Suing After A Brain Injury: What Damages Are Recoverable?
7 January 2016
It isn't uncommon for a brain injury to result in irreversible mental and physical damage. When you decide to pursue a lawsuit, a number will eventually be determined of what your injuries are worth. This is known as damages, which typically comes in two forms: compensatory and punitive. As a general rule, punitive damages are only awarded when the defendant needs to be directly punished as a result of their reckless actions.
3 Tips for Negotiating a Settlement in Your Gray Divorce
18 December 2015
Are you preparing for a divorce late in life? Such divorces, often called gray divorces, aren't uncommon. As your kids move out of the house or you approach retirement, you and your spouse may enter a new phase in your lives. You may find that while the relationship worked in past life phases, it doesn't work anymore. Kids may not be an issue in your gray divorce, but that doesn't mean that the process will be simple.
Two Tips To Help Increase Your Chances Of Getting Approved For Disability
2 December 2015
Whether your disability is physical or mental, if it's making it difficult for you to make a livelihood for yourself, you know that it's time to file for disability. However, while it would seem that filing for disability would be a fairly cut-and-dried process, it's not always this way. Approximately 70 percent of disability claims are denied the first time, and this could spell disaster if you are depending on those funds to pay bills and stay afloat.
3 Tips For Adding Your New Spouse To Your Child's Pickup List
16 November 2015
A pickup list allows a school to know who is authorized to pick up your child in the event of an emergency. If you are dealing with young kids, a pickup list also helps the school to keep track of who is allowed to pick up the child on a regular school day. If you decide to remarry and want to add your new spouse to the pickup list, this may ruffle some feathers with the other parent.