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Understanding Your Options When Filing Bankruptcy

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If you are struggling to meet financial obligations, either in your business or personal life, there are options to get back on track. While it should not be the first choice, filing bankruptcy is an option – but the filling can be complicated and you may want to have a bankruptcy lawyer help you work through the process. What are the types and options of bankruptcy? Here’s a look. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy…

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Hurt Yourself at Work? 4 Steps to Ensure You Receive the Benefits You're Entitled To

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You never know when an accident is going to occur while you’re at work. Whether it’s a trip and fall accident that leaves you with a sore hip or a more serious accident that leaves you with debilitating injuries, an accident on the job can interfere with every aspect of your life. In 2015, there were 2.9 million non-fatal workplace injuries. Worker’s compensation insurance is designed to provide medical care for your work-related injuries as well as financial compensation while you’re unable to work.…

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3 Tricks For Getting The Settlement You Deserve From Your Insurance Company

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If you were recently involved in a car accident and suffered personal injuries as well as injuries to your vehicle and personal property, you are going to be offered a settlement from your insurance company. It is vitally important that you get the money that you deserve so you can cover all of your bills and other accident-related expenses. Here are three tricks that will help you get the settlement that you deserve.…

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Slow To Show Workers' Comp Injuries

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While most people associate work related injuries with sudden accidents in industrial settings, there is another category of injury that is somewhat slower to show up. Any action done over and over again, day to day, can result in a repetitive stress or strain injury. If allowed time to heal, these affected muscles, tendons, joints, and ligaments can spring back to health, but for those whose jobs depend on making the repetitive motions, healing never happens.…

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Applying For Social Security Benefits? What You Should Know About Eligibility Requirements

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If you’ve recently been diagnosed with a disability that will prevent you from working, you’re probably worried about how you’ll support yourself. That’s where Social Security disability benefits come in. Even if you’re not old enough to retire, you may still be eligible for benefits through the Social Security Administration. The disability program is designed specifically for individuals who’ve paid into the system, but aren’t old enough to retire. In addition to receiving benefits for yourself, you may also be able to receive benefits for certain family members.…

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Two Dangerous Trademark Mistakes Small Business Owners Make

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A trademark registration is the heart and soul of any business. It’s safe to say that it’s what legally protects your brand and services. When your trademark is in jeopardy, so are your profits. However, even with this understanding, a number of small businesses unknowingly put their brands at risk every day. Make sure you know what mistakes to avoid. Failure To Keep Information Current Once your initial application has been approved, you receive a legal trademark for your organization.…

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3 Ways Your Police Report Can Influence Your Personal-Injury Case

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If you were involved in a car accident, and you have decided to go after the driver of the other vehicle via the court system in order to obtain compensation, you need to make sure that you obtain your police report. Here are three ways that your police report can influence a personal-injury case.  #1: The Scene When the police respond at the scene of an accident, they will act as a neutral observer to what happened.…

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Can You Be Reimbursed If You Made Child Support To A Child That Wasn't Yours?

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Sometimes paternity mistakes are made. You may have found out that your ex-wife had an affair and the child you have financially supported for several years isn’t actually yours. Can you arrange to have the child support payments stopped and reimbursed? Here is all you need to know. Chances Are Unlikely for Reimbursement Even if you manage to get the payments stopped, the chances that the payments will be reimbursed are unlikely.…

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Your Teen Driver Has Been in an Accident—Now What?

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When your teenage child gets in an accident, and they were driving, it’s natural to be in some shock. However, once the shock passes, if your teenager was hurt, you might start to feel that an auto injury claim would be valid. Even though you weren’t present, you can help your teen to build a strong case. Here’s how. Take Them to the Doctor Your teen may say that they feel fine, even if they have sustained injuries, but it’s best to have a doctor look at them and confirm that they’re okay.…

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Do Grandparents Have Visitation Rights?

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Whether it is through divorce, custody decisions, or arguments with the parents, grandparents sometimes find themselves with no access to their grandchildren. All they want to do is see their grandchildren growing up, before they have no time left. It leads to them wondering if they would have visitation rights. Here’s a look at the question, as it isn’t a straight yes or no answer. It Depends on the Circumstances…

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