Many couples make the divorce process far more expensive than it needs to be. If you're involved in a high-conflict litigated divorce in which you're contacting your attorney daily on every matter, large and small, you can expect hefty bills. Some people assume their estranged spouse will be ordered to pay the legal bills. That can be an expensive assumption.
Recently, we talked about the risks of using social media if you're receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) or workers' compensation benefits. Photos and videos can give the impression that people are healthier than they are -- potentially endangering their benefits.
If you've suffered an injury on the job, you may have more than one option for obtaining the money you need to get medical treatment and rehabilitation and to provide for your family while you're unable to work. Many people are able to get both workers' compensation and Social Security disability benefits.
Putting your kids on the school bus in the morning can be one of the most anxiety-ridden parts of a parent's day. Your little ones are at the mercy of a bus driver who's likely to be distracted by unruly kids. Many buses don't have seat belts. Of course, there are other drivers on the road who may not exercise proper caution. These and other dangers face them on their return home as well.
Drivers have a responsibility and duty to follow the rules of the road. Drivers licenses must be earned, and they are liable to be revoked or suspended when drivers break the law. Many victims of distracted drivers suffer serious damages and loss due to one person’s negligence.
Injuries are an unfortunate part of the workplace, and that’s why the state requires workers’ compensation insurance to help those who have been injured on the job.