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3 Things to Know About Getting a Secured Credit Card After Bankruptcy

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When you file bankruptcy, you will no longer have access to the credit cards you may have once used to make purchases. While this is a good thing, simply because you will not have the ability to buy things you cannot afford, it can also be frustrating when you need a credit card to use for a purchase. Getting a secured credit card is something you may want to look into after bankruptcy.…

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Prescribed The Wrong Drug: Are You Sacrificing Your Health For Your Doctor's Speaker Fees?

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People put a lot of trust in their doctors. They expect that their physicians will always promote the drugs and treatments that offer the most benefits and the fewest risks. Unfortunately, not all doctors reach their recommendations strictly be analyzing what’s best for their patients – some tend to write out prescriptions for medications that they’re being paid big bucks to promote. Read on to learn how to spot a doc that doesn’t have your best interest in mind, and what to do if you’ve already fallen victim to a less-than-honest medical professional.…

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Live Or Travel In Texas? What Should You Know About Changes To Personal Injury Law?

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If you live, work, or frequently travel in Texas, you may at some point find yourself on the receiving end of a personal injury lawsuit. Although driving defensively can help you avoid most accidents, some may be inevitable – whether rear-ending a vehicle that suddenly brakes in front of you or losing control of your vehicle after it briefly leaves the roadway. With rising healthcare expenses, the emergency care and physical therapy that could potentially result from even a fender bender or other minor car accident can exceed your insurance limits, subjecting you to liability for damages not covered by your auto insurance policy.…

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Children & Fast Food Restaurants: Possible Personal Injuries That Can Occur

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Fast food restaurants often offer a family-friendly environment, with a wide variety of meals catered just to children. Even though a majority of the time these meals are safe and fun to eat, sometimes an injury can occur. If your child is injured at a fast food restaurant, it’s important to step back, look at the facts, and see if there is a potential case. Once your child has received the proper health care, you can move forward with personal injury attorneys.…

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Is It Really Champagne? The Laws That Govern Sparkling Wine Labels

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Are you about to start producing sparkling wine and wondering how you should identify your product? Should you stick with the term “sparkling wine”, or can you spruce up your labels with some fancier terminology? The fact of the matter is that this decision isn’t yours to make because the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) have strict rules governing what words you can place on your bottles. Read on to learn about the laws that limit how you can identify your sparkling wine.…

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Small Business Owners: Reasonable Accommodations You Must Make For Disabled Workers

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Disabled people often find it difficult to carry out their duties on a regular basis in the workplace. To help counter this problem, according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), employers must now make ‘reasonable accommodation’ for workers with disabilities. If you are a small business owner, the ADA obligations around reasonable accommodation may apply to you, and, if you want to avoid a lawsuit, it’s important you understand your responsibilities.…

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4 Steps To Become A Court Reporter

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A career as a court reporter can be rewarding and enjoyable for people with excellent listening and concentration skills. If you have not yet started on your journey to become a court reporter, you may be unsure about the education, certification, and training requirements for your desired career. Here is a step-by-step explanation of the process of becoming a court reporter. Postsecondary Education Many community colleges and technical institutes offer programs that will reward you with an associate degree or certificate for court stenography.…

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6 Lesser-Known Benefits You Could Receive Through Workers Compensation

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People generally know that workers compensation benefits cover medical expenses and a percentage of wages while the employee is off work. Some states have workers comp benefits that are quite liberal in their coverage and pay for some extras, including complementary and mental health therapies.  If you’re going to receive workers comp payments while recovering from a work injury, find out more about the benefits you qualify for. You’ll want to take advantage of all the options that can help you recover quickly.…

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2 Important Reasons Why Chapter 13 Bankruptcy May Be Right For You

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If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy, chances are that you’re going to need to choose between a Chapter 7 and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing, the two most common filings for personal bankruptcy (Chapter 11 is another common filing you may have heard of, but it’s usually reserved for businesses.) Choosing the right chapter for your situation is an important factor in ensuring that you get back on the road to financial health.…

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When Neighbors Go Bad: Is It Time To Hire An Attorney?

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Are your neighbors making things miserable for you? Unfortunately, not all neighbor relationships are what you would consider “neighborly.” Sometimes, relations can be friendly for years, and then things change and a minor dispute turns into a major war between you and the people next door, behind you, or across the street. Other times, one particular set of neighbors seems to hate you from the moment you, or they, move in.…

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