If you collect disability payments due to an illness or injury that prevents you from working and you are about to get married, then you may be worried about how your nuptials will affect your benefits. This is a serious concern, especially since your monthly checks can reduce once you get married. To understand how both SSI and SSDI benefits may change, keep reading. SSI Benefits You likely know that your SSI benefits hinge on the amount of money you make. [Read More]
The Top Three Reasons People Sue For Birth Injury Compensation
Birth injuries are extremely emotional to deal with for new parents. Nobody wants to have to go through this with your newborn, however, unfortunately it does happen. Here are the tip three reasons people sue for birth injury compensation: Negligence During Pregnancy: During your pregnancy, your doctor should be paying close attention to the full development of the baby in your belly. This is critical to catching any potentially problems and being able to fix them or know what needs to be done to fix them upon birth. [Read More]
Are You Hurting Your Own Auto Accident Case?
An auto accident can many times be the precipitating event that leads to a stressful time in your life as you strive to recover and cope with bills. Because this time can so often be hard for someone experiencing it, there's a chance you could be hurting your own case without realizing. Here's how. Ignoring Medical Care Even if an ambulance showed up in the minutes following the accident, you may have shrugged off emergency personnel and declined a trip to the ER. [Read More]
Workers' Compensation And Self-Employment
Being your own boss can have its benefits, which is why a significant number of American workers are working for themselves. According to recent statistics from the Pew Research Center, nearly 14.6 million Americans - 10 percent of the nation's workforce - are self-employed. Going from working for someone else to being your own boss brings with it plenty of changes, including the way workers' compensation is normally handled. The following explains how these changes can affect you once you're self-employed. [Read More]