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How Much Can You Receive for Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident Claim?

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In car accident cases, you will often hear the term “pain and suffering,” and this term refers to damages you can receive that are above and beyond the damages you receive for the actual monetary cost of the car accident. If you are settling a case and want to maximize your settlement, you may want to try to collect money for pain and suffering, and here are several things you should know about doing this.…

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Why A Car Accident Claim May Take A While

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When a person hires a car accident lawyer to help them pursue a claim, one of the first questions they often have pertains to how long the case will take. Unfortunately, the length of the claims process can be highly varied. If the insurance adjuster sees the wisdom in settling the case, the whole thing might be over in weeks. On the other hand, putting together a suit and following up on it can take months or even years.…

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Tips For Fighting Your Traffic Ticket

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If you have ever wondered if you should fight a traffic ticket, you are not alone. Each year, thousands of people come to court prepared to fight their traffic tickets and hope to avoid fines, points on their license, and higher insurance premiums. For many, it works. With these tips you can work your magic and successfully fight your traffic tickets. Demonstrate Information Is Missing Sometimes it is not what the officer included but rather what they did not include that can help you get off without having to pay for a ticket.…

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Got A Speeding Traffic Ticket? 3 Ways A Traffic Lawyer Can Be Beneficial For You

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If you got a speeding traffic ticket and especially one that you do not agree with, you may have a difficult time getting the ticket thrown out. This is why you should hire a traffic lawyer to help you. Below are three reasons why this type of lawyer can benefit you in a case like this. Remove the Ticket The traffic lawyer may be able to get your ticket thrown out.…

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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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