Injuries in a car accident can be compounded if a driver or passenger seat belt fails. That raises the issue of who pays for the injured person's treatment, because the injuries might not have been as bad -- or might not have happened -- if the seat belt had worked properly. That opens up the question of whether the person who caused the accident should pay (or rather, their insurance) for treatment, or if the manufacturer or injured person needs to pay.
There are few divorce cases that are fast and easy to settle, but it is often easier settling a divorce when a couple has a prenuptial agreement. A prenup is an agreement the couple made prior to getting married, and it is a legal tool that will be used if the couple decides to get divorced. If you are getting divorced and have a prenup, here are three things you will need to know about the settlement of your divorce.
Becoming disabled isn't something that many people expect to experience, but it can happen and completely change lives. Depending on the nature of the disability, it can lead to the inability to work and make money for living expenses. When going through such a situation, it is possible to apply for Social Security disability insurance benefits in some cases. However, getting approved for the benefits can be challenging and end up with the application being denied by the Social Security Administration (SSA) for several reasons.
If you have a family member that has passed away, one thing that has to be done is distributing their property, as well as designating beneficiaries and how creditors will be paid. If the family member had a will, however, this is all taken care of. Without a will, you may need to contact a probate attorney like David R Webb Attorney. Below are two reasons why you may need this type of attorney, so you can get matters taken care of.
A tree service professional can sustain a variety of serious injuries on the job. Working with sharp saws and often being several yards above the ground have their share of dangers, but there are other risks that are present. Because they're often working in rural and wooded areas, it's possible for tree service crew members to get exposed to poison ivy. While this plant might not seem as serious as some of the other risks that your employees face, it can cause severe discomfort and sideline an employee for days or weeks — potentially resulting in a workers' compensation claim.