Settlement Vs. Trial: Weighing Your Options In A Personal Injury Lawsuit

If you've recently decided to file a personal injury lawsuit, you have two primary options for resolving your case — settling out of court or going to trial. A settlement involves reaching an agreement with the other party to resolve the dispute, while a trial entails presenting your case to a judge or jury who will determine the outcome. Both options have their advantages and disadvantages, so it's essential to weigh them carefully before making a decision.

Does Your Loved One Need A Guardian Of The Estate?

Legal guardianship is an important tool to protect your loved ones. It helps someone who cannot make certain decisions for themselves by providing a guardian to make assigned decisions. And while many people view the role of guardian as just one category, it can actually take several different forms.  One of these is the guardian of the estate. What does this type of guardian do? And is it the best choice in your situation?

Yes, You Can Be Criminally Charged For Using Prescription Drugs

When it comes to being charged for drug crimes, many people assume you only get in trouble if you use illegal substances, such as cocaine. The truth is, you can be charged for misdemeanor or felony offenses related to the use of legal drugs, even if you have a valid prescription for them. Here are two ways this can happen.   Using Prescription Drugs in Unintended Ways People land in legal trouble over prescription drugs for a variety of reasons with the top one being mishandling them.

Easing Back Into Work After An Injury

After a hurt worker has had time to heal from an injury, they might be asked to return to work. However, the worker might not be ready to do so at full speed. Read on and find out how workers can ease their way back into their previous positions with light-duty work orders. What to Know About Light Duty Work Light duty describes several ways of easing back into a job.

Getting Paid Monetary Benefits And What To Expect With SSDI

If you are approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), you may receive monthly payments. However, you should know that the amount you get is not meant to replace your former salary. On the plus side, however, if you are approved you can be paid a lump sum (back pay) that helps to make up for the wait. To learn more, read on. How Benefits are Determined The SSA uses a complex calculation based on how much you earned and contributed to the system to determine your monthly disability payment.