If you and your military spouse are divorcing and your health insurance is through him or her, you more than likely will lose your benefits when the divorce is final. However, there are some things you can do to keep coverage or at least extend it until you can afford to pay for it yourself. Before your divorce is final, here is what you need to know: Do You Automatically Lose Coverage? [Read More]
What You Need To Know About Credit Counseling For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a difficult decision to make. The process can feel complicated, but by knowing the additional requirements expected of you, you can navigate the process with more ease. How Credit Counseling Works Before you're allowed to file for bankruptcy, you must be able to demonstrate you attended credit counseling from a counselorapproved by the U.S. Trustee's office. Once you find a credit counseling agency, make sure you bring all of your relevant financial information. [Read More]
What to Do If You Fell at the Grocery Store and Didn't Notice Injuries Until Later
If you slip on the floor while you're grocery shopping and fall to the floor, you'll probably be embarrassed and try to hide your accident. Your fright and embarrassment can even be enough to mask the pain you feel from your injuries. Plus, some injuries don't even show up right away. Your neck or hip may not be sore until later that night or the next day. If your injury was caused by negligence on the store's part, then they are liable and should pay for your medical care. [Read More]
Workers' Comp Injuries: Am I Covered?
If you have been injured while at work, you may be wondering if you are eligible to file a claim with your employer for workers' compensation. While it may seem obvious when you are injured by a piece of machinery or due to chemical exposure at work, not all workers' comp injury situations are that clear cut. Read on for more information about specific situations and qualifying for workers' compensation. [Read More]