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  • What You Need To Do If You Have Been Involved In An Elevator Accident


    Generally when you get on an elevator, you only expect to be on it for less than a minute. Most people trust that when they get on an elevator, they will be able to get out on the floor they want to. However, sometimes elevators malfunction. When an elevator malfunctions, it may become stuck on a floor or it may drop multiple floors unexpectedly. If you were involved in an elevator accident, you may be able to pursue a personal injury lawsuit.
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  • Applying For Social Security Disability? Don't Make One Of These 3 Mistakes


    Social security disability is often used by many individuals to get through a difficult time in their life when they are unable to work. There are a number of different disabilities that qualify an individual to receive benefits. However, the application process can be quite confusing and complex. It can leave many individuals without the benefits they deserve. If you are in the middle of applying for social security disability payments, here are three key mistakes you don't want to make in your case.
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  • Understanding The Difference Between Fault And No-Fault


    If you were in a car accident, then you might be thinking about filing a lawsuit. However, that might not necessarily be your best option, since your situation might not even qualify as valid grounds for a lawsuit. To help you get a better idea of whether an insurance claim or a lawsuit is right for you, here is an introduction to the legal concepts of "fault" and "no-fault": What does fault mean in the context of an auto accident lawsuit?
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  • Considerations When Preparing For Divorce


    If you are thinking about divorce, then there are a number of questions that you will need to ask yourself. How will the money be divided up? What about the houses? Who will the children go with? However, there are a number of other questions that you might not have thought about, but are equally important, such as: Do you want a mediated divorce? First of all, you want to think about how you want the divorce to go.
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  • Been Bitten By A Dog? Take Down This Critical Information In The Aftermath


    Being attacked by a dog can be one of the scariest things that you'll ever go through. All you might find yourself thinking about is fear and getting medical attention. Although it is critical to get medical attention as soon as possible so that you can fight against things like rabies or an infection, it is still a good idea to take down a little bit of critical information in the aftermath.
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  • 3 Things That You Will Be Included In Your Estate Plan


    Getting an estate plan is incredibly important. Many people put off getting their estate plan done because they aren't sure what is included in the plan. Here are some of the things to expect when you meet with a lawyer to organize your estate plan. 1. Appoint A Guardian Over Minor Children One of the most important parts of your estate plan will be to appoint a guardian for your minor children.
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  • Staying In Touch With Your Kids When You Do Not Have Visitation


    Divorce is hard on anyone, but kids are often affected the most. Because they are not aware of the entire situation and have no idea what to expect, this can be a very confusing time for them. Your time will not be split up between two places like it will be for the kids. Visitation is great in that it allows the kids to spend time with both parents, but it can also be very confusing going back and forth.
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  • Don't Represent Yourself In A Divorce – Here Are Some Very Good Reasons To Hire A Divorce Lawyer


    It might seem like the sensible way to handle your divorce proceedings. You think that by representing yourself in court, you can save money, and perhaps the whole process will go easier than if you have legal representation. This is rarely the case. Here are some very good reasons you should hire a divorce lawyer instead of representing yourself. Unfamiliarity With the Law One of the biggest mistakes in representing yourself in court is that you most likely don't know enough about family law to get a fair settlement.
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  • What If Your Employer Is Discriminating Against You Because Of Religion?


    By law, religious discrimination by an employer is prohibited. Unfortunately, this does not stop it from occurring. If you feel that your employer is discriminating against you based on your religious beliefs, here is what you need to know.  Is It Religious Discrimination? Even though an employer's actions might seem discriminatory, it is possible that they are not. It is important that you are able to discern whether or not your employer is actually discriminating against you.
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