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Detecting signs of abuse can be tough. Abuse is a pattern of behavior that is geared towards terrorizing the victim into submission. There are obvious signs to look for that can be recognizable, but it can be hard to know when you are in an abusive relationship. The best way...
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Having joint legal custody of your children may seem like a wonderful idea, but the truth is that it can lead to serious problems, especially if you are not communicating with your ex. The best way to avoid these issues is to be open and honest with each other, both...
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Medical malpractice claims can arise when a doctor or nurse fails to provide proper care to a patient. These cases may include surgical errors that result in a patient’s death or injury. They can also include failing to perform a medical procedure according to accepted medical practices. Failure to communicate...
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If you’ve been injured or killed in an elevator or escalator accident, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. These accidents are often the result of faulty equipment, design, or assembly. Building owners have a legal responsibility to maintain their property in a safe manner. They should make sure to...
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If you’re involved in a car accident, it’s important to know what your rights are. In North Carolina, for example, you can’t recover against the other driver if you’re partially at fault. In these circumstances, you can only make a claim against your collision coverage on your own policy, and...
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A common question in criminal law is, “How many criminal cases go to trial?” The answer is that most of them don’t. That’s because most clients don’t want to risk further incarceration by going to trial. And, losing a criminal case in court can have devastating consequences for those accused...
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When a dangerous product causes injury, a consumer has the right to sue to recover compensation. This compensation may cover both economic and noneconomic damages. A product liability attorney will be able to estimate the value of your claim and how much you may be able to recover. They can...
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If you have been defamed on social media, you can take action against the person who posted the statements. You may also take steps to prevent the defamation from happening again. First, block the person from viewing your content. This will prevent them from posting anything that can hurt your...
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There are two common procedures to remove an arrest from your record: sealing and expungement. The former removes the record of an arrest, while the latter does not. Both procedures are considered legally binding and can be applied to specific arrests and convictions. However, in some jurisdictions, sealing is reserved...
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If you have an estate plan, you can make sure that your loved ones won’t have to worry about your assets after you die. For example, by making a will, you can ensure that your family’s business is left to your children when you pass away. You can also designate...
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If you have a court case, you can ask the judge or magistrate for details on how to be kept informed of the proceedings. Usually, you can find posted dockets on a bulletin board in the courtroom lobby. You can also ask the judge or magistrate about court procedures, if...
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If you’ve recently fallen on an unsafe floor, you may be wondering: “How do I handle a slip-and fall accident?” First, take a photo of the area, if possible. It doesn’t need to be a professional photograph, but it should give you a good idea of what went down there....
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Before you decide to hire a personal injury attorney, you should first check their credentials. Their professional education and extensive backgrounds should be apparent. You can also check out their past case results. Regardless of whether they have won or lost cases, it is still best to choose someone with...
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Will I lose my license forever for a second or third DWI in New York? It all depends on what type of charge you have – a first offense is considered a misdemeanor, and a second charge is a class E felony within ten years, and a third charge is...
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If you are in need of legal representation to defend yourself against a medical malpractice lawsuit, you should find a qualified and experienced attorney. If you’ve been misdiagnosed with a medical condition, you should make an appointment with an attorney and request a copy of your medical records. Often, bad...
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You may be wondering what legal issues you need to deal with when a loved one passes away. There are a number of important questions to ask yourself, such as who will pay for funeral expenses, who will handle finances, and other legal issues. If the deceased left behind a...
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If you have been wondering what Chapter 13 bankruptcy is, you’ve come to the right place. This type of bankruptcy allows debtors to pay back their debts over a period of three to five years. Debtors usually discharge their debts related to credit cards, medical bills, and personal loans, but...
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An enduring power of attorney is an important legal document that a person can use if they become incapable of making their own decisions. There are different types of enduring power of attorney, including a limited power of attorney and a comprehensive power of attorney. The former prevents the appointment...
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If you are facing financial hardship, filing for bankruptcy can be a lifesaver. Filing for bankruptcy provides a fresh start and a mental lift. The overwhelming amount of debt can make you feel like drowning, and no one will throw you a lifeline. However, it is not always the best...
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There is some debate over which is worse: a DUI or a DWI? The difference lies in the level of intoxication involved. While a DUI is generally more serious than a DWI, some states can lower the charge to a DWI if it is a first offense. However, DUIs are...
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Major personal injuries result in pain, loss of enjoyment of life, and ongoing emotional and mental suffering. In addition to physical pain, severe harm can result in post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression. People who have suffered a major injury may also qualify for non-economic damages. Often, these damages are...