If you filed a claim for social security disability benefits, attended all the required appointments, supplied all of the requested documentation, and waited months for a decision on your claim, you may still have received a denial of benefits letter. How will you possibly meet your financial obligations without these benefits that not only do you need but rightfully deserve? Before you allow yourself to go too far down this rabbit hole, you should know that a denial of benefits does not need to be the end of your claim. [Read More]
The Importance Of Retaining An Experienced Local Coal Miner Attorney
When you first began working in the mines, you assumed that you would take on a certain amount of risk each day on the job. However, you also assumed that your employer would take all necessary precautions to protect you from serious illnesses and injuries. When your employer has failed you and actually contributed to your poor health, you have legal options available to you. You can find out what those options are and take advantage of the best one by hiring a coal miner attorney to represent you. [Read More]
What Is Embezzlement?
Embezzlement falls under the umbrella of white-collar crime and other non-violent offenses. If you have been accused of embezzlement, it's important to understand the charges you face, the potential penalties if you're convicted, and your rights under the law. A criminal defense attorney can help you understand your legal options for fighting the charges, so it's important to consult a legal representative as soon as possible. The Legal Definition of Embezzlement [Read More]
Prioritizing Personal Representative Tasks
While being named the personal representative (or executor) of an estate is a great honor, it is also a daunting responsibility. When faced with the tasks ahead, it's a good idea to know what is important. Take a look at the below common personal representative tasks so that you can prioritize things a bit after a death. Final Needs Funeral and burial arrangements may be made in advance, and they may even be paid for already. [Read More]