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  • The Main Stages Of A Car Accident Case

    Preparing to settle a car accident will begin with being involved in an accident. After this occurs, you can start preparing your case as soon as you are able to. Here are the main steps you will need to take to settle your case. Gathering evidence and proof and seeking medical help Seeking medical help is always a priority after a car accident, and this is something you should do for as long as you need to.
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  • What You Should Know About Child Custody Arrangements

    As a parent gets a divorce, one of the most important issues is that of child custody. There are a variety of different types of custody and other factors you should know about before the custody arrangement is final. Here are some things you should know about child custody. What Are the Types of Custody? Legal custody is one type, and it refers to the person who is in charge of making very specific decisions on behalf of the child.
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  • When Do You Know It's Time To Bring A Lawyer In On Your Workers Comp Case?

    Employers carry workers compensation insurance for good reason. In the event you get injured on the job, this insurance steps up and pays for your time off of work and your medical care. In a lot of cases, workers comp insurance acts just as it is supposed to; a worker gets injured on the job, files a claim, and workers comp pays the employee a fair amount. Unfortunately, this process sometimes gets a little muddled.
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  • Don't Get Caught Drinking And Driving

    When it comes to not drinking and driving, it is an easy thing for many people. For those people, they simply tell themselves that they aren't going to drink, and they don't. Other people may be responsible enough drinkers to allow themselves a drink or two in the beginning and then eat a meal and switch to non-alcoholic beverages from that point on. You don't want to make the assumption that you are one of those responsible drinkers, because this is where so many people fall into trouble and end up getting arrested for DUIs.
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  • Worker's Comp And Drug Tests: What You Should Know

    When you get hurt while on the job, you may immediately experience feelings or worry about how you will cover your daily expenses. Fortunately, most states require employers to provide workers' compensation insurance coverage to pay for your injuries and any expenses associated with them. Typically, all injuries suffered on the job are covered with workers' compensation insurance. However, there can be instances in which injuries will not be covered. One specific example includes failing a drug test right after you are hurt at work.
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  • Take A Stand Against Sexual Harassment At Work

    You have the right to work for your employer without being harassed or feeling as if the workplace is hostile. Sexual harassment is when you are asked to engage in sexual activity, and it is made clear to you that rejecting the request will affect your employment. It is also when you are in a work environment where there are crass sexual jokes, unwanted advances, or an overall hostile environment that makes you feel uncomfortable.
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  • Three Things That Can Lead To Construction Litigation

    One of the biggest fears people have when doing building work is that they may end up in the middle of construction litigation. Whether you're coming into a situation as the customer or the contractor, this class of business litigation can be tricky. It's driven heavily by the wording of each clause in each contract, and that's why it's a type of work that people regularly turn to a lawyer for help with.
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  • When You Need To Call A Workers' Compensation Attorney

    When you have been injured while performing a task for your employer, you need to file a claim with the company's workers' compensation insurance agency. This will cover all your medical bills as well as pay your wages while you cannot work. This type of situation is generally pretty cut and dry. You file the claim, the employer signs off on it, and you receive your settlement. However, sometimes things don't go as planned.
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  • Three Misunderstandings About Filing For A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Bankruptcy is not something you may think about until your financial situation becomes dire, but if you find yourself in a tight spot financially, it is something you may be considering. When people think of bankruptcy, it is a Chapter 7 filing that likely comes to mind. This is when your debts are discharged, and you get a fresh start. However, there are many misconceptions about a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and it may not be the magic elixir you think it is.
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  • When You Need A Workers' Compensation Lawyer: What To Know

    Most workers never consider what might happen if they get in an accident at work. The employer is responsible for providing workers with insurance coverage through workers' compensation policy and in most cases, the claim goes through, and the hurt worker eventually returns to work. Unfortunately, when your claim is denied, or your employer is not cooperating, it may be time to seek legal help. Read on to learn what you need to know about locating a workers' compensation attorney to help you get your claim approved, continued or settled.
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