Category Legal

The Role of Your Wrongful Death Lawyer

The Role of Your Wrongful Death Lawyer

by: Mart Gil Abareta

When a life is cut short by someone else’s negligence, the law in this country says that the only remedy available is monetary compensation. And, after a wrongful death accident, you may be thinking that it is inappropriate to contact a wrongful death lawyer too soon after the death, because of what other people might think or say. But I must say that it is your choice to determine when you are ready to contact a wrongful death lawyer to back you up in your case.
A wrongful death lawyer plays an important role in every wrongful accident case. He helps determine if you have a viable claim and make sure that no important deadlines for filing are missed...

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Is Asset Protection Legal?

Is Asset Protection Legal?

by: Floyd Tapia

Perhaps you’ve heard of or seen Hollywood’s portrayal of Swiss Bank accounts, Offshore Trusts and Corporations, and Tax Havens of the rich and famous as jet setting moguls live mysterious yet exciting lives.
But in the real world, although these same financial structures (most administrated by reputable and legal banks), have been around for hundreds of years, there are still many people who consider the above strategic asset protection entities as illegal.
I think we need to look at what they were intended to do. Asset or lawsuit protection laws were designed for the very purpose of protecting your assets from being frozen and the possibility of unjust forfeiture.
Still others consider asset protection a moral dilemma… something unethical or dish...

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Are You Entitled to Claim Disability Benefits?

Are You Entitled to Claim Disability Benefits?

by: Paul Hood

If you are disabled and that disability hinders you from working, you may be able to claim benefits from the Social Security Administration (SSA).
An essential factor that needs to be given attention in claiming disability benefits is that you must prove you are severely disabled preventing you from doing any gainful activity for at least a year or your disability may cause your death. Determining if your claim is valid rests on the shoulders of medical experts under SSA’s employ.
The Social Security Administration has set these standards in establishing what is “disabled.” One, if you are earning $700 a month or more, then you are not disabled...

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