Your Legal Rights at Work

  • Bankruptcy: How To Avoid Hitches When Applying For Chapter 7

    4 May 2022

    Unfortunately, many applicants who file for chapter 7 bankruptcy end up with a rejected application. Without professional assistance, you might skip essential legal requirements. As a result, your creditors might lose patience, seeking approval to acquire your property in order to recover their money.  Therefore, it's best to work with an attorney when preparing your bankruptcy application. They will ensure that you handle the process expertly so as to qualify for insolvency.

  • Why You Should Hire A Debt Relief Lawyer

    29 March 2022

    If you are in debt, you are not unlike most Americans. Debt is extremely common, and you may have turned to debt relief solutions to find another option. Lawyers may offer debt relief options, but you might also be swayed to take care of it on your own. So, which is the better option? Should you handle debt relief on your own, or should you seek help from a lawyer? Here's what you should consider.

  • Personal Injury: 3 Common Causes Of Wall Collapse In Construction Sites And How To Get Compensated

    22 February 2022

    When an accident happens at a construction site, most people label it a tragedy. However, many circumstances leading to the accident are avoidable. Construction site injuries fall under the general classification of personal injuries. If the injured person is a construction worker, there could be a workers' compensation plan in place to help them get treatment.  On the other hand, you can choose to forgo the claim and sue the liable party for your damages if you feel they acted negligently.

  • Four Questions About The Equal Pay Act

    13 January 2022

    The Equal Pay Act essentially says that employers must pay male and female employees the same wage for the same type of work. It is designed to protect workers from getting paid unfairly simply because of their gender. Here are a few things you may want to know about the Equal Pay Act if you feel like you are not getting paid a fair wage.  Are Men And Women Covered Under The Equal Pay Act?

  • Can You Leave A Personal Injury Claim In Your Will?

    2 December 2021

    You may have a pending personal injury claim and be worried that you'll be injured in a high-risk activity. Like anything else that you own, it is possible to make provisions for your personal injury claim in your will. Here's how it works. What Is a Personal Injury Claim When It Comes to Wills? A personal injury claim when it comes to your will is a right to collect money. Depending on how far your claim has gotten, this might be the right to collect a certain amount of money or the right to collect what you can win.

  • Why It's Okay To File A Personal Injury Claim Against A Family Member

    22 October 2021

    If you are injured by a family member, you might be reluctant to file a personal injury claim. You may feel concerned about how this might affect your relationship. However, personal injury claims against family members are actually relatively common and there are reasons why you should consider doing so if you are struggling with crushing debt. You are Not Necessarily Suing Your Family Member If you are visiting a family member and you end up injuring yourself, the injuries should be covered by their homeowner's insurance policy.

  • Your Questions Answered About Estate Planning

    17 September 2021

    Death isn't something that can be escaped in life, and no one knows the exact time or date when the event will happen. The best thing that you can do before passing away is to put an estate plan in place, especially when there are a lot of valuable assets involved. An estate plan is a great way to keep control over your assets and several other aspects of your life before and after you pass away.

  • Duties of a Personal Injury Lawyer in the Claims Process

    13 August 2021

    A personal injury lawyer is an excellent asset in the liability claims process. The lawyers provide legal representation when seeking justice for injuries resulting from negligence. So, what kind of support should you expect from a personal injury attorney?  Assess Your Claim  The first step in determining whether to pursue personal injury claims is to assess the case merits. Usually, the law and insurance companies establish the terms and conditions for a liability claim.

  • Four Signs You Need to Hire a Child Custody Lawyer

    12 July 2021

    Child custody is one of the main issues that ensues after a couple separates or undergoes a divorce. In most cases, parents separate amicably and thus, there is no custody battle over the children because both parents are capable of sharing custody or parental responsibilities. Thus, there is no need for child custody lawyers to get involved in the above scenario. However, when a couple separates through a messy divorce, chances are there will be a custody battle over the children.

  • Top Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Lawyer If You Child Is Hurt On A Neighbor's Trampoline

    8 June 2021

    Jumping on a trampoline is an enjoyable activity that can also provide exercise for kids. However, a trampoline can also be dangerous, especially if it is not enclosed by a safety next or placed in the ground to prevent falls. If your child is playing with a neighborhood friend and is hurt while jumping on their trampoline, one of the first things that you should do is hire a personal injury lawyer to represent you.