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Not So Fast! Slowing Your Personal Injury Case Down

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If you have become the victim of a careless driver, you may be eager to be compensated for your damages. It's easy to see why – in many cases, your financial situation has suffered a blow due to missing work. Additionally, almost everyone knows that you must file your personal injury case within a certain period of time to abide by the statute of limitations. Read on to find out why the timing has to be "

17 March 2019

Career-Related Dos And Don'Ts Of Declaring Bankruptcy

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If you feel as though a declaration of bankruptcy is in your future, there are definitely right and wrong ways to go about this process. You'll want to consult with a legal professional to better understand the process of declaring bankruptcy. This is especially true if you're currently employed or are actively look for work — something that may be possible, even if you're thinking about bankruptcy. Here are some career-related dos and don'ts of declaring bankruptcy.

17 March 2019

3 Things To Know Before Volunteering With A Child Affairs Charity

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Some children face a higher risk of falling into a life of crime. These children often have parents who are unable or unwilling to meet the care needs of each child. Child affairs charities help to fill in these gaps left by absent or neglectful family members. If you want to help save young people from a lifelong battle with crime, then you should consider volunteering for a child affairs charity.

5 February 2019

Tips To Help You Get The Most For Your Car Accident Settlement

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When you experience a car accident and were not at fault for it, you will have one chance to settle this claim. Because of this, you should aim to do all you can to get the highest amount for your settlement, and here are three tips that may help you achieve this goal after going through a car accident. Do not take any blame One of the worst things you can do after an accident occurs is taking blame for it or saying that you are sorry it happened.

26 December 2018

Did An Early Discharge Cause Your Injury? What You Should Know

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When you stay in the hospital, you have the expectation your care will be the top priority for the staff and medical personnel. Unfortunately, some patients are discharged too early, which in some instances can cause a condition to worsen or result in an injury. If you do not think you were completely healed upon discharge and your condition got worse as a result, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit.

15 November 2018

Why You Should Get Temporary Disability – And Not Retire Early – When You Have Chronic Knee Pain

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The knees are one of the most important joints in the body, and chronic knee pain can make your life very difficult. As you age, you are more likely to experience this condition and struggle to get through work. However, you just turned 62 and are thinking early retirement is the way to go. Instead, you should get temporary disability to keep your Social Security benefits intact as much as possible.

8 October 2018

Divorce Tips When You've Already Moved On

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When you're in the process of getting divorced, you'll want everything to proceed as smoothly as possible. Unnecessary disagreements can lead to drawn out battles that will only cost more money or even hurt those caught in the middle. Theoretically, it should be easier to get divorced once you've moved on. You should be able to make decisions that are rational and not emotional. However, if you don't know how to navigate this period, it's still possible to make certain mistakes.

4 September 2018

Pros And Cons Of Living In An Extended Stay Hotel During A Divorce

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It's common for one spouse to leave the family home during a divorce. Because it may take some time until he or she can get a permanent place to live, this spouse may reside in an extendedvstay hotel for a period of weeks. If you're in this position and you have children, your kids may frequently visit you in your hotel. (Even if the local family court hasn't ruled on custody, your spouse and you may decide that sharing custody is suitable in this situation.

29 July 2018

Why Your Employer May Be Legally Able To Fire You After A Work Injury

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If you file a worker's compensation claim after a workplace injury, your employer is not allowed to retaliate by terminating your employment. However, there are also cases where your employer may be legally able to fire you. Here are some of those cases: You Are Unable To Return To Work Your employer is not obligated to retain you if you are unable to work; in such a case, the employer is legally allowed to let you go.

26 April 2018

Four Situations In Which Divorce Litigation Makes Sense

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Settling your divorce outside of the courtroom is always touted as the best way to go, and this is true because it reduces the divorce costs. However, there are times when your efforts to settle your divorce outside of the courtroom may not work and you have no option but to litigate it. Here are a few examples of such situations: 1. You Can't Agree On Important Issues A typical divorce negotiation will have multiple items on the agenda, but some of them will be more important to you than others.

25 March 2018