4 Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Attorney in an Initial Consultation

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When you're injured as a result of another party's negligence, you may be entitled to financial compensation. This compensation can help to cover medical expenses, lost wages, and other costs related to your injury. Any time you're looking to seek damages from a personal injury suit, however, it's a good idea to work with an experienced attorney on your side. As you consult with personal injury attorneys in your area, then, there are a few important questions worth asking to help you find the right fit for your case.

8 January 2019

Don't Get Hit With A Lawsuit: How To Avoid Premises Liability Issues This Holiday Season

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If you're going to be hosting a holiday party this year, make sure you're not inviting a liability claim. You might not realize this, but if one of your guests suffers injuries while on your property, you could be subject to premises liability claims. This is particularly true if you knew about the problem and did nothing to fix the situation prior to the accident. Here are three steps you can take to avoid premises liability claims.

27 November 2018

3 Reasons You Might Want An Attorney After A Motorcycle Accident

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If you were in a motorcycle accident and it was not your fault, you may be entitled to financial compensation. In order to figure out if you have a case, you should hire a motorcycle accident attorney. Here are three ways that such an attorney will go to bat for you following your accident. 1. Don't Get Ripped Off By Your Insurance Provider  In some cases, your insurance provider might try to refuse or reduce a payout if you were not wearing a helmet during the crash.

14 October 2018

How To Prevent Pharmacy Errors: What Patients Can Do

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When you go to a pharmacy to fill a prescription, you rely on your pharmacist to get things right -- but that doesn't always happen. Anything from a misread prescription to a bottle filled with the wrong pills can end up causing you devastating injuries. Is there anything you can do to protect yourself? Absolutely! Here are the best ways to protect yourself against pharmacy mistakes: 1. Check your prescription when the doctor hands it to you.

11 September 2018

When You Should Only Communicate With Your Spouse Through Your Attorney

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Many couples are able to successfully work through the divorce process collaboratively, which is an approach that can make this difficult time go smoothly. In such a scenario, you'll mostly only need your divorce attorney for drafting up the necessary paperwork and guiding you in the right direction.  There can be other times that you rely much more heavily on your attorney, including using him or her to send messages to your spouse.

7 August 2018

How Treatment Gaps Hurt Your Injury Claim

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If you are pursuing a personal injury claim, then you should know that any gaps in your medical treatment may weaken your claim. Here are some of the ways in which treatment gaps can hurt your chances of getting the right payout. Creating Doubts On Your Injury's Occurrence Some people commit insurance fraud by faking injuries and demanding compensation for them. This is particularly common with auto insurance claims. One way in which insurance companies separate genuine cases from fraudulent cases is by reviewing medical reports.

2 July 2018

Social Security Disability Application Tips For People Living With Seizure Disorders

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If you have developed epilepsy or another seizure disorder and are no longer able to drive or work, then these tips will help you successfully submit a Social Security disability insurance (SSDI) claim to the Social Security Administration (SSA). Tip: Understand the SSA's Approval Criteria for Seizure Disorders When it comes to seizure disorders, it isn't simply enough to have a diagnosis to be approved for SSDI payments. Many people with epilepsy and other seizure disorders work and have very productive lives.

2 June 2018