The idea of workers' compensation insurance is to protect employers in the event that employees are injured. With the exception of Texas, every state has some sort of employer requirement for workers' comp insurance. If you were injured on the job and your employer did not have insurance, this is what you need to know. What Can You Do? The first available option to you if your employer does not have insurance is to file a lawsuit.
If you agree to loan a friend or relative a large sum of money, you should consider creating a promissory note to have the person sign. This is a great way to protect yourself when issuing a loan to someone you know, and you can create one yourself or hire a family lawyer to assist you with it. Here are three things to know about this. What is a promissory note?
Many of those who have recently filed for divorce are uncertain of how their divorce filing will affect their tax return. With tax season rapidly approaching, it's important to resolve any tax issues resulting from a divorce filing to maximize your tax return and ensure that issues with the IRS are avoided. The following are four factors your need to take into consideration as you prepare your tax return for the upcoming season after you've begun divorce procedures with a family law attorney:
If you have recently suffered an injury caused by a minor, a separate set of rules will be applied to your case with the intent of protecting the minor. While you cannot sue a minor in most cases, you can sometimes sue the minor's parents and the minor's parents may have an insurance provider who might be required to cover your injuries. The Severity of the Injury You are much less likely to win a case if your injuries are not considered to be serious.
So you've got what you think is a money-making idea and you want to make sure nobody else can monetize on it. As such, you've decided to apply for a patent so that you can guarantee the legal rights to your idea. Before you apply for your patent, however, there are some common mistakes you'll want to be aware of and avoid. This way, the entire process can go more smoothly and you can better secure your idea.
If you are unable to work because of an illness or injury, you may qualify for social security disability payments. This money comes from a fund you have probably contributed to during your time in the work force, and it is likely that you have the right to disability payments using this money. As an attorney specializing in social security disability, I have a great deal of experience in helping clients determine if they qualify for disability payments. I hope that this blog will help people who have been injured understand what it means to qualify for social security disability benefits and how to go about getting that help.