Myths About Disability Benefits And Programs

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When a person develops a disability, their ability to financially support themselves may be severely compromised. There are government-backed programs and benefits designed for those facing this situation, but misinformation about these benefits can lead many people to fail to take advantage of this option. Myth: You Will Have To Pay For All Of Your Medical Expenses Individuals that suffer from permanent disabilities can have intense medical needs. When a person is approved for disability benefits, they will be able to qualify for Medicare benefits that will make it possible for them to continue to receive the medical care that they require.

6 February 2019

Understanding Your Preliminary Hearing In A Criminal Case

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If you've been charged with a felony, sooner or later you'll be given a preliminary hearing. The preliminary hearing is not a trial, but it can seem a bit like oneā€”and it's often the first real glimpse that the prosecution and defense have into each other's case. Here's what you should expect from your preliminary trial: What is a preliminary hearing? Preliminary hearings are held without a jury, but in all other respects, it generally resembles a trial.

27 December 2018

These Injuries May Be Possible When You Work As A Hotel Bellhop

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Working as a bellhop at a busy hotel can be an exciting career, giving you the chance to meet and assist new people throughout your workday, as well as earn tips based on how hard you work. There are some risks to this line of work, however, and it's possible that an injury on the job could leave you unable to report to duty for a period of time. The role of your employer in the injury is something to consider.

18 November 2018

Why You Might Need a Personal Injury Lawyer during the Holiday Season

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You might have a lot of things in mind for the holiday season, but getting hurt and having to hire a personal injury lawyer is probably not one of them. However, there are various types of personal injuries that can be common during the holiday season. These are a few of them. Getting Hit by a Drunk Driver Drunk driving accidents can and do happen all year long, but many people are extra prone to drinking and driving during the holiday season.

9 October 2018

Argue These Contributory Negligence Factors Following Someone's Injury Around Your Pool

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When someone is injured in or around your swimming pool, the person may file a personal injury lawsuit against you. As the property owner, you have a responsibility to keep your guests safe. Even if the injured person is a friend, he or she may still feel that legal action is necessary. For example, if the victim cannot work as a result of being hurt, he or she will need some form of financial damages.

29 August 2018

What You Need To Know About An Apostille

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An apostille is not something that the average person thinks about. However, when you have an official document that you must send outside of the United States, you may be required to authenticate your document with this feature. Here is some of the important information you need to know about the process. Requirements The requirements as to when you do and do not need an apostille vary from situation to situation.

30 July 2018

Putting Your Divorce On Pause

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Rushing into divorce is never a good idea; there's too much at stake, and sometimes putting things off for a bit can make things easier for everyone. Separation is often overlooked and treated like the run-up to the divorce filing, but it doesn't need to be that way. You can take as much time as you and your spouse need to think things over and get prepared for this next phase of life, and you can use a legal separation agreement to help get your financial and custodial issues on track.

25 June 2018