Getting Paid For Your Workers' Compensation Claim

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Being injured while at work can leave you with the inability to generate income. Couple that inability with the mounting medical bills that can be associated with treating and recovering from an injury, and you could find yourself facing serious financial hardship. Filing a workers' compensation claim can be an effective way to gain access to the funds needed to help you stay solvent after an injury. Here are three tips that you can use to help ensure your workers' compensation claim is paid in a timely manner.

7 December 2017

3 Estate Planning Mistakes

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After working through your adult life to build some equity for yourself and a family, you might not yet be willing to begin any estate planning. Even once you're talked into it, your reluctance may cause specific mistakes that won't serve your loved ones well after your death. Some mistakes--like the ones described below--are avoided easily with some attention and forewarning. Waiting to Begin If you put it off as long as you financially could, waiting to set all these balls in motion can mean that you don't have as long to reach your intended goals.

8 October 2017

Caught Your Husband Cheating? Learn What To Do Next

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Finding out that your husband has been cheating on you can be hard to handle. Many wives become overwhelmed with emotion and do not know what step to take next. The following guide walks you through a few steps you can take to help you handle adultery in your marriage. Talk to Your Husband The first thing you need to do is you need to talk to your husband. Find out what is going on.

8 October 2017

Business Facing Bankruptcy? Don'T Do These 3 Things

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Is your company going to be filing for bankruptcy in the near future? This is a time that you don't want to make any mistakes with so much at stake. Here are 3 mistakes you should not make before you file. Skip Paying Your Taxes It is important that you keep up with paying taxes, even with bankruptcy looming. Chapter 13 bankruptcy will require that you are up to date on all of your taxes, and having unpaid taxes will result in bankruptcy being delayed or even dismissed entirely.

19 September 2017

Getting Ready For Robots In The Workplace: Are You Safe With Your Computerized Counterparts?

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If you're not working with any robots yet, you can expect to soon. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1.3 million robots in the workplace and while that may be good for progress, it's only good for people if they know how to safely coexist. No matter what your job, rank or education level, you're going to benefit from learning more about the robots that are coming in the near future and how to be safe around them.

12 September 2017

How Does Workers' Compensation Work If You're Self-Employed?

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Whether you own your own business or perform freelance work for other companies, working for yourself can be a bit of an adventure in its own right. Not only are there plenty of opportunities to take advantage of, there are also unique challenges that come with being your own boss. One such challenge is how to handle the issue of workers' compensation. By taking an in-depth look at the following, you'll learn when you'll need your own coverage, as well as whether or not you can still benefit from it.

28 August 2017

5 Ways You Can Ruin Your Car Accident Settlement

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Have you been injured in a car accident that was someone else's fault? If so, you deserve a settlement to pay for your medical bills and suffering. However, there are many ways you can ruin your car accident settlement. Check out these five mistakes to avoid. Waiting to Seek Treatment Even if the other driver is found completely responsible for the accident, you also have a duty. You are required to try and mitigate your injuries.

18 August 2017

Making A Living Will And Why You Might Want One

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When you start discussing drafting a will, most people understand the need for one but when the subject of a living will comes up, many people don't know what it is or why they might want to have one. The term living will is confusing because it is not at all like the will that leaves the family home to the kids or money to the grandkids. In fact, a living will comes into play before you pass away.

8 August 2017

Getting Injured By A Neighbors Swimming Pool Drain

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A great way to cool off on a hot day is to go for a swim in a pool. If you have been using your neighbors inground pool to swim and was severely injured by a problematic drain, you might not be liable for your medical bills. It is usually the responsibility of the homeowner to take care of medical bills that came about from someone getting injured on their property.

30 July 2017

What Happens if You're Injured on a Construction Site by the Homeowner?

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If you're a construction worker, you've probably spent quite a bit of time sitting through OSHA training videos and other instructional videos designed to help you minimize your risk of injury or accident on the job site. However, in some cases, you may find yourself dealing with the aftermath of an accident caused not by a coworker, but the property's owner. Read on to learn more about the process of seeking compensation for your injuries when you've been injured not as a result of your own negligence or your employer's dangerous working conditions, but because of a homeowner's actions.

24 July 2017