Picking up the Pieces

2 Reasons To Hire A Personal Injury Attorney For A Slip And Fall Case

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A slip and fall case is one of the most common types of personal injury cases. These types of cases usually occur when someone falls and injures themselves on someone’s property due to negligence on the property owner’s part. One of the first things that you should do if you are involved in a slip and fall accident is contact an attorney, because he or she can maximize your chances of winning your case and getting you the money that you deserve. Maximize Your Chances Of Winning One of the most important parts of a personal injury...

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Three Practical Questions To Ask Your Attorney About Communication

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Effective communication is important when you’re working with a personal injury attorney – but what’s the best way to do that when you’re busy and your attorney is busy? Here are three practical issues with communication that you should address with your attorney as soon as you agree that he or she will be representing you. 1.) How often should you expect to hear from your attorney about your case?  Personal injury claims can take a long time to develop and settle. There will likely be periods of time where there...

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What To Do When The Bankruptcy Trustee Sues Your Loved Ones Over Preferential Transfers

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It’s not uncommon for people who borrowed money from friends and family members to repay those loans prior to filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy. Typically the debtors’ goal in doing so is to protect the interests of their loved ones and avoid having them get caught up in the proceedings. However, paying back the money can actually make things worse because the bankruptcy trustee may sue your loved ones to recover the payments you made. Here’s more information about this situation, and what your friends and family members can...

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3 Essential Reasons To Avoid Excessive Drinking During Divorce

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If you’ve found yourself drinking a bit too much — or maybe way too much — since you and your spouse separated, you may feel it’s only natural to self-medicate during this difficult time. However, for many reasons, it’s important to put a stop to this behavior before it gets out of control. Some of those reasons are obvious ones such as your own health and well-being, but excessive drinking could have a negative impact on your divorce proceedings, too: Financial Considerations If your ex can show evidence that...

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Tips on How to Build a Profitable Law Practice

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According to data from the American Bar Association (ABA), the number of law school graduates has been steadily rising over the past few years. Indeed, from 2011 to 2012, there was a 5.4%-change in the number of total graduates, and from 2012 to 2013, the rate of change was 0.01%. If you’re running a law firm, then these metrics are bad news because they essentially mean steeper competition. This is even truer if the marketing strategies applied aren’t translating into an increase in your revenues. Here are a few tips on how to...

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How to Fight Your DWI Offense

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If you were pulled over and arrest for driving while intoxicated (DWI), you could be facing some serious penalties. They won’t just fine you and suspend your driver’s license, but give you more stiff penalties, depending on if you have a criminal record or not. It is important that you get a good lawyer and learn about the different ways you can defend this offense. Driving-Related DWI Offense The first defense you might be able to use is in relation to whether or not you were driving at the time you got the charge. If you were in...

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Three Reasons To Hire An Attorney For Your Auto Accident Case

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Dealing with an automobile accident is never an easy task, but it can be even more difficult if you have complicated legal proceedings to deal with afterward. Having someone on your side can make the entire process much more bearable. Here’s a look at three of the biggest reasons you should hire an attorney to handle your auto accident case. Reason #1: They Know What Your Claim Is Worth If there’s a theme in the reasons why you should let an attorney help you with your auto accident case, it’s experience. They’ve been...

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Divorce And Guilt: Tips For Dealing With Guilt And Getting The Divorce Settlement You Deserve

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Almost everyone who files for divorce feels guilty at some point during the process. In fact, divorce and guilt often go hand in hand. As one of the documented emotional stages of divorce, guilt is a natural part of the process and takes many forms. If you’ve recently filed for divorce or are thinking about it, you are probably already dealing with feelings of guilt, and you may be tempted to make concessions in the divorce when it comes to property division and child custody in order to assuage your feelings of guilt. But you...

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How To Decide If You Should Settle A Workers Compensation Case

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Once you have been injured on the job, it is your employer’s responsibility to compensate you for the injuries you sustain. Once you file a claim to receive compensation for your injury, it can include four different types of compensation. You could receive permanent impairment benefits, vocational rehabilitation, weekly compensation, and payment of medical bills. Just because you are entitled to receive all of these, it does not mean you will. Every case and injury is different, warranting different types and amounts of compensation....

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Can You Work While You Get Long-Term Disability Benefits?

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Long-term disability (LTD) benefits are available if you have steady income and currently pay to a long-term insurance policy each month. The benefits are there if you get an illness or injury that will keep you out of work for a long time, but usually permanently. In some cases, you might still collect LTD, even if you are working part-time. Here is more information about working and getting long-term disability benefits. The Own Occupation Policy One of the situations where you will be able to work even while receiving these benefits is if...

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