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Chemical Worker Injuries Are Too Complex For Simple Payouts

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For many chemical processes, understanding the true potential of exposure is an ongoing mission. The only certainty in many chemicals is that side effects can happen if given enough exposure and a lack of treatment. If you’ve been exposed to chemicals by breathing, direct contact, or ingestion, think twice before accepting a standard workers’ compensation agreement or a set settlement amount. The costs can change across your life, and understanding a few negotiating points can help you fight for the treatment you deserve.…

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4 Reasons You Can File A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

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If you have been the victim of a medical error, you may be uncertain if this qualifies you for taking legal action against the medical provider.  Medical malpractices claims have unfortunately increased over the years. The American Medical Association states that medical negligence is the third leading cause of death. Knowing some of the common reasons lawsuits are filed against doctors and hospitals may help you determine if your error is a valid one.…

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What Defenses Could A Vehicle Accident Attorney Use In Court?

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Have you recently been the driver in an auto accident that lead to the injury or death of another person? Or maybe no one was seriously injured but there was extensive damage to the other party’s vehicle. Either way, you may be looking into your options for a vehicle accident attorney, especially if you are concerned that the case may proceed to court. Hiring a vehicle accident attorney (from Armstrong & Surin or another firm) can be a huge benefit to your case should the other party move forward with a lawsuit.…

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Don'ts To Follow If You're Planning To File A Workers' Compensation Claim

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If you get hurt on the job, state law entitles you to benefits to cover your medical expenses and part of your lost wages provided you file a workers’ compensation claim. Still, benefits aren’t always easy to get. With more than 3 million nonfatal workplace accidents and illnesses reported by private industry employers each year, it’s important to know your workers’ compensation rights. That includes knowing what NOT to do when you file a claim.…

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How Guardianship Works

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Whenever individuals can no longer take proper care of themselves, it’s often necessary that the courts intervene. The court will (in these circumstances) appoint a “guardian” to act in the best interest and on behalf of the person now incapacitated. This incapacitated individual is called a “ward.” The guardian helps the ward manage daily affairs and needs, as well as the ward’s finances. The role a guardian plays in their ward’s life varies, as it depends on the degree in which the ward is incapacitated.…

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Finding Solutions And Staying Informed - Questions To Ask Your Personal Injury Attorney

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A situation where you need to seek out the services of a personal injury or accident attorney can be one of the most stressful periods of your life. Many people in these situations are entirely unfamiliar with the process, and that lack of familiarity can breed more stress and concern. The best way to alleviate your concerns in this process is to ask your lawyer the right questions. If you’re unsure about the information you need, the guide below will provide you with some basic ideas for ways to start opening lines of communication and getting the knowledge that you need to move forward with confidence.…

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How To Make Sexual Harassment Stop

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Unfortunately, sexual harassment is still a reality for many people, particularly women. Whether it happens in the workplace, in a school setting, or in a public setting, sexual harassment is always uncomfortable for the victim. Many times, people do not feel they have recourse against their harasser, so they end up staying silent about the situation. If you or someone you know have been a victim of sexual harassment, know that there are actions you can take against it.…

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What Your Personal Injury Lawyer Needs From You To Succeed

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People often turn to personal injury lawyers to help them recover the compensation they are entitled to after being involved in a serious accident. Unfortunately, far too many people underestimate the role that they play in helping this lawyer to be successful in their case. Simply taking a moment to review the information below can help to prevent you from making this same mistake and will ultimately improve your chances of successfully collecting a fair settlement.…

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Six Factors That Determine Whether Your Car Accident Case Is Worth Pursuing

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If you are injured in a collision with another vehicle, then you will want to know your chances of getting a settlement award from the other driver’s insurance company. Here are a few factors to use in gauging your chances of success, and whether or not a personal injury lawyer will agree to take up your case: Police Report First, you need the police’s report on the accident. A police report that validates your narration of the accident adds a great deal of value to your claim.…

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Logical Or Land Mine: 2 Things To Consider Before Investing In A Foreclosed Home

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The real estate market and the state of the economy may seem to be making its way back to some form of stability, but no matter where you live, foreclosed homes can still be found tucked away in neighborhoods and beckoning new owners. At first glance at the price tag for some of those foreclosed properties, it is easy to assume that here lies the potential for a money-saving investment. However, it is all too easy to get yourself in a risky financial situation just by jumping on the sale of a foreclosed property too quickly.…

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