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  • Time To Throw In The Towel? 4 Steps To Take Before You File For Divorce

    If you've made the decision to file for divorce, you're not alone. In 2014, alone, there were roughly 800,000 divorces. But divorce isn't easy. However, with careful planning, and a good support system, you can get through it. Here are four steps you should take to help you through the process. Make Necessary Living Arrangements Once you've decided to file for divorce, you'll need to make the necessary living arrangements. The last thing you want to do is file for divorce before you know where you're going to live. [Read More]

  • Why You Should Never Blow Off Even The Slightest Injury At Work

    Falls and accidents can be embarrassing. It's not uncommon for people to shrug off a fall and tell everyone that they are fine when they're actually in pain. Other times, they may not feel anything at first because the adrenaline rush from the accident and the embarrassment can actually mask pain. And in many cases, a person may not feel pain until the next day. That is because it often takes time for inflammation and swelling to develop. [Read More]

  • Charged For A DUI That Didn't Happen? Think About Evidence

    Driving Under Influence (DUI) laws exist to protect people from dangerous drivers who operate their vehicles under the influence of alcohol or other substances, but not all DUI charges are valid. It's not unheard of for a person to go to their car to get something out of the trunk or glove compartment, only to be caught by a police officer who happened to be watching a club or bar for repeat offenders. [Read More]

  • Does Workers Compensation Benefits Reduce Your Social Security Disability Insurance?

    It's possible to receive SSDI and workers compensation benefits at the same time. However, your SSDI payment amounts may see a reduction. The SSA will do this based on calculations and a process known as an "offset." Here's more information on how an offset works. Hitting Your Limits The first thing the SSA will do is calculate your "applicable limit." This represents the amount of money you're allowed to receive each month under federal law. [Read More]

  • 2 Things That Are Important To Know About Personal Injury Lawsuits

    If you have been wronged by someone you might be able to file a personal injury lawsuit against them. Many people have erroneous ideas about personal injury lawsuits and because of it, either don't file a lawsuit, or when they do file the suit, they are surprised at the outcome because they weren't properly prepared. Here are some things that you need to know about filing a personal injury lawsuit. [Read More]

  • Is Arbitration Right For Your Personal Injury Case?

    In a personal injury case, there are several routes you and the insurance company can take to reach a settlement. One option is to let an arbitrator decide how the case should be decided. If you are thinking of agreeing to arbitration, here is what you need to know.   Is Arbitration Similar to Mediation? One of the misconceptions about arbitration is that it is similar to mediation. In reality, the only similarity between mediation and arbitration is that the case is heard by a paid professional, such as an arbitrator or mediator, and not a judge. [Read More]

  • Getting A DUI While Under The Drinking Limit

    So, you are the type of person to take a few drinks and then get behind the wheel, thinking it will be fine. After all, the normal legal limit is 0.08 percent, right? A drink here or there, spread out over time causes no harm, you believe. During a traffic stop, you will be cool and calm, passing a breathalyzer test with flying colors. These sorts of assumptions can get you into serious trouble. [Read More]

  • Injured On-The-Job? 4 Steps To Protect Your Rights To Worker's Compensation

    If you've been injured on the job, you can't afford to make mistakes, especially since even a small one can spell disaster for your worker's compensation claim. From the moment you're injured, your rights to worker's compensation benefits depend on the decisions you make and the steps you take. Here are four important tips that will help protect your rights following an on-the-job accident. File an Official Report If you've been injured at work, you need to file an official accident report as soon as possible – even if you've already informed someone verbally. [Read More]

  • 3 Definite Reasons Why You Should Hire An Attorney When Filing Divorce

    Marriage is a joyous partnership for many couples. Although no couple begins their life together believing in the possibility of separation, divorce is a reality for about 40 to 50 percent of couples in the United States. For some people, the process of dissolving the marriage is simple, but professional help is still necessary in some instances. If you are considering a divorce, use this guide to know when to consult an attorney. [Read More]

  • 3 Potential Tax Breaks For Your Small Business

    You don't have to own a large corporation to take advantage of government-approved tax deductions each year. Small businesses can deduct a wide range of expenses, from driving costs to office supplies. Read on to learn about potential tax deductions for your company. Automotive Travel If you have a small office, it might be difficult to find enough space to schedule on-site meetings with clients. As a result, you or your employees may rack up mileage in a company vehicle while traveling to different meeting sites around the area. [Read More]