If you've recently been injured in an auto accident, you may have been far more focused on your physical injuries (and what it may take to recover physically) than on the legal or financial aspects of your claim. Unraveling the "who pays?" question can often be both a literal and a figurative pain in the neck, and financial and insurance matters may be the last thing you want to deal with when facing physical difficulties.
26 June 2017
Were you recently bitten by your neighbor's dog? You may never have expected that the dog would come and attack you. Did you know that over 350,000 people who live in the United States end up in the emergency room as a result of a dog attack each year? Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for these kinds of attacks to take place. Now that you were attacked, you may be suffering from a serious injury.
21 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
If you have been the victim of a dog bite, you might be wondering if you can file a lawsuit against the owner of the dog for your injuries. Dog bite lawsuits are actually quite common and in many cases have good outcomes. Here are some things you should know about dog bite personal injury cases. I Was On Their Property and The Dog Bit Me, Does That Merit a Lawsuit?
6 June 2017
Car accidents happen daily, but there are many motorists who do not know whether or not it is wise to call the police to make a report. In some jurisdictions, authorities may not go to the scenes of accidents that have been deemed as "fender benders." However, it should still be possible for motorists in those jurisdictions to file their own police reports as a measure of protecting themselves against future issues The following points will help you to determine the actions you need to take if you are involved in an auto accident.
4 June 2017
If you recently went to a restaurant or bar, and were pulled over during your ride home and found to have a higher alcohol content in your body than you believe, you are most likely concerned about any fines or jail time you will be awarded in a courtroom situation. There are a few steps you can take in trying to prove the procedures used to convict you of a DUI are not up to par, possibly minimizing any sentencing and the amount you will be responsible in paying as a result of your arrest.
29 May 2017
Being charged with the crime of insurance fraud is a serious issue, and you will need to hire a criminal lawyer if you are in this situation. Insurance fraud costs people and insurance companies money, and it can result in serving time in prison and other punishments if you are found guilty. If you are currently facing charges for this crime, here are several things you should know. What is insurance fraud?
23 May 2017