When Is An Attorney Valuable For A Worker’s Compensation Case?

If you are injured on the job, you need to check in with your human resources department about filing for worker's compensation benefits. The process of getting benefits through your employer for your injuries is typically a very smooth and straightforward process. However, there may be some instances in which it can get complicated. If this happens, you will have to escalate your claim. The question then turns to whether or not you should retain an attorney for this process. Read More 

Precautions For Avoiding Probate Problems

After your death, you may not directly deal with probate proceedings that decide on issues of debt and personal asset distribution, your beneficiaries and family will. For their benefit and comfort during what is sure to be a difficult time, consider these probate precautions. Start Today Often, the biggest problems arise when there's a sudden death and there are little or no existing plans for an estate. You might be busy with your work or feel too scared to seriously think about your demise; those things can make you push off discussion and action on assets and debts. Read More 

Injured on the Job? When to Hire a Workers’ Comp Lawyer

An on-the-job injury is sometimes just a short-term road bump, but in other cases it can lead to a lifelong disability. What do both minor and major work injuries have in common? In both cases, you are due some form of workers' compensation. Although the process for filing and receiving workers' compensation may seem straightforward, it often becomes convoluted and the help of a lawyer is necessary. The following are signs that it is time to get legal help with your claim. Read More 

Three Tips For Choosing A Court Reporting Service

Court reporting services can be invaluable to legal professionals as these services can allow accurate and binding transcripts of proceedings to be prepared. Unfortunately, there are many that may be new to reserving these services, and this could lead to mistakes or other problems. If you are to get the most out of your use of court reporting services, it is imperative to keep a few key points in mind throughout this process. Read More 

Has Your Social Security Disability Application Been Denied? How To Prepare For The Appeals Hearing

If your application for Social Security Disability benefits has been denied, it's time to get ready for the appeals process. During the appeals hearing, you'll be able to provide evidence, and detailed information that will help you obtain the approval that you need. You want to be as prepared as possible for your appeals hearing. This is your opportunity to have your case heard in its entirety. The information provided here will help you be prepared for your hearing. Read More