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Grin And Bear It–Helping Your Child Cope With Divorce By Maintaining A Positive Attitude

Posted by on Mar 31, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Grin And Bear It–Helping Your Child Cope With Divorce By Maintaining A Positive Attitude

The time leading up to your divorce is a difficult trial. All of the negativity, pain, and anger that caused you and your partner to reach this point seem to come to a head. It can be overwhelming, and no one would judge you for not being at your best in the face of this adversity. However, your child’s well-being depends on you being strong during this difficult time.  The statistics regarding children and divorce are sobering. If you aren’t able to find a way to help your child cope with the new state of their family, they are at risk for a number of problems later in life. These include: Academic struggles Juvenile delinquency Drug and alcohol use Risky sexual behavior The key to helping your child avoid these pitfalls is to work diligently to create a sustainable,...

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Worker’s Compensation & Future Damages: 5 Factors That Can Impact A Settlement

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Worker’s Compensation & Future Damages: 5 Factors That Can Impact A Settlement

After getting injured on the job and being unable to work, it’s easy to focus on the current salary and paycheck that you are losing on a weekly basis. As you seek professional help for a worker’s compensation case, it’s also important to look at the big picture and future of your case. The future damages is an important aspect that can impact your final settlement amount and any future payments. By working with an attorney, you can sort out the following five factors and help calculate an ideal settlement for your case. Future Promotions If you’ve been working at a job for a while, you’ve likely been moving your way up the ladder. With each promotion, you enjoyed a pay raise and extra benefits. Even if you’re no longer able to work, the possibility of promotions could have...

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Damages You May Be Awarded Following A Car Crash And How They Are Taxed

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Damages You May Be Awarded Following A Car Crash And How They Are Taxed

If you were injured in a car accident and have filed a personal injury claim, you may be wondering how much money you will receive for a settlement. The amount you receive varies based on several factors and is generally broken down into four different categories. Learning what these categories are, and how they are taxed, will help give you an idea as to what types of compensation you may be entitled to. Loss of Income Loss of income is a common type of compensation that someone may receive following a car accident. If you are unable to work because of the accident, you will be compensated for the time you missed. This also comes into play if you are only able to work part-time following your injuries. If you are so injured that you are unable to return...

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Why You Shouldn’t Sign A Binding Arbitration Clause When Sending Your Loved One To A Nursing Home

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why You Shouldn’t Sign A Binding Arbitration Clause When Sending Your Loved One To A Nursing Home

When a parent or family member needs intensive medical care to deal with illness or age, making the transition is overwhelming enough you may not realize what you’re signing. A legal agreement mixed into the usual entry paperwork package could create big problems later if the unthinkable happens. Discover why signing a binding arbitration clause interferes with your ability to bring a personal injury claim against a nursing home, even in cases of negligence. The Facts About the Clause This complex-sounding clause is actually quite simple in terminology and often only takes up a few paragraphs or a single page of the general contract with the nursing home. The text outlines an agreement in which you and the nursing home settle all disputes through a private third-party arbitrator instead of going to court. This can cost you hundreds or...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Workers Compensation Attorneys

Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Frequently Asked Questions About Workers Compensation Attorneys

If you have been injured on the job and require medical attention, your employer is required to file a workers compensation claim with their insurance provider for you. This claim entitles you to be reimbursed for your medical care, any money you lose if the doctor deems you are unable to work due to your injuries, and possibly to recover money for future medical expenses and injuries with permanent effects. If you are in this position, you may be wondering whether you should hire a workers compensation attorney. Getting answers to the questions you have about this type of lawyer will help you decide. Under What Circumstance Should I Consider Hiring a Workers Compensation Attorney? If you are injured on the job, and a workers compensation claim is filed, you always have the option of hiring an attorney. However,...

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