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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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  • 5 Kinds Of Damages You Can Claim In A Personal Injury Lawsuit


    No matter who you are, you could just be moments away from an injury that could complicate your life for weeks, months, or even permanently.  According to the Centers for Disease Control, someone dies from an injury every 3 minutes. However, millions of other people suffer from injuries that leave them alive but with physical and emotional scars -- and the kinds of financial problems that go along with any serious injury.
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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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  • Do I Need A Probate Lawyer? Key Considerations


    The loss of a loved one is a difficult time in anyone's life. Unfortunately, inheritance issues often add to the stress of this rough period. One question that arises frequently is whether or not you need a probate attorney to help you receive your inheritance. This question is not a simple one, as various factors must be carefully considered. The following article takes a look at some of the key issues involved.
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  • Shift-Work Your Way To A Workers' Compensation Claim


    Many people have jobs with hours that don't align with the usual 8-5 time frame. While shift-work has been around for as long as there has been a need for 24-hours a day workers, the deleterious effects of shift-work on the human body and mind have recently become more recognized. If you are one of the many who's job demands that you work non-traditional hours, you may begin to suffer the negative effects.
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  • Divorce Myths That May Be Misleading You


    A divorce is a major proceeding to go through, but it can be essential when a marriage has failed. Many individuals will find that they are misinformed when they go through a divorce for the first time. This can lead to instances where potentially costly mistakes can be easily made. Will Every Aspect Of The Divorce Need To Be Litigated In Court? Individuals often assume that a divorce will involve an unavoidable and lengthy trial.
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  • Dividing Up The Vinyl Is No Longer The Problem: Digital Assets Are The New Divorce Wrinkle


    Years ago, couples who called it quits often had big fights over things like their vinyl record collection. Music lovers who had amassed a large, expensive collection would quarrel over whether an artist's work should be divided up and who should get the rights to which recordings. These days, divorcing couples may find themselves arguing over who get the rights to the joint iTunes account -- especially if there's several thousand dollars' worth of music inside.
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