What Constitutes a High-Asset Divorce?

Posted on October 14th, 2021 in Divorce

Divorce is common among all classes of wealth, and while having more money may lower the chances of divorce, it doesn’t eliminate them. While those with a large number of assets separate, it becomes much more involved and becomes what’s known as a high-asset divorce. A high-asset divorce is a divorce where the couple has […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Domestic Partnership and a Marriage?

Posted on October 7th, 2021 in Family Law

Everyone understands what marriage is. People have been getting married for millennia, originally for reasons such as alliances and property. Today, most people tie the knot as a declaration of love, and as marriage has evolved, we have come up with alternatives to it. One that has been growing in popularity around the country is […]

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What is a Counter-Affidavit in Divorce?

Posted on October 1st, 2021 in Divorce

To explain what a counter-affidavit is, we must first explain what an affidavit is. It’s a written statement someone makes under oath, or under a legal equivalent, to make a verified statement. It’s used in many different legal instances, but in divorce, it’s the form that one completes stating that they want to dissolve their […]

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Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Property Damage?

Posted on September 24th, 2021 in Personal Injury

The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act (PWC) defines the conditions for when benefits are available to employees injured while at work. It allows workers to file claims to see their employer or employer’s insurance care for their injury. But the PWC Act has not always been clear on whether or not property damage on the job […]

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Who’s At Fault for a Defective Medical Product?

Posted on September 16th, 2021 in Personal Injury

When you purchase a product, you expect it to work. Sometimes that doesn’t happen, and you have a product that actually causes you harm. When it’s a medical device or a drug, the consequences can be far greater than biting down on a screw or getting a small shock from a faulty plug. A defective […]

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How Does Being a Blended Family Affect Divorce?

Posted on September 10th, 2021 in Divorce, Family Law

Today, around 40% of families in the United States are blended. This means that one or both partners have children from a previous relationship. A blended family always has at least one stepparent but can have stepsiblings if both parents had children from prior relationships. They can also lead to half-siblings and stepparents’ parents becoming […]

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What are the Most Common Workplace Injuries?

Posted on September 2nd, 2021 in Personal Injury

There’s always a chance that an accident will occur, including in the workplace. Depending on the field you’re in, it might be more likely that you are hurt on the job. Even if your employer is following safety guidelines and regulations, you can’t always prevent someone from getting injured. Of course, unsafe working conditions put […]

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How is Fault Determined in a Premises Liability Case?

Posted on August 26th, 2021 in Personal Injury

If you were injured on someone else’s property, you may have a premises liability case. While these cases may often be associated with slip and fall accidents, there are many more incidents that fall under premises liability. This includes animal attacks, swimming pool accidents, defective conditions on the premises, inadequate maintenance on the premises, and […]

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Why Would a Workers’ Comp Claim Be Denied?

Posted on August 20th, 2021 in Personal Injury

Accidents happen, and you may be injured at work. While this can lead to you missing time from work and facing costly medical bills, workers’ compensation can be a huge help. You expect to receive workers’ compensation for an injury or illness that occurred at work or because of your job. However, sometimes your workers’ […]

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Personal Injury Cases: Five Common Types

Posted on August 13th, 2021 in Personal Injury

As we all know, accidents are a part of life. Eventually, we all suffer from injuries, and there’s not always something you can do to prevent it. While many injuries are caused by unavoidable accidents, some occur due to someone else’s negligence. Many different events are classified as personal injury cases, with some being more […]

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