Law

  • Occupational Illnesses And Workers' Compensation


    An occupational disease refers to a disease or health condition caused by a work environment or by a work-related activity. Certain jobs can cause employees to develop life-threatening or disabling medical conditions that can cause lifelong problems. If you developed an occupational illness as a result of your working environment, contact a workers' compensation lawyer to find out if you may be eligible for compensation benefits. Here are some things to know about occupational diseases and workers' compensation.
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  • Keys For Pursuing Construction Litigation


    If you are in the business of construction, it is only right that you get to know the landscape of it — and this includes knowing the liabilities that come with the territory. Construction litigation is a fact of life in this industry, so you need to learn as much as you can about bringing a case to court. The article below will teach you all about construction litigation so that you are prepared in the event of a case.
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  • 3 Things To Know About Jury Deliberation In Criminal Cases


    When a person who is facing criminal charges pleads not guilty and decides not to accept a plea bargain, the case will go to trial and will likely be heard by a panel of jurors. When the main part of the trial ends, the judge will instruct the jurors to go and discuss the case and reach a decision about the verdict, and this part of the case is considered jury deliberation.
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  • Preparing For A Personal Injury Case


    Today there are millions of people per year injured in personal injury accidents, and many of those involve car accidents. Some of these injuries are due to medical malpractice, and some other serious forms of personal injury claims include slip and fall accidents and product liability cases. For these cases, you will definitely want to familiarize yourself with personal injury lawyer services.  Take a look at the information that'll help you win your case.
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  • Borrowed Cars And Accidents: Who Pays For A Victim's Injuries?


    Have you ever loaned your car to a friend or relative? If so, what did you know about that person's driving history, personal habits, and insurance coverage? Did you even know (for certain) that he or she had a valid driver's license at the time? These are actually all important questions. If you're ever injured in an accident with a negligent driver using a borrowed car, the answer to those questions may play a role in determining who is liable for your injuries.
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  • Your Doctor And The SSDI Residual Functional Capacity


    Getting approved for Social Security Disability Insurance is not as easy as it should be. When you consider that the people who need the benefit are probably not in the best state of mind due to their disability, the intricacies of the Social Security process can seem nearly impossible. One of the more complicated aspects of getting approved for benefits is the Residual Functional Capacity (RFC). Read on to find how important this assessment is and how to make sure your form results in an approval.
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  • Your Bankruptcy Attorney Will Fight To Help You Keep Certain Possessions For These Reasons


    One of the difficult and oftentimes heart-wrenching parts of declaring bankruptcy is having to lose some of your possessions. Creditors will frequently evaluate what you own that is of value, and the law will allow them to take many of these items to sell in order to offset some of what you owe them. Giving up on items that you own and perhaps have owned for years can be difficult, which is why you need to immediately consult a bankruptcy attorney should you find yourself in this situation.
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  • Looking For A Way To Give Back? 4 Benefits You'll Enjoy When You Donate To Charity


    Tax season is coming up. If you're looking for something to do with your tax refund, it's time to look into some local charities. Charities can always use additional funds, especially those that assist children. If you've never donated to a charitable organization, now's a great time to get started. Here are just four of the benefits you'll enjoy when you donate to a children's charity near you. 1. You'll Get a Tax Break
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  • When A Big Rig Means Big Problems On The Road


    When it comes to moving things from point A to point B, nothing transports goods like a tractor trailer. These gigantic trucks fill the roadways and most of what you own likely took a trip inside one. Unfortunately, when lots of goods must be moved, the means to do so can create road hazards for others. If you've been hurt in an accident involving a semi-truck, read on to find out more about being compensated for your damages.
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