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Should Your Injury Lawyer Have Trial Experience?

You were recently injured in an accident, and now you’re wondering where you can turn for help. Thankfully, a personal injury lawyer can represent you in your time of need and get you the settlement you deserve. The only thing is that you aren’t sure what to look for in an injury lawyer. For instance, […]

Evidence Needed to Prove Your Right to Compensation After a Car Accident

After you get into a car accident, you’re understandably disoriented, especially if you got injured. However, unless your injuries are so serious that you need medical attention right away, you should stick around the scene of the accident to collect evidence that it was not your fault. Then, you’ll have a much better chance of […]

The Ins and Outs of Legally Adopting an Older Child

When a family is looking to adopt a child, they may start with looking for mothers who are about to give birth. Then, they can raise a child from the time it’s born. However, others would rather adopt an older child. Perhaps they believe there is more of a need to adopt an older child […]

Obtaining Social Security Benefits After a Denial

You applied for Social Security disability benefits, submitted all of your documentation, and have now received the dreaded denial letter in the mail. The first step: don’t panic. Well over half of SSDI applications are initially rejected, so a denial does not mean that you don’t qualify for benefits. In fact, a denial often means […]

When Is the Right Time to Hire a Social Security Disability Lawyer

When you apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), chances are your application is going to get denied. An average of 63% of disability claims are denied, and only 2% and 9% are approved at the reconsideration and hearing levels. While this may sound discouraging, there is a solution: hire […]

Chevy Bolt Fires

General Motors has recalled the Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles for a second time after two more battery fires erupted in the owner’s cars. These were vehicles that had allegedly received a fix last November. Bolt owners are now being warned to park their vehicles outside, limit charging to 90 percent of the battery, and avoid […]

What Is the Difference Between a Will and a Trust?

Estate planning is an important part of life. If you have a plan in place, you can ensure that your assets will go where you want them to, there will be less of a chance of dispute amongst your loved ones, and you’ll receive the care you need if you get sick. There are different […]

Saving Your Home from Foreclosure During Bankruptcy

The decision to file bankruptcy is a difficult one that often comes after long periods of discussion, tears, and debate. For many people, the toughest part of filing bankruptcy is knowing that they risk losing their family home. This may put you in a position where you need to buy a new home or try […]

Force Majeure Clauses in Commercial Leases

When people go into business, they do so after lots of research. They likely know who their target market is, how much business they can expect, and how much wiggle room they have between what they expect to bring in and their monthly expenses. But when something completely unforeseen and uncontrollable happens, all of these […]