Were you battered in Florida? Battery can mean a lot of things. It is sometimes sexual battery, but it can be a physical battery of any kind to be considered a crime. While battery of any kind is a criminal offense and can be prosecuted as such, you only get the satisfaction of knowing the perpetrator was punished for their crime against you. A criminal suit doesn't help pay your medical bills or compensate you for any pain and suffering for injuries you received because of the battery. [Read More]
Can You Legally Receive Workers Compensation And SSDI At The Same Time?
Have you been injured at work? If your injury is keeping you from performing your job, it can be a stressful, confusing time. How are you going to pay your bills and support your family? You will probably be eligible for workers compensation if the injury occurred on the job or while performing any duty pertaining to your job. However, this may not be enough to cover your living expenses and your medical bills If your injury is permanent, you will need an additional source of income. [Read More]
Ideas For Handling A Reverse Mortgage In A Divorce
Reverse mortgages have proven to be lifesavers for older people looking to supplement retirement incomes or obtain money to pay for medical expenses. With the number of late-life divorces doubling since 1990, however, chances are high that many older couples will have to figure out how best to divvy up the proceeds and debt related to reverse mortgages so it's fair to both parties. Here are a few ways you can tackle this issue during your separation. [Read More]
2 Things To Know About Suing A Car Rental Agency For Negligence
Settling a car accident is often a complicated and drawn-out process, but it can be even worse if the accident involves a car that you rented from a rental car agency. While the agency is not at fault for an accident you cause while driving a rental car, the agency may hold responsibility if there was a defect in the car. The hard part of a case like this is proving that the car had a defect and that this is the reason the accident occurred. [Read More]