Getting What You Need After an Accident

Parents: Discard These Three Child Abuse Myths

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Some parents do not always act when they suspect that their partners are abusing their children, especially if they don’t have concrete evidence yet. In many cases, they are reluctant to accept the grim possibility that their “normal” partners can be that cruel. In many cases, this reluctance to accept the possibility of abuse hinges on three myths, namely: Only “Bad People” Commit Child Abuse When thinking of perpetrators of child abuse, many people conjure up parents who are violent, addicted to drugs,...

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Is It Legal To Run A “Dead Red” Light With Your Motorcycle?

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Have you ever pulled up to a sensor-activated red light and just sat there…and sat there? Those “dead red” lights can be frustrating and leave you puzzled about how to proceed. Now, imagine that’s a problem that you encounter nearly every time that you’re on the road. If you drive a motorcycle, it’s probably a familiar feeling. Do you know how to handle the situation? Metal And Weight Are The Major Triggers Sensors on traffic lights are nothing new. They help control traffic flow and keep things moving both...

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Fighting Battles

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Automotive collision/injury insurance claims are complex. You pay insurance premiums to protect the value of your vehicle, and to protect you in the event that you damage someone else’s vehicle. Personal injury coverage should be required on your policy as well. What happens when someone else damages your person or car, and their insurance company refuses to pay? This scenario is quite common, and requires the helpful assistance of a personal injury attorney or car accident attorney.  Liability The acceptance or refusal to accept...

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7 Common Issues In A Contested Divorce

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If you are served with divorce papers, but you contest the divorce, your spouse must prove the case in court in order for a judge to grant the divorce. Even if you don’t want to stay married to the person, there may be other reasons why you choose to contest the divorce. Normally, the court will not grant the divorce until all issues have been resolved either by mutual agreement or trial. Unresolved issues commonly relate to: 1. Grounds for divorce By challenging the grounds for divorce, the court will look at which spouse is at...

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An Overview Of Slip And Fall Accidents

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In 2013 alone, the number of work-related injuries attributed to slips, falls, and trips amounted to 229,190. In the same year, nearly 700 individuals died as a result of a slip, fall, or trip while on the job. In many cases, these incidents fall under United States tort law–negligence on the part of the property owner led to a dangerous situation that caused an individual to slip or trip, resulting in an injury. With these types of injuries making up as much as 15 percent of all work-related injuries, personal injury attorneys, such as...

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3 Unusual Situations That May Qualify For Workers Compensation

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When you’re injured at work while performing your normally assigned duties, your workers’ compensation case is likely to be cut and dried. But what if you were injured while doing something work-related off-premises, or while doing something that isn’t normally in the scope of your duties? The water can get murkier in those cases, and your employer is more likely to appeal your claim if you were out of the building or doing something unusual. However, you may still have a case. Check out the following three unusual...

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What Are My Rights To Legal Counsel?

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Have you recently been arrested for a crime and find yourself wondering what your rights are with regard to legal counsel? In the United States, the right to legal counsel in criminal proceedings is outlined in the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The accused party in a criminal case has the right to consult with an attorney, as well as to have an attorney represent them in court. There are five specific rights that are outlined in the assistance of counsel clause of the Sixth Amendment. Appointment of Counsel The rights...

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Discover Estate Planning Tools That Everyone Should Use

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Far too many people assume that estate planning is a process that only the extremely wealthy must be concerned with. Consequently, many average people will never even consider turning to an estate attorney to help them plan for the future. However, the truth is that no matter how big or small your estate may be, planning for the future is a task that everyone should complete. Furthermore, it is a task that everyone should complete with the help of a qualified attorney. This is because estate attorneys like Albert & Slater PS are able...

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What You Stand To Gain By Paying A Retainer Fee

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You probably know that some attorneys ask for retainer fees in order to protect themselves from unforeseen circumstances that may delay their payments from their clients. This is true, but it isn’t the only purpose of the retainer. In fact, you stand to gain a host of benefits by using a lawyer with a retainer fee. For example, by paying a retainer you will be: Getting the Impeccable Reputation of the Lawyer A lawyer’s reputation is his or her practice’s cornerstone. The best lawyers do not just understand their trade; they...

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Different Ways In Which A DUI Conviction Can Affect Your Career

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A  conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) can ruin your career in many different ways. For example, it can affect your education, professional license, job search, and even your existing job. How is this possible? Continue reading to find out. Education Getting convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI) can affect your education in two main ways. First, some colleges ask their applicants about criminal convictions, and a DUI is a criminal conviction. It will be particularly bad for you if you have had multiple...

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