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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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  • Trucking Accidents: Is Anyone Paying Attention? The Answer Is Yes--And No


    Motorists are increasingly under attack in this country from huge commercial trucks, often driven by truckers too weary to adequately gauge such important driving elements as braking distances and passing speeds. In fact, the number of trucking accidents is skyrocketing, even as the trucking industry seeks federal approval for increased weight and length specifications for their trucks. Safety advocates, on the other hand, are calling for restrictions on truckers' driving hours and safety technology on the trucks they drive.
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  • 4 Things That Should Help Your Attorney Win Your DUI Case


    Being charged with a DUI is no laughing matter – because nearly 30 individuals are killed each day in vehicle accidents throughout the United States that involve intoxication, the offense is typically taken seriously by the court system. To minimize jail time and financial fines, it's important to prove that you are committed to sober driving in the future. Here are four things you can provide your attorney that helps you do just that:
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  • Compensation For Traumatic Incidents: How To Prove Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Damages


    About 60% of all men and 50% of all women will have at least one traumatic experience in their life. Simply going through a traumatic situation does not necessarily mean that you'll suffer from a post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Only about 7 to 8% of the American population will ever struggle with PTSD some time in their lives. If you are struggling with PTSD after a traumatic experience, speak with a personal injury attorney, as it can be difficult to make a claim without legal advice.
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  • What Happens If You Are Injured While Traveling For Work?


    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?
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