Getting To Yes: When You’ve Been Denied Social Security Disability Benefits After Your Initial Application

27 January 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you are disabled and unable to work, getting on social security disability benefits is probably your only choice. Getting approved for benefits can be a tedious process. In 2010, only 36.3% of applicants were awarded benefits after the initial adjudication level. In 2000, 40.8% of applicants were awarded benefits after applying, without having to fight for their rights as a disabled citizen. If you have been denied benefits and you are dealing with a disability that prevents you from going to work, it's time to find a social security disability lawyer to get you the benefits that you deserve. Read More 

Traveling Employees: 3 Legalities That You Need To Deal With

10 January 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are going to have your employees out on the road meeting your clients in person, then it is crucial that you understand the legalities of the situation. Here are three legal problems that you need to deal with when it comes to employees traveling for your business: Legal Issue #1: Compensating Your Employee for Hours Worked Regarding work-related travel, you must compensate your employees. However, you must be able to clearly define work-related and travel hours. Read More 

Bankruptcy Debts That Cannot Be Discharged

10 January 2017
 Categories: Law, Blog

When you consider the impact that a chapter 7 bankruptcy filing can have on filers, it's easy to understand the idea of taking full advantage of the opportunity for debt forgiveness. Not all debts, however, can be forgiven with a bankruptcy filing, and knowing what will remain after your bankruptcy is final should be taken into consideration when you make your "to file for not to file" decision. Read on to find out what debts cannot be discharged with a chapter 7 bankruptcy. Read More 

A Picture Can Be Worth A Thousand Words – Especially Of An Auto Accident

15 December 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

The most important part of assuring that your legal interests are protected in the event of an accident is to document everything at the scene. While the police investigation provides a complete written report, mistakes do happen. The best way to cover yourself is with pictures; as many pictures as you can take. Even the simplest mistakes in an accident report can prevent you from either being compensated, as you should, or sometimes even being compensated at all. Read More 

5 Steps To Take After An Oil Rig Injury

28 November 2016
 Categories: Law, Blog

Working on an oil rig in an oil field is a very challenging job, and there are inherent risks of injury. Some safety precautions should be taken, such as wearing protective gear at all time, using respirators if around noxious gasses, and always staying connected to fall protection harnesses. However, accidents and injuries can still happen if  even if all safety precautions are taken. If you are injured in an oil rig accident, take the following steps: Read More