Claiming Compensation

By Workers Compensation

In most jurisdictions, an injured employee must make a claim for workers compensation within a specified time. By imposing a time limitation on filing a claim, the states have attempted to protect employers from old or stale claims that would…

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Non-dischargeable Debts

By Bankruptcy

Dischargeable debts are those debts that can be discharged through bankruptcy proceedings. Certain debts cannot be discharged through a bankruptcy proceeding. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, nondischargeable debts cannot be discharged at all, and in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, these…

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Disclosure Statements

By Bankruptcy

Debtors must report assets, liabilities, contested claims, and other business affairs. The purpose of these disclosures is to allow creditors an opportunity to evaluate proposed plans. Disclosure statements must contain “adequate information.” The specific information required is determined on a…

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