law

  • Duty Of Care And Foreseeability: 2 Legal Concepts That Inform Slip And Fall Cases

    A slip-and-fall lawsuit is essentially a type of premises liability case. If you have been injured on someone else's property and you want to pursue legal action to gain access to financial compensation, the burden of proving the property owner's liability will fall on you. Duty of care and foreseeability are two legal concepts that you and your attorney can use to help establish liability and improve the likelihood of your slip-and-fall case ending favorably.
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  • How A Business Is Divided In A Divorce

    When a couple owns a business together and decides to divorce, things can get tricky. In most cases, the most challenging part of this is trying to determine how to divide the business between the two spouses. If this is a situation you are currently in, here are several things you should know about how to divide your business in your divorce. Find out if you both have equal rights to it
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  • Being Safer On Your Motorcycle To Avoid Collisions: What To Do

    When you're a bike rider, nothing feels freer than getting the motorcycle out on various roads. However, because you have to share roadways with trucks, cars, and other bikes, taking your motorcycle out can be stressful. Other than observing traditional road rules, how can you make yourself safer and avoid any collisions? Wear Protective, Safe Clothing While you might have envisioned letting your hair run wild as you roll down an empty highway, your first commitment should be to traveling safely.
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  • Working While On Disability: Is It Possible?

    Social Security payments and employment income can coexist. In fact, oftentimes, it's often a good idea to work so that you can supplement your disability payment and maximize your earnings if you're able to do so. However, there are parameters to working while on disability. Make sure you are informed.  Substantial Gainful Activity When an individual earns over a certain amount of money within a month, they are thought to be engaging in substantial gainful activity, or SGA.
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  • Protect Your Pet: How To Provide For Your Pet After You Pass

    If you're in the process of planning your estate, don't forget about your beloved pet. They'll need to be cared for following your passing. Unfortunately, if you haven't left clear instructions, your pet could end up being passed around between family members or placed in an animal shelter. Here are four steps you should take to ensure that your pet continues to be cared for after you pass. Include Your Pet in the Will
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  • What To Do If You Are Retaliated Against For Whistleblowing

    Most managers like to say they have an open door policy and that any employee is welcome to come in and talk to them about anything. But there's a clear difference between paying lip service to that idea and truly meaning. If you recently reported something to your boss or HR department at work and now you feel like your superiors are retaliating against you, you may have a legal case on your hands.
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  • 3 Tips To Get The Best Personal Injury Settlement

    It can be particularly expensive to recovery from personal injuries following an accident. This is especially true if you need to miss work in order to recover. For that reason, it is important to take into account all of the potential damages when you negotiate for a potential settlement from the liable party. To help ensure that a fair settlement is calculated and that you don't look over possible damages, you may want to consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
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  • Why You Should Always Hire An Attorney When Going Through A Divorce

    Few people get married with the knowledge that the union is going to end in divorce. You choose someone that you must have by your side and think that they will always be there. However, the reality is that anywhere from forty to fifty percent of marriages end in divorce. If you've reached the point where it seems like your relationship has run its course and the two of you have decided to part ways, here are some powerful reasons why you should never divorce without the assistance of a divorce attorney.
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  • What You Can Expect From Law Firms Based On The Size Of The Firm

    Law firms come in all sizes and all practices of law. Usually, you can tell what kind of legal help you may find in a law firm by the size of the law firm. The law firms may also advertise some of their branches of law practiced, but not all. Here is how you can tell what kind of law a firm practices based on the size of the firm.
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  • What To Do If A Loved One Dies Without A Will

    Going through the grieving process after a loved one passes away is rarely an easy feat. It's hard to lose someone that you cared about, especially if they were in your immediate family or you lived in the same house as them. The situation becomes even more intense when that individual did not leave behind a will. If you're in this circumstance, you need to know what to do. The following tips can help you get through the process in the best possible way.
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