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What Happens If You Are Injured While Traveling For Work?

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Whether you’ve been involved in a car accident, fallen victim to a natural disaster, or suffered food poisoning from a not-quite-done plate of shellfish, being injured or made ill while on work-related travel can put a major crimp in your plans — as well as your ability to adequately perform your job duties. If you’ve been injured while traveling for work, what are your legal options? Should you file a workers compensation claim, or are you considered to be off company time? Read on to learn more about how workers...

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Taking Action To Protect Your Small Business From Libel Or Slander

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Running a successful small business is challenging enough without having to worry about your reputation among customers and the media. However, with the proliferation of online social networks and customer review websites, you could be vulnerable to libel if someone writes a negative report about your company that contains false information. If you are worried about dishonest individuals making claims about your business, the following tips can help you protect your company and mount a defense when defamatory comments threaten your bottom...

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Stuck In The Middle With You: Establishing Liability In Multi-Car Accidents

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Determining who’s liable in an accident involving only two cars tends to be fairly straightforward. However, things become considerably more complex when you’re involved in a 5-car pileup. Here are the different issues you will encounter when establishing liability in a multi-car accident and getting compensated for your losses. Type of Accident The type of accident and where you’re positioned in it can mean the difference between collecting money for medical expenses and being on the receiving end of insurance claims and...

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3 Advantages Of Using A Real Estate Attorney To Close On Your House

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Are you buying a house? If you are approaching the closing, you may want to give some serious consideration to hiring a real estate attorney. Some states require it and some do not. Even if your state does not require the use of real estate attorneys to close on a house, you still have the option of hiring one to represent you before, during, and even after the closing. If you think you can do it yourself and avoid an added closing expense, you should know that there are three very important advantages to using a real estate attorney. Knowing...

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Can You Be Liable For An Auto Accident Caused By Your Child?

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When your teenager first gets his or her driver’s license and begins making trips alone, you may be worried about an accident. Your primary concern is your teen’s safety — financial and legal considerations are far from the priority when it comes to your teen’s well-being. However, even if your teen is unharmed in an accident, you may find yourself legally responsible for any medical bills or other obligations incurred. Read on to learn more about this area of law and how you can legally protect yourself (and your...

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Five Tips For Preventing And Reacting To Youth Sports Injuries

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When scientists looked at the brains of 42 former NFL players, they discovered that the players who started playing the game before the age of 12 had the highest risks of neurological impairment. This announcement has made many parents leery of letting their youngsters play football, but it should serve as a warning for parents of all sports players. If your child gets hurt while playing youth sports, it could have lifelong consequences. To protect you, your child and your family, here is what you need to do to prevent and react to youth...

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The Basics Of Damages, Negligence, And Collectability In Personal Injury Lawsuits

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 Most people simply lack the legal understanding to be able to accurately gauge whether or not they have a strong enough case to pass muster in a typical American court. If you have sustained an injury due to a circumstance beyond your personal control, you should speak with an experienced personal injury attorney to determine whether pursuing legal action is a good idea or a waste of time. Following are the basics of damages, negligence, and collectability. A good lawyer will examine all of these issues before deciding if you have a...

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What To Do If A Phantom Driver Hits Your Motorcycle

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Most motorcycle accidents happen in front of other drivers or riders on the road. But if your accident occurred without any witnesses, and the driver who hit you mysteriously disappeared, you may have a problem on your hand. An attorney calls this person a phantom driver, or a person who leaves the scene of an accident without a trace. Although the phantom driver’s disappearance makes it hard to prove your personal injury case in court, it’s not impossible to win a settlement for your injuries. Here’s what you can do to...

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When the Elderly Are Still Driving—When Is it Time to Stop?

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If you have an aging parent, you may notice that their driving skills have begun to significantly decline. They may be making choices that are putting themselves, as well as others at risk every time they get behind the wheel. One of the hardest things that you ever do is to help them figure out when it is time to stop. If you do not take steps to reduce this risk, you may be setting your parent up to be sued, and you may be liable as well. How Big Is the Problem? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that in 2009, 33...

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What Happens If Your Gestational Surrogate Changes Her Mind?

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If you’ve chosen to expand your family by using a gestational surrogate, congratulations! Your life is about to change in many wonderful ways. However, this method of reproduction is not without some legal risk — and unfortunately, state laws governing these situations have often not caught up with the real needs of surrogates and the other participants in this process. Read on to learn more info about what may happen if the surrogate you choose decides to keep the baby or disobeys your instructions regarding the baby’s...

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