Professional Liability

Considering Mediation For Your Divorce? 5 Signs That It Might Not Be Right For You

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If you’re trying to maintain control of expenses during a divorce, you may be considering mediation. In the best of circumstances, mediation can keep legal expenses down, reduce the amount of time spent in negotiations, and eliminate the need for a drawn out court battle. However, there are times when mediation is not recommended. Take a look at the list below. If any of the situations apply to you, mediation might not be in your best interest. Abusive Relationship If you’ve been the victim of abuse during your marriage, mediation...

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You Still Have A Case: Understanding Partial Fault In Car Accidents

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A car accident isn’t always simply one person’s fault or another. Sometimes, blame and liability for the accident can exist between all parties involved. The main problem with partial fault is it can create a legal tangle. It can also prevent you from receiving the compensation you need for injuries and damages. All or Nothing It’s easy to believe personal injury lawsuits are “all or nothing” endeavors, but that’s inaccurate. Even if you have partial liability in a car accident, it doesn’t mean you...

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How To Protect Your Business Legally As It Grows

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Owning a business can carry its own host of issues, which is why it is important to take advantage of the legal matters that come with the territory. This can be a bit of a culture shock if you are not used to handling such matters on your own. Thankfully, there are a number of business law firms that will be glad to take on these issues for you. When you want to take advantage of business matters that you will come across, follow these guidelines for assistance: #1: Secure The Proper Insurance To Protect Against Liability When you want to be...

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What To Expect From Your DUI Attorney

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States mandate strict driving under the influence laws. If drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you’re committing a traffic violation. This violation can lead to other criminal charges. If you’re facing a DUI charge, you’ll need an attorney experienced with DUI and other traffic citations. Initial Meeting With Your Lawyer Prepare for your consultation with your attorney by gathering documentation related to your case. This includes police reports, the results of tests you took and witness statements....

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Know Your Rights: DWI

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It’s safe to say that you know it is dangerous to drive while intoxicated; however, you should also know your rights when you are pulled over because the law does not always work in your favor. Here is a list of do’s and don’ts when a cop pulls a traffic stop on you in your vehicle. 1. Pulling Over Ensure that you use your turn signal when pulling over, and make sure you choose a busy section of the highway. If you are in the middle of a deserted area and feel unsafe, you have the right to call 911, give them your location,...

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Suing Someone For A Personal Injury When You’ve Been Previously Hurt

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Can you sue someone for a personal injury if you’ve already had a previous injury to that part of your body? The simple answer: yes, you can sue. Your attorney will have to deal with some special issues as your case proceeds, but having a preexisting injury does not prevent you from seeking damages due to a new personal injury. What Issues Will My Attorney Need To Address? Essentially, what will happen is that the defendant’s attorney will try to use your previous injury or disability to his or her advantage during the case. Your...

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How To Petition For A Family Member To Immigrate To The United States.

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Although most of the procedures for petitioning for family members to immigrate to the US are the same, some family relationships may require additional documentation. The time it will take for the immigration process to be completed will also vary greatly, depending on your relationship with the family member. US citizens can sponsor more family members than permanent residents (green card holders). While permanent residents can only petition for spouses, children under twenty one, and unmarried sons and daughters of any age, US citizens can...

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Estate Planning Tools: 3 Reasons You Should Have A Living Will

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People often make the mistake of believing that estate planning tools are irrelevant in their life simply because they do not have a large estate. However, the truth is, many of these tools are designed to benefit everyone, regardless of what their net worth may be. A living will is a perfect example of this type of estate planning tool. Below you will learn more about how a living will works and why everyone should have one. Life Or Death Decisions Can Burden A Family No one wants to be the person charged with the task of making a life or...

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Legal Advice For When You’ve Been Pulled Over Or In An Accident And You’ve Been Drinking

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Just about everyone should know about the dangers of drinking and driving and most people would never intentionally drive while intoxicated. But with blood alcohol content limits lower than ever, it can sometimes be possible to be arrested for a DUI even if you feel like you haven’t had that much to drink. If you find yourself in a situation where you are being investigated for a possible DUI after getting into an accident or simply pulled over, here are some tips that might help you in your troublesome situation. Remain Silent If a...

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Five Pieces Of Advice For Working With Insurance Companies After An Accident

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Sometimes dealing with an insurance company can be more frustrating than an actual car accident. Here are five pieces of advice to help you get as much money as possible.  1. Keep the first phone call short. All you need to do is let them know you were in an accident and a few minor details. Wait until the police file a report, all witnesses have been interviewed, and all the details are clear before giving any more information.  2. Do not tell them if you were injured or not because you may not know yet. Simply inform them...

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