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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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  • Taking Action To Protect Your Small Business From Libel Or Slander


    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 line.
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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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