A workers compensation claim can be a costly expense for your employer, which is why some employers may be tempted to terminate an employee before their claim goes through. Most states have laws that prevent employers from taking such retaliatory measures, but that doesn't stop some employers from taking those actions. If your employer gives you the boot after you've filed for workers' comp, you'll want to know how you can fight back.
- Dealing with a divorce can be tough, but figuring out what should be done about the home you and your former spouse once shared can easily turn into a contentious and drawn-out battle. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways you and your ex can amicably walk away when it comes to your largest joint asset. Sell the House and Split the Proceeds Selling the house and splitting the proceeds of the sale between yourself and your ex is usually the most straightforward way of resolving your home ownership issues.
- According to the United States Department of Justice, 1.2 million Americans were arrested for driving under the influence in 2011. Before you assume it can't happen to you, realize that being impaired by even a small amount of alcohol can put you at risk of facing prosecution. If you're ever put into a situation where you're drinking before getting behind the wheel, here are a few do's and don'ts to keep in mind:
- There are a number of reasons why a social security disability claim may be denied. You may have filled out the forms incorrectly or failed to provide enough medical documentation to substantiate your claim. Regardless, when you receive the denial, you may find yourself wondering what happens next. If you received a denial, you may wish to appeal the decision. Here are a few frequently asked questions you may have about appealing a social security disability claim that was denied.
- Whether you've been injured in an auto accident or even physically assaulted at the hands of another, you may be considering filing a personal injury lawsuit to help you recover your medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages stemming from this incident. While personal injury lawsuits are generally handled like other types of tort claims (from product liability lawsuits to wrongful termination), filing a personal injury lawsuit against someone employed by the state or a governmental agency without following proper protocol could lead to the dismissal of your lawsuit.