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When Is A Rear-End Accident The Fault Of The Person In Front?

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When you hear about rear-end car accidents, you normally expect the person in the back to be considered the at-fault driver, simply because the person in back is the one who ran into the person in front of him or her. While this is normally the case, there are situations in which the front driver is actually the person responsible for the collision. If you were recently in a car accident where you rear-ended a driver in front of you, there is a chance that this accident was not your fault.…

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What You Need to Know if You're Convicted Criminals & Child Custody Laws

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It is very unfortunate, but everyone lives in a day and age where both parents are regarded as having rights to the children. For a very long time, mothers had no rights, and then the tables flipped at the turn of the century and fathers had no rights. Now, both biological parents have rights unless there is an extenuating circumstance that one parent not have any parental rights at all. Sadly, being a convicted criminal does not prevent you from having legal rights and access to a child.…

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4 Tips For Ensuring You Receive Workers' Compensation

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It’s never a good day when you get injured. However, if you’re at work when this happens, you may be eligible to file a workers’ compensation claim. If you have success, you’ll be able to receive financial payments for medical bills and lost work. However, this can be a lengthy process and one you’ll want to be careful when doing. It’s ideal to know specific tips to help ensure you receive this money.…

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Dangerous Spouse? Why You Should Get A Restraining Order (And How)

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If your spouse has been physically violent with you, then you may think that leaving the situation and staying with a friend is enough to protect yourself. It would be nice if you were correct, but realistically, some people still suffer at the hands of an abusive spouse even after they have moved out. If you want to keep yourself safe, it’s important that you also get a protective order.…

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Putting Together The Details Of Your Workers' Compensation Case

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If you are gainfully employed, you need to keep in mind that this comes with certain rights by law. When a person hires you, they need to provide you with workers’ compensation payments if you get hurt on company time. This applies to any full-time employees, and your job keeps an insurance policy just in case they have to make these payments.  However, this becomes a legal matter at times whenever you don’t get paid, or if you aren’t paid promptly or enough.…

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What You Should Do if You Believe You've Been the Victim of Age Discrimination

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Age discrimination is a form of victimization that comes with many different faces. Applying for a job and being turned down on the basis of your perceived older appearance or even being fired from a career that you’ve been involved in for a long time simply because you’ve grown older are just a couple of examples of ways that age discrimination can rear its ugly head. If you believe that someone has acted unfairly toward you in a way that cost you your livelihood strictly because of your age, you should do something about it.…

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Adopting Your Stepchild: 4 Steps To Get Started

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If you are married to someone who has a child from a previous relationship, you may be considering adopting that child as your own. This frequently happens when the child’s other birth parent is absent or out of the picture. But adopting your step child is not as simple as just walking down to the courthouse and signing a couple pieces of paper. Here are the four basic steps to follow in this process.…

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When Emotional Issues Prevent You From Working

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If you are unable to work at your job, the Social Security Administration (SSA) offers people that qualify monthly payments. While this program is well known for providing benefits to those who suffer from physical ailments, the program also covers those with mental ailments. If you are one of the 14.8 million people who are afflicted with a qualifying disorder to the point that you can no longer perform at your job, you may be able to get some social security benefits from the SSA.…

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Warehousing 101: Is Your Forklift Maintenance Crew Contractors Or Employees?

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Warehouses often hire contractors to perform maintenance and repairs on the forklifts in their facilities. However, in some cases, the contractors should be employees instead of contractors, which could mean that the employer is at risk of being fined hefty penalties for failing to abide by labor laws. If you own or manage a warehouse and have contractors performing duties related to forklifts or other equipment, here are a few important things to determine.…

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Which Country Should You File Your Divorce In When You Live In Two Places

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Enduring an unhappy marriage is a life nobody dreams of. Divorce is the best way to part ways and move on with each other’s life. However, there are situations when divorce is even more complicated. One of these situations is when a couple live in two places. In this situation, you might ask, which country should you file the divorce in? Finding an Experienced Divorce Attorney The first step towards answering this question is to find an experienced divorce attorney.…

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