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  • Tips For Making Sure Your Workers Compensation Claim Is Paid

    If you have been injured on the job, there is a good chance that you are eligible for workers compensation. However, many workers compensation companies don't want to pay out and will do everything that they can to resist paying for a claim or reduce the amount of money that they have to pay for it. Here are some tips to make sure that your workers compensation claim goes as smoothly as possible. [Read More]

  • Conditions Of Your Will: Why These Conditions Are Important To Include In Your Estate Planning

    Many wealthy people have a will, and in that will they frequently include certain conditions for the surviving recipients. There are many good reasons for including conditions of inheritance when you are working out your estate planning with your lawyer. Here are a few conditions and ideas to think about when you are planning your will. You Have a Tentative Relationship with One of Your Progeny If your relationship with one or more of your children is tentative at best, and completely on the outside of things at worst, then you may want to include clauses in your will that provide for either of these situations at the time of your death. [Read More]

  • Notes To Take In Advance Of Your First Meeting With A Criminal Attorney

    Being arrested for any type of crime is embarrassing, but having the right criminal law attorney on your side can help you clear your name and get back to living a normal life. If you've decided to hire the attorney over the phone, he or she will likely stress the need for you to supply a copy of your arrest report and any other documentation that you've received that pertains to your arrest when your first legal meeting takes place. [Read More]

  • When You Divorce, Who Gets To Keep The Dog?

    Divorces are certainly simpler when you do not have any kids, but if you do have a dog together, that can add some intricacies to the divorce proceedings. Likely, the both of you have bonded with the dog over the years. He is a part of the family, and neither of you want to leave him behind. Yet, as you proceed through the divorce, a decision will need to be made regarding who gets to keep the dog. [Read More]

  • Proving Injuries From Medication Mistakes

    Being injured by an over-the-counter or prescription medication can be distressing and costly. These types of injuries are potentially serious and can be permanent. Fortunately, there may be ways to get compensated for injuries caused by medication from the manufacturer or your health practitioners if it can be proven that they are at fault. Winning damages may not be easy as these cases get complicated and sometimes take a long time to resolve. [Read More]

  • 3 Tips For Getting Your Plant Patent Approved On The First Try

    As with all patent applications and other registration processes for protecting your intellectual property, plant patent applications are complex and full of details that are easy to overlook. Save time and money by making sure your first application is complete for the best chance at success during your first try. These tips will keep you from having to repeat your attempts to secure a patent a second, third, or even fourth time. [Read More]

  • Pushing For A Successful VA Disability Appeal

    Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation is a bit different from systems such as Social Security's disability insurance. You're not limited by income aside from extreme cases where you shouldn't be able to work at all, since the VA disability seeks to compensate you for something you've lost as a result of your service rather than being a temporary financial safety net. Unfortunately, while VA compensation is potentially more a better deal, it's not much easier to earn approval. [Read More]

  • 10 Child Custody Tips Worth Following

    For divorcing parents, the creation of a fair and useful parenting plan can help provide a seamless transition for your children and lessen the acrimony of stressful courtroom battles. If you and your spouse can set aside your issues and work together for the sake of your children, you can save both time and money and end up with a personal, custom-designed plan that addresses the needs of both you and your children. [Read More]

  • Three Legal Issues To Avoid At The Company's Holiday Party

    Holiday office parties can be a lot of fun -- until somebody spikes the punch and somebody else has a few too many cups of it. If things get out of hand, your company could end up facing a lawsuit. Here are 3 things to look out for (and a few ways to prevent them): 1.) Sexual Harassment A stolen kiss under the mistletoe never harmed anybody, right? Wrong. With the alcohol flowing and inhibitions lowered, someone could decide to plant an unwanted kiss on someone else. [Read More]

  • PTSD And How You Can Be Covered For Workers' Comp

    Workers' compensation insurance was created to cover medical expenses and lost wages for those who are injured while at work. Many people may be unaware, however, that workers' comp also covers psychological injuries. If you have been in involved in , or witnessed, a psychologically stressful event at work, you should know that your ability to do your job could be greatly impacted by PTSD, and sometimes you are not able to go to work at all. [Read More]