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3 Ways to Rectify an Auto Accident Case

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Car accidents happen every single day, so when you are involved in one, the best thing to do is to take your legal needs seriously. Injuries from auto accidents are some of the biggest areas of litigation that people contend with, so you will need to do your due diligence when it comes to getting the ball rolling on such matters. Focus on these tips and use them to get the payment necessary to handle your injuries after a wreck.…

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When You're Hurt In A Public Place: Determining Liability And The Extent Of Your Injuries

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If you are injured in a public place, such as the library, determining who is liable for your injuries may be a bit more difficult than you think. While the library is responsible for providing a safe environment for everyone to enjoy, you are also responsible for following the rules of the library. If you get hurt because you were sliding down a stair banister, you are the one responsible for your injuries.…

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Working Towards VA Disability And Other Compensation Methods

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If you’re a veteran who can’t work because of a condition–or if that condition makes work a lot harder than it should be–there are options out there to keep you a viable member of the economy. To get your entitlement and any other assistance that you may need, here’s some Veterans Affairs disability and personal injury information for everything from a limp to hearing loss, and even extreme conditions such as cancer or other side-effects of substance exposure.…

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Bankruptcy Fraud: What You Need To Know While Filling Out Bankruptcy Petitions

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If you seek professional assistance with filling out bankruptcy petition forms, be aware that you need to avoid bankruptcy fraud. This is a very serious crime, one which, if uncovered after your bankruptcy has been declared, will result in stiff penalties and possibly jail time. As you and your paid help fill out your forms, be sure to disclose all of the following and provide documentation for it as well.…

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Diving Deep Into The Attractive Nuisance Doctrine: Answers To The Most-Asked Questions

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One frequently misunderstood aspect of premise liability lawsuits is the attractive nuisance doctrine. This is because, in general, homeowners don’t owe trespassers any special consideration. A person who was not invited onto the property and is hurt by something in the area typically won’t be able to recover damages for their injuries. However, the law makes an exception for trespassing children who access something on the property that is commonly attractive to kids, such as pools.…

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No Room In Your Budget For A Regulatory Compliance Officer? 2 Ways To Keep Your Business Compliant Without The Extra Salary

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If you own a small business, then you know that staying compliant with all of the regulations and laws is important, yet they change so quickly it can be tough to stay on top of the changes while running your business. While large corporations often hire chief compliance officers, or CCOs, whose sole jobs are to stay on top of all changes in industry regulations and help integrate them into the business, you may just not have room in your budget for yet another salary.…

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Starting A Business? Why You Need An Employment Attorney

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Starting a business can be a very exciting venture.  You get the chance to call the shots and even make your own schedule.  However, before you get your company off the ground, there are a few administrative things that need to be handled.  It’s important to make sure that you are taking care of the legal aspect of things.  That’s why it’s so vital for you to get an employment attorney on your side.…

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Planning A Great Holiday Party For Your Employees? Dos And Don'ts To Help You Avoid Legal Hassles

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If your company had an extra successful year, then it is natural to want to reward the employees that helped make that year great by throwing them an extra special holiday party. Not only is it great to reward those who help your company stay successful, but it will also keep workplace morale high as the new year rolls in and motivate your workers to make next year even better. As you are planning that party, remember that just as accidents can happen in the workplace during the workday, they can also happen at parties.…

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What Should You Know If Your Injured In A Scaffold Accident?

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If you receive injuries in a scaffold accident at a construction site, but your employer blames you for the incident, even after you followed all of the proper procedures, speak to a personal injury attorney. If your injuries occurred because of unsafe conditions that you reported to your supervisor, such as an improperly secured scaffold base or improper rigging equipment, you may qualify for workers’ compensation and other benefits. Here are things to know about scaffold injuries and what you can do to obtain your compensation.…

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Workplace Mold Exposure: What to Do When You Become Extremely Sick

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If you became extremely ill from mold exposure at your workplace, you may wonder whether you qualify for workers’ compensation, especially if your symptoms cause you to lose valuable time and pay from work. Mold is a fungus that can potentially aggravate or cause numerous health problems, including asthma and inflammation of the lungs. If a doctor recently diagnosed you with a mold-related health condition, and you didn’t have the problem until your exposure to workplace mold, you may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits.…

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