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Take Charge Of Your Criminal Defense Case With These Simple Actions

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Take Charge Of Your Criminal Defense Case With These Simple Actions

While it’s never suggested that those being charged with a criminal offense represent themselves, working with an attorney doesn’t mean sitting idly by. There are a number of ways that you can help to strengthen your case and take charge of your defense. Below are three of the simplest things you can do to further your defense. Be Respectful and Cooperative It’s important to remember that everyone you’re interacting with during the course of your case—from the arresting officers to the judge to the prosecutor—are...

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Important Information To Have Ready For Personal Injury Lawyers

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Important Information To Have Ready For Personal Injury Lawyers

If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, seeking restitution is something that you might be interested in. However, before you consult with a personal injury lawyer such as Burke Schultz Harman & Jenkinson Attorneys at Law, you want to make sure that you have everything in order. Time is of the essence, so here are things all lawyers are going to require to consider your case properly. Information on the Accident Obviously the most important information you can provide a lawyer is your notes that cover everything...

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Drowning In Student Loan Debt? Learn How Bankruptcy Courts Handle Student Loans

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Drowning In Student Loan Debt? Learn How Bankruptcy Courts Handle Student Loans

It’s estimated that as many as 40 million Americans have debt resulting from student loans. Paying back this debt is challenging for many, particularly for those individuals who are adding student loans to an already high level of other personal debts. There’s a common misconception that it’s impossible to include student loan debt in bankruptcy cases; this isn’t true. If you’re filing for bankruptcy and struggling with this debt, while challenging, it’s not impossible to have this debt included. Most...

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3 Misconceptions That Shouldn’t Stop You From Filing A Personal Injury Claim

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Misconceptions That Shouldn’t Stop You From Filing A Personal Injury Claim

Have you been wrongfully injured on the job or involved in a car accident in which you weren’t at fault? Have you hired legal representation to handle you case? If your answers are “yes” and “no” respectively, then you are probably being sidetracked by three common misconceptions about personal injury cases. Here are the facts about personal injury cases that you need to know: You Were The Only One Injured Thanks to Hollywood, many honest citizens never get the compensation they deserve because they are viewing...

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How To Get The Medical Help You Need While Pursing A Personal Injury Case

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Get The Medical Help You Need While Pursing A Personal Injury Case

If you are in the middle of a personal injury lawsuit, one of the most important aspects of your case is defining the injuries you sustained and getting the medical care that you need. Here are the top three ways to ensure you can obtain the medical care you need while pursuing your case: Personal Health Insurance If you have personal health insurance, it should cover all of your treatments. You will be responsible for paying your deductibles, but your insurance should cover the remainder of your medical bills. All you need to do is present...

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Injured While At A Friend’s Home? Let A Personal Injury Lawyer Deal With The Insurance Company

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Injured While At A Friend’s Home? Let A Personal Injury Lawyer Deal With The Insurance Company

If you have sustained an injury while at a friend’s house that requires medical attention and/or causes you to miss work, you have the right to expect to be compensated for your financial loss. However, telling a friend that you are taking them to court is not something you want to do. There is no need to worry about this. The first thing you need to do, after being treated by medical personnel, is contact a personal injury lawyer to handle everything for you. He or she knows how to go about dealing with the appropriate insurance...

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Wrongful Death And Murder Or Manslaughter

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Wrongful Death And Murder Or Manslaughter

If you lost a loved one due to murder or manslaughter, you can pursue a wrongful death civil suit against the perpetrator. There are factors you should be aware of when initiating a suit against various entities and persons, and there are some real-life cases to illustrate these. Working with Civil Trial Standards The most famous case of someone being civilly sued for murder was that of O.J. Simpson for the deaths of Ron Goldman and Nicole Simpson. Even though O.J. was acquitted for the murders, the families prevailed in civil court and...

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3 Options For Handling A Denied Disability Claim

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Options For Handling A Denied Disability Claim

After you file a claim for Social Security disability benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) will determine if you are eligible for assistance. If your claim is denied, you have three options for dealing with the situation. How you choose to handle the denial is up to you.  1. File an Appeal The appeals process for disability benefits has four different levels. The first is known as the request for reconsideration. In this step, you can complete a form that asks that your case is reviewed by the SSA. You must submit the...

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How Does ObamaCare Impact Your State’s Workers Compensation Plans?

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Does ObamaCare Impact Your State’s Workers Compensation Plans?

If you’ve purchased an insurance plan through your state’s health insurance exchange and are then injured at work, you may be wondering about your next steps. Although you can inform your employer of your injury and require them to submit a workers compensation insurance claim on your behalf, there may still be some unanswered questions. What happens if there is no overlap between the “in network” treatment providers for your health insurance and those for your workers compensation insurance? Can your treatment costs...

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Understanding The Changes That Obamacare Will Bring Upon Medical Malpractice Cases

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Understanding The Changes That Obamacare Will Bring Upon Medical Malpractice Cases

The arrival of the Affordable Care Act, also referred to as ACA, has brought massive changes to the way healthcare organizations had been operating in the United States. For example, medical records will no longer be withheld by physicians alone, but will be shared with accountable care organizations (ACOs). With this type of changes, one can safely assume that medical malpractice cases will also be affected since there will now be more parties involved in the medical care provided to patients. This article discusses how Obamacare is going to...

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