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  • Denied? Take Action For Problematic Workers' Compensation Issues

    Workers' compensation claims, for the most part, pass easily through the system without issue. When things work as they should, the hurt worker receives free medical care and a disability wage until they are cleared to come back to work. Unfortunately, there are some opportunities for the claim to be denied. If you've been injured in a work-related accident or are suffering from an occupational illness, it's important that you not give up when you get a denial message in the mail.
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  • 3 Types Of Criminal Assault

    Many criminal laws are enacted by both the federal government and state governments. This means that the laws pertaining to criminal charges can vary slightly from one state to another. Despite these variations, there are three primary types of criminal assault that exist in all states. Persons accused of assault can be charged with criminal assault, assault and battery, or aggravated assault.  1. Criminal Assault If you assume that an assault charge can only be filed for physical violence, you are not alone.
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  • What You Should Know About Probation Violations After Being Placed On Probation

    One of the punishments you might face after being convicted of a crime is being placed on probation. If the court gives you this punishment, you will meet with a probation officer, and he or she will explain probation to you and give you a list of conditions and rules you must follow. Breaking any of these rules can result in a probation violation. Here are several things to understand about probation violations.
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  • 3 Details To Consider When Purchasing Commercial Real Estate

    If you're interested in expanding your space for your business or investing in a new business site, you may choose to purchase commercial real estate. Before you start submitting offers for potential properties, here's a few details to examine to make sure the property fits your needs. 1. Your Surrounding Neighbors Ideally, the property's surrounding neighbors should complement what your business offers or at least blend in with your product or service.
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  • Three Things To Know If You're Arrested

    Getting arrested can be a terrifying experience, regardless of innocence or guilt. Understanding the process beforehand can help you protect your rights and act as your own advocate. Here are some things you should know if you are ever arrested. Your Miranda Rights Are Ongoing You've likely heard the Miranda warning while watching television, but perhaps you haven't spent a lot of time thinking about what it means for you. If you are arrested, you have the right to an attorney.
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  • When Appearances Do Matter: Dressing For Your DUI Court Appearances

    For those charged with driving under the influence (DUI), your attire may be the last thing on your mind. Once you have your court date, however, you must be prepared, and being presentable may be more important than you think. Appearances do matter, so read on to learn how to create a favorable impression when your day in court comes around. Consult With Your Attorney When preparing for your day in court, the ultimate form of support should come from your attorney.
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  • Surgical Error Misconceptions Every Patient Should Know

    No matter how small a surgical procedure might be, surgery does always come along with certain risks that cannot be avoided. This is something that most patients are well aware of. However, there are a lot of mistruths and misconceptions when it comes to surgical errors and medical malpractice claims. Take a look at some of the most common misconceptions and the real truth that you need to know as a patient.
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  • Your Father Is Dying And Has No Will: Contact A Probate Lawyer To Avoid Issues

    Nobody wants to be thinking about money or their inheritance while they are watching their father slowly sicken towards death. However, you know your father has no will and are worried about what will happen when he passes. You should be worried and must take steps to address this issue with a probate lawyer as soon as possible. Dying Without A Will Is Problematic During your father's last few months or even weeks of life, his estate is going to be on his mind a lot.
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  • Changes To Your Divorce After Settlement: What You Should Know

    Most people think that once the divorce is final, that's the last they will have to worry about it. In many cases, this is true. However, there are some situations that will warrant working with your divorce attorney to revisit that divorce settlement, either due to problems after the fact or a change in circumstances. Understanding what kinds of things can be changed, why they might have to change, and what you should do about them can help you be prepared if you face a situation like this.
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  • Establishing Fault To Disprove Workers Comp Claims

    There are hundreds of thousands of workers compensation claims made every year. Some of those claims are completely false or unwarranted. As an employer, you always want to verify that A) a worker's comp claim is valid, and B) that if a claim is denied, it is because the employee did something that caused his/her own injuries. If you suspect that an employee is trying to fleece you and the workers comp insurance company, you need a workers compensation defense lawyer.
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