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Equal Pay: What Is The Equal Rights Act And Equal Pay Day?

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For years, women were paid substantially less than men who were doing the same job. At some point, women decided they had had enough of the lesser treatment and demanded equal pay. This led to the Equal Pay Act. This piece of legislation paved the way for women and their careers.  What Is the Equal Pay Act? The Equal Pay Act makes it illegal to pay men more than women for the same job. Read More»

Motorcycle Accident Attorney: What To Do After A Crash

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Riding on the open road after a busy day can be a great way to eliminate stress, but an accident may occur, ruining your day. According to a 2018 report by the NHTSA, motorcycle crashes killed approximately 4,985 motorcyclists. While being involved in an accident can be devastating, hiring a motorcycle accident attorney can help you recover losses and damages. If you don’t know what you should do after a crash, here are insights to get you started. Read More»

Social Security Benefits: Why You Might Be Asked to Participate in a Consultative Examination

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Receiving SSDI benefits can be more difficult than you might think. The SSA wants to ensure that you are truly injured and wants to make sure that your medical records are up-to-date. If you are disabled but the medical evidence you submitted is considered to be limited or out-of-date, this might be used as a justification to request that you participate in How the Consultative Examination Works The consultative examination does not exist so you can receive medical treatments. Read More»

Don't Fight A Frivolous Lawsuit Without A Lawyer

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When a lawsuit is filed against you and you believe that the lawsuit does not have any merit, you should not panic. Some lawsuits are not legitimate and the case might even be thrown out of court. Many Frivolous Lawsuits Never Make It To Court Legal professionals encounter frivolous lawsuits quite frequently. Therefore, they will have plans for how to deal with them and will often throw them out of court promptly. Read More»

Are Divorce And Separation Different?

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If you are ending a marriage, it’s normal to have a lot of questions. You may have no idea how to move forward, especially if you are still uncertain if the separation is going to last. So, what is the difference between divorce and separation? How do the two differ, and when should you consider each option? Here’s what you need to know. Each State Is Different The first thing you need to know about divorce and separation is that each state is different. Read More»

How A Work Schedule Can Affect Your Child Custody Arrangement

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When you are working out your child custody agreement, you may find it difficult to determine when you will see your child, especially when you have a work schedule that limits when you will be allowed to spend time with your child. As a result, you might wonder if the courts would be willing to work around your schedule. This is something you should always bring up with a child custody attorney. Read More»

What To Do After A Car Accident

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If you’re in a car accident, you should begin thinking about how you can handle all of the problems that it brings about as quickly as possible. This starts with making sure that you record as many details as possible, followed by a process of working with your insurance provider and a car accident attorney. When you are able to remain detailed and consistent, you can make sure that your injuries and property damage are paid for and that you are legally protected. Read More»

Car Accident Lawyer: Injured By An Uninsured Driver

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Insurance exists because life doesn’t always go to plan. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident by an uninsured driver, getting the compensation you need to make you whole again can feel daunting. Here’s how an auto accident lawyer can help you when you’ve been injured by an uninsured driver. Making the Claim Most auto insurance policies include uninsured motorist (UIM) coverage. When you’re injured by an uninsured driver, you’ll need to file an uninsured motorist claim with your auto insurance provider. Read More»

Legal Advice For Child Custody Issues

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Child custody could become an issue during a divorce. If the other partner is being unreasonable and causing a fuss, you need to respond by using the following legal advice. Don’t Let Anger Direct Actions There are a lot of people in a divorce that let their actions get in the way of dealing with child custody. This isn’t optimal because then both parties can’t think straight and they may end up doing something rash. Read More»

How Much Should You Donate Within Your Estate Plans?

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As you draw up your estate planning documents, you will likely face the question of how much you want to donate to others. There is no right or wrong answer, as this is a highly personal decision — possibly more reflective of your own personality than the money you leave to children and family. So, how can you decide on the right number? Here are five key questions to help you. Read More»