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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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  • 6 Things To Do After A Slip And Fall


    If you've just experienced a slip and fall accident, you're not alone. More than 540,000 slip and falls requiring hospital treatment occur in the United States each year. A slip and fall accident can be quite scary and painful. While you may be in physical pain and feeling panicked, it's important to keep a cool head after a slip and fall accident. Here are six things you need to do right away:
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  • What Should You Do If A Neighboring Business Is Interfering With Yours?


    If you own a small retail business in a commercial district, your lease agreement likely lays out a significant number of covenants and restrictions. However, unless the parcels of property near your business are owned and managed by the same company that manages yours, you could find that your neighbors' leases are much less restrictive, allowing them to engage in activity prohibited by your lease that can harm your business. What are your options if you feel your rights as a business owner have been violated?
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  • Workers Comp & The Holidays: 4 Ways To Get By Before You Reach A Settlement


    One of the more frustrating parts of a workers comp case is the waiting. If you feel like you've been offered an unfair amount for your claim, then an attorney will fight for your rights and seek a better payment. In the meantime, you have to wait it out without any active income. Even if you have a savings account, this can be challenging, especially through the holidays. Through a lot of planning, there are four ways you can cope through the holiday season until the settlement is reached.
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  • Summer Vacation & Workers Comp: 5 Possible Factors In Your Case


    Being unable to work due to an injury does not just impact your weekly paycheck. There are many other factors that can impact your financial situation, especially during the summer. Summer plans are typically made well ahead of time and an injury that forces you out of work can dramatically change these plans. By working with workers compensation lawyers, you can explore the following five impacts and see if they can help you during the case.
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  • 6 Facts You Need to Know About Your Personal Injury Settlement


    When you're injured in a car accident or on someone's property, you may be entitled to a settlement to help pay for your injuries and any property damage. If you've been injured, and feel someone else is to blame, check out these six must-know facts. They'll help you understand a bit about your personal injury settlement. You Need to Attend to Your Injury When you're injured, it's your responsibility to seek medical treatment and try to reduce the extent of the injury as much as possible.
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