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Trouble Finding A Job? Could Your Pennsylvania Criminal Record Be To Blame?

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Trouble Finding A Job? Could Your Pennsylvania Criminal Record Be To Blame?

Since the Great Recession, many employers have enjoyed the opportunity to choose among multiple eager, qualified candidates for all open positions. Although unemployment rates have improved, some employers are still being choosy, and if you have a criminal conviction in your past — even a minor misdemeanor or juvenile offense — you could find yourself repeatedly being passed over for employment opportunities. Fortunately, there are some provisions in Pennsylvania law that can allow you to have a criminal conviction sealed from an official background check or expunged. Read on to learn more about the situations in which your criminal convictions could be sealed or even permanently removed from your record, as well as how pending changes in Pennsylvania law could help make this process available to even more citizens. When can your criminal records be sealed from employers’ view? ...

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Should You Seek Disability or Workers Comp for Your Injuries?

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Should You Seek Disability or Workers Comp for Your Injuries?

If you’ve suffered an injury that has left you unable to work, you may be investigating the various options that will provide you with temporary income. And if your injury took place at work, you may be debating whether you should seek workers compensation or accept short-term disability from your employer—or whether you can do both. Read on to learn more about the benefits and potential drawbacks of either possible path, as well as some situations when filing a personal injury lawsuit may be your best option. Can you receive short term disability and workers comp at the same time? Short term and long term disability benefits are a type of insurance often offered by employers as a perk, in addition to discounted group health and dental insurance. In other cases, you may be able to purchase this coverage...

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4 Ways To Cure Post-Divorce Depression & Move On With Your Life

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Ways To Cure Post-Divorce Depression & Move On With Your Life

Depression is a normal response to tragic life events. Ending a marriage is ending a chapter of your life that you thought would last forever. It’s normal to feel depressed during and after your divorce. If you feel like you are sucked deep into a post-divorce depression, you need to find ways to ease the pain. Here are some things that you can do to try and climb out of your depression. 1. Write a goodbye letter You certainly don’t need to actually send the goodbye letter to your ex-spouse, but writing it may help you get out all of the pent up feelings that are bringing you down. In your letter start my reminiscing on some of the good times you shared together. You married your ex-spouse for a reason, and you should celebrate the happy times that...

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5 Factors In Determining Video Game Injury Cases

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Factors In Determining Video Game Injury Cases

Video games are supposed to be fun entertainment options that transport players into a variety of different worlds. Sometimes the fun can be taken too far when a game causes a serious injury to a player. There are a lot of circumstances that go into a video game injury case. When you hire personal injury lawyers, they will break down several aspects of the case to determine who is exactly to blame and how the injury could have been prevented. If you’ve been injured while playing video games, consider the follow five factors to determine if you have a potential case. Manufacturing Defects Months and years are put into the design elements of video game consoles and controllers. Whether it’s a design or manufacturing problem, there are multiple injuries that may occur. For example, if the controller is poorly...

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3 Tips For Preserving Evidence After A Slip And Fall

Posted by on May 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Preserving Evidence After A Slip And Fall

Slip and fall hazards are everywhere. Stairs, potholes, wet floors, forgotten debris, and other hazards can be tough to anticipate ahead of time. That’s probably why a million people suffer slips, trips, and falls every year. The Center for Disease Control estimates that 20% to 30% of those people will suffer injuries ranging from bruises to traumatic brain injuries. Some of these injuries can require extensive – and expensive – medical treatments. Not all slip and fall accidents are actionable in court, but it’s a good idea to know how to gather and preserve evidence when you experience a slip and fall accident, just in case you want to try to pursue compensation for your injuries later in court. Here are a few tips for gathering and preserving evidence after a slip and fall. Take Pictures Pictures are critical...

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Understanding Dog Attacks And Filing A Personal Injury

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dog attacks are extremely common across the USA, with over 1,000 Americans needing treatment each day. As such, it is important you understand how to treat the problem and what is required if you plan to submit a claim for your injury. Medical Treatment Following a Dog Attack If you are attacked and bitten by a dog, it’s imperative that you seek medical treatment right away. While dog bites themselves may not be lethal, the infections that can occur as a result can be particularly dangerous. As such, your first action should be to wash the exposed wound under warm water in order to rid the area of germs and bacteria. Additionally, try to remove any hair or dirt that the dog has left. Once you have cleaned the wound and prepared the area, you should seek medical advice....

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