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  • Key Personal Injury Concepts Client Should Learn

    When working with a personal injury attorney, a lot of concepts can be thrown around in trying to explain what's going on. Even the best lawyer can sometimes be quick to operate under the assumption a client gets all these ideas. As someone looking to hire an attorney, it's wise to familiarize yourself with some of the basic concepts that underpin personal injury law in America. Loss and Damages  When a person is deprived of something of value, this is legally considered a loss.
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  • It's Tax Season: 4 Reasons Why You Need To Hire A Tax Advisor

    Tax season is here. If you haven't sat down with a tax advisor, you may be putting yourself at risk, especially if special circumstances exist. Mistakes on your tax return can come back to haunt you. Here are just four of the critical reasons why hiring a tax advisor is so important. You've Been Tagged for an Audit If you've been tagged for an audit, you need to sit down with a tax advisor as soon as possible.
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  • Being Discriminated At Your Job Based On Your Age? 3 Examples To Watch Out For

    Discrimination in the workplace can happen for a variety of reasons, but you may not expect it to happen based on your age. It's one aspect about you that is completely out of your control, and your employer may be using it against you in a negative way. Here are some examples of age discrimination in the workplace. Being Fired To Keep Younger Workers If your employer has decided to do layoffs, take a look at the demographic of who is being let go.
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  • 4 Mistakes That May Limit The Amount You Can Sue For In A Personal Injury Case

    If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence, you may be attempting to collect money from the responsible party in a personal injury lawsuit. You should be able to sue for the entirety of your lost wages and medical bills, perhaps along with some additional funds to cover pain and suffering. But the process the judge uses to determine whether your case is really worth what you are asking for can get a bit complex.
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  • How To Get Into Commercial Real Estate Investing

    When you're trying to get the most out of your real estate investing, don't shy away from buying commercial real estate. Many people only think about residential real estate when it is time to invest, but there is a lot to gain by investing in commercial real estate. You will get a lot out of this practice by looking into the ins and outs of commercial real estate and putting together strategies that work.
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  • Talk To Your Defense Attorney About How You Can Learn From A Workers' Comp Case

    If you own a business and someone you employ is injured on the job, you could end up in a legal situation. The employee's attorney may seek to demonstrate that your negligence caused the injury, while your own workers' compensation defense attorney will put the blame on the carelessness of the employee. As you get through the suit in one way or another, it's not time to bid farewell to your workers' compensation attorney just yet.
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  • Becoming An Attorney? Top Three Reasons Why You Should Pursue Corporate Law

    Entering the field of law gives you the opportunity to make a real difference in the world. You'll be helping people from all walks of life, working to uphold the law and making the sometimes complicated judicial system more understandable to people who might not be as well-versed in it as you happen to be. Part of becoming a lawyer involves deciding which specialization you wish to pursue. There's a legal branch to go with nearly every industry but there's nothing quite like joining the field of corporate law.
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  • Insurance Adjusters: Not On Your Side

    When you've been hurt in a car accident, you may not be at your best. Being injured, losing time from work and dealing with a wrecked car would make anybody's life a mess. Unfortunately, the time right after a wreck presents the perfect opportunity for you to get taken advantage of. Read on for some information to keep in mind when you find yourself dealing with an insurance adjuster. The phone call catches you unawares
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  • 4 Types Of Elder Abuse

    You have most likely heard the phrase, "respect your elders." Some ways of doing this include listening when they are speaking, calling or visiting them on a regular basis, and telling them how much you appreciate them. Unfortunately, some people do just the opposite and abuse their elders instead. According to recent statistics, an estimated one to two million seniors over the age of 65 have been mistreated by a caregiver.
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  • What Is Medical Malpractice?

    If you have had some kind of injury due to a medical professional, you may have a medical malpractice suit. But, what makes up medical malpractice? Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice is a form of personal injury law. Your doctor has a standard of care that they are supposed to adhere to; that's basically defined as being what any other competent and skilled doctor would do in the exact same situation. There are a few more things that go into it, but that's the basic gist of it.
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