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Coping With Illnesses Caused By A Toxic Workplace

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When you are harmed by toxic substances at your workplace, you should know that you have rights. Those include the right to medical coverage, partial wages, and even a lump sum settlement if a suitable alternate job cannot be found for you. To find out more, read on and be paid for the ill effects of toxic substances. What Is a Toxic Workplace? Even if you are in the business of selling, storing, or dealing with toxic substances, you have a right to be protected from exposure.

26 April 2021

Just Doing Your Job: Accidents, Injuries, And Homemaking Duties

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When a careless driver leaves you hurt and unable to work, you may be eligible for several forms of damage related to a job. If your work consists of keeping house, cooking, caring for children, and more, you may be entitled to benefits. Read on and learn more about being compensated for your homemaking losses. A Loss of Services When one party in a relationship is the primary caregiver of minor-aged children, losing that service can create a chaotic situation.

28 March 2021

Facing Foreclosure? 4 Tips To Avoid Foreclosure

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If you have noticed that the foreclosure process is coming for your home, you will want to hire a foreclosure defense attorney to protect your home. When it comes to facing a foreclosure notice and fighting against it, there are some things you can do alongside your attorney. #1: Get All Your Documents Together To fight against your foreclosure, you will need to get all your documents ready so that you can build your defense.

26 February 2021

Don't Let Social Media Impact Your Divorce

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Oftentimes, lawyers recommend that their divorcing clients avoid dating websites until their divorce is over. You will not want to introduce additional conflict into your life when tensions are already riding high. However, you may want to even avoid social media and other forms of online communication in general until your divorce is over. The Problem with Social Media An overwhelming majority of divorce cases involve posts made on social media.

26 January 2021

Understanding Your Child Custody Case

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Any time there are children involved in a divorce, the situation becomes more complex. There are more legal decisions to make in this type of divorce, including who will have custody of the children. For those unfamiliar with these legal proceedings, the process of determining custody can be confusing. There are a few different approaches to child custody determination, and it's in your best interest to understand all of them. Here's a look at what you need to know about your upcoming child custody hearing and the potential outcomes.

28 December 2020

What To Expect From An Insurance Company If You're Injured In A Car Accident And Don't Hire A Lawyer

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Being involved in a car accident that is not your fault and getting injured is not something that anyone can plan for. If you find yourself in this type of situation, hiring a car accident injury lawyer is the best thing that you can do. However, unfortunately many people have the mistaken assumption that it is easy to deal with a car accident injury claim on their own. If you attempt to settle a car accident injury claim with the at-fault driver's insurance company on your own, you're less likely to have a good outcome.

27 November 2020

When Political Activism Becomes Cyberterrorism

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When you are involved in political activities online, you will want to be aware of what you can and cannot do. While many activities are considered to be protected free speech activities, others are considered to be an act of terrorism. If you are accused of crossing a line, you'll need help from a criminal defense attorney. The Role of Cyberterrorism A cyberterrorism attack is meant to have the same impact as a normal terror attack.

29 October 2020

Why Tractor Trailers Are So Dangerous

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Tractor trailers can be some of the most dangerous vehicles on the road and can cause even worse accidents than other types of commercial vehicles. They are very large and can way tens of thousands of pounds. As a result, they can cause more damage after an accident. Because of how expensive a commercial truck accident can be, you will need a truck accident lawyer when seeking compensation for your injuries.

29 September 2020

Reasons You Need To Hire An Attorney After Being Injured In A Car Accident

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If you were recently injured in a vehicle accident through no fault of your own, you probably want nothing more than to recover at home and get back to work. The days and weeks after a car accident can be confusing and exhausting, especially if the other driver is questioning who is at fault or if you are recovering from a serious injury and cannot provide for you family. If you are ever injured in an automobile accident, here are three of the many reasons why you should hire an attorney as quickly as possible.

27 August 2020

Discovery Is Important in Family Law Cases

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Family law is complicated, but there is one thing that does not have to be complex: gathering evidence. In order to pursue a divorce case or custody battle, you may need to gather documents pointing to living situations, finances, employment, and more. Admitting evidence to the court is done through a process called discovery. Discovery prevents surprises from appearing in court. Thanks to discovery, both parties know what kind of testimony to expect in court.

28 July 2020