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  • Were You In A Car Accident? A Personal Injury Lawsuit Might Be Right For You


    If you were in a car crash, then you might have some serious auto repair bills, and maybe even some medical bills. If you weren't at fault, then you might be a little frustrated by the unfairness of the situation. At this point, your options are to either file an insurance claim or a lawsuit. However, lawsuits can be pretty tricky, so you want to make sure that a lawsuit would actually work in your situation.
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  • Getting To Know Comparative Fault And The Types Of Damages


    If you were injured, either in an accident or intentionally, then you might be thinking about filing a personal injury lawsuit. However, a lawsuit isn't always the right idea. An insurance claim might be able to get you the compensation that you need in a much more reliable manner. Lawsuits are a bit riskier, mainly because your entire case might be shut down by a single law that you might not have even been aware of.
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  • 4 Ways To Pass Assets To Heirs Without Going Through Probate


    Are you considering how best to pass on your assets to your heirs after you pass away? Having a will is a good first step, as a will provides direction as to which heirs should receive which assets. Unfortunately, a will doesn't bypass something called probate, which is a legal process in which the court settles your estate. Probate can last for months and can require a tremendous amount of time and effort from your estate executor.
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  • Work Outside? 3 Tips To Avoid Getting Hurt On The Job This Winter


    It's always possible to get hurt on the job -- particularly when you work outside -- but it can be even more likely during the winter months. Icy and snowy conditions, for example, can put you at further risk of injury. Luckily, following these winter safety tips can help keep you safe. 1. Dress in Layers First of all, you have to protect yourself from potential hypothermia and frostbite if you are going to be working in cold conditions.
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  • Legal Tips For Dealing With The Insurance Company During A Personal Injury Claim


    Insurance companies will try to settle with you quickly if you have a personal injury claim. This is generally true regardless of the type of accident, whether it was at a business, in a public area, or with a vehicle. The following tips can help you avoid common mistakes that are made when dealing with insurance companies. Tip #1: Speak Cautiously The general rule is to tell the insurance company as little as possible so that you don't accidentally make it look like you may have some responsibility for the accident.
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  • Going Through A Divorce? Tips To Help You Get Through It


    Going through a divorce is difficult whether it is amicable or not. Going through your divorce alone can make it even more difficult, so you should hire a divorce attorney to handle everything for you. Below are ways an attorney can help you.  Avoid the Pitfalls A divorce lawyer will make sure you are not a victim in your divorce. They will help you divide up your assets, and if you have children, can help you set up child support, as well as child custody arrangements.
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  • Tips for Dealing with Harassment by Debt Collectors


    Falling into debt that you can't easily repay can be financially and mentally stressful. As anyone who has ever been in debt knows, debt collection companies can be very aggressive and persistent in their quest to get debts paid. If you feel like you are being harassed by a debt collection company, use the following tips to improve the situation: Know Your Rights Debt collection companies and the practices they employ are regulated by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA).
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  • Getting To IEP: When It's Time To Establish An Educational Plan For Your Child


    Not all children learn in the same way. While this does not mean every child that learns a little differently will need an Individualized Educational Plan, it's important to know when it's time to push for a plan to be put in place on behalf of your child. If your child is having trouble in school, if they are overly anxious about going to school, or if they have been a significant disruption in the classroom, it's time to sit down with school personnel to discuss your options.
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  • Separating VA Claim Myth, Rumor And Fact


    The Veterans Affairs (VA) disability claim system has a major impact on veterans, especially those with conditions that make day-to-day activities an uphill battle. With performance issues, scandals and confusing requirements, getting a quick approval can be a daunting task. Whether you're on your first claim, considering whether a claim is worth the effort or working on an appeal, a look at a few popular misconceptions and comparing facts about the VA can help you make a more informed decision.
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  • 5 Reasons To Hire A Family Law Attorney


    When divorce is happening, it can be a very stressful time for the whole family. Custody, costs, time in court, and confusing rules are all part of this painful process. However, by hiring a specialized attorney, you can save time, heartache, and hassle. Here are 5 reasons to hire a family law attorney: 1. Knowledge of rules There are complicated rules in every jurisdiction for divorce proceedings. If you're not careful, you could slip up and fail to adhere to the necessary requirements.
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