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

Posted on: 26 April 2017

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

Posted on: 25 April 2017

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

Posted on: 25 April 2017

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?

Posted on: 24 April 2017

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]