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  • Three Things To Know About Survival Actions

    In a wrongful death case, you may be able to recover personal injury damages on behalf of the decedent. These are damages that the decedent would have sought if he or she was present, and since he or she isn't there, you (personal representative of the decedent) do it for him or her. They are known as survival actions since they "survive" the person who was injured. Damages for survival actions include the pain and suffering as well as economic losses that the decedent suffered between his or her injury and the time he or she died.
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  • Want To Get Married To Someone Who Isn't An American Citizen? Hire A Lawyer Fast

    You have fallen in love with someone who lives in another country, and you want to get married, but how do they get a green card? You will first need to have them apply for a travel visa, so they can stay in the country long enough for you to get married. You may need the help of a lawyer such as Ahmad Law Office PLLC. An immigration lawyer is an expert and can make sure all of the paperwork gets processed before your big day.
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  • Your DUI Case May Be Easier To Win Than You Think

    People often think of DUI cases and open and shut cases simply because of the evidence which is collected through field sobriety and blood alcohol tests. However, the truth is, defending yourself against charge of driving under the influence may be much easier than you think. This is because a qualified criminal defense attorney may be able to have all or some of the evidence against you thrown out if both the arresting officer and prosecution have not followed all of the proper procedures for the collection of this evidence.
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  • The Discovery Rule: An Exception to the Statue of Limitations

    That statute of limitations is the number of years you have to file a claim after an injury as occurred. And in most cases, if you don't file a lawsuit against the negligent party within that time frame, you have lost your chance to receive compensation for your pain, suffer, medical bills, and lost wages. However, there are exceptions to the law, and the "discovery rule" is an exception to the statute of limitations in personal injury cases.
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  • How to Cope with Your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Creditor Meeting

    The absolute hardest part of filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy was your decision to file your case with the courts. Once your case has been filed, you no longer have anything to be stressed about. Moving forward you will simply need to attend your creditor's meeting and make your regular payments to the trustee. And, neither of these things should give you cause for worry. Just the term "creditor meeting" might make the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end.
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  • Injured Contractor: Can You Be Held Liable?

    There are a lot of things a homeowner needs to think about as he or she hires a contractor to complete a construction project. One thing a lot of homeowners do not think about is what would happen if the contractor were to get injured. Would the homeowner be held liable? In a large number of cases, the answer is yes. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce your risk of liability.
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  • Why You Need To Hire An Accident Attorney

    Too many people make the mistake of assuming that they are going to be able to handle the legal matters surrounding their auto accident. If you are thinking like that or you are simply still on the fence about hiring an attorney, you will want to check out the following points. This way, you will be able to make the decision that best suits your personal situation. You Deserve Money For Pain And Suffering
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  • Dating Before You've Legally Gone Through A Divorce

    Maybe you're already certain that your marriage is over, and there's absolutely no possibility that things will ever work out. If you're certain that a divorce is imminent (or are already deep in the stages of the divorce process), there's likely little doubt in your mind what the future might hold for your former relationship. Because of this certainty (and due to an understandable amount of loneliness during the difficult process), it may be tempting to enter the dating world once again.
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  • Life-Saving Steps To Take When Dealing With A Divorce

    If you are in a failing marriage, sometimes the only thing that makes sense is to get a divorce. This process is hard, but you can get through it by taking certain steps. Manage Your Finances Getting a divorce isn't always going to go smoothly. You may not even be able to see your spouse without getting into an argument, which means you need to manage your finances. As soon as you can, close all of your joint accounts.
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  • Vehicle Accidents Can Trigger Or Worsen Spondylosis Symptoms

    If an automotive insurance company is offering you a low settlement after an accident because you have cervical spondylosis, you need an experienced personal injury attorney such as Hammer, Ferretti, and Schiavoni for legal representation. This tactic is to be expected from an insurance carrier, as the underwriters look for reasons not to pay large amounts to injured persons.  How Insurance Companies Justify This Tactic Cervical spondylosis, a common type of disc degeneration in the neck bones, tends to develop with aging due to general wear and tear over time.
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