain you are properly prepared for your first meeting with your bankruptcy attorney.

  • Filing For Bankruptcy Doesn't Rid You Of All Debt

    2 May 2016

    If you are looking at filing for bankruptcy, it's important to look at the types of debt that you have before filing. Secured debt, back taxes, and back child support still must be paid back. This is a move that will have a big impact on your credit. If your debt is mainly secured debt, you'll still have to pay it back. Filing for bankruptcy is useful when you have an abundance of credit card debt that you can't pay back, or property that you can't afford to pay for any longer such as a car.

  • Can You Be Sued If Someone Is Hurt On Your Property?

    18 April 2016

    You may not think that it's all that big a deal to let the neighbor kids climb your trees, jump on your trampoline, or swim in your pool. And probably 9 out of 10 times it is. However, if one of those kids gets hurt, you are at risk for being sued for their medical bills.  Premises Liability A homeowner has something called premises liability. That means that you are liable for any injuries that take place on your property.

  • DUI Facts Every Driver Needs To Know

    27 March 2016

    It is no big secret that it is illegal to drink and drive, but what many drivers do not know is all of the details that this rule entails. As a driver, it is always a good idea to get familiar with the rules of the road from every aspect--even when it comes to the hows and whys of being charged with a DUI. There are several facts that you should know about DUIs as a regular driver.

  • High Tech Malfunctions In Your Vehicle And Car Accidents: Who Should You Sue?

    27 March 2016

    Cars are fast becoming more high-tech, with dashboards that have digital readouts only the driver can read on his/her side of the windshield, dashboards operated by voice commands, built-in telephone and voice technology, GPS positioning and accurate, up-to-date road construction and detour maps. So, what happens when some of this technology fails and you get into a car accident because of it? Who do you sue? That depends on your type of car accident and exactly what lead you to be in the accident, as the following information will show.

  • Can You Claim Disability For A Hearing Impairment?

    4 March 2016

    A hearing impairment does not guarantee that you will be approved for Social Security disability benefits. In fact, the Social Security Administration, or SSA, believes that in some instances, a person can continue to still work even though they have profound hearing loss. If you have a hearing impairment and are applying for disability benefits, here is what you need to know.  What Determines Disability? The SSA has requirements that must be met to approve you for disability based on a hearing impairment.