Carrasco Family Law Blog

About Suing Your Employer For A Maritime Injury

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Were you badly injured during the process of performing a task for your employer in the maritime industry? It is possible that your employer is responsible for your injury, and you can find out with the help of a lawyer. You can file a lawsuit that will give you the money needed for your medical expenses so you can avoid a bad financial situation. In this article, you will learn what a lawyer can do to help build your case and win a settlement. Read More»

How To Obtain & Use Your Police Report In Your Personal Injury Case

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When you are involved in an accident, no matter how minor, you should always call the police and have them come out to the scene and document what happened. This evidence can be very important down the road. If you were involved in an accident and the police responded, their report could be very vital to your personal injury case.  How To Gain Access To Your Police Report If the police responded to your accident, even if they didn’t issue any tickets, they are required to write up a report that details what they saw and observed, as well as what witnesses described to them. Read More»

Altered Plans: Making Changes To Your Child Support And Custody Agreement

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If you and your spouse have managed to create a great divorce agreement that addresses every issue you can imagine, you may hope that you never need worry about it again. Some issues in the agreement, however, may require a revisit, especially issues that pertain to child custody and support. Any issue that involves a minor child in a divorce situation can always be brought before the courts again, since the family courts realize that changes may be needed to accommodate a growing child or the changing income and relationships of the parents. Read More»

How Child Support Obligations Are Determined

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If you are divorcing and you have a minor child, you can rest assured that there will very likely be child support ordered by the family court judge. Both you and your spouse can, and should, decide on child custody, debt and property division, and many other potentially contentious issues outside of court if possible, but not child support. Many issues surrounding divorce can be decided in advance, but the amount of child support that a parent is ordered to pay is determined by federal law. Read More»

Three Reasons You May Be Ineligible For Workers Comp Benefits

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In a perfect world, workers’ compensation would cover everyone who was injured on the job. Unfortunately, this is not the case. There are circumstances when people may not be eligible for benefits through this insurance policy, though they may qualify for similar benefits under different programs. Here are three instances when you may not be covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Your Job or Position Doesn’t Qualify One of the primary reasons you may not be able to collect workers’ comp is that your job or position is not covered. Read More»