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3 Reasons Why It’s Important To Hire A Lawyer After Being Hit On Your Motorcycle

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If you have recently been hit while you were riding your motorcycle, you might be dealing with a lot of pain and suffering related to the incident. You might be ready to move on as soon as possible, and you might not be interested in hiring a motorcycle accident attorney and dragging the situation out any longer than necessary. However, it is important to hire a lawyer to help you after one of these accidents for a few reasons. These are some of the main reasons why you should not skip hiring a lawyer. 1. Get Help With Expenses Recuperating...

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Want Out Of Your Marriage? 4 Reasons Why An Annulment May Be Right For You

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Divorce can get you out of a bad marriage. However, there are some circumstances where divorce isn’t the only option available for ending a marriage. If you want out of your marriage, you might want to discuss an annulment with an attorney. Annulment is the process of ending a marriage without going through a divorce. Once your marriage is annulled, it is as if the marriage never took place. There are specific requirements for obtaining an annulment. Take a look at a few of the requirements. If any of the requirements relate to you, be...

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Four Exceptions You Need To Know About The Statute Of Limitations

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Most people understand what the term statute of limitations means.  Simply put, you must file a claim within a certain period of time, or you will lose the ability to file at all. The time for filing claims varies from 1 year in Louisiana, Kentucky and Tennessee, to 6 years in Maine.  Most states (24 at this writing) give you two years to file. However, you may not know the four exceptions to the statute of limitations: The Discovery of Harm rule (also referred to as the Rule of Discovery), allows the time for filing the claim to...

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4 Keys To Understanding Legal Separation

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While most people understand divorce and the ramifications associated with it, there are many who don’t fully comprehend legal separation, or how it’s different from divorce. In fact, most people probably aren’t aware that being ‘separated’ and being ‘legally separated’ are two very different things.  The following article is a brief description of separation in the eyes of the law, and what exactly different stages of the process entail for separating partners. Separation While you and your...

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What Happens To Your Workers’ Comp Claim If You Fail The Drug And Alcohol Test?

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If you’re injured on the job, your employer is probably going to demand a drug and alcohol test. What happens if you fail the test, but you’re sure that the drugs or alcohol had nothing to do with the accident? Should you be barred from collecting workers’ compensation benefits because, for example, you have traces of THC (marijuana) in your system on Wednesday, when the last time you smoked any was on Saturday night? There Is A Presumption That Your Drug Or Alcohol Use Caused The Injury In most states, there’s a legal...

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3 Ways To Maintain Your Mental Health In A Divorce

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Getting divorced is a huge decision. It also takes a great deal of time. As a result, many people who are going through the divorce process find themselves consumed by it for an extended period of time. This can take a toll on a person’s mental health and well-being. In order to make sure that you stay strong during a divorce and make it through to the other side with your life intact, follow these three tips. 1. Set a Time Limit for Thinking About the Divorce If you’re going through the divorce process, chances are excellent that...

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Will A Gap In Your Medical Care Sink Your Social Security Disability Claim?

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Any time you go for a long time between doctor visits without any sign that you’re actively seeking a way to improve your condition, it can seriously damage your ability to win Social Security disability benefits. Learn why a lapse in treatment is a problem, and what you can do to minimize its impact on your case. Why Are Gaps In Treatment Fatal To Your Disability Claim? It’s presumed that nobody wants to be sick or in pain. Therefore, gaps in time where you weren’t seeking medical care can affect the credibility of your...

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The 411 On The 341: What You Should Know About 341 Bankruptcy Hearings

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If you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you will soon hear the term “341 hearings.” This type of hearing, sometimes known as the “Meeting of Creditors,” is held after you officially file for chapter 7 bankruptcy. To properly prepare for the 341 hearing, it is important that you learn more about it as soon as possible. Keep reading to get the 411 on the 341 bankruptcy hearing. 341 Hearing Location Although the meeting is usually held in a court building, it is usually not conducted within an actual courtroom. A meeting...

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Your Child Was Hurt At School: Can You Sue?

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The last thing any parent wants is to receive a phone call telling them that their child was hurt at school. Between missing work and medical bills, this injury can quickly become expensive. The question most parents have is simple – do you have a right to sue? Understanding School Liability In order to protect your child while he or she is at school, teachers and school administrators have an obligation placed on them by the courts of the state they live in to do everything reasonably possible to prevent your child from being hurt, injured,...

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3 Reasons Why You Might Be Denied Disability Benefits Through Social Security

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Many people choose to apply for social security benefits because of disability. If you are applying for disability, there might be reasons why you think you should be approved; however, the process for being granted disability can be pretty rigorous. That is why it is important that you do everything that you can to comply with the application. If you have recently been denied benefits, you might consider hiring a lawyer, like Law Offices Of Russell J. Goldsmith, to help you appeal. Here are some common reasons why people are denied. 1....

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