Mentally Unable To Work

Everyone knows about the way that workers' comp insurance covers work-related accidents and illnesses. This valuable resource pays all medical bills and allows the injured worker time to recuperate at home. Not all work-related injuries are just physical, however. Mental and emotional damage can be caused by work. You are also entitled to get workers' compensation for trauma-related mental damage, known as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While it can be more challenging to prove, read on to learn more about work-related PTSD and for information on getting your claim approved: Read More 

Do You Have To Accept A Wage Garnishment?

Wage garnishment can affect your ability to fulfill your financial needs. Before and after the garnishment has been granted, you can act to possibly prevent or stop it. If you are facing a garnishment, here is what you need to know: Can Bankruptcy Help? One of the most commonly used options for stopping a wage garnishment is to file for bankruptcy. An automatic stay is issued once the petition for bankruptcy is filed with the court. Read More 

A Guide To A Trucking Accident Injury Case

Being a truck driver comes with certain inherent risks, so it is important that you do all you can to mitigate them. You will want to prepared for a truck accident case, whether it ends with an insurance claim, a court of law or an out of court settlement. You also need to be ready whether you were at fault or the other driver was. These cases are serious business, so keep the following tips handy in order to be prepared and aware as you drive. Read More 

Avoid Unexpected Problems: Why You Need To Hire A Real Estate Attorney

When you buy a home, you hope that the process will go smoothly, and most of the time it does. However, there are times when the purchase of a home can go south quickly. When it does, you may need to reach out to a real estate lawyer. Unfortunately, by that time, the damage may be so significant that your attorney won't be able to provide much assistance. That's why you need to hire a real estate attorney before the transaction goes south. Read More 

Is An Independent Medical Examination Always Required After A Car Accident?

In some instances, after receiving a claim for injuries suffered in a car accident, insurance companies will ask for a medical examination. The independent medical examination, or IME, is not requested for every case, but depending on several factors, it could be necessary. If you were injured in a car accident and the insurance company is requiring an IME before paying your claim, here is what you need to know. Read More