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Benefits of Hiring a Family Attorney

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Family law is arguably one of the most demanding legal niches. Unlike the other legal niches where cases and petitions are structured to win or lose, the family law goes beyond winning. In any typical case involving a family, there is emotional attachment to any case verdict. This complex nature mak...

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Why Legal Action is Important with Slips and Falls

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Unintentional falls account for over 19,000 deaths each year in the U.S., according to the CDC. Slips and falls account for 12-15% of all workers' compensation expenses. Workers who are injured on the job are quick to make workers' compensation claims for their injuries, but the everyday person ofte...

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GM Law Firm on Harassment by Debt Collectors

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A number of consumers may have shared their sentiments already about being harassed by the collection agents of lending firms. Harassment, while it seems common, must not be considered normal. It can never be something that everyone will just accept as a natural phenomenon. Let us first know what ha...

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Clearing Up Misconceptions About Student Debt and Bankruptcy

Do you have outstanding debt from your student loans? If so, you're not alone. In fact, the average college graduate in 2016 carried more than $37,000 in student loan debt. And while many lenders are willing to work with recent graduates by offering flexible repayment plans, the fact is that many gr...

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How to Recover From a Workplace Accident

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Any number of different troubles can cause an accident in the workplace. A member of staff failing to follow general health and safety rules, for instance, can result in such a problem. An individual not receiving proper training when it comes to staying safe can also be a contributing factor to thi...

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Why You Need a Lawyer When Suffering From Personal Injuries

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A personal injury occurs when a person sustains some sort of injury that another person causes. In some cases, the person with the injuries was hurt due to negligence in a hospital, which means multiple people could be at fault, including doctors and other hospital staff members. However, these inju...

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Dangers of Distracted Driving

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Many people consider themselves to be excellent drivers. They would never drink and drive or speed. Yet they allow themselves to perform simple acts while driving that fall under the heading of distracted driving and can easily result in traffic accidents that cause property damage, injury or death....

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Help Against Drug and Alcohol Addiction

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Addiction is a battle that impacts millions of lives including the families of those who are addicted to drugs or alcohol. Knowing how to find help for a loved one who is struggling with addiction is essential to provide them with the ability to live a healthy and sober life. Get Educated About...

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How Financial Loss Can Affect Family Life

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Money plays a big role in people's lives, whether they like to admit it or not. It is with money that you can purchase everyday items, live a comfortable life, and pursue various other dreams and goals. It is for this reason that financial loss will greatly affect not only you but your family life. ...

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What Should an American Do If Arrested on a Criminal Offence in Australia?

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Have you ever thought about what would happen to you if you were arrested in another country while there on an American passport? When travelling to Australia from the United States, you should understand that the legal systems, although different in some regards, work similarly when it comes to cri...

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Steps For The Auto Loans From A Private Party

 Nowadays people run for their daily survivals and even they have some economical imbalance. The single men financial problem for their daily needs is based on the country's economic growth. People get a loan from some banks or to some private parties in order to balance their economic growth. ...

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Important Considerations Before Choosing A Lawyer To Represent You

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There may come a time in your life when you find yourself at a crossroads or in a sticky situation that will require you to find and hire a lawyer. You should understand that they're not all the same and that it's worth doing your homework before choosing someone in particular to represent you. Be a...

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​What to Do if You're Bitten by a Dog

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America is a nation of animal lovers, and it's estimated that there are around 80 million dogs in the United States. Most of those are friendly, loving pets kept under close control, but unfortunately there are instances when dogs attack other animals or even humans, and the results can be catastrop...

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Federal Rules of Evidence: What You Need to Know

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The Federal Rules of Evidence were adopted by Congress in 1975 to govern the introduction of evidence in United States federal courts. The 11 articles in the Rules of Evidence apply to civil and criminal trials, and combine to provide clear, concise guidelines for jurors to reach a verdict. There ar...

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What Victims Need to Know About Protective Orders Filed by Abusers

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Abusers will often be spiteful, attempting to file a protective order against their victims. Judges that are seasoned will often recognize what the abuser is trying to do, and the protective order will not be granted. But the protective order must always be considered. Courts may determine that the ...

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7 Benefits of Hiring an Immigration Lawyer to Represent You

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 With the current situation in the world, especially changes in the Australian immigration visa policies, Trump administration's attitude towards immigration and Syrian migrant crisis, the issue of relocation across the country borders is more complex than ever before. Quotas are changing, the ...

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Can Dementia Patients in Nursing Homes Refuse Care?

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There are 50 million people around the world with dementia. By 2030, an estimated 82 million people will have this debilitating disease. Dementia's impact on a person's mental capacity makes it a challenge to treat and care for patients. With a growing number of people expected to develop dementia, ...

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Is This a Criminal Matter?

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Claims of sexual harassment are on the rise. If you turn on the television, you'll often find commercials and campaigns being promoted that help raise awareness for sexual harassment. But just because sexual harassment is a crime, this doesn't mean that the harassment is a criminal matter. There are...

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Do Worker Safety Incentive Programs Encourage Workers Not to Report Injuries?

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Worker safety programs help prevent accidents and injuries in the workplace. To encourage employees to follow safety protocols, many companies implement incentive programs. But can these programs have the opposite effect? The Problem with Incentive Programs Employers typically implement safety incen...

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Chain Reaction Accidents: Determining Fault

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One car rear-ends another on the highway. In seconds, the collision sets off a chain reaction that leads to several cars rear-ending each other. Chain reaction accidents can be deadly at worst and a headache at best, but they're almost always complicated when it comes to determining fault. Causes of...

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