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Will revision after a workplace accident

| Jul 6, 2018 | Estate And Probate Litigation |

If you have a will, there are a number of instances where you may find that revision has become necessary, such as ending your marriage or one of your loved ones passing away. However, you may also need to go over your will if you are hurt in a work-related accident. There are a variety of reasons why the revision of your estate plan may be necessary following a work injury and it is pivotal to handle these estate-related matters in a timely manner. After all, ensuring that your assets are split up among beneficiaries in accordance with your desires is essential.

Job-related accidents can make life hard in all sorts of ways. However, a serious injury may leave a worker unable to return to a particular field or adversely impact their income because of a disability they have, which may necessitate going over one’s will. On the other hand, some people may gain access to a large amount of compensation due to a successful lawsuit over a workplace mishap that was caused by another’s negligence, another reason why revising a will may become necessary.

If your finances have changed considerably due to a job-related accident or any other issue, it is vital to take into account how these changes could affect your estate plan and your loved ones in the future. We know that revising a will can be tough for some people to handle, especially those who are trying to recover from an on the job injury, but getting started is paramount and could help prevent litigation later on.