If you're a disabled individual in your forties or fifties who has a very limited job history, you may not think you qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits. Although you might not qualify for traditional SSD, you may still qualify for Supplemental Security Income benefits (SSI) instead. SSI doesn't require individuals to have any type of work history. Learn more about SSI and whether or not you can apply for it below.
3 March 2021
If you are in a significant amount of debt that you are struggling to pay off, it can be challenging to deal with your creditors. If you feel overwhelmed by what you owe, there are a few different options. While bankruptcy is the best bet for some people, it may not be the right option for you. Bankruptcy also impacts your finances for years. Another option is negotiating with your creditors and consolidating your debt to make it easier to pay down.
29 January 2021
If you're applying for worker's compensation because of a work-related injury, you don't want to go through this process without a plan. Instead, you want to be very methodical, and this protocol can help with this. Limit the Occurrence of a Dispute In a perfect scenario, there won't be any disputing your worker's compensation claim. For this to be possible, you need to do particular things early on in the claim filing process.
4 January 2021
Class action lawsuits require as many plaintiffs as possible. They help build evidence against a party, typically a large corporation. If your law firm is trying to find plaintiffs, consider using a plaintiff-finding company. They can help in a lot of key ways. Ensure Plaintiffs Are Compatible In order for your firm's class action lawsuit against a firm to be meaningful and go your firm's way, you need plaintiffs that are compatible.
3 December 2020
Are you currently going through a court battle with a family member like a divorce, a child custody case, or another highly dramatic situation? If so, you don't want to go through this situation alone. For best results, you should hire a family attorney to help you see the case through. Here's how a family attorney can step up to assist you during this time of conflict. Someone to Serve as a Barrier Against Threats
3 November 2020
When a careless driver causes you to be in a wreck and get hurt, you may deserve some monetary compensation. As with all things legal, there are rules that must be followed. While you might be able to leave most legal details to your personal injury lawyer, the time limit on filing a case deserves your attention. If you don't pay attention to the statute of limitations, you may never see the compensation you deserve.
5 October 2020
Workers' compensation is an insurance policy that provides medical benefits and wage replacement for injured workers. If you've been injured in the course of your job, you can sue your employer for negligence and get compensation for your injuries. It's essential to involve a lawyer during a workers' compensation claim. Here are some of the benefits of hiring a workers' compensation law attorney. Legal Advice The workers' compensation laws vary depending on your jurisdiction.
2 September 2020
Some people find themselves in situations where they feel no choice but to commit a criminal act. Perhaps the situation was an emergency that called for you to act in a specific way, making your actions justified. If this happens, you might consider "necessity" as a criminal defense. How would your defense stack up in court? This guide will help you figure out what to do. What Is 'Necessity' as a Criminal Defense?
30 July 2020
If something has happened to you and you are trying to determine whether or not you should hire a personal injury lawyer, then you really should make an appointment to talk to one. If you think you may have a case, then a lawyer will be able to tell you if this is true. Once they hear your case, they can also decide to take your case and you can get started on the process with them.
3 July 2020
You were going down the highway when suddenly there were flashing lights behind you. Now you are pulled over on the side of the road waiting for a police officer to finish writing up your speeding ticket. While you are probably irritated or upset, you should know that being pulled over is not the same as being convicted in traffic court. It might still be possible to fight the ticket or get it thrown out.
27 May 2020