2 Things You Have To Do Before You File For Bankruptcy

If you are so far in debt that you can't see any way of getting out of it, then you might consider filing for bankruptcy. If you are going to file for bankruptcy, there are some things that you are going to need to do before you file and the judge approves it.  Credit Counseling One thing that you are going to have to do is to go through some kind of credit counseling. Read More 

Trauma in the Workplace: How Worker’s Comp Can Assist

Not all work-related accidents involve physical injuries, some are mental. Being unable to work at a job due to anxiety, depression and other mental issues is just a debilitating as other more common issues like back injuries, burns or broken bones. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can occur when a worker is exposed to a particularly traumatic experience at work, so read on to find out more about PTSD and how workers' compensation covers it. Read More 

Plea Bargain 101: Tips For First-Time Offenders

Any time you're facing a criminal charge, you have the option to potentially seek a plea bargain. One of the benefits of a plea is that you can sometimes get the initial charge reduced in exchange for your guilty plea, saving the court's time and possibly reducing your sentence. If this is your first time dealing with a criminal charge and plea negotiations, there are a few things that you should know. Read More 

What You Should Do Before Accepting An Insurance Settlement Offer

If you have recently been involved in a car accident, the insurance company might have made a settlement offer to you. You could be tempted to go ahead and sign the paperwork so that the check will be released, but there are a few things that you will want to do first. These are some of the first steps that you should take before accepting an insurance settlement offer: 1. See Your Doctor Read More 

Why A Disability Claim Could Be Denied

Most people plan on working a full-time schedule up until they plan on retiring.  Unfortunately, an unforeseen event can disrupt those plans for the worse. If you are suffering from an injury or medical condition that does not allow you to work, you can actually receive disability benefits that will get your life back on track.   You may be worried about your claim being denied, which will make you hesitant to even apply for disability benefits. Read More