Law

  • Three Reasons Why Your NVICP Claim May Be Denied

    It's undeniable that vaccines have been extremely beneficial for human health as a whole. However, sometimes people have adverse reactions to the medications that may cause severe or lifelong medical complications. If you or your loved one has been injured by a vaccine, you can file a claim for damages with the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP). Unfortunately, not everyone gets approved for compensation. Here are three reasons why your NVICP claim may be denied.
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  • How To Prepare Yourself For A Favorable DUI Court Outcome

    If you have been charged with a DUI, then you may be extremely concerned about your impending court date. You should know that you are not alone. Around 1.5 million people are arrested every year for DUIs. Your first step in making sure that the court proceedings are as favorable as possible is to hire a DUI lawyer, such as one from Hart Law Offices, PC. There are a few other things you should do as well.
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  • 4 Reasons To Use Debt Settlement Instead Of Bankruptcy

    Getting into debt is very easy to do, yet getting out of it is not easy in any way. If you are ready to take charge of your finances by getting out of debt, a visit to a lawyer is a good option. Lawyers that specialize in debt solutions are skilled and experienced with numerous types of methods, and two common ones are debt settlement and bankruptcy. As you view these two options, you may want to stick with debt settlement for these three reasons.
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  • Can't Get Ahead Of Your Medical Debts? Is Bankruptcy The Right Option?

    When you find yourself facing a severe or chronic illness, any pre-illness money worries or woes you may have had are often apt to fly out the window (if at least temporarily). You may begin ordering takeout most nights because you don't have the time or ability to cook dinner, or your family could be required to incur thousands of dollars in hotel and dining costs if you are admitted as an inpatient at a medical facility far from home.
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  • Workers Compensation & Scope Of Employment: 4 Factors Impacting Injured Teachers

    A teacher's job seems to never end. Whether it's preparing the classroom for the school, staying late to grade papers, or getting through each school day, there is often no set schedule for a teacher. This is why workers compensation cases can get complicated when trying to settle with insurance companies and viewing your personal scope of employment. If you're a teacher that's been injured, a workers compensation attorney can help break down several factors in your case to determine the scope of employment and how it applies to your injury.
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  • How Can Vesting In A Pension Affect Your Ability To Receive Federal Disability Payments?

    Whether you've been a government or public service employee for decades or worked enough years to vest in a private pension ago, you may be eagerly anticipating the thought of a guaranteed income stream in retirement. Unfortunately, a disabling injury or illness can sideline your retirement plans, and you may worry about being able to stay afloat until you turn 62 and can begin drawing Social Security retirement payments. Read on to learn more about the federal disability benefits that may be available to you, as well as how these benefits can impact your receipt of pension income (and vice versa).
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  • Can I E-File My Divorce If My Spouse And I Live In Different States?

    If you've separated from your spouse and now live in a different state, you may be ready to take the next step and finalize a divorce. You may want to skip the hassle of court and file online, but are unsure if you still qualify since you no longer live in the same jurisdiction. Here are some considerations about whether or not you qualify for e-filing. You Must Establish Residency
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  • How A Real Estate Attorney Can Help You With A Short Sale

    When it comes to making a short sale on a piece of property, one of the best things you can do for yourself is hire the services of a real estate attorney. Throughout the course of this article, you will learn a little bit about the practice of short sales and how exactly hiring the services of a real estate attorney can directly benefit you and help you net a bit of profit you perhaps were not expecting.
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  • 3 Reasons Your Attorney May Tell You Not To Take The Stand At Your Criminal Trial

    If you are preparing for an upcoming criminal trial and know you are innocent, you may want to take the stand in your own defense. While your lawyer may suggest not to do this, the decision is still up to you. Before you make the decision to testify at your own trial, it is important for you to understand why lawyers often recommend against this. Here are three reasons you may want to change your mind about this.
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  • Urgent Care Claims And The Employment Retirement Income Security Act: What You Need To Know

    If your employer offers you a health plan, federal law treats the insurance as a type of employee benefit. As part of this, the policy falls under the remit of the Employment Retirement Income Security Act (or ERISA), which sets out to protect your benefits. In certain cases, your insurer must treat a claim through one of these plans as an urgent care claim. Find out what this means, and learn more about the regulations that ERISA imposes.
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