Filing A Lawsuit Over Lead Paint In Your Home

Lead paint is no longer used, but if you have an older home, you might be at risk of having it in your home. Lead paint was an additive often used in paint before the late 1970s, but has since been banned due to the health complications it was causing children and adults. If your home was built before the late 1970s, you may have lead paint in your home and should be very careful with home renovations. [Read More]

Preparing For A Repetitive Stress Injury Worker's Compensation Claim

Repetitive stress injuries, such as carpal tunnel, can be one of the more difficult worker's compensation claims to file. Before you even begin filing the paperwork, know the reasons why your claim may be denied and what you will need to do to contest a denial. Know Your State's Laws Not all states treat worker's compensation claims the same. Repetitive stress injuries are often classified as a disease. If your state requires mandatory coverage for both accidents and occupational diseases, your claim will be processed as normal. [Read More]

4 Signs You'Re Ready For A Divorce

There are many reasons people choose to end their marriage, from abuse or infidelity, to growing apart and wanting different things. If you are headed toward telling your spouse you want a divorce, but are not sure if it is the right decision, there are a few signs you can look for. While it is up to you to decide if this is the right option for you, the following signs might sound familiar. [Read More]

Three Major Fees You Are Likely To Pay For Your Bankruptcy Discharge

How much does a bankruptcy cost? While there is no definitive answer to this question, you can gauge how much you will spend on your bankruptcy if you know what you will be paying for. Here are the three major fees that you may have to pay: Application Fee The first and most obvious fee is the application fee, which you pay when you file the application. According to uscourts.gov, the fees for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 were as at June, 1 2014. [Read More]