If you have gotten sick or injured and can no longer work, you have the option tapping into your long-term disability benefits. However, if your insurance company denies your claim, you need to hire an attorney to move your claim forward. The following are some instances in which an attorney can be beneficial. Instances Where You Should Hire an Attorney For whatever reason, some long-term disability insurance companies will deny a claim for seemingly no purpose.
27 June 2019
When you think of sexual harassment in the workplace, you may only consider physical contact that seems sexual in nature, such as touching or groping you in inappropriate areas of your body. However, there are a couple of other types of behavior from coworkers that are considered sexual harassment, especially if they make you feel uncomfortable. 1. Making Comments That Are Sexual in Nature One form of sexual harassment is verbal in nature.
22 May 2019
If you talk for long with any medical malpractice lawyer, you'll hear some stories that are downright terrifying. Not every case, though, represents medical malpractice. You can learn more about what is, however, by looking at these four scenarios. Items Left in Patients' Bodies Surgical processes require the use of a lot of tools. Some of these items, particularly clamps and sponges that are used to control blood loss, can end up being left in people's bodies.
22 April 2019
You always need to work out your personal matters when going through a divorce. This is a life change that can be a crushing blow, and the effects can blend over into your professional and personal lives. The sooner you put together your divorce details, the sooner you can start moving forward. It'll take the help of a divorce attorney that can do what is best for your interests. Follow these points to make sure that you are taken care of.
13 March 2019
Have you been considering divorce for a long time? Is it clear that your spouse is ready to end the marriage? If either of those things are true, it's important to understand what happens as soon as the first official papers leading to a divorce are filed. As soon as either you or your spouse have filed a petition for divorce, something known as an automatic temporary restraining order (or automatic temporary injunction) will likely go into place.
28 December 2018
In order to be successful in today's competitive market, companies must have the right employees in key positions within their organization. It is possible that the right employee for the job may be a citizen of a foreign country. Companies that want to bring in foreign nationals to help promote their success must be able to successfully file an H-1B visa application on behalf of the foreign employee. Filing this type of visa application requires adequate preparation and attention to detail.
6 October 2018
Having an employee handbook is smart for just about any business, including small businesses. Your business will probably run a lot more smoothly if your employees know exactly what is expected of them. Plus, it's only fair for your employees to know what is and is not acceptable so that they don't inadvertently break any rules and put their jobs at risk. Before you hand out those handbooks that you have written up, though, follow these tips.
3 September 2018
You have reached a messy disagreement with a business partner, and you are wondering if litigation is the next step. Before you start pulling out the big guns, consider how far along you are in the mediation process. How Is Communication? Sometimes, disputes can be solved by taking a step back and reworking your approach to communication. If both people are in a defensive position, it may be good to bring a fresh voice into the situation.
28 July 2018
Everyone can benefit from estate planning; it is not reserved for rich people, old people, or parents. Here are some of the estate planning needs of a young adult without a child. Health Issues Health issues are not age-dependent; they affect everyone from infants to senior citizens. Therefore, you need to ensure that you will be well taken care of if you are unable to do so due to health reasons.
25 June 2018
When a work-related injury happens, you will likely be covered by your employer's insurance coverage. Workers' compensation is really more of a stop-gap measure in most cases. It covers medical expenses and some lost wages for a period of time, but when that period of time passes, what then? Read on to learn what happens when your injury overstays its welcome. The Independent Medical Exam (IME) If you've not been able to return to work and several weeks or months have already passed, the workers' comp insurance carrier will want to know why.
26 April 2018