Law

How To Deal With Workplace Harassment After Filing A Workers Compensation Claim

You have every legal right  to file a workers compensation claim when you are injured during the course of performing the duties of your job. Unfortunately, harassment after filing is not uncommon, and is sometimes difficult to prove. What is Workplace Harassment? Harassment comes in many forms, both blatant and subtle. It can come from your management or coworkers. Harassment can present itself as name calling, teasing, being given undesirable work assignments, not being informed of schedule changes then being written up for tardiness, having your personal property damaged, and even being physically harmed. Read More 

Falsely Accused Of A Horrible Crime? Consider Suing For Defamation Per Se.

If you were falsely accused of a crime, can you sue for defamation of character? Maybe. A lot depends on what you crime you were accused of committing, and the circumstances of the accusation. Here's what you should know. Some Accusations Are So Awful They Automatically Damage Your Reputation Defamation cases can be hard to prove because you have to show that your reputation was actually wounded in some way. That can mean showing the court that the defamation caused you to lose a job or a promotion, turned friends and neighbors against you, or subjected you to harassment that caused you intense emotional distress or anxiety. Read More 

3 Ways a Real Estate Attorney Can Help You with Property Purchase

When faced with buying real estate, there are a number of things that must be accomplished. It's important to proceed with caution when dealing with property because of the complex laws that may be involved. By retaining a real estate attorney who is an expert in this field, you can complete any property purchase with a greater peace of mind. Create legal documents When dealing with real estate, there are many legal documents that may be needed. Read More 

Professional Attorney Assistance For Your Car Accident Injury Claim

If you have been severely injured in an auto accident due to the negligence of another driver and are considering filing a lawsuit to pay for expenses that weren't covered by insurance, a personal injury attorney can help. While many states enforce no-fault laws in which a certain amount of expenses are automatically paid out, these laws do not require at-fault parties to compensate individuals for suffering or emotional distress, and often times, no-fault allotments are not sufficient enough to cover additional medical expenses. Read More 

Second Mortgage Lien Stripping In A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

The decline in real estate values over the past several years has left many homeowners owing more than their properties are worth. Second mortgages obtained years ago, based on inflated home equity, are now presenting a financial burden. Homeowners facing foreclosure or considering a future home sale may find a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to be a financial option. As long as real estate prices were rising, second mortgages were a practical method to convert home equity to cash. Read More