Posts Written By: Anita B

Types Of Child Custody Agreements

When parents split up it is usually very difficult on the children.  Despite the feelings they may have toward each other, parents usually try to put their feelings for each other aside and work out child custody issues together.  However, when parents cannot work out custody terms on their own, the court will step in […]

When Lunch At A Salad Bar Turns Into A Worker’s Compensation Case

Under Pennsylvania’s worker’s compensation law one requirement for an employee or the employee’s family to be eligible for worker’s compensation benefits, is that the injury must have been sustained on the  employer’s premises.  So, how did the widow of a college professor qualify for worker’s compensation death benefits after the college professor was injured at […]

States With The Highest Divorce Rate

For a number of reasons, most notably the pursuit of education, men and women in the United States are waiting longer before entering into their first marriage. According to statistics released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), pursuing education first makes a significant difference in the longevity of marriage. Roughly78 percent of women who […]

Not Just For Seniors: Social Security Disability Benefits For All

When most people think about Social Security Disability Benefits, age comes to mind, particularly the over 60 crowd, but in reality, the average 20-year old worker has a 3-in-10 chance of becoming disabled and unable to work before reaching the full retirement age.  When you consider possibly missing out on about 40 plus years, due […]

Injured On “Black Friday”: Who’s At Fault?

Each year it seems that the holiday tradition of Thanksgiving is overlooked and shortened by a one of the biggest shopping days of the year, “Black Friday”.  Some consumers refuse to skip Aunt Edith’s pecan pie just to set up camp outside, at the midnight hour, of a big box store, in the hopes of […]

Electrical Fires: Causes, Prevention And Liability

We often take electricity for granted- it’s simply there in the electrical outlets, waiting for us to plug something in and use it, although as we reach adulthood and become responsible for paying the electricity bill, we are certainly mindful of the cost. But what about the risk? There are more than 26,000 electrical fires […]