2017

  • Injured On The Job? 4 Issues That Can Jeopardize Your Workers Compensation Claim


    If you've been injured on the job, you have the right to workers compensation benefits. Workers compensation provides cash payments while you're out of work and also provides for your medical care. In order to receive workers compensation, however, it's important that you follow the required guidelines. If you don't, you run the risk of having your claim denied. If that happens, you may not receive the benefits you're entitled to.
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  • Three Things You Need To Do If You're At Fault In An Automobile Accident


    When driving, all it takes is one small mistake to cause an auto accident. If you know that you are at fault or partially at fault for a vehicular incident, there are certain things that you should and shouldn't do. Check out these guidelines for guidance as to how you should conduct yourself after a wreck you that is your fault. 1. Keep Conversation to a Minimum If you know your actions caused the accident, you may be tempted to apologize to the other driver for causing the accident.
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  • How To Prevent Your Smoking From Affecting Your Child Custody Chances


    If you smoke cigarettes and you are gearing up for child custody battle, then expect the court to take your smoking habit into consideration due to the custody determination. However, this doesn't mean that you will automatically lose custody due to your smoking habit. For example, the court may find that your smoking doesn't affect your child's well-being if: You Don't Smoke In the Car When the Kid Is There   
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  • Get Personal With Your Personal Injury Attorney: Four Things To Share


    If you have been involved in a personal injury and are looking to pursue legal action, you are probably going to want to hire a personal injury attorney. The first step in this process is to visit an attorney for a consultation. It's during this time that you need to actually get personal with your personal injury attorney. Here are four things you must share with them: Prior Illness: First thing you want to do is let your personal injury attorney know if you have had any previous injuries that can possibly be used against you in your case.
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  • Is A Limited Or General Power Of Attorney Right For You?


    During your estate planning, you will have to decide which documents are necessary in helping your executor and other trusted agents make decisions about your financial and personal matters. One of those documents is a power of attorney. There are several types of powers of attorney, but most people must choose between a limited or general. If you are unsure which is for you, here is what you need to know.
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  • 4 Things You Can Do To Help Your Disability Claim


    If you've been hurt and can't work any longer, you may want to file a claim for disability. This is the first step in being able to receive any monthly payment. There are certain things you should do that can work to make your case a much stronger one and knowing what these can be helpful if you're in this situation: See a doctor Of course, taking time to get a professional opinion on your situation is important.
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  • Top 2 Things To Look For When Hiring A Personal Injury Attorney


    After you incur injuries from the negligence of another person, you have the legal right to sue that person for your damages. For this to happen, you will need to file a case against the other person, and the best way to do this is by hiring a personal injury attorney to represent you. The lawyer you hire will play a huge role in whether you win your case and with the amount of compensation you receive for your damages, and this is why it's important to look for the following two things when choosing a lawyer.
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  • Protecting Yourself And Your Rights After A Car Accident


    When you are involved in a car accident, even a minor one, there are things that you will need to deal with and costs that will have to be covered. Sometimes it is hard to determine who is at fault and where those bills should go. If you truly believe you are not at fault and the accident report does not clearly define the fault or cause of the accident, hiring a car accidents lawyer to help sort it all out might be the best solution.
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  • 3 Ways To Keep Your Legal Expenses To A Minimum


    Regardless of why you are requiring the services of an experienced attorney, you are probably trying to figure out how much a lawyer is going to cost you. It is very difficult to determine how much a lawyer, and your overall  case, is going to cost upfront. There is no clear answer as to how much work is going to be involved on the lawyer's part. However, a lawyer will sometimes provide an estimate, along with their hourly fee, or ask for a retainer from you (and if the fees go over this amount, you will be required to pay for them).
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  • 3 Signs Your Employer Won't Pay Your Injury Claims


    When you were injured doing your job and you get hurt, and your employer doesn't want to pay for the injuries and the wages that you can't earn, you don't want to take your time trying to get paid. Instead, you have to take action right away to get some help, because you don't want to end up in financial ruins. Here are some signs that your employer isn't going to pay, or that they don't want to pay, and that you need to get a lawyer to press the issue.
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