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3 Tips For Negotiating With An Insurance Company

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If you’ve been involved in an automobile accident, you may suffer numerous financial losses. These can take a toll on your daily life and cause you a great deal of stress in the process. It’s to your advantage to work swiftly to get any accident case settled. This will allow you to recover your losses and help recover the peace of mind you need.  Knowing specific tips for negotiating with your insurance company may provide you with the necessary information to get your case settled sooner rather than later. Tip #1:  Make...

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When Road Rage Goes Too Far: What You Should Do

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If you’ve ever been the victim of road rage, you know it can be a scary situation. One minute you’re just peaceably driving down the road, the next minute someone is on your tail screaming every threat or obscenity they can come up with at you. In most cases you’re just fine–you hit a green light and you and the road rage loony go your separate ways. In other instances, it can cause a serious car accident. Here is what you need to do when road rage goes too far. Stay in your vehicle If someone is mad enough to cause a...

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Injuries From Falling On Stairs: Do You Have A Legal Case?

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Have you recently suffered an injury from a fall on a staircase? If so, then you may be wondering if you have a so-called “slip and fall” case against the property owner. This is not always easy to determine, as there are various factors to consider before committing yourself to a potentially time-consuming legal case. Here is a look at some of the key considerations involved.  Disrepair One key question to ask is if the stairs properly maintained. If they were in disrepair and the neglect caused your injury, then you...

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What Is the Alleged Onset Date and What Does It Mean for Your SSDI Benefits?

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When you become unable to do your job and apply for Social Security Disability benefits, you are allowed to collect payments from the time you become disabled. The Alleged Onset Date (AOD) is the date the Social Security Administration uses to determine how much, if any, back pay you are entitled to. This payment is usually a lump-sum payment and could result in thousands of dollars in payments for you. Here is how to determine the AOD and how it could affect your benefits. How much retroactive, or back payment, could you receive? The SSA...

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What You Need To Know About Estate Tax

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Estate tax, in simple terms is the amount taken from your combined possessions when they are transferred to your heirs. While current legislation has made the impact of estate tax less punishing than it has been historically, that doesn’t mean you can ignore it. The combined value of your retirement portfolio, trusts, and other assets can quickly add up to the point where estate tax becomes a concern.  Fortunately, it’s fairly simple to know what type of impact estate tax might have on your family and loved ones. A firm...

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Seeking Custody As A Father – Tips For Court

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Primary custody isn’t always granted to mothers automatically, and fathers have every right to fight for this. With the right divorce attorney and facts to back this up, you can gain primary or at least balanced custody of your children. Here are four things that you can do as a dad to help put yourself in the best light in court: 1. Walk the Walk Make sure that you are currently bonding and spending time with your children. The worst thing that you can do is seek custody just to make things hard on your ex-spouse. If you are already...

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3 Things To Keep In Mind When Working Out A Child Custody Agreement

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Most people don’t want to have to go through a lengthy, and costly, child custody battle in court. For this reason, many ex-couples are coming up with their own child custody agreements without getting a judge involved. However, there are a lot of things you need to take into consideration when it comes to reaching an agreement for child custody. Here are three things to keep in mind when you are working out a child custody agreement. 1. Physical custody versus legal custody An important distinction that needs to be made in the child...

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Ways To Win A Workers’ Compensation Case Involving Chemical Exposure

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If you developed an illness or injury from your workplace due to chemical exposure, you may be able to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits. Illnesses caused by chemical exposure are covered under this type of insurance; however, you will need to prove two things in order to get approval for your benefits. You may also need to hire a workers’ compensation attorney to help you develop a plan to fight the ruling if you are denied benefits. Two Things You Must Prove Here are the two things you will have to prove in order to get...

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Scary Legal Truths: What Happens When You Do Not Use A Booster Seat With Your Child

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Studies by the CDC in 2011 showed that more than one third of all child passengers in a vehicle were not buckled up, and more than six hundred thousand children rode without a booster seat or car seat part of the year. Although the fatalities were far less, almost one hundred fifty thousand kids were severely injured. Regardless of these scary facts, there are some scarier legal issues if you do not use a booster seat with your older child. Facing Charges of Reckless Endangerment Even if you do not get in a car accident and you are pulled...

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When You Need To Make Bail

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When an individual is arrested, he or she may be released from jail until the trial date by paying a specified amount of bail. Bail serves as a financial guarantee that the arrestee will not flee before his or her trial. Paying bail lets individuals work, enjoy time with their families, and be productive citizens while they wait for their court appearance. When one’s bond is high enough that paying it is a financial hardship, a bail bond service is a convenient option. The Importance of Making Bail The time between an individual’s...

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