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

Further Protect Your Assets With Federal Non-Bankruptcy Exemptions

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When you file for bankruptcy, you are entitled to a number of official state or federal exemptions you can use to prevent the court from taking certain money and property. In New Hampshire, for instance, you can keep up to $5,000 from the proceeds of a homeowner's insurance claim. However, there are also a few unofficial exemptions you may qualify for that can protect even more of your assets. Here's what they are and the qualification requirements.

26 February 2018

What To Do If You Suffered A Burn Injury

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Have you found yourself injured due to a burn? If so, you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries. These injuries happen quickly and can take years to fully recover. That is why it helps to know what to do if you suffered a burn injury. Know What Is Considered a Burn Injury When people think of a burn injury, they may assume that it can only be a situation where their skin if physically burned due to an open flame, hot liquid, or steam.

24 January 2018