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Don't Ignore Your Emergency Room Referrals: It Could Hurt Your Personal Injury Case

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If you’re injured in an auto accident, you should seek medical attention at a hospital as soon as possible. But after your initial exams and treatments, you may choose to ignore the referrals written by the emergency room doctors for future medical care. That could be a bad mistake. Once you hire a personal injury attorney to represent you, they’ll want to see your medical records. Every bit of medical documentation you obtain throughout your case helps your personal injury attorney win your settlement.…

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Make Sure Your Future Is Protected After Injury

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Being injured on the job is a nightmare scenario that needs to be prepared for. Whether you’re obviously impaired for life or unsure of how your recovery will unfold, you need to have a set of safety measures that go beyond cash settlements. Before celebrating a workers compensation package or injury settlement, consider a few conditions that should be negotiated before signing anything. Percentage-Based Settlements Versus Set Amounts The easiest settlement path for your legal opponent or the insurance system is to pay you off with one specific amount.…

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The Many Complications Of Workers Compensation And Why You Need A Workers Compensation Lawyer

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Surprisingly, workers compensation laws are not universal. There are multiple loopholes and differences in the law from state to state. A few states do not even require that employers carry workers compensation at all, while others like Alaska, require workers compensation insurance when an employer has only one employee. Not knowing what is available to you in the state in which you live could result in multiple denials without the assistance of a workers compensation lawyer.…

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Qualified Income Trusts - Diverting Income To Meet State Assistance Rules

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In some states, you’re eligible to receive assistance for medical care only if your income is below a certain level. If you have income above this level, you might still need assistance. You might not have enough money to pay for medical expenses and your daily needs. If this is the case, you can divert your income to an income trust that takes charge of the funds and disperses them accordingly.…

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Child Support Modification: Seeking A Child Support Increase

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When it comes to child support arrangements, even the most well-though out plan may prove unfeasible over time, requiring a modification. Unpredictable life events such as sickness, loss of income or change in marital status of your spouse may affect their ability to pay you the agreed child support, at which point a modification may be needed. A verbal agreement between the two parents is often best, as it saves money on legal fees and a drawn-out court battle, but if you can’t agree on new child support payments, you may have to hire a family law attorney to help you with a child support modification suit:…

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Answers To Car Accident Questions Victims Need Addressed

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Car accidents are an everyday occurrence in the modern world, but their frequency does not mean that they are minor incidents. These events have the power to cause major property damage, substantial injuries or the loss of life. Not surprisingly, the legal system has well-established rule for addressing these grievances, but most people lack a sophisticated understanding of this process. Understanding the following answers to common questions will help you avoid some common errors that car accident victims may make.…

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The Three People You Meet At Your Social Security Disability Hearing

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Social Security disability hearings are complicated, and involve several different experts who are critical to your case. Knowing who to expect at your hearing helps you prepare for the process, and makes it easier to understand how your case is decided. With that in mind, these are the three people that you can expect to meet at your Social Security disability hearing. The Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) The Administrative Law Judge is the person who will ultimately make the decision on your case.…

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How Can I Appeal A Denied Worker's Compensation Claim?

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You were hurt on the job, so you filed a worker’s compensation claim. Much to your dismay, your claim was rejected. If this sounds like your situation and you feel that your claim was rejected unfairly, you can still appeal the decision. According to Nolo, 80 percent of workers who are initially denied worker’s compensation don’t appeal their claim. This may be partially due to the fact that people aren’t sure how to go about the process.…

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When Co-Parenting Fails: What You Should Know About Parallel Parenting In Divorce

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As part of finalizing your divorce, one of the things that the courts require is a comprehensive parenting plan for moving forward with your children. In most cases, this means establishing co-parenting expectations so that you and your former spouse can work together to make major parenting decisions. Unfortunately, co-parenting isn’t for everyone. If your divorce is hostile or efforts at communication result in fighting and disagreements, it may be time to talk with your divorce attorney, such as Mauro Savo Camerino Grant & Schalk, about parallel parenting instead.…

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Beyond Cribs And Onesies – Three Things New Parents Really Need To Have

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The birth of a new baby is a super exciting time, and friends and family will gather with gifts to decorate the nursery and you can be sure that everyone will bring lots of presents to clothe and diaper the baby. These are wonderful traditions to welcome your newborn son or daughter, but there are a few necessities that you must provide for your child that are more important than darling outfits and adorable bedding.…

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