Disability Options For A Short-Term Disability

Short term disabilities aren't typically covered by social security, which means you may be left struggling after you recover. Fortunately, there is some recourse that can help you recoup some of your losses. The following information can help. What is the purpose of social security disability? To understand why a short-term disability isn't covered, you must know what SSD is for in the first place. The purpose of SSD is to cover long-term and life-time disabilities that partially or completely prevent you from earning a wage. [Read More]

Three Tips For Victims Of Slip And Fall Accidents

Slipping and falling can be a common source of injuries, and while this type of accident may not seem like it could cause serious harm, it is possible for individuals to require intensive care following their fall. Not surprisingly, this can result in substantial medical bills and other expenses. While the law allows accident victims to pursue the party responsible for damages, you may not have the experience needed to know how to react to these situations. [Read More]

Too Hurt To Work: Lost Wages And Auto Accidents

Being injured in an auto accident can turn your world upside down, and the effects of this event can impact your life in many ways. The at-fault driver and their insurance company will likely offer to pay for the damage to your vehicle, your medical expenses and your loss of other personal property, like a cell phone or child's car seat. What may be missing from the insurance company benefits, however, is compensation for the time lost from work. [Read More]

An Overview Of Several Changes To The Divorce Laws In Illinois

Laws governing the divorce process have changed recently in Illinois. If you live in Illinois and will be filing for divorce soon, here are some of the changes that will affect the process you will go through. Reasons for Divorce Until the beginning of 2016, you had to make a claim that you had a valid reason for getting a divorce, and in many cases, you would have to prove that claim. [Read More]