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Making Your Personal Injury Demands Known

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If you have been injured in a car wreck, you should not make the mistake of just sitting back and allowing the insurance companies to offer you a fair and sufficient settlement. Insurance companies are for-profit companies, and their best interest lies in making sure that you get as little as possible for you injuries and and damages. You can make sure that the insurance company knows exactly what you expect from them by sending them a certain type of correspondence.…

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Did Your High School Kid Sign A Release Form? These Four Things May Invalidate The Release

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Sports organizers or schools don’t like to be sued when participants or sportspersons get injured on their watch. This is why they often hand out release forms for participants to sign. The release forms absolve the organizers from injury liabilities should the participants get injured. However, this is only possible if the release form is valid. For example, if your child signed a release form, you may be able to invalidate it by proving these four things:…

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3 Consideration When Taking A Lawsuit Settlement Loan

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Waiting for a car accident case to settle can take time and can make life hard if you need money. If you are in this situation and are finding it hard to live, you may want to look into a lawsuit settlement loan. These loans are offered to people in your situation, but there are several things you should consider before you agree to take the loan. Will you have to repay it if you lose the case?…

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Tips For Avoiding Legal Issues When Buying Or Building A Home

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There are an almost countless number of steps that you must do as you work your way through the process of buying a house. In particular, there are some important steps that must be taken to protect yourself against some of the legal liabilities that can accompany this investment. Have The Financial History Of Potential Properties Researched Prior to committing to a particular property, you should have the financial history of it thoroughly researched by your attorney.…

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Ways to Pay for a Criminal Defense Attorney

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If you’ve found yourself in trouble on the wrong side of the law, one of the first things that anyone would advise you to do is to hire an attorney. While a good defense attorney can be your best friend when it comes to getting out of criminal trouble and assisting you with winning your case, it will come at a fairly large financial cost. If you need to hire a criminal defense attorney quickly, here are just a few ideas as to how you can pay for their services.…

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Can Your Employer Fire You For Online Comments?

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More people are using social media sites to voice their displeasure about their employers. In some instances, employers have seen those messages and taken action against the employees. Whether or not that is legal is debatable and depends largely on the nature of the comments made. If you are worried that your online comments could result in termination, here is what you need to know.   What Type of Comments Could Lead to Termination?…

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Disability Consultative Exams: A Different Kind Of Exam

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If you’ve been unable to work at your job because of a medical condition, you may have already filed for Social Security Disability. The Social Security Administration (SSA) has very strict guidelines for qualifying for benefits, particularly when it comes to proving how your medical condition prevents you from doing your job. If you have been asked by the SSA to undergo a special type of medical examination, called the consultative medical exam (CME), it is in your best interest to have a good understanding of why you are being asked to have the exam and what it could mean for your claim.…

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Getting Divorced? Know About These Tax Issues You'll Need To Address

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The messy part of divorce is dealing with changes in your financial situation. In addition to dividing assets, there will be changes to your taxes as well. Know about these tax issues you will need to address during a divorce. Your Tax Filing Status You may be going through a divorce, but there are still benefits to filing taxes as a married couple. If you are married to your spouse on the last day of the calendar year, you are still allowed to file a joint tax return for that calendar year.…

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Overcoming Qualified Immunity In Personal Injury Lawsuits Against The Police

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Police officers do a very dangerous job and have to make difficult decisions about taking action, including physical violence, against other human beings all the time. Most of the time, the police are within their rights to act and are protected from lawsuits even if they make a mistake—but not always. If you were injured by police officers acting under the color of their authority, you need to know when they have immunity from lawsuits and when they don’t.…

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Steps To Avoid An Arrest On Loitering With Intent To Commit A Crime

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Specific actions are usually required to arrest and charge someone with a criminal offense. These actions do not always refer to the actual commission of a crime. Intent to commit an offense may lead to charges. In certain jurisdictions, merely being present and acting suspiciously may be a crime. In the state of New Jersey, for example, loitering to commit prostitution or the intent to purchase drugs are disorderly persons (misdemeanor) offenses.…

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