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What You Can Do If Workers’ Compensation Is Not Enough

18 February 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

Getting an injury while you are at work can be devastating because it can leave you unable to work. When this happens, you can file for workers' compensation insurance, but this may not be enough. If the injury is serious enough, you may want to consider filing a personal injury case against your employer. What's the difference? Workers' compensation insurance is coverage that is mandatory for employers to purchase. It kicks in if an employee gets hurt on the job, and it is helpful to employers because the insurance company pays wages to the injured employee. Read More …

Is There Such a Thing as a “Snow Day” for Grown-Ups?

9 February 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

The weather outside may be snowy, icy, and otherwise frightful - but does that mean you can miss work? What if your employer is insistent that you make it to work, despite the falling snows and hazardous streets? This is what you should know. You Can Lose Your Job if You Don't Make it to Work. There are virtually no laws in place that protect you against being fired if you can't make it to work because of the snow. Read More …

Why A Will Is Important At Any Age

13 January 2015
 Categories: Law, Blog

You probably know the general meaning of a will, but you may think that you're too young to have one drawn up now. After all, you are healthy and have many years ahead of you. However, you never really know when something will happen that can take your life, and if you die without a will, you're leaving a big mess for your family to clean up. This article will go over the reasons why it's important to make sure you have a will as soon as you are on your own and not dependent on your parents anymore, and what can happen if you still brush the idea of a will aside. Read More …

Why You Should Consider A Special Needs Trust For Your Loved One With A Disability

31 December 2014
 Categories: Law, Blog

Taking care of a child with a disability is a constant but rewarding challenge for many parents. However, parents need to recognize that they may not always be around to give the care they need to their children. They need to provide for the future of their child. One way to do this is through a special needs trust. Why Establish a Trust? People with disabilities have no guarantee of SSI and other government benefits. Read More …

3 Costly Mistakes People Make During A Divorce

29 December 2014
 Categories: Law, Blog

Going through a divorce can be very hard emotionally. Many people make emotional decisions during a divorce that might not be the best thing for them legally. This is why it is important that if you are considering a divorce that you avoid the following mistakes. 1. Do Not Abandon Your House One of the worst things you can do is leave the house before you are legally separated. Once you leave the house, you no longer have possession of it. Read More …