A lot of injured workers hesitate to file workers' compensation claims because they're afraid of their employers' reactions. They worry that they'll automatically lose their jobs. If you're in that situation, here's what you need to know: Your Employer Cannot Legally Fire You Over a Work-Related Accident Unless you have a contract that says otherwise, you are probably an "at-will" employee. This means that you and your employer each have the power to end your working relationship at any time you choose—but your employer is not permitted to fire you in retaliation for anything you've done that is legally protected. [Read More]
Your Guide To Car Accident Lawsuits
If you've been injured in a car accident, it may be a good idea to contact an attorney. In many cases, they don't get paid unless you do, making it a great way to fairly pay for your medical bills and damages. If you would like to know more about car accident lawsuits, keep reading. What Money Can You Receive? Your settlement can consist of money for your medical bills and damage to your car (and personal belongings in the vehicle damaged in the accident). [Read More]
What Happens When You're Denied Workers Compensation?
The purpose of workers compensation is to protect workers from financial losses when they are injured while working for their employer. However, workers compensation claims are not always approved. It's possible that your claim will be denied, which will leave you wondering what the next step is. Here is what you need to do if your claim is denied. Determine The Reasons For Denial You'll want to start by figuring out why you were denied workers compensation. [Read More]
What Happens When Once Spouse Is Non-Compliant During Divorce?
A divorce decree is a legal document that outlines the terms of a divorce settlement. This document is typically drafted by a judge and is binding on both parties. When one party fails to comply with the terms of a divorce decree, it can have serious consequences. The following are some things that can happen when there is non-compliance with a divorce decree: What Happens When a Divorce Decree Is Issued? [Read More]