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  • Using A Swimming Pool? Know About Personal Injury Liability Situations


    Once the summer weather hits, you'll find that the local swimming pool starts getting a lot more use. Personal swimming pools make your home a risk for injury because of the slippery surfaces, but they can also occur at public pools as well. When that happens, someone will need to be liable for any damages that were sustained, so it is important to know about how that liability is determined. 
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  • Tips For Answering Questions During Your Personal Injury Case's Deposition


    If you were injured and have filed a personal injury case in the courts, then you will be required to attend a deposition by the party you are suing or their insurance company. While a deposition is simply a recorded meeting where you will be asked a list of questions and are required to answer them under oath, it is natural to feel anxious before a deposition. The good news is that there are many things you can do to help alleviate your nervousness and ensure that you are prepared to correctly answer any questions that you are asked.
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  • About Getting Your Foreign Spouse a Visa to the US


    Have you and your foreign spouse decided that living in the United States is a good idea? If you are now ready to relocate from the foreign country with your spouse, there is an immigration process that you must undergo first. Your spouse must be issued a visa that allows him or her to live with you in the US as a permanent resident. However, obtaining the visa can be difficult to accomplish without the help of an immigration lawyer.
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  • 2 Things You Can Do To Minimize Stress During A Divorce


    Going through a divorce can be incredibly stressful. It is not unusual for both spouses, as well as the children, to feel a surge of stress, experience depression, and have an overall decrease in quality of life during the divorce process. Although you cannot completely rid yourself of all of the stress during a divorce, here are some things that you can do to help to minimize it:  1. Take Care Of Your Finances
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  • 3 Ways An Officer Can Test Your Sobriety


    If you ever get pulled over because the police officer thinks that you are driving under the influence of alcohol or other mind-altering substance, they are going to do several things. While you always have the right to refuse to do any of those things, if you do, you are probably going to end up being arrested no matter what and compelled to do other testing.  Field Sobriety Test One thing they are going to require you to do is a field sobriety test.
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  • 3 Steps To Filing A Personal Injury Claim And Lawsuit


    If you have been in a car accident, you are probably considering filing a personal injury lawsuit. A lawsuit may be the best option for you to get what is owed you, but before you start filing lawsuits, you need to take some steps. Here are some steps that should be taken before you file a lawsuit. 1. Objectively Determine The Amount You Are Owed First, you need to go through and determine how much money you are owed because of the accident.
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  • Don't Go Alone: Getting Legal Support for Your Social Security Disability Appeal


    The process of applying for Social Security Disability is long and arduous, and, sometimes, after all the paperwork, anxiety, and a long wait, you end up disappointed. Getting denied benefits is quite common, but the situation is understandable when you consider how easy it is to make mistakes on your application or fail to provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) with the needed proof and documentation for your medical condition. The important point to keep in mind is that the denial should simply be considered a necessary step in the right direction.
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  • Shocking Infromation About What Could Happen To Your Trucking Accident Case


    Were you involved in an accident with a semi-truck? If so, you likely got injured. Very few people walk away from these types of accidents unscathed. Many do not live to tell their side of the story. You are most likely worried because issues such as medical bills and lost time from work or other meaningful activities, as a result of a truck accident, can take a toll on most people.
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  • Clothing Exceptions: Legal Considerations For Employers


    Although the authority to set dress codes for your employees belongs to you, you should understand the rules of what can and cannot be be considered discriminatory in the eyes of the law. You are free to institute your own guidelines in some instances. For example, maybe you have instituted a rule to allow casual Friday or open toed shoes for women. The following are some things all employers should know about clothing exceptions when it comes to the law.
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  • Three Questions to Help Workers Seek Damages for Construction-Site Injuries


    How do construction workers get damages when injured at a construction site? The answer to this question depends on several factors that determine if you can file a personal-injury claim, workers compensation claim, or both. If you are suffering from such an injury, consider these three questions to help you gauge which claim to file. What Were You Doing? If you were working at the time of your fall, then you are entitled to workers compensation benefits.
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