Ken Dean

  • Fact Vs Fiction: Know The Truth About Workers Compensation


    If you are hurt while on the job or as the result of doing work at your place of business, you are entitled to some form of compensation under the law. Many people are too afraid to file a workers compensation claim for fear of possible retaliation by their employer. But workers compensation is the law, and employers must abide by those laws per their policy. Read on to learn about some of the facts as well as some untruths regarding workers compensation so you can be better prepared in the event of a work related injury.
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  • Death And Debt Collection: Are You Responsible For Your Deceased Loved One's Debts?


    Losing a loved one is a difficult and painful process, and it can be made more stressful if you have debt collectors trying to come after you for your loved one's debt. There are laws regarding collection of a deceased person's accounts, but they don't stop some companies from predatory collection. Protect yourself during this vulnerable time by knowing your rights and hiring a debt collection attorney to represent you. Here are a few points that can help you determine if you are responsible for paying the debt.
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  • Understanding Your Rights When Stopped For DUI


    It's a well understood convention that operating a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants, such as alcohol or prescription pain relievers is a crime, punishable under the laws of all U.S. cities. Tdoesn't mean your civil rights change simply because you happen to be intoxicated. There is a right way and a wrong way to deal with this situation, and there are a few simple ways to make the entire process easier on you.
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  • 3 Things To Do Before You Hire A Divorce Attorney


    If you are thinking about getting a divorce, your first thought might be to get in touch with a local divorce attorney and start the proceedings right away. However, it's important to do the following things before you file for divorce. Plan a Budget You already know what your financial situation is like as part of a married couple, but you need to ensure that you are financially secure once your marriage is dissolved.
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  • 3 Tips For Getting Your Accident Case Settled


    Being involved in any type of legal action is sure to be something most people would rather avoid. This is especially true if you're party to a lawsuit involving a car accident. Being able to win your case may be much more difficult than you think because of all the steps that are involved. It's possible that you can rest your mind and work towards getting your case settled at mediation.
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  • 2 Unexpected Reasons Why Your Family Petition To Immigration May Be Denied


    If you're just beginning your research on how to bring a foreign-born relative into the United States, the process can look deceptively easy. The USCIS provides a very clear hierarchy of which relationships are preferred – unmarried children of U.S. citizens and spouses take precedence over siblings – so you know where your case stands from the get-go. Even the I-130, the official form for getting your family petition started, is a mere two pages long.
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  • 3 Things You Need to Know about Getting a Patent


    Creating a new invention can be extremely difficult. Not only do you need to conceive the idea, but you also have to find a way to produce the new creation so you can be certain it works as you think it will on paper. After you produce a working prototype, in order to protect your new invention from being stolen by someone else, you have to get a patent. Here are three things you need to know about getting a patent.
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  • 3 Myths about Contingency Fees You Shouldn't Fall For


    If you are currently looking for an attorney to represent you in a personal injury case, it is vital that you understand how contingency fees work since that is how the vast majority of personal injury lawyers are compensated. Myth #1: You Have to Agree to the Initial Fee Plan Your Attorney Presents Many individuals wrongly assume that they have no wiggle room when it comes to the fees that your attorney wishes to charge you.
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  • Your DWI Case Is More Than Your Actions In Court


    You may think that having a good DWI defense attorney and putting on a good face in court will be good enough to fight or lessen your charges. The thing is, if you are doing anything in your day-to-day life that can give the prosecution evidence against your character, you might be shooting yourself in the foot. Here are four things you should avoid in your personal life while facing a DWI charge.
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  • Navigating The Stormy Seas Of Social Security Disability: Why You Need An Attorney


    Applying for social security can be a chore. If you've been hurt or laid up by an accident or illness, working may be out of the question. This is the time to apply for social security disability, or SSD, but getting approved to receive monthly payments is sometimes nearly impossible. This is where a knowledgeable social security attorney can help. An attorney who's well-versed in the Social Security Act will help you anticipate the following bumps in the road:
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