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  • Getting Divorced? Don't Make One of These 3 Mistakes

    If you are getting a divorce, you don't want to make any mistakes. Make sure you get legal a consultation and ask key information before you decide to proceed. If it entails a lot of legal and court related issues, some people will try to work things out. However, a divorce case is never as easy as you think it is going to be. There is a lot involved and you don't want to end up making a pivotal mistake that could cost you in the end.
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  • Hoverboard Dangers: What You Should Know

    Hoverboards were one of the hottest gifts this past holiday season–literally. Several have burst into flames. In addition, they pose a serious risk for riders, who can easily take a spill while playing on the boards. If you or your kids own a hoverboard, how concerned should you be about the risk of a personal injury? This is what you should know. What exactly are hoverboards and why are they so dangerous?
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  • Getting Acquainted With Workers' Comp

    If you got injured as a direct result of your employment, then there is a chance that you could get compensation through workers' comp. To help you get an idea of what's ahead, here are a couple of pointers: How Does the Process Work? As far as you are concerned, the process isn't particularly complicated. After you are injured, you should notify your employer as soon as possible. They will give you some forms to fill out, which will then be sent to the workers' comp provider.
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  • 5 Steps For Filing A Personal Injury Case

    Dealing with an injury can be tough. The challenges of recovering and dealing with the financial issues due to the accident can simply be overwhelming. It may be in your best interest to file a lawsuit against the individual that injured you. By knowing the specific steps involved in taking legal action, you will be well prepared for this process. Step #1: File the complaint and summons The first thing you will want to do is to meet with your attorney and file the complaint against the defendant.
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  • Understand The Difference Between A Factual Disability And A Legal Disability

    If you're a doctor, teacher, pharmacist, or other professional who requires a license in order to do your job, are you able to claim disability insurance benefits if your license to practice is suspended or revoked? In some cases, yes. However, you'll probably have to prove that you have a factual disability, not just a legal one. Here's what you should know. Understand the difference between a factual disability and a legal disability
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  • What Is Wage Garnishment And Can You Fight It?

    A garnishment is a process of legally withholding earnings from a person to repay a debt. Funds are usually held by the employer from a court order such as an IRS debt. If you do not make a court appearance over the debt, a garnishment is usually processed. No creditor can hold more than 60% of the wages. South Carolina, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Texas don't allow wage garnishments from creditors such as credit card businesses.
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  • Unraveling Social Security Disability Law

    No one plans to become disabled, but unexpected medical issues and accidents can leave formerly healthy individuals unable to return to work. Fortunately, Social Security Disability benefits exist to help cover lost wages for those who have gained enough work credits to qualify. Social Security law is complex and requirements can be confusing; having the guidance of an attorney well versed in Social Security law can help clear some of the confusion and red tape associated with the application process.
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  • Potential Complications With A Passenger Accident Claim

    The general assumption with passenger injury claims is that they are more straightforward as compared to claims by injured drivers. This is certainly true in two-car accidents because at least one of the drivers is going to be liable for the crash. However, this doesn't mean that passenger claims are always free of trouble. Here are three things that may complicate your claim as an injured passenger: The Need to Make Two Claims
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  • Alleged Onset Date And Your Social Security Disability Back Pay

    If you have been unable to work at your job because of illness or injury, you should know that you are permitted to collect back pay from Social Security Disability. The date that you believe that you first became disabled, known by the Social Security Administration (SSA) as the Alleged Onset Date (AOD), serves as the potential look-back date for the purposes of determining your back pay. Back pay can constitute a considerable sum of money, and is normally awarded to you in a lump-sum payment.
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  • 4 Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney

    If you have been involved in an accident that you did not cause and you were injured, then you may consider pursuing a personal injury case. This is because you will receive compensation for the injuries you have sustained, loss of income, and more. However, in order to be successful at fighting a personal injury case, you may want to consider hiring a personal injury attorney. Here are four reasons why:   
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