Getting Acquainted With Workers' Comp
7 January 2016
If you got injured as a direct result of your employment, then there is a chance that you could get compensation through workers' comp. To help you get an idea of what's ahead, here are a couple of pointers:
How Does the Process Work?
As far as you are concerned, the process isn't particularly complicated. After you are injured, you should notify your employer as soon as possible. They will give you some forms to fill out, which will then be sent to the workers' comp provider.
5 Steps For Filing A Personal Injury Case
5 January 2016
Dealing with an injury can be tough. The challenges of recovering and dealing with the financial issues due to the accident can simply be overwhelming. It may be in your best interest to file a lawsuit against the individual that injured you. By knowing the specific steps involved in taking legal action, you will be well prepared for this process.
Step #1: File the complaint and summons
The first thing you will want to do is to meet with your attorney and file the complaint against the defendant.
Understand The Difference Between A Factual Disability And A Legal Disability
16 December 2015
If you're a doctor, teacher, pharmacist, or other professional who requires a license in order to do your job, are you able to claim disability insurance benefits if your license to practice is suspended or revoked? In some cases, yes. However, you'll probably have to prove that you have a factual disability, not just a legal one. Here's what you should know.
Understand the difference between a factual disability and a legal disability
What Is Wage Garnishment And Can You Fight It?
30 November 2015
A garnishment is a process of legally withholding earnings from a person to repay a debt. Funds are usually held by the employer from a court order such as an IRS debt. If you do not make a court appearance over the debt, a garnishment is usually processed. No creditor can hold more than 60% of the wages. South Carolina, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas don't allow wage garnishments from creditors such as credit card businesses.