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3 Tips To Protect Yourself Legally After A Car Accident

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Car accidents are always unexpected and stressful. An incident like this can make people make sudden, poor choices that might affect them legally later. While the top priority in the aftermath of a car accident should obviously be to make sure everyone is OK, an important secondary concern should be taking steps to document the scene of the crash in order to protect yourself from a legal standpoint. Here are 3 tips that every driver should follow in the aftermath of a crash. If you have additional concerns, contact a local car crash attorney....

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Struggling With A VA Claim? An Attorney Can Help

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Being denied compensation from Veterans Affairs (VA) can be a devastating feeling, but you need to understand that it isn’t the end of the process. The claim system is complicated and the VA knows that many veterans have issues when it comes to preparing the claim. If you feel that you’ve been swept up in a net of quick denials and need to prepare an appeal, consider a few traits of the VA system and ways that a personal injury attorney can help. Why Would The VA Deny A Legitimate Claim? The VA disability system exists to assist...

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Why Provoking A Dog Can Dismiss A Dog Bite Related Lawsuit

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If your dog bites someone, you may be found liable in a personal injury lawsuit and have to pay for the damages. What if your dog was provoked before they bit? Most states have laws where you cannot be liable if your dog was provoked by another person. What Does It Mean To Provoke A Dog? When you think of provoking a dog, the things that come to mind are poking, teasing, or acting mean to them in some way. While that is obvious behavior of provocation, there are also unintentional actions that may have occurred. For example, dogs can be...

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3 Things That Can Cause Your Social Security Disability Claim To Be Denied

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Social security disability benefits are supposed to be there when you need them. After all, you pay taxes into the fund out of your paycheck each time. So, you may think that your claim will be approved the first time around. You fill out the paperwork and send it in, but then you are denied. Here are three things that can cause your social security disability claim to be denied. 1. Your disability isn’t considered severe enough. The Social Security Administration (SSA) uses a five-step process to determine if you are disabled. One of...

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How To Determine A Settlement Amount For Your Personal Injury

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Anybody that is injured due to the negligence of another person has the right to receive compensation for the losses they sustained. The question most people have is how these losses are calculated. There is a method that is used to calculate damages, which should give you an idea of what kind of compensation to expect. Special Damages Your financial losses are called special damages. They include all of your expenses that you had to pay for out-of-pocket, as well as money lost that can be directly related to the accident. These costs will...

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10 Tips For A Successful Courtroom Appearance

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If you are involved in a criminal proceeding with a courtroom appearance upcoming, you may be nervous and puzzled about how to conduct yourself. While your criminal defense attorney is the best person to go to for guidance, the tips below will get you ready for your appearance and supplement your attorney’s advice. Familiarize yourself with court procedures. You can find and watch videos of cases similar to your own case, as well as watch educational videos of basic courtroom procedures to give you an idea of what to expect in court....

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Five Factors That Might Weaken Your Personal Injury Case

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Preparing a good personal injury case should include carefully looking out for any weak spots in your argument that could be exploited by the defendant’s attorney. Small oversights on the part of either you or your attorney could make the difference between a large settlement and a lost case. The following are five of the most common factors that could weaken the strength of a personal injury plaintiff’s argument: 1. Inadequate documentation Documentation is probably one of the most important factors when it comes to winning a...

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Five Reasons Why Time Is Not On Your Side With A Personal Injury Case

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Being injured in an auto accident can cause chaos in your life, and you can only dream of the day when your life gets back to normal. Your injuries may have been caused by another driver, and you are wondering if the other driver’s insurance company will do the right thing and offer you compensation for your injuries. You should know, however, that the other driver’s insurance company is not on your side, and they have no interest in being fair when it comes to compensating you for your injuries. If you feel that you are not...

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3 Things You Can Do To Help Your Car Accident Lawyer Win Your Case

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Oftentimes, the chances of securing a fair settlement in your car accident case will be influenced by things you do long before you ever choose to pick up the phone and contact a lawyer. This is because much of the evidence that may be used by the insurance company to contest liability will be long gone within a matter of days or even hours after your accident. That is why it is so important for you to do your part in helping your car accident lawyer to ultimately win your case. Below you will learn more about three of the most important...

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