Work injuries are painful and upsetting. If the injury is bad enough, it could result in you losing time from work and a multitude of medical expenses. Fortunately, worker's compensation insurance is available at most places of employment to ensure employees receive compensation for their losses. However, there may be times when a worker's compensation claim can be denied, including the following: The Injury Happened Elsewhere To receive worker's compensation coverage, your injury must occur at your job working within your job description.
Your family is blended if you or your partner is not the adoptive or natural parent of at least one of the children. For example, yours is a blended family if your partner has a child from a previous marriage. Blended families tend to have competing interests that lead to complications with estate planning. Here are some of the complications blended families face with estate planning. Inheritance Delay Inheritance delay can occur if one parent dies, but their children cannot inherit their parent's estate because the stepparent is still alive.
If you have a large amount of credit card debt, you may be wondering if declaring bankruptcy is a smart way to get rid of it. Bankruptcy is a good choice in some cases, but it isn't a get out of jail free card. Think about these things before you declare bankruptcy. Can You Make Your Monthly Payments? If you can make your monthly payments, bankruptcy probably isn't right for you.
The police go to great lengths, rightly, to prevent intoxicated drivers from thinking it's okay to hit the road when they're under the influence of drugs or alcohol. You may be surprised to learn, however, just how many scenarios in which a DUI charge can be filed against a motorist. Just Sitting in the Car It might seem logical after you've been drinking to want to sit or sleep in your car to let the effects wear off.
Cyber bullying is a big concern in today's society, and rightfully so. While the majority of the perpetrators of this type of bullying may be teenagers, there's no question that adults can also engage in this behavior. It's one thing to have a quarrel with someone online, and to even say some hurtful things. While you may later regret your words, they won't necessarily get you into trouble with the law.
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.