There are many government benefits that a person can use to survive when they encounter a range of hardships. Unfortunately, there is ample misinformation concerning welfare benefits that can lead individuals to fail to appreciate or utilize this option. In particular, disability benefits are among the more commonly misunderstood. Myth: The Process Of Applying For Disability Only Involves Submitting Medical Records When a person is considering filing for disability benefits, they may assume that receiving these benefits will entail little more than submitting their medical records to the relevant government department. [Read More]
Making Workers Compensation Fair For Both Sides
Most businesses in the United States have handled a problem related to workers compensation. Workers compensation law requires employers to get insurance policy for their statutory obligations when their employees become injured or ill as a result of their employment. At present, most of the workers compensation programs are being administered by individual states; while few regulations are being run by the U.S. Department of Labor. Businesses, small or large, often tackle the issue of workers compensation as a daunting challenge. [Read More]
Is There A Way Around No Pay, No Play Laws?
Eleven states currently have 'No Pay, No Play' laws in place that prohibit uninsured drivers from collecting certain types of compensation when they are involved in an accident that's not their fault. States who have these laws feel uninsured people wouldn't be able to pay accident victims compensation for their injuries, so they (the uninsured) shouldn't be afforded the same benefit. If you're stuck in this situation, you may be wondering if there's any way to get around these laws. [Read More]
Three Types Of Traffic Violations You Should Consult With An Attorney About
Many traffic tickets are simply a matter of paying the fine. In some situations, you may be able to pay the ticket by mail or online. However, there are many tickets that can be serious, whether they require you to appear in court or not. The following are three situations when you need to speak to an attorney. Speeding tickets for high speeds In some situations, you can be driving at such high speeds that it will not be considered an infraction like a typical speeding ticket. [Read More]