9 July 2019
Even a small accident with a trucker could prove especially dangerous due to the immense size of most vehicles that are used for trucking. If your vehicle was struck by a much larger one, you may have sustained significant property damage or personal injuries. If the accident was not your fault, you may be able to file a lawsuit or negotiate a settlement in hopes of obtaining financial compensation. Here are some tips to keep in mind after a bad run-in with a trucking company.
12 June 2019
When illness makes it impossible for you to continue at your job, the Social Security Administration (SSA) has a benefits program aimed at people like you. The Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program targets workers who have put enough into the system via payroll deductions to qualify. Having enough work credits is only part of the qualifications, however. You must have a medical condition and show proof that it prevents you from working.
15 May 2019
Bankruptcy provides filers who have money troubles with a way of making a fresh start. Not only does a chapter 7 bankruptcy filing eliminate nearly all consumer debt, but it also puts a stop to detrimental creditor actions. To find out what might happen to a debtor's court cases when they file for bankruptcy, read on. When Creditors File a Lawsuit Getting behind on your bills can prompt a number of actions in an attempt to collect on a debt.
28 March 2019
If you are at a time in your life when you are overwhelmed with your financial responsibilities, get the support you need. When you own a home and you don't want to lose your home in a foreclosure sale, you have some choices. Sitting back and ignoring the problem until it's too late is never going to benefit you. A foreclosure attorney can talk to you about stalling your foreclosure through bankruptcy or preventing the foreclosure completely if you are trying to save your home.
23 February 2019
When a couple is happily married, hiding assets is not likely to enter your spouse's mind. Unfortunately, marriages that are coming to an end could cause a spouse to take protective actions. It's vital that you have an accurate accounting of all marital assets when going through a divorce. Read on to learn more about identifying marital property, signs of duplicity, and how to deal with hidden assets. Identifying Marital Property
17 January 2019
Getting injured on the job when you work as a garbage collector can leave you in a difficult situation, as it may be some time before you're able to work again. If you believe that you'll pursue a workers' compensation case against your employer, you want to strengthen it right away. If you've just sustained an injury on your route, you should know that witnesses can be critical for your case.
5 December 2018
When you're driving, it's easy to make decisions that are actually traffic violations, even if you don't view them this way. Many motorists make these decisions daily, and while there's usually no consequence to them, don't be surprised if you get pulled over if a police officer spots you. If a police officer sees you do something that is against the law, he or she may warn you or even ticket you — both of which can offer a serious incentive not to make the same mistake again in the future.