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So, You Have Skin Cancer...Is Workers' Compensation A Possibility?

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Some people tend to think that working outdoors can be healthier than working indoors. After all, you are getting exercise and fresh air when you’re working outside. Inside, you may be enjoying the cool or warm air depending on the season, but you are likely sitting in a chair all day and staring blankly at a computer. However, working outdoors, especially for an extended period of time, can be dangerous. One of the common things that workers endure is skin cancer. Read More»

2 Signs That You Shouldn't Settle Without Filing A Car Insurance Claim

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In most cases, you will have to deal with an insurance company for compensation for damages and injuries after a car accident, so it is important to hire a lawyer who is experienced in such issues to help you negotiate with the insurer of the at-fault driver and get you a fair amount of compensation. The temptation to dodge the insurance companies and settle directly with the other driver is strong however, especially if it is someone you know and trust, as this could spare you a lot of legal red tape and save you time. Read More»

Can You Get Approved For Disability While Working?

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While waiting for a decision on your Social Security disability benefits application, you have to rely on other sources to pay your bills. Some people believe that the only way to be approved for benefits is to quit your job. However, this is not necessarily true. If you need to keep working while you wait for a decision on your benefits, here is what you need to know.  What Is the Substantial Gain Activity? Read More»

Can You Receive Unemployment If You Were Forced To Quit Your Job?

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If you’ve recently left your job due to hostile or illegal working conditions, you may be investigating options to stretch your household income until you can find a new position. Providing a temporary income to job-seekers is the primary purpose of unemployment insurance (UI) – however, in some cases your UI claim may be denied if your employer alleges that you voluntarily quit your job. Read on to learn more about how quitting your job can affect your UI eligibility, as well as how you can appeal a denial of UI benefits if you believe you’re otherwise entitled to this compensation. Read More»

No Matter How Unusual the Religious Belief, Reasonable Accommodations Should Be Given

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If you have an employee whose religious beliefs put him or her in conflict with some aspect of the job, do you always have to make accommodations? What if the beliefs seem unusual, strange, or out-right odd to you? Does it matter if the employee is an Evangelical Christian or an Asatru that follows Odin? Knowing the answer to those questions can keep your company out of religious discrimination trouble. Read More»

When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help Prevent Getting Sued

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Personal injury law most often gets associated with plaintiffs, those victims of negligence looking to file a lawsuit. However, there are groups who might want to consider retaining personal injury lawyers to stave off potential lawsuits resulting from accidents. Here are three examples of potential defendants who could benefit from having ready legal advice. Heads of Organizations Leaders of large groups bear the responsibility for the well being of the members. Read More»

Recently Become A Parent? These Estate Planning Essentials Are Important

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For couples that are just starting their family with their first kid, estate planning is very important to do. If something were to happen to you, things will be a lot more complicated because you now have a child in your life. These are 3 essential tools that every new parent needs before it’s too late. A Will There are several important aspects of a will that make it the most crucial estate planning tools to have. Read More»

Guilty Of DWI For The First Time: How A Lawyer Can Help

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Did a law enforcement officer arrest you after pulling you over for driving while intoxicated (DWI)? If you are guilty, hiring a lawyer to help you get the most minimal penalty is the best thing you can do. In this article, find out how a lawyer can help you avoid having to deal with a penalty that is hard to cope with. How Can a Lawyer Help a Guilty Driver Charged with DWI? Read More»

What A Divorce Lawyer Will Say That May Surprise You

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Your divorce lawyer plays a key role in helping you settle your divorce. Along with filing the necessary paperwork and representing you, it’s your lawyer’s responsibility to walk you through the process. You may not always like hearing what your lawyer tells you, but the advice you receive is intended to help you reach a divorce settlement quickly and with the fewest obstacles. Keep in mind that your lawyer is the professional you hired to advocate for your best interests. Read More»

Pulled Over For DWI? Possible Legal Options To Consider

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People often think there is now way out of a DWI charge, but each case is different and you want to talk with a DWI attorney right away. There could be a flaw or problem with your case that allows you to get out of the charges and you may be able to put everything behind you without it going on your driving record. Your lawyer will have to look at your case right away, so you want to call as soon as you are able to find legal representation. Read More»