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What To Do When A Tractor Trailer Accident Leaves You An Emotional Wreck

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If you experience emotional problems after a tractor trailer accident, contact a lawyer now. Although most people experience physical injuries during an accident, some people can develop emotional and mental trauma as well. If you can’t sleep, eat or even drive after your accident because you fear trucks, buses and other large vehicles, a tractor trailer accident lawyer can help you obtain the compensation you need for counseling and other medical care.…

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Will You Owe Taxes On Your Auto Accident Settlement Or Award?

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A large settlement from your insurance company or a winning judgement in a lawsuit can be a blessing after a car accident. You’ll be able to pay your medical bills and catch up with any bills you’ve fallen behind on due to lost wages. But will you owe the IRS any of the money that you win in a lawsuit or gain from an insurance settlement? A lot depends on what you were awarded money for.…

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Were You The Victim Of A Dog Attack? Learn How To Gather Evidence And Start Planning Your Court Case

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Suffering an animal attack can be traumatizing, and it can easily disrupt the flow of your life. Getting back on your feet may require compensation from the dog owner, but many owners aren’t willing to just give you anything you need. If you’re worried that you’ll have to take the case to court, now is the time to start planning your arguments and gathering evidence in your favor. Interviewing Friends And Neighbors…

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Getting A Witness To Back Up Your Claims For A Car Accident: 3 Factors That Affect Credibility

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There are about 10 million of all kinds of car accidents reported each year, and the average American will get into a car accident once every 17.9 years. Unless there are witnesses to the accident, a lot of accidents are reported based on he said/she said claims. Both parties generally believe that they are not at fault for the accident, and at times, it can be difficult to determine fault even with forensic evidence.…

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4 Ways To Prevent Personal Injury Liability At Your Business

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As a business owner, it is your responsibility to create a safe environment for everyone that enters through your front doors. This includes everyone from management to employees to patrons. It should be noted that once an employee enters the front door of your business, it is essentially your job to make sure that their visit is a safe one. If a patron is harmed due to negligence on your behalf – such as slipping on a patch of ice on your property, which you have failed to clean up – then you may find yourself liable and can be sued under the auspice of a personal injury case.…

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How Will Ohio's New Subrogation Law Affect Personal Injury Claims?

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If you live or work in Ohio, you may not give much thought to what your auto insurance covers, or how your insurance policy interacts with other drivers’ policies – until you’re involved in an accident. Suffering physical injuries due to another driver’s negligent or reckless driving can leave you with bills to pay and decisions to make regarding your best course of action, particularly if the driver who hit you was under insured.…

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Social Security Disability: Understanding The Process From Application To Appeal

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If you suddenly become disabled due to an injury or illness, you may find yourself unable to work. Essentially, you’re forced into taking early retirement, but without the help of a social security attorney, you may be minus the benefits that are generally awarded to retirees in America. If you’ve applied and been denied social security disability benefits, there are actions you can take to fight for what you feel is legally yours, and retaining the services of a social security lawyer is one of the most effective.…

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Alcohol And Fraternities -- Filing A Wrongful Death Lawsuit May Be Your Best Recourse When Things Go Terribly Wrong

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Fraternities have been in the news a lot recently – mostly for the wrong reasons. Behavior that was once widely accepted as just part of the fraternity experience is now being examined under a much harsher spotlight. From hazing to racist behavior to allegations of widespread rape, fraternities have had to seriously re-think the way they conduct themselves. Unfortunately, some fraternity – and sorority – chapters are still willing to risk it all.…

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5 Critical Things To Know Before Your Personal Injury Deposition

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If you’ve been injured and are bringing a personal injury claim forward for compensation, a deposition will be required. While a deposition can seem nerve wracking at first, knowing what to expect and how to prepare can make the entire process go much more smoothly. Here are 5 critical things to know before your personal injury deposition.  1. A Deposition Is Not a Conversation  A deposition is designed for the defendant’s attorney to have the opportunity to ask you questions and determine what you know about the accident.…

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When It's Not About The Money: The Non-Financial Aspects Of Personal Injury Settlements

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Even though the money you receive from your personal injury case will help to compensate for your medical bills, emotional pain and suffering, and other similar damages, the fine print on the settlement contract can mean just as much as the money – if not more. There are some common requests and concessions made during settlement agreements for you to consider when making your demands. You may be able to prevent anyone else from having to have the same experience as you if you play your cards right.…

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