You rent a mobile home from an individual who you refer to as a slumlord because they haven't fixed the broken steps leading to your home and you have asked nicely several times. Then, the obvious occurs. You fall down the steps and sprain your ankle. Now, you are strapped with a ridiculously high bill from the hospital and won't be able to work for a while. If you are dumbfounded by the situation that you are involved in and want justice for the matter, use the tips below to guide you.
Being hurt on the job is never fun. And knowing what to do and who to call can seem overwhelming when you're also nursing an injury. Reporting the injury to your employer is the first step so they can send you for medical treatment. But what happens after that? Do you need a workers comp attorney or can you handle this alone? What you do will depend on a number of factors, but here's how to know if you need a worker's compensation attorney for your case.
The holidays will be here before you know it. If you've recently divorced, the holidays might be a little stressful this year. If you have children, you need to expect that the holidays will be stressful for them too, especially if this will be the first holiday season since the divorce. How to handle the holidays this year, will determine how your kids view the holidays from here on out. Because of that, it's important that you do everything you can to make this holiday season as relaxed and stress-free as you can for your kids.
Many people injured in accidents that occur at the workplace find themselves relying on workers' compensation payments in order to make ends meet. If you are hoping to return to work on a conditional basis after spending some time on workers' compensation, then you may want to speak with your employer about petitioning for a suspension of benefits. Here are three things that you need to know about the suspension process to ensure that your rights are protected.
You have likely heard of people filing for bankruptcy multiple time, but if you have already filed several time you may be wondering if you can file again. In fact, the number times you have filed bankruptcy in the past is irrelevant. The bankruptcy rules are more concerned with the length of time since your last filing (or the final disposition) than with the number of time you have filed. To learn more about the timing of various types of bankruptcy filings, read on.
We all know that lawyers are professionals who help people interpret and work with the law, but do you know how a law firm works from the inside out? I am a professional paralegal, and I have worked in both large and small law firms during my career. I can tell you that a successful law firm needs more than just lawyers to keep it running smoothly, and sometimes things can get really crazy! Take a tour through a law firm in my blog, and find out what really goes on behind the scenes of an active and successful law firm.