When you think of workplace injuries, chances are that you think of acute injuries, like a concussion from being hit by a falling box in an overcrowded storeroom, or chronic repetitive injuries, like developing carpal tunnel syndrome after months or years of sitting behind a desk at a computer. You probably don't think of depression. But depression can be triggered by events that occur on the job, and it may be a compensable injury under worker's compensation laws in your state.
2 August 2017
Real time court reporting refers to the practice of typing and transferring text of what's said in court to computer screens within seconds of it happening. Multiple members of a legal team can access it simultaneously. During depositions, arbitrations, trials, hearings, or other important legal goings-on, lawyers, staff, and experts may benefit from access to real time transcription. Consider the following reasons to use real time transcription services. Reason #1: It Provides Instant Access to Information on Your Case
25 July 2017
While the need to file for bankruptcy can be inspired by many negative financial situations, few can be as alarming as losing a roof over your head. Fortunately, a chapter 7 bankruptcy filing could allow you some time to make other arrangements or to even get caught up on your rent. The deciding factor depends on the actions of your landlord, so read on to find out more. The Bankruptcy Automatic Stay
18 July 2017
Car accidents are very common occurrences, but when you're involved in one you may not have any idea of what to do. This can be especially true when you did not cause the car accident but you were injured in the wreck. How you react immediately after a car accident can make a big difference in the long run, so you need to take the proper steps. Right after a car accident that was not your fault, do the following things:
9 July 2017
Restraining orders are orders that are filled by someone who believes you are making inappropriate contact with them. If you have a restraining order filed against you, you will know right away because you will be served by an officer with paperwork that states the information of your restraining order. If this happens to you, here are four things you need to do: Don't Go to Their Place of Employment: Even if the person is not working or they work in a place that you used to visit often, you need to stop visiting there immediately.
5 July 2017
Purchasing a foreclosed home can be an excellent way to save money whether you plan to live in it, use it to build rental income, or fix it and flip it. The key is knowing about some of the common pitfalls so you don't end up buying someone else's problem and making it your own. The following are some things to watch for. #1: Check with the city and county
28 June 2017
Bankruptcy is not an issue that you want to take lightly, and if you find yourself already in dire financial straights, you may find yourself with a lot to worry about. Not sure if you should file for bankruptcy? You have options. This guide will help you make a decision. 1. You Are Facing Legal Trouble Are you being threatened with lawsuits in regards to your debt? Debt collectors may be influencing your decision to choose bankruptcy, and for good reason.
17 June 2017
If you've recently been injured on the job, you may have begun the process of filing for workers' compensation benefits through your employer. Workers' compensation is designed to provide employees who are injured with work some funds to pay medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses associated with a sudden and unforeseen injury. However, a recent bill proposed in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives could impact the way drugs are prescribed to those who are currently receiving workers' compensation benefits.
14 June 2017
If you ever receive divorce papers from your spouse, resist the temptation to ignore them even if divorcing your spouse is the last thing on your mind. Failure to respond to divorce papers may attract serious consequences, for example: You May Miss the Hearing The first and immediate effect of your failure to acknowledge the petition is that you may miss your divorce hearing. This is because when a person files for divorce and serves their spouse with the necessary papers, the spouse who has been served has a limited time within which to respond to the sermons.
6 June 2017
Many divorcing couples are faced with a myriad of decisions and situations, with issues like debt and property division, child custody and visitation and more. One issue that often gets overlooked is spousal support, also known as alimony. This form of support is still on the table, but many couples fail to give it its due. Read on for some quick facts about spousal support. 1. Originally, spousal support was a way to give financial support to a spouse who needed help after a separation or divorce.
6 June 2017