What To Do If Lower Back Pain Appears Some Time After A Rear-End Collision

Within the past few weeks, your vehicle was rear-ended by another driver. You had some neck pain for a while, but you didn't think it was serious. Now, however, you've developed significant low back pain and you believe it was because of the accident. Is that possible? Yes, people do develop lower back pain long after a rear-end collision occurs. You may want to consult a lawyer about obtaining financial compensation if you need medical treatment. Read More 

How To Claim Workers Compensation When You’re Self-Employed

Being self-employed puts a lot on your plate. Sick days are often lost at your own expense and paid holidays can only occur when you've saved up enough money. If you get seriously injured or hurt while working, the only way to financially get by is with workers compensation. Even if you're self-employed, there are multiple ways to achieve this compensation, including preventative measures to help in the first place. Read More 

How Will Adopting Affect Your Family’s Finances?

If you've chosen to expand your family through adoption, you are likely already aware of some of the financial barriers to this process. Whether you're adopting an infant or an older child, from the U.S. or a foreign land, you can be expected to pay legal fees, travel expenses, and sometimes even the medical expenses of the birth mother. However, there may also be some financial benefits of adoption (in addition to the priceless emotional benefits). Read More 

Jumpin’ Jack Flash Is Not Always A Gas: Protecting Your Kids From Trampoline Injuries And Yourself From Liability

Trampolines are a popular piece of equipment among children of all ages as almost all kids love to jump. But unfortunately, they also tend to be one of the most dangerous. In 2009, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) claims that a total of 98,000 injuries were reported, with children being the most likely victim. As a result, they are taking a stance and saying trampolines aren't safe for children. But injuries to your own are not your only concern. Read More 

2 Benefits Of Using A Bankruptcy Attorney

In an attempt to save time, money, and embarrassment, many people decide to file for bankruptcy on their own, without the help of a bankruptcy attorney. Representing yourself, or working Pro Se, has become a popular trend in court. Over the last five years, Pro Se Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings have increased a whopping 208%. Although it might seem like a great way to take care of things, working through a complicated financial mess without the help of a lawyer can be a bad idea. Read More