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  • When To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney


    A personal injury claim is sometimes the best way to receive compensation for pain and/or loss of income caused by someone else's actions. Unfortunately, this doesn't mean that personal injury claims are easy. The service of a personal injury attorney can be invaluable to guide you through your case and help you receive the compensation you deserve. Here are three situations where you should always hire a personal injury attorney.
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  • Amazing Reasons You May Be Charged With DUI Without Even Taking a Drink


    If you have been arrested for DUI based on a police officer's observation and interpretation of a breathalyzer test despite the fact that you did not consume alcohol before driving, you are probably wondering how this could happen to you. There are legitimate medical reasons that you may appear intoxicated and a number of products that can cause a false positive in a breathalyzer test. If any of them apply to you, your DUI attorney may be able to get the charges dismissed.
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  • How Is A Personal Injury Settlement Distributed?


    If you are involved in a personal injury lawsuit and are expecting the court to award you with a large settlement amount, you may be wondering how much of this money you will actually receive. It can take years for a case to settle, and it can take months afterwards for you to collect the money you were awarded for your damages and injuries. As your case comes to a close, here are a few things you should understand about the way your lawyer will distribute your settlement proceeds.
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  • Long-Time Military Marriages: Understanding Your Rights As A Spouse


    When marrying someone in the military, you get to enjoy the same benefits as your spouse. When these benefits have expanded beyond 20 years, it can be an extremely hard transition back to civilian life. As you go through a divorce, it's important to understand the rights that you have. In a long-term marriage, there are many granted rights and privileges. By working with a military divorce attorney, you can ensure that you are granted these rights and not left with nothing after the divorce has ended.
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  • Know What To Expect From An Auto Accident Claim


    If you've been injured in a car accident and are filing a claim against another driver or their insurance company, you might be anticipating a large settlement. Unless you have grievous injuries, however, your settlement might not be as big as you're expecting. If you were in a typical accident and suffered some injuries, but nothing that's life-threatening, here's a realistic look at what you might get if your claim is successful.
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  • Understanding How Child Support Is Treated during Bankruptcy


    If you are considering filing for bankruptcy and owe past-due child support or alimony, there are several things that you should take into consideration. Child support, a non-dischargeable priority debt, can affect which type of bankruptcy you choose to file for and how you approach the proceedings. Here are some factors to take into consideration:  Domestic Obligations  Under bankruptcy law, there are 19 types of debt that cannot be discharged when you file for bankruptcy.
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  • How to Spot and Avoid Personal Injury Mills after Suffering an on-the-Job Injury


    If you suffer an injury while you are at work, you may be eligible for various forms of workers' compensation. This may include paid medical leave and coverage of your medical bills. Unfortunately, there are many fraudulent scams associated with workers' compensation. These may include employees making false claims, employers failing to pay appropriate premiums, or doctors and lawyers working to collect greater fees from insurance companies. One of these scams that can negatively affect both you and your employer is known as a medical mill scam.
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  • Things To Consider When Dealing With An Out-Of-State Accident


    Dealing with an auto accident that happens in your hometown can be stressful enough, but it can be a downright nightmare if you get into an accident in another state. Your insurance company will usually take care of many of the aspects of the case, which may make things easier. The case can get a little tricky, though, if you have to sue the defendant directly for damages. Here are three things you need to consider when litigating an out-of-state accident.
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  • Was Medical Negligence Involved In Your C-Section?


    Cesarean-sections are related to a range of maternal and infant injuries, and if you or your child was injured during a c-section, you may have a medical negligence suit on your hands. Here are five signs you may want to explore the issue with a medical malpractice attorney: 1. You or your child experienced an injury. C-sections have been linked to infections, hemorrhages, organ injury and scar tissue, and in some cases, scar tissue can prevent some women from ever bearing children again.
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  • Defamation & Social Media: Do You Have A Case?


    Personal injury cases often involve a lot more than just physical harm. Emotional damages can become a large part of a personal injury case. These types of damages are known as defamation. When you use social media for your business, you are opening up public access and opinions from all types of people. When the interaction is pushed too far, you may have a defamation case on your hands. Understanding the possibility for a case can help you decide whether to move forward and get legal help.
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