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Damage Control With A Second DUI Arrest

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DUI charges have long-term ramifications in your professional image, career, financial life, and even personal relationships. Some of the criminal consequences of a second DUI arrest include up to 1 year jail time, revoked driver's license without a chance for appeal, $1000 fine, and other costs, 6 points on your driving record, confiscation of the license plate, or vehicle immobilization. Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs entails a process of damage control.

3 October 2017

Pedestrian Hit By Personal Injury Attorney: What This Irony Means To You

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Despite the many bad lawyer jokes, lawyers are people too. They get into some of the same troubles and problems as everyone else, including accidents. If you were recently hit by a personal injury lawyer while walking or riding your bike, there is quite a bit of irony in this. You should remember first and foremost that the irony is not the main point, but the fact that you were hit by someone in his/her car, and that is a personal injury case.

17 September 2017

This Is Bad: What To Do If Your Business Is The Victim Of Investment Fraud

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If you run a business, fraud is the last thing you want to find in your ranks. Fraud means that someone you once trusted has sought to do you financial damage. Fraud can destroy your businesses financial status, and your reputation. If you suspect fraud, it's crucial that you act fast. Dragging your feet, or postponing positive action can further destroy your business, and make it nearly impossible to recover from the devastation.

11 September 2017

No Bail Required: Understanding "Own Recognizance"

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If you have been arrested and jailed, you are very likely making every effort to get out. While jailed, you cannot work at your job, see to your family, or work on proving your innocence. In some cases, you are offered bail, but in other cases you are released without having to post a single dime. Read on for more information about being released on your own recognizance. What is bail, and why is it sometimes waived?

24 August 2017

What You Need To Know About Third-Party Liability In Workers' Compensation Cases

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Suffering a workplace injury can be devastating to your well-being as well as your livelihood. The potential for long-term disability due to a work-related accident is what makes the ability to file a workers' compensation claim crucial for the average worker. But what if the accident in question wasn't directly caused by an employer's actions, but instead those of a third party? In cases like these, the question of third-party liability often comes up.

17 August 2017

2 Reasons To Hire A Workers' Compensation Attorney

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Hiring a workers' compensation attorney should be one of your highest priorities if you are considering filing a claim, mostly due to the fact that they are able to assist you with all aspects of your claim and even provide support once the claim has been successful. Listed below are two reasons to hire a workers' compensation attorney when filing a workers' compensation claim. Your Employer May Choose To Dispute Your Claim

13 August 2017

3 Common Myths About Social Security Disability

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What do you know about Social Security Disability benefits? There are a number of misconceptions about these benefits, and the truth about them often comes as a surprise to people who find themselves needing to apply for SSDI. If you suffer from a disability and you can no longer work, it's important that you have the facts about disability benefits. Take a look at some of the most common myths about SSDI benefits, and the truth behind them.

9 August 2017

How Payroll Services Protect You And Your Employees

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Payroll services are a proven method for simplifying your weekly payroll. They provide critical services to you and your employees to make sure you don't end up in financial or legal hot water. Here are some main reasons a payroll service is valuable.  It Ensures Paychecks Go Out on Time Hopefully, you have employees who truly enjoy what they do. But as an employer, your most critical promise to your employees is to make sure their paychecks go out on time.

2 August 2017

Is The Insurance Company's Refusal To Settle A Bluff?

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The negotiation process after a car accident can be challenging. During the negotiations, the insurance adjuster might claim that he or she would prefer it if the case is heard in court. In many instances, this is a bluff. If the adjuster has threatened court, here is what you need to know. Why Is It a Bluff? A majority of car accident cases are settled before they head to court. There is a good reason for this.

18 July 2017

How A Revocable Trust Can Enhance Your Estate Plan

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While having a will is certainly important, it's best if this important document plays but one part of a complete estate plan. Nothing can entirely replace a will, but using a revocable trust can make an enormous difference in how your estate is handled after your death. To avoid missing out on this handy method of efficiently dealing with some major aspects of your estate, read on to learn more about revocable trusts.

18 July 2017