Child Injured At A Relative's Home? Can (And Should) You Sue?

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If you have young children, you've likely grown adept at "instant childproofing" while visiting friends or relatives -- sweeping a room for potential hazards and removing breakable or sharp objects before they can catch your child's eye. However, it can be difficult to keep a watchful eye on your child constantly, and before you know it, you may be seeking medical care for a broken bone, deep laceration, or other injury he or she has suffered while at your relative's home.

10 June 2016

3 Things Your Auto Accident Attorney Would Tell You To Do At The Accident Scene

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If you are ever involved in a car accident, you may not realize how much the actions that you perform while still at the site of the accident can affect your accident case. If your auto accident attorney were present with you during the accident, he or she would likely direct you concerning your actions immediately following the event. Here are a few things that he or she would probably tell you to do:

24 May 2016

How To Prepare For Your First Meeting With An Immigration Attorney


Immigration attorneys work hard to protect the rights and best interests of people who want to move to the United States to pursue the American dream and create a better life for themselves and their families. You can use the services of an immigration attorney to help solve hundreds of immigration problems that you may encounter and also to ensure that you avoid future obstacles and problems to help your immigration process go as smoothly as possible.

31 March 2016

Workers' Comp And Exposure To Toxins: What You Should Know

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A lot of on-the-job injuries are sudden: somebody falls off a ladder or stumbles over a tool left in the wrong spot on the floor. However, many jobs expose workers to health risks that accumulate over time—exposure to chemical contaminants can cause damage to a person's body on a cellular level over time and lead to permanent damage and death. When that happens, getting workers' comp to pay benefits to the employee (or his or her survivors) can be a difficult battle.

31 March 2016

Getting Your Application Approved: When You Are Applying For Social Security Disability Benefits

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In 2010, only 23.7% of the applicants who applied for social security disability benefits were awarded benefits on their initial application. Whether the denial was because of a technicality on the forms provided to the social security administration, or a problem with a lack of information provided by doctors, the number of people denied benefits was more than 3/4 of those that applied. You can increase your chances of approval by seeking consistent medical care and working with a lawyer who can guide you through the process.

31 March 2016

Three Important Questions To Ask Your Personal Injury Attorney

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Once you've decided that you will be taking legal action following an injury, it's beneficial to find the right attorney to handle your case as soon as you can. Although the statue of limitations for personal injuries -- which varies by state -- can often be two to three years, partnering with a legal professional in a timely manner means that he or she can send you to experts who can immediately diagnose the extent of your injuries.

11 March 2016

2 Tips To Help You Avoid Common Auto Accidents

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You want to make sure you keep you and your family safe when you are driving. You probably do your best to follow road signs and warnings, but there may be other things that you are neglecting that could raise your risk of an auto accident. The following are 2 things you should consider that may help prevent an accident.  1. Make Sure Your Tires Are in Good Condition Experts have shown that there are two conditions that can make your tires a risk to you and others, which are:

11 February 2016

How Do You Get A Good Attorney?

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If you were injured in an accident and those injuries amounted to somewhat more than a few bumps and bruises, it probably won't be long before you start hearing the same advice from a lot of well-meaning friends, coworkers, and family members: "Get a good attorney." What makes a good personal injury attorney? How do you find one? You can't exactly tell just by looking at an attorney if he or she is good or bad.

26 January 2016

3 Mistakes To Avoid When Applying For A Marriage-Based Green Card Or Visa

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Marrying a U.S. citizen does not automatically entitle you to a visa or green card. You have to file a formal petition with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, or USCIS, and wait for it to be approved. There are some common errors that you need to look out for when applying.  Failing to Prove Financial Support When reviewing your application for a visa or green card, the USCIS needs to see proof that you are able to financially support yourself.

8 January 2016