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


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


     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.
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  • What To Do If A Phantom Driver Hits Your Motorcycle


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


    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.
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  • Considering Bankruptcy? What Happens To Your Loans?


    If you're pondering the pros and cons of filing for bankruptcy, you may be wondering whether this filing will even be able to discharge all your debt. And if you're prohibited from a Chapter 7 filing, you may be wondering whether you'll ever be able to successfully complete a Chapter 13 repayment plan. However, there are some special provisions included within Chapter 13 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code that can allow you to eliminate certain types of loans outright.
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  • 2 Workers Compensation Myths That You Shouldn't Believe


    If you've been injured at work, you may have doubts about your ability to collect the workers compensation that you need. That's because there are some pervasive myths about workers compensation that discourage workers from pursuing their employer's insurance company for the funds that they deserve. If you believe that you are better off without a lawyer, or that you have to put up with delays and stall tactics, you may have fallen prey to some of these untruths.
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  • How To Bring A Medical Malpractice Case In North Carolina


    When you or a loved one has been injured due to medical negligence or accident, it is only natural to want to bring a malpractice lawsuit against the doctor, doctors, or medical facility responsible. Sometimes, it is a mix of all of these, and you can definitely talk to an accident lawyer about suing multiple people or entities at once. Just be aware that different states have different laws regarding medical malpractice lawsuits.
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