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What are my sickness rights at work?

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When it comes to sickness, you have certain rights that are designed to protect you. One example is HIPAA. HIPAA is the Health insurance Portability and Accountability Act and was put in place in 1996 with the intention of protecting individuals' health information when moving from one place of work...

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Prenup Agreements in Barrie

Do you find yourself in the uncomfortable position of getting ready for marriage, but wanting to first set up a prenup between you and your fiancé? If so, you are most likely anxious and uncertain about how exactly to even bring it up to them. Well, let us help to put your mind at ease for the time ...

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How to Manage a Personal Injury Claim

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Whether you hire a lawyer or not, there are still some things that you have to do and take care of when it comes to dealing with a personal injury claim. As you may know, you can manage some types of claims alone, while you need a lawyer for the complicated ones. For example, a simple fender-bender ...

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The Importance of Working with a Reputed Lawyer

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When you're looking for a lawyer, you shouldn't try to save money by picking the cheapest one you can find – even though you think they're good enough at what they do. Many times, people who have been involved in car accidents, for example, rely on the easiest and simplest option. Namely, they go fo...

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Helpful Real Estate Lawyers in Barrie

When it comes to the many different types of law that are practiced all throughout the country, one of the most critical yet still underutilized legal professionals is a real estate lawyer. This particular avenue of the law is full of tricky contracts and documents and many other uncertainties. Folk...

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Disabled veterans benefit entitlements: Explained

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Applying for disability benefits as a veteran can be a confusing and, sometimes, a disheartening process. It is a complex system that often results in incorrect ratings and rejections of applications. It can also be unclear as to what veterans are entitled to as well so it can often be beneficial to...

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Prenuptial Agreement Services in Barrie

Getting married is one of the most exciting and scary times of a person's life. With so much planning that goes into the wedding and honeymoon, as well as arraigning all of the activities with family and friends, which take place prior, it is easy to see why sometimes a very important task gets over...

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Filing For Bankruptcy - Should you hire a lawyer or do it yourself?

You may think that filing for bankruptcy requires a lawyer to represent you. If you're strapped for cash, you may think that you're doomed because you'll probably can't afford a lawyer to help you. Good news: you can go DIY if you file for bankruptcy! So, being strapped for cash shouldn't be a probl...

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Professional Mediation Specialists in Barrie

There are any number of legal services that a person might find themselves in need of at some point or another in their life. Even though courts and judges and lawyers carry a certain dread and uneasiness with them, perhaps for no other reason than TV courtroom and legal dramas, the fact is the vast...

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Filing for Bankruptcy Made Easy

Bankruptcy is not just for average people with enormous debt. Rich people, and even large companies, file for bankruptcy once their finances started spiraling down. In other words, people (or companies) file for bankruptcy if their debt problems went unmanageable. It is important to understand that ...

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Settle or Sue: How to Respond to a Dental Injury

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Whether you have dealt with this issue or not, dental injuries are a highly common problem among Americans of all ages. In fact, experts assert that more than 5 million teeth are injured or outright knocked out each year. Additionally, there is $500 million spent each year on repairing and replacing...

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Elder abuse on the rise

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Abuse is a terrible thing. But what is even more appalling is that every single year, tens of thousands of vulnerable adults over the age of 55 are victims of abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The name for these crimes is elder abuse. And it is on the rise, especially for those who are particularly ...

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Ex-Head of Credit Suisse Financing Group Testifies that Multiple Errors Were Made in Indictment of Privinvest Executive

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A former financing director for Credit Suisse testified last week in the New York trial of a shipbuilding executive that prosecutors committed several errors in the indictment of the defendant, a blow to the government's case by one of its star witnesses. Andrew Pearse, former head of Credit Suisse'...

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Back Injury at Work.

Back & Neck Injuries at Work are Serious. Talk to a Work Injury Lawyer to Help with Your Workers' Comp Claim The human spine is a fascinating yet complicated structure. It does so much, and for the most part, is very strong. But in an accident, the jar of sudden impact can render it vulnerable a...

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Scholle Law Obtaining $14 Million Dollar Verdict in a Medical Malpractice Case

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 Attorneys Jim Poe and Charles Scholle of Scholle Law, a Georgia personal injury law firm,  obtained a verdict of $14 million dollars on behalf of client Rosalind Johnson on May 21, 2019, following a week-long trial. The case was heard before Judge Joe Iannazzone in Gwinnett County St...

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Motor Collisions the Most Common Cause of Spinal Injuries

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​The most common cause of spinal injuries in the USA is motor collisions according to reports, with 44% of those affected by the injury having been involved in an accident on the road. It's believed that around 400,000 Americans are living with spinal cord problems, the vast majority of men between ...

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What to Do If You Are Busted On A DUI Charge

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It's not a scenario anyone wants to be in. But a driving under the influence charge is more common than you think. It could even happen to the most well-meaning drivers. Read below to learn about what you can do if you are arrested on a DUI charge in Canada or the U.S.: Understand Why You May Get Ch...

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Another Driver's Insurance Company Wants Your Statement – READ THIS FIRST!

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You've been in a car accident and another driver's insurance company wants a statement from you about how the crash occurred. Should you give them one? In most cases, the answer is no. You are not legally obligated to talk to another driver's insurance company. If you do, be forewarned that the comp...

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Driving long distance? Stay safe on the road and avoid a lawsuit with these 5 driving tips

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When you're driving long distance, either to visit relatives, for a holiday or for work the idea of falling asleep at the wheel is a terrifying one. The last thing anyone wants is to find out that they're responsible for a car accident due to their own negligence – if you're looking for a Beaumont c...

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Why Must You Refuse the First Offer of Car Insurance Companies

After you've been injured in a car accident and you've gone on to file a third-party claim with the at-fault driver's car insurance provider, expect a call from an insurance agent giving you a low-ball settlement offer. According to a New Jersey car accident lawyer, this is the insurance company's s...

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