Workers Compensation And Stress Related Mental Disorders

The stress and pressure you may encounter every day at your job can have serious consequences when it comes to your good health. Some workplace events, like serious work related injuries, can have a negative effect on your mental health as well. In some cases, a workers comp claim is not about a physical injury at all. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder And Your Job If you witnessed a horrible accident on the job that involved someone being severely injured, you may have vivid nightmares about it. Read More 

Do You Know These Two Types Of Fathers As Recognized By The Law?

You are a legal father to a child if he or she is your biological offspring or adopted by you. However, this is not the only situation in which the law may designate you as the father of a child. Here are some two lesser-known types of fathers as recognized by the law: Presumed Father If you are generally assumed as the father of a child, even without factual or legal confirmation, then you are a presumed father. Read More 

Housing Assistance For Those On Social Security

If you are on Social Security disability, or Social Security supplemental income, you may wonder if you can qualify for some type of housing through Social Security. It can be difficult for those who are on limited income to be able to find housing that is affordable, and it can also be difficult for disabled people to find a home that is accessible to them. While the Social Security administration does not specifically provide any type of housing programs through their department, there are other ways for you to get housing assistance from the government, and some programs give preferential treatment to the disabled. Read More 

How To Get Worker’s Compensation For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you have numbness and  tingling, prickling sensations in your hands, and find it hard to grasp objects, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a stress injury to the hands from repetitive motion. Some occupations that increase the risk of carpal tunnel syndrome are data entry workers, cashiers, factory workers, drivers, and chefs. Though you can't sue your employer for carpal tunnel, you could qualify for worker's compensation. Read More 

Important Information About Tracking Your Personal Injury Attorney’s Fees

If you have had to hire an attorney for a personal injury case, then you must be sure that you are tracking his or her fees. This guarantees that you are not paying for hidden costs that you were unaware of and ensures that you are working with an honest and trustworthy attorney in the end. Here's all the information that you need to know about how to successfully track your attorney's fees: Read More