Understanding Non-Work-Related Alternatives To Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a relatively common medical condition affecting up to 6 percent of American adults. This condition occurs when the medial nerve is pinched, compressed or damaged in its passage through the carpal tunnel, a passageway through the wrist bones. Historically, carpal tunnel syndrome has been associated with injuries occurring as a result of repetitive workplace activities. However, recent research has cast doubt on whether performing repetitive work, such as typing or using hand-operated tools, is a significant risk factor. Read More 

Denied Workers Compensation Claim: What Is The Next Step?

Getting hurt on the job can prevent you from working for a very long time, sometimes indefinitely depending on the severity of your injury. As soon as you are hurt, you should file for workers compensation insurance. There are often cases in which it takes a very long period of time before your claim is approved, and even more cases in which the initial claim is denied. The following is some information on why your claim may have been denied and what you can do: Read More 

Handling Delayed Injuries After An Auto Accident

It's not unusual for auto accident victims to feel completely fine in the immediate aftermath, only to feel significant amounts of pain days later. The onset of delayed pain and injury is perfectly normal, but it could complicate your ability to receive just compensation if you're not careful. Why Don't Some Injuries Show Up Right Away? The human body reacts to perceived dangers by sending a surge of adrenaline and endorphins throughout the body. Read More 

Will A Divorce Affect Your Decision To Declare Bankruptcy?

They are two of the hardest decisions you will ever have to make in life – to declare bankruptcy and to get a divorce. What if you have to make the decision to go bankrupt at the same time your marriage is ending? You are most likely wondering if a divorce will affect bankruptcy proceedings, and the answer is yes. Allocation of Debts For the most part, married couples share the debts they have accrued together. Read More 

3 Ways Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney Can Reduce Your Stress

If you have been injured in an accident and are filing a personal injury claim, you may wonder if you need to hire a lawyer to represent you. While it is possible to successfully receive a settlement from an insurance company that may cover the costs of your medical treatment without the help of a lawyer, there are several benefits to hiring a lawyer. Besides the likelihood of a higher settlement amount, you may have a less stressful experience filing your claim. Read More