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November 2018 Archives

Preventable sepsis still too common in nursing homes

As your parent grows older, you may find yourself in the middle of a confusing role reversal where you have the concerns and responsibilities of a parent and your parent is vulnerable like a child. You may wonder whether your parent is eating enough, worry about the medications he or she is taking, and feel concern for your parent's overall health and wellbeing.

How do I find legitimate credit counseling?

If you are someone with deep debt issues, watch out. There are many parties out there who will claim to solve your financial issues with their credit counseling services. However, some counselors are not legitimate and may try to scam you. Anyone who is looking for a reputable Georgia credit counselor should be aware of what makes a credit counseling agency legit.

What are your responsibilities if you have been injured at work?

When you are hired to work for your employer in Georgia, chances are you will be given materials that discuss how your workers' compensation benefits will function in a situation where you receive an injury or illness at work. It is imperative that you read through these materials and ask any questions you may have so you can be clear on what to expect if you ever end up in a situation where you must rely on those benefits. 

Can you get compensation for your accident?

Georgian residents like you can run into trouble at work no matter what your job is or what you're doing. To prepare for these incidents, most workplaces have workers' compensation policies or insurance. But are there any situations that these things don't cover?

Can you expunge your criminal record in Georgia?

A criminal record can cause significant and adverse complications on your life in Georgia, and may hinder you from obtaining gainful employment, gaining custody of your child or even obtaining credit or a home loan. For this reason, you may wish to have your record expunged, meaning that the state seals it and makes it unavailable via the state or Federal repositories. In many states, criminal record expungement is possible, but unfortunately, in Georgia, it is not.