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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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What Is The Jury Selection Process Like?

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You never know if there will come a time when you’ll be in court and will need to have a jury on your side. A jury is one of the most important forces in a court of law. Whether it’s for a criminal trial or a lawsuit, a jury might hold your future in their hands. When you consider this, it’s important to know how a jury is selected in the first place.…

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Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney As Soon As Possible After An Arrest

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If your spouse has been arrested for a crime, the first thing you want to do is hire a criminal defense attorney. It doesn’t matter if your spouse is guilty or innocent, they need a lawyer for the best outcome. Ideally, the lawyer will be present before your spouse gives a statement to the police or answers questions. Here are some reasons your spouse needs guidance from a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.…

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Beyond The Drunk Driver: Other Parties You May Sue If Hurt In A DUI Accident

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If you have been injured in an accident caused by an intoxicated driver, don’t limit your accident claim to the driver. Sure, they are the most obvious liable party for your case, but there are other potentially liable parties depending on the facts of the case. Such parties may include: The Alcohol Provider In some cases, liability for your injuries may extend to the person who provided the drunk driver with alcohol.…

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Is It True Banks Can Take Funds From Your Bank Account When You File Bankruptcy?

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Filing bankruptcy is supposed to ease your financial problems. Sometimes, though, it can make things worse if you’re not properly prepared. Case in point, your bank may freeze your checking and savings accounts once it has been notified you filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy. Here’s why this can happen and what you can do to protect yourself. Bank’s Right to Offset When you took out a home or auto loan or got a credit card through your bank or credit union, you probably didn’t realize you were pledging your checking and saving accounts as collateral.…

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