Thinking About Life After High School? Why You Should Become A Court Reporter

13 May 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you're about to graduate from high school and you haven't decided on a career yet, talk to a counselor about a career in court reporting. One of the great things about becoming a court reporter is that it's a career that can grow with you. Here are just four of the many reasons why becoming a court reporter right out of high school is one of the best decisions you'll make for your future. Read More 

Wage Garnishment? What Employees Facing This Action Should Know

5 April 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

For individuals and families who are already living paycheck to paycheck, the ongoing loss of a portion of their wages to garnishment is sure to be a devastating financial blow. Garnishment is defined as a court order that directs wages (or other types of assets, such as bank accounts or property) to be seized for the express purpose of satisfying an outstanding debt. In addition to consumer debt, income and other types of taxes, child support, and student loans can also result in wage garnishment. Read More 

Back Pain And Cannot Work: Are You Covered With Social Security?

27 February 2019
 Categories: Law, Blog

When your back hurts, it can feel as if your entire body is in pain. Almost every major muscle group and extremity has a connection to your spine and back so it's easy to see why back problems cause so many people to be unable to work at their jobs. Read on to find out how the Social Security Administration (SSA) views back problems when evaluating claims for benefits. A Common Problem Read More 

Three Types Of Checkpoints That Could Potentially Lead To A DUI Arrest

23 January 2019
 Categories: , Blog

While many interactions between motorists and the police occur when an officer on patrol pulls over a vehicle, there are times that you may find yourself speaking to a police officer after coming across a checkpoint. Different police departments take different approaches to checkpoints, but many use them to provide an opportunity to speak to unsuspecting motorists — and then see if there's a reason to write a ticket. If you've driven after consuming alcohol, it's possible that a checkpoint could lead to DUI charge. Read More 

What Distinguishes Construction Injury Cases From Others?

12 December 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

Being at a construction site carries with it significant risks, but it's also important to remember that the folks responsible for the location have obligations to keep the location as safe as possible. Pursuing a claim under construction injury law, though, can be different than dealing with other types of cases. These factors play a role in many such claims. Compliance and Regulations By far the biggest distinction between construction injury law cases and other kinds of injury claims is that the building trades are highly regulated in most areas. Read More