When you learn that you and your company are the defendants in a class action lawsuit, it can be a shock. It is hard to know what you should and shouldn't do so that the case is either dismissed or settled without too much damage to your company.
Get a Lawyer Who Specializes in Class Action Suits
Your company might already have corporate lawyers on staff. However, once your company is being sued in a class action suit, it would be a mistake to use your lawyers to litigate the case for you.
Have you recently become too sick or injured to work? Have you filed for disability, only for your claim to be denied? The frustrating truth is that it can take several months and more than one try for your disability claims to be believed and approved. In order to increase your chances of success, it's a good idea to consider getting help from a lawyer. Before you give the matter too much thought, here are the answers to a few questions that you may have:
Each year, many Americans get injured during rush sales. If you are one of the unfortunate victims of such a rush sale, it's in your best interest to identify the liable party to maximize your chances of damage recovery. In a typical rush-sale injury, there are three parties most likely to be liable for your injuries.
The Shopping Mall
The shopping mall is responsible for all foreseeable injuries in all parts of the premises it controls.
If you are not able to work at your job because of a medical condition, you may be eligible for monthly payments from Social Security Disability (SSD). You can qualify for this program if you have worked enough and earned enough money in the past, and if your medical condition is bad enough. You should understand, however, that as long as you draw Social Security benefits, your monthly income must be reported and it will be constantly monitored.
When you die and you have a certain amount of wealth, your estate will go through the process of probate. Simply put, all of your assets are gathered and any outstanding debts are paid, including outstanding taxes. The proceeds from this process are then distributed according to your will or by state law if there is no will. There are, however, certain assets that are exempt from the probate process. The following are the most significant.