Normally, if someone carries out an action that is considered negligent or malicious and causes you to suffer an injury, you would be able to sue for damages. However, if you engage in an activity that is assumed to be risky, you are less likely to be able to sue for damages. What is an Assumption of Risk? Assumption of risk occurs when a plaintiff engages in an activity while knowing that this activity carries some risk. [Read More]
Who Can File A Lien Against My Personal Injury Settlement?
As personal injury suits become more common, multiple parties often try to cash in by establishing claims against personal injury settlements. Otherwise known as liens, these claims are court orders placed on your personal property to pay debts owed to a third party. The personal property in question can be your injury settlement, or the portion that the lien holder is claiming. In this article, you will learn who can file a claim for a portion of your settlement. [Read More]
3 Things You Need To Know About Filing For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Getting into trouble with your finances can be easy to do. It can be so convenient to take out your credit card whenever you want something, such as concert tickets or a new television. Then, before you know it, you have maxed out all of your credit cards and collection companies keep calling because you have no way to pay it all back. Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy can help relieve you of your problem debts so you can get your life back on track. [Read More]
Social Security Disability, Medical Improvement And Losing Your Benefits
Once you have been approved for Social Security Disability benefits due to being unable to work, you will continue to face periodic reviews of your case. The Social Security Administration recognizes that people sometimes experience an improvement in their medical condition, so the SSA conducts Continuing Disability Reviews (CDR) to verify your health. If you have received a notice for an upcoming CDR, read on for what to expect from this process. [Read More]