Wrongly Accused: Criminal Defense 101

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3 Things You Should Have With You During Your Consultation With A Criminal Defense Attorney

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Have you been accused of committing a crime you know you had nothing to do with? If so, you will need help from a criminal defense attorney. Without the a legal professional’s assistance, you could end up going to jail for a crime you did not even commit due to circumstantial evidence that makes you look bad. There are other people in the United States who have been convicted of crimes they had nothing to do with, causing them to face the consequences of another person’s actions.…

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What Could a Recent Florida Supreme Court Ruling Mean For Your Workers' Compensation Claim?

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If you’re a resident of Florida who was recently injured at work, you may be in the midst of negotiating potential workers’ compensation benefits with your employer and its insurance company. These benefits are designed to help compensate you for any lost wages, medical expenses, and other costs associated with your injury and recovery, minimizing the financial sting of this workplace injury. However, you may sometimes find that you need legal assistance to fight for what you’re rightfully owed—and until very recently, this assistance could be difficult for those with relatively “…

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What Every Gulf War Era Veteran Needs To Know About VA & SSA Disabilities

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If you are a veteran of the United States military and served during what is referred to as Gulf War Era 2, first of all—thank you for your service. In 2015, there were 3.6 million other veterans who had served alongside you during Gulf War Era 2. Out of that massive number of veterans, about 33% of them have reported having a disability that can be connected to their military service.…

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How Indemnification Clauses Can Protect You Financially After Your Divorce

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Divorces take time and money, and some can be very complicated to settle. One challenge you may encounter during your divorce is finding the best way to divide joint debts. Ideally, you should aim for splitting up your debts so that each spouse’s debts are in his or her name alone. Unfortunately, this option is not always possible, which is why divorce lawyers often suggest the use of indemnification clauses. Here are three things to know about these common clauses found in divorce decrees.…

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Elements Of Initial Consultation Appointments With A Medical Malpractice Attorney

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After suffering injuries or health problems from a medical procedure, you may feel that you deserve compensation from the doctor or healthcare clinic.If so, you should schedule an appointment with a law firm that specializes in medical malpractice cases. An initial consultation appointment offers a way for you to meet the lawyer to see if you want to hire him or her, and it offers a chance to hear the opinions and advice from a legal expert.…

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Worker's Compensation: 3 Factors That Affect Lunch Break Claims

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Worker’s compensation is designed to protect worker’s in the event that they suffer from a serious work-related injury or illness. This accounts for more than 4.1 million workers each year. If you were injured while on the job, the type of evidence and proof you need to submit with your claim is relatively straightforward; however, if you are injured during your lunch break, your eligibility for worker’s compensation is not as cut and dried.…

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3 Ways Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Could Affect Your House

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If you are struggling to pay your bills and are considering filing bankruptcy, your first question might have could be about the future of your house. Will filing for Chapter 7 lead to losing your house or will you be able to keep it? Your decision about filing for bankruptcy might depend on the answer to this question, and you can find this out by visiting a bankruptcy attorney. Here are the three main ways filing for Chapter 7 could affect the house you own and live in.…

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Factors That Can Help You Decide Whether A Child Injury Is Due To Inadequate Supervision From A Legal Standpoint

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If a child is injured while in the care of a teacher, there is a need to determine to what degree, if any, the teacher is at-fault for the harm suffered. Not every situation where a child is injured comprises legal negligence upon the part of the teacher. That is why the courts have developed an understanding of how to evaluate when a teacher failed to exercise responsibility in an injury situation.…

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The Facts About Five Common Auto Accident Misconceptions

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When it comes to injuries sustained in a car accident, many people find themselves confused about how to proceed. After all, with so many misconceptions out there, it would be no surprise if you find yourself wondering where to go next. Here’s a look at what you should know about five common misconceptions related to auto accident injury lawsuits. You Don’t Need to Pay a Retainer to File One common reason that many people don’t pursue an injury case after an auto accident is because they’re concerned about affording the retainer.…

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Unofficial Marriage Separations Can Create Some Major Hurdles

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If you find that your flaming marriage has burned itself out, it may be time for you and your spouse to go your separate ways. While the two of you may agree to participate in an unofficial trial separation, you may want to set a time limit on the amount of time you will remain in this state. This is because this decision can come back to haunt you when you finally arrive in divorce court.…

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