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A Pain In The Back: Getting Paid For Your Herniated Disk

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If you are the victim of a careless driver then you are entitled to seek money damages. Almost any way that your life has been impacted by the car wreck deserves consideration–particularly your medical expenses. Even a somewhat minor crash can impact one of the most vulnerable areas of your body: your back. When your back hurts you can be in agony everywhere, so read on to learn more about one of the more common back injury situations–herniated disks.…

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Mistakes You Don't Want To Make With A Divorce: What You Want To Know In Advance

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If you are getting ready for a divorce and you are so angry with your spouse that you would do anything to “take them for everything you have”, you need to hit the brakes and slow down. You first need to meet with a lawyer to make sure that you don’t do anything that you would regret or that could hurt you in court. Here are some of the things that you should know while you’re waiting to meet with a lawyer so that you don’t make any mistakes before the paperwork is filed.…

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5 Reasons You May Need To Hire An Attorney For Your Workers' Compensation Claim

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Typically, when you are injured at work, workers’ compensation insurance pays for medical bills and lost wages. Usually, these cases are cut and dry because you don’t have to prove fault. However, there are some times when it may be best to hire an attorney for your claim. Check out these five reasons you may need to hire an attorney for your workers’ compensation claim. Your Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance…

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Can You Get A Witness? Understanding How Witnesses Work In Your Personal Injury Situation

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The need to act quickly after an accident is vital; the longer you wait, the more likely your evidence is to disappear. One prime piece of evidence when it comes to car wrecks is a witness. Witnesses can turn a “he said she said” situation into a compelling and convincing case that will award you for your damages. For a quick primer on a couple of different types of witnesses, read on.…

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Will A Bail Bond Company Pay A Cash-Only Bond?

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Of the various types of bail a judge can order, a cash-only bond is the most restrictive because you must pay the court cold, hard cash before you will be released. Judges order this type of bond when they want to make sure defendants show up for court to avoid losing hundreds or thousands of dollars to the state. If you don’t have the cash to pay the bond, your first thought may be to contact a bail bond agency for assistance, but this is one area where a bail bond company may not be able to help.…

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What Happens To Your Estate And Assets When You Die With Debt? Find Out!

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Everyone can, and should, have a will. However, a will does not guarantee that your estate and assets will go to the people you expect to inherit your things. A probate lawyer does everything he/she can to ensure that your heirs get what you have listed for them in the will, but that changes when you die and leave behind a large amount of debt. Here is what happens when you pass away unexpectedly at an earlier age, or you pass away at a typical age, an still have a ton of debt.…

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How To Proceed If Your Auto Accident Claim Is Denied

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When you present your auto accident claim to the responsible party, your only hope is to get compensated for your damages as soon as possible. However, know that there is no guarantee that your claim will be accepted; a denial is also an option. Here are some steps you should try if your initial claim is denied outright: Understand Why Your Claim Was Denied The first thing you should do is understand why your claim was denied in the first place.…

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A Few Things To Understand Before Meeting With The Divorce Mediator

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If you have filed for divorce and had a meeting with an attorney, he or she may have suggested you meet with a divorce mediator. In fact, in some states a mediator is required for any contested divorce. This means that if you both do not sign the divorce papers when first filed you will need mediation. Do not think of this as a bad thing, it is actually a good idea as long as things have not gotten violent.…

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Your Injury Claim May Not Cover All Expenses

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After being injured on the job, you should be compensated thoroughly. In most cases, state workers compensation programs will cover your workplace injury-related medical costs while providing at least a percentage of your salary, but if you’re dealing with hardship even before the injury, is that really enough? Here are a few workers compensation points to consider before signing away your rights and moving on with business as usual–whether you’re healthy enough to move on or not.…

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4 Benefits Of Settling Your Lawsuit

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If you’re part of a lawsuit, you may want to settle your case. Going through the long process of civil litigation can be emotionally, physically, and financially draining. You will have the option to attend mediation and work with your opponent to reach a settlement agreement. Of course, there are numerous advantages of doing so and knowing what these are may be the motivation you need to work towards ending the dispute.…

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