law

  • Are You An Injured Veteran? Explore Your Options

    After years of military service, your body could develop extensive wear and tear far sooner than your civilian counterparts. The military breeds a culture of being tough and forging through hardship because it's required for survival, but proper maintenance and support is as important for the mission and military machinery as it is for your body. If you're suffering from injuries or conditions that could have been caused by military service, be sure to explore a few of your support options that could make recovery and continued survival easier and more robust.
    [Read More]

  • Answers To A Couple Of Common Concerns About Disability Benefits

    Suffering an injury or illness that deprives you of your ability to earn a living is one of the most devastating events that can happen to a person. While there are disability programs available to help individuals that are in this position, these programs are often poorly understood by those they are designed to help. Not surprisingly, there are a couple of questions about disability benefits that you may want answered, and learning the follow answers should help you to better understand the benefits disability insurance provides.
    [Read More]

  • 4 Things To Consider Doing Before You File For Bankruptcy

    If you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy, it may be because you are unaware that you have other options available to you. A bankruptcy will affect your finances for a long time, so it is important that you do so after exhausting other avenues. Try the following things before you file for bankruptcy. Speak with Your Creditors Have you spent a lot of time dodging calls from your creditors? That can be a mistake.
    [Read More]

  • Comparing Durable Power Of Attorney And Living Wills

    While no one wants to think about being too sick or injured to communicate with your doctor, it can be an unfortunate reality. If you have done nothing to legally prepare for this kind of situation, your medical care could be left in the hands of someone who does not know what your wishes are in regards to ongoing care. Having a durable power of attorney or living will in place will help make sure your wishes are followed.
    [Read More]

  • How To Prevent Your Children From Fighting Over Your Property

    As a parent, you don't want your children to fight over your estate. Unfortunately, will disputes or fights over inheritance are still too common. It doesn't have to be so because you can take precautions to ensure a peaceful inheritance of your estate. Here are some of the measures that can help. Avoid Huge Surprises Although you don't have to explain every little detail of your will to your children, it does help to avoid major surprises.
    [Read More]

  • Three Lesser-Known Types Of Damage In Personal Injury Cases

    When you have been injured in an accident, you may suffer from several types of damages. Most people immediately think of the financial losses due to medical bills as being the only major type of damage that you suffer after an accident. However, there are actually several other lesser-known, yet still significant, kinds of damage that you may have to deal with. Your personal injury lawyer can usually help you recover these types of damages.
    [Read More]

  • Minors And Labor Law: What An Employer Is NOT Allowed To Do

    Minors enjoy getting a job and having an income of their own. However, there are labor laws in place to protect minors. At one time, children as young as five years old worked fourteen hour days in factories, doing dangerous jobs adults did not want to do. After the first World War, that changed and now employers are not allowed to hire teens or pre-teens to do dangerous work. If you are concerned that your son or daughter's employer is breaking the law, you first need to familiarize yourself on what the governing laws are.
    [Read More]

  • 3 Mistakes You Need to Avoid in a Personal Injury Case

    Being injured is one thing, but not getting the right amount of compensation is even worse. All too often, people end up being taken advantage of during their personal injury claim. Unfortunately, it takes a lot of skill and knowledge to make sure you get the compensation you deserve. After all, you didn't do anything to warrant the injury in the first place. Why should you have to pay? To make sure you don't get taken advantage of, avoid making one of these costly mistakes.
    [Read More]

  • Can You Sue A Partner For Giving You A STD?

    In a sexual relationship, it is the responsibility of both partners to divulge if he or she is infected with a sexually transmitted disease, or STD. If you were infected by someone with a STD, you may be able to take legal action against him or her. Whether or not you can depends on the details of your situation. What Legal Actions Can You Take? One available option is to contact the police and request that charges are filed against the person who infected you with the STD.
    [Read More]

  • Securing Your Future - Understanding The Financial Aspects Of Divorce Settlements

    No one goes in to a marriage with the assumption that they'll eventually have to deal with it ending. Statistically, however, a large amount of marriages in the United States do now end in divorce, and if you find yourself in a situation where you're facing this challenge, it's important that you stay informed and involved in order to secure your finances. Below, you'll find a guide to some of the financial settlements you'll be working out with your attorney during your divorce proceedings.
    [Read More]