How Long Do You Have to File a Mesothelioma Claim?

When you or a family member worked in an industry in which you could have been exposed to asbestos, you can be diagnosed with mesothelioma later in your life. If you are diagnosed with this illness, you may be able to take legal action to recoup your expenses and receive compensation for your condition. However, you have to do so before the expiration of the statute of limitations. The following are some things you need to know about mesothelioma lawsuits and the statute of limitations: Read More 

What Are A Workers’ Compensation Attorney’s Main Goals?

If you have been hurt while at work, you could be thinking about filing a workers' compensation claim. You could be thinking about handling your case on your own, or you might be thinking about hiring a workers' compensation attorney to help you. First, though, you could be curious about what one of these attorneys will do. Although every workers' compensation attorney varies, most have a couple of common goals that they focus on. Read More 

Things To Know About Changing Your Name After Your Divorce

If you changed your last name when you got married so you could share the same last name as your spouse, you have the legal right to change your name back to your previous last name if you get divorced. While there are several ways to go about doing this, the best way is to request a name change approval from the court during your divorce proceedings, and here are several things to understand about changing your last name in your divorce. Read More 

When You’ve Been Sued: What To Know

Being the recipient of a lawsuit can be incredibly stressful. Just trying to read the legalese in the documents can be frustrating and confusing. Your first priority when you are sued is to get some legal help on your side. You will need a personal injury lawyer to help you fight against the allegations in the suit. In the meantime, it might be helpful to know what you will be facing as the legal process moves forward, so read on to find out. Read More 

Three Reasons Why You Should Hire A Long Term Disability Lawyer BEFORE You File A Disability Claim

A long term disability is one that is expected to last more than a few years and possibly the rest of your life. You want to be sure that your finances are well-managed for the coming years ahead, and if you cannot work, you need to file for long term disability benefits (through your employer, if applicable, and possibly through the Social Security Administration). However, you should hire a disability attorney before you file a claim. Read More