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Workers’ Compensation: Could You Claim for Avian Flu?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Around 3.8 million Americans suffer work-related injuries or illnesses every year. While employers (and workers) must take precautions to keep the workplace safe, workers’ compensation insurance helps people deal with the financial implications of time away from work. Avian flu is a rare illness for American workers, but the disease could have serious consequences. Find out about the effects Avian flu can have, and learn more about the factors that could influence a workers’ compensation claim for this disease. About Avian flu...

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Five Items You Can Easily Sacrifice During A Divorce

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Uncategorized |

A key to getting through divorce is compromise. This can also be one of the toughest parts of a divorce. With a little compromise, you will have room to work out your agreements during mediation with divorce lawyers. The following five items may be seem important, but overtime, they can get replaced and will help you through divorce proceedings. Magazine Subscriptions Sharing a home with a spouse often involves shared delivery of items like magazines or newspapers. These subscriptions are often prepaid and will continue delivery even during a...

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Can You Sack Somebody On Disability Leave?

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Uncategorized |

According to the Social Security Administration, the number of applications for disabled worker benefits in the United States exceeded 2.5 million in 2014. As well as the financial cost to the U.S. Government, these claims cost American employers billions of dollars in lost working hours. American law protects disabled workers who cannot work, but this legislation does not mean you cannot take action in certain circumstances. Find out why. Applicable legislation In the United States, two federal laws protect employees on disability leave. The...

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Passengers In Truck Accidents Have Multiple Ways To Collect

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Uncategorized |

Colliding with a big rig is, perhaps, one of the scariest accidents a person can be involved in. If you are passenger in a vehicle, however, you may have an easier time collecting compensation for injuries and losses you sustain than if you were the driver, because you don’t have to prove liability for the accident; you just have to know who to sue. Here are the various avenues for recompense available, and what you need to do to collect. Suing the Driver of Your Vehicle If the person driving the vehicle you were in was responsible for...

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What Happens If You’re Injured after Your Flight Is Grounded Due to a Natural Disaster?

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The recent tragedy in Nepal has left thousands of travelers stranded, awaiting a route home as airlines and other carriers have focused on the evacuation of those most closely affected by the earthquake. If you’re injured after your flight has been re-routed due to a natural disaster, what are your options? What if your only “injury” is to your pocketbook–are you entitled to recover financial damages resulting from your unplanned layover?  Here is how some principles of personal injury law may apply if your...

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Negligence Laws Lets You Sue For Damages In No-Contact Motorcycle Accidents

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Although you may drive your motorcycle in a responsible way, the same can’t be said for other people on the road. If you take action to avoid hitting another vehicle and get into an accident, you can still sue for damages even if the other person doesn’t hit you. Here’s what you need to know about recovering compensation for damages in no-contact accidents. Suing for Negligent Behavior People have a legal duty to be careful of other drivers and operate their cars, trucks, and motorcycles in a safe manner when on the...

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Preventing Slip And Fall Accidents From Occurring At Your Business

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Personal injury cases can be a big deal for you or your business. If a personal injury case is filed against you, there is an entire litany of problems to deal with: court costs, maintaining the integrity of your business, making doubly sure it doesn’t happen again, etc. The best way to avoid a personal injury suit is just that: avoid it! Of the most common personal injury suits filed against businesses, many involve slip and fall accidents. There are plenty of ways to avoid such cases; these are just a few of the precautions that you...

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Applying For Social Security Disability: Understanding The Process

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Experiencing a disability is a devastating time, and if you are unable to work, you worry about how you’ll pay for your bills and support your family. Luckily Social Security disability is designed to assist disabled people who cannot work. However, the process to apply for benefits is long and may seem overwhelming, so understanding a breakdown of the general process may calm your nerves. Initial Application The first step in getting disability through Social Security is to file a claim. Once the claim is received, it is processed by...

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Interested In Private Disability Insurance? What Should You Know?

Posted by on Feb 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Although many Americans are aware of the importance of life insurance coverage (with approximately 44 percent of households carrying at least some coverage), the number of American households with short- and long-term disability coverage is much lower. The paradox of this coverage gap is most individuals are much more likely to suffer a debilitating injury than an untimely death — and such an injury can have a permanent impact on your long-term earning potential. Luckily, there are a number of short- and long-term disability...

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When Incretin Mimetics Kill: What Bereaved Families Need To Know

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

People with type 2 diabetes commonly use one of several prescription medicines known as incretin mimetics. These drugs can help control the symptoms of the disease, but they can also cause serious side effects, and some type 2 diabetics have even died as a result of these medications. In some cases, the bereaved families of the victims can file a wrongful death lawsuit. Learn how incretin mimetics can kill, and find out what you need to do to file a lawsuit over your loved one’s death. How incretin mimetics work Type 2 diabetes is a...

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What To Do If Your Loved One Dies During Bankruptcy Proceedings

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Bankruptcy is designed to help people struggling with financial difficulties obtain a fresh start. Though it doesn’t occur often, sometimes petitioners pass away before the bankruptcy proceedings can be concluded. This can have unfortunate consequences for heirs if they don’t take action as soon as possible. Here is what you need to do if your loved one dies during active bankruptcy proceedings. Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 The options available to you for resolving your loved one’s open bankruptcy depends on whether the person...

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