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Should You Represent Your Own Personal Injury Claim?

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If you recently received minor injuries from an indoor slip and fall accident, you may choose to file a personal injury claim on your own. Although a number of people represent themselves during personal injury claims, it may not be advisable for you to do so. Your claim may not be as simple as you may think. Below are reasons you don’t want to represent your personal injury claim yourself.…

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Do You Have The Right To Challenge A Medical Debt?

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With today’s cost of healthcare, any type of accident or illness can leave you in medical debt. Is there anything you can do about it, or do you have to accept the bill? Here’s what you should do. Verify the Debt is Yours Identity theft happens even with medical debt. The first thing you should do with any bill is to make sure it’s yours. If you just went to the hospital for a broken leg and get a bill in your name with related charges, you probably don’t have any identity theft concerns.…

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When Is It Wise To Accept A Plea Deal?

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The vast majority of criminal cases that result in convictions ultimately end up there by way of plea bargains. It’s a standard solution for a criminal lawyer to ask a client to consider. Most folks at least want to consider fighting charges, and that begs a question about when will a criminal defense lawyer tell a client that it’s wise to make a deal. Only After Hearing the Charges and Seeing the Evidence…

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When to Hire a Family Lawyer as a Grandparent

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If you are a grandparent, there might be a situation in which you will need to hire a family lawyer. These are a couple of examples of times when grandparents can really benefit from seeking this type of legal representation. You Would Like to Have Visitation With Your Grandchildren When you first found out that you were going to become a grandparent, you might have envisioned yourself spending lots of time with your grandchild.…

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Tips for Successful Supreme Court Filings

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Bringing a case before the Supreme Court is nerve-wracking but exciting. The Supreme Court of the United States sets the law of the land. If there are conflicts in lower court rulings or if there are rulings you think are unconstitutional, the Supreme Court is where you hope they eventually end up. That being said, it is extremely difficult to get a case heard at the Supreme Court. If you want your case heard, you need to follow court guidelines exactly.…

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How Can Toxic Chemical Exposure Lead To A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

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Did you unknowingly get exposed to toxic chemicals that have since caused numerous health problems for you? When an issue like this occurs, those exposed to harmful chemicals can end up in the hospital with life-threatening problems. Along with the side effects of the exposure, victims often get stuck footing the bill for the costly medical treatment they received in the hospital. If this sounds like your situation, you need to call a personal injury lawyer to find out if you can file a lawsuit.…

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Why You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer If You've Been Injured in an Auto Accident

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Three million people are injured in U.S. auto accidents each year with two million of those injured experience permanent injuries. Those numbers do not include the nearly 90 people who die in auto accidents each day. If you or someone you love has suffered an injury or death in an auto accident, you need a personal injury lawyer to help you navigate insurance companies and lawsuits arising from the accident. These are just a few reasons why having a personal injury lawyer on your side is essential after your accident.…

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How Environmental Law Audits Can Reduce Your Environmental Liability Risk

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Only a month ago, the industry was awaiting new EPA methane emission rules. In an about-face, the EPA said it will stop directly regulating methane emissions. Instead, regulation of the potent greenhouse gas will fall to the states. For industry, staying ahead of quickly evolving emissions regulations is becoming more difficult.  If you’re a company operating in an industry with high GHG and other harmful emissions, an environmental law audit can ensure you remain in compliance.…

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What Would You Need To Show To Sue Someone For Giving You COVID-19?

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Look at any health threat and you’ll find the potential for a personal injury case. The novel coronavirus, or the virus that causes COVID-19, is no different, and already people are wondering if they might have a personal injury case if they catch the virus because they were forced back to work, or because of another reason. Technically, it is possible to sue someone for giving you the coronavirus and to win, but it takes a lot of evidence and planning.…

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Estate Planning Tips If You Have Young Children

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A lot of people do not start planning their estates until they are middle-aged. By this age, your children are probably grown up and may even live in their own homes. While some people prefer waiting until this time to begin their estate plans, it is a better idea to plan your estate while your kids are young. If you do not do this and something horrible happens to you and your spouse, what will happen to your children?…

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