Getting What You Need After an Accident

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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