Wednesday, May 31, 2017


Did you get married ... only to realize the marriage was a mistake? Whether you are eligible for an annulment or divorce to end the marriage depends on a variety of circumstances. An annulment is a legal decree that the marriage was never valid in the first place. This means that in the eyes of the law, the marriage never existed

Sunday, May 28, 2017

How To Know If You Qualify For Disability

Knowing if you qualify for disability will depend on whether the disability was the result of an on-the-job injury, a motor vehicle accident or just the natural aging process. Check the worker's compensation and social security laws in your state to find out about disability with information from a lawyer in this free video on disability laws.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

How To Get Worker's Comp

Step 1: Know the law
Find out about worker's compensation laws through your state’s Bureau of Workman’s Compensation or related department.

Step 2: Report injury
Report any work-related injury or illness promptly to your employer. If required, fill out a form to document the incident for the insurance company.

Don’t be intimidated if your employer tries to dissuade you from filing your claim – filing a claim is your right.

Step 3: Visit a physician
Visit a physician and inform them that this is a work-related injury or illness. The doctor will determine if, and for how long, you need to be absent from work.

In some states, your employer may dictate which doctor you visit. You are entitled to a second opinion.

Step 4: Submit additional paperwork
Submit any additional paperwork required by the insurance company to complete your claim. Make sure your doctor and employer have submitted their required forms.

Step 5: Wait
Wait for a decision and inform your employer of your ability to work per your doctor’s orders.

Step 6: Follow instructions
Follow the instructions given to you by the insurance company if your claim is accepted.

Step 7: Appeal
Appeal the decision, if you wish, in case your claim is denied.

Did You Know?
The first system of insurance appeared in China in 3000 B.C.E. Merchants divided cargo among many ships, and equally absorbed any losses.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Divorce Advice : Starting Over After Divorce

Starting over after a divorce requires positive thinking and moving on from the misery and self-pity. Avoid wallowing and get over a divorce with tips from a relationship specialist and talk show host in this free video on divorce.

Friday, May 19, 2017

What Is An Evidentiary Hearing For Child Custody?

An evidentiary hearing for child custody is a legal hearing with testimony taken under oath from parents, minor children and experts who have interviewed the family. Learn how evidentiary hearings are used to determine which parent should have custody of a child in the case of divorce with information from a family lawyer in this free video on child custody.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

When Is it Time for Divorce?

It is time for divorce when every other measure has been taken, including seeking professional help, going to counseling, attending marriage workshops, keeping open and honest lines of communication and considering a trial separation. Identify the right time to get a divorce with advice from the author of a marriage counseling book in this free video on relationships.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Divorce Advice : Do's & Don'ts in Divorce

The do's and don'ts of divorce include telling the children they are loved, not antagonizing one another, keeping a low profile and not including friends in the divorce process. Learn a few do's and don'ts of divorce to ease the process along with tips from a relationship specialist and talk show host in this free video on divorce.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

What Is Negligence?

Negligence refers to conduct that falls below the standards established by law for the protection of others against unreasonable risk of harm. A person has acted negligently if he or she has departed from the conduct expected of a reasonable person acting under similar circumstances. In order to establish negligence as a Cause of Action under the law of torts, a plaintiff must prove that the defendant had a duty to the plaintiff, the defendant breached that duty by failing to conform to the required standard of conduct, the defendant's negligent conduct was the cause of the harm to the plaintiff, and the plaintiff was, in fact, harmed or damaged. The reasonable person standard provides a standard by which the conduct of others is judged and it distinguishes negligence from intentional torts, such as assault and battery.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Annulment Versus Divorce

There are various ground upon which an annulment or a divorce could be granted by a court. The legal consequences could be very important, since an annulment basically erases a marriage, whereas a divorce simply terminates it.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

What Is The Definition Of Family Law?

Family law is defined as dealing with divorces, child custody, equitable distribution and paternity. Understand how family law centers around the dissolution of marriages and the welfare of children with advice from a certified family mediator in this free video on family law.