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Reasons to File a Continuance Motion in a Traffic Case

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There are many ways that you and your traffic attorney can handle your first court date after you’ve been charged with a traffic offense. While pleading guilty or fighting the charge are two common outcomes, another option for you and your legal representation to discuss is to file a continuance motion. Doing so is essentially a way to ask the judge for more time to prepare your case, which he or she will hopefully grant you.…

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A Look At Common Work-Related Injuries Truck Drivers Face On The Job

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As a truck driver, the majority of your day is spent behind the wheel of a truck, so you may think that worker’s comp claims would be few and far between. However, truck drivers are just as likely to get injured on the job as someone working in retail, fast food, or a medical care facility. The truth is, there are just as many risks associated with being a truck driver as there are with any job; your risks of injury are just a bit different.…

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Drowsy Driving Is Dangerous

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If you have ever felt tired behind the wheel of a car, you are not alone. Many drivers have felt drowsy while they were operating a vehicle, creating a dangerous situation for everybody on the road. Drowsy driving is dangerous, and it causes thousands of accidents each year. Many personal injuries result from drowsy driving. If you have been injured in a drowsy driving accident, you have legal rights. Read on to learn more about drowsy driving.…

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Avoid Doing These Things During A Personal Injury Case

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If you were injured in an accident that you believe was due to someone else’s negligent acts (or negligent lack of action), then you may be in the midst of filing a personal injury lawsuit against the negligent party. With a good lawyer on your side, you will hopefully either settle out of court or go to trial, in the end obtaining compensation for your medical expenses and lost wages. But while your lawyer’s arguments will play a large role in determining if you win your case, they are not everything!…

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What Skipping Doctor's Visits Does To Your Disability Application

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  If you have decided to apply for social security disability benefits, you likely already understand how important your medical records are to the review process. However, what you might not know is what it means if there’s a gap in your medical care. No matter the reason for why you stopped seeing a doctor, that care gap is going to be an important factor in your benefits decision. Here’s a look at what you need to know about medical care gaps and your disability application.…

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Don't Sign A Contractor's Contract Without Having A Lawyer Read It First

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If you’re fortunate enough to be able to hire a contractor to build your own home, it’s important to make sure you are legally protected. A construction attorney can help see to it that you are. Here’s why you should seek legal counsel when building a home: You Need An Advocate In The Contract Even a reputable contractor is going to write a contract with terms that are favorable to him and his company, not you.…

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Protecting Your Estate After A Divorce: What You Need To Know

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Going through a divorce is tough. Not only does it involve a lot of often painful emotions, but it also requires a lot of different steps to ensure you are protected as a newly single person. While you are dealing with custody and the division of your family assets, you also need to make sure your estate is safely locked down. One of the things you will need to do is make changes to your will so that your spouse is removed.…

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4 Requirements Plaintiffs Have To Meet To Win Malpractice Cases

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Knowing what exactly you’ll be expected to prove in your medical malpractice case can make it easier for you to properly formulate your arguments. There are certain steps you and your lawyer will want to go through in proving the guilt of the defendant in your case, and they involve proving four basic things. The following are the four things that need to be proven by the plaintiff in a medical malpractice case.…

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You Can't Turn That Into Juice: What To Do When The Car You Bought Turns Out To Be A Lemon

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If you bought a new car, and now you’re having nothing but trouble with it, you may be looking at a lemon law issue. If you’re not familiar with lemon laws, they relate to the purchase of cars that have extensive mechanical problems. All states have lemon laws on the books, but not all of them are the same. If you think you’ve purchased a lemon, you’ll need to research the laws in your state.…

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3 Tips To Handling Your Business Legal Concerns

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If you are thinking about taking your business to new levels, it doesn’t begin unless and until you handle your legal circumstances. By touching base with the right team of experts, it’s easy for you to manage each and every aspect of your company while staying organized and avoiding problems. To this end, keep reading so that you are able to touch base with a licensed and insured legal professional, while also following the other tips that can be necessary for your success.…

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