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Cell Phone Victims Advocate Stop Texting Behind the Wheel

People sometimes are misinformed that a victim who pursues an injury lawsuit is trying to make easy money. That said, it really is unfortunate that most unsuspecting victims end up with more bills and less money. Teens operating a vehicle admit that they believe it is not without danger states Fox News, but most quipped it is better if they operate the phone where they can watch the highway... [Continue Reading]

How to Choose a Life Insurance Beneficiary

Life insurance policies typically require a beneficiary for the proceeds payable upon death.  This is one of the things that is predetermined by the policy holder. You must be certain that you are making the best choice. A beneficiary can be one, two, or more people, or even a trust you have setup with proceeds administered by the trustee, a charity, or your estate. When you... [Continue Reading]

5 Big Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing a Divorce Lawyer

No one on their wedding day says their vows believing that in a few months or even many years later, they will be filing for divorce. So no matter how amicable the decision to part may be, a divorce can really take a toll on one’s emotional and financial stability. That’s why, if it gets to the point where you and your spouse are ready to permanently part ways, you both should be... [Continue Reading]

How can Mutual funds appeal to Millenials?

Mutual funds are an important part of any investment portfolio and have been for many years. Young investors that are a part of Generation Y, also known as Millenials, may have a tendency to shun old investment institutions like mutual funds because they perceive them as being out of touch with modern values. However, there are several ways that today’s mutual funds may appeal to younger... [Continue Reading]

Historical Trends in Violence

There you are, a respectful, law-abiding citizen, but the world is a violent place, and it seems to be getting worse. Is that an accurate perception? Actually, particularly in the United States, violence has been in a state of decline over a period of centuries. Crime dramas notwithstanding, you live in a much safer place than you might have hundreds of years ago. Violence in early America ... [Continue Reading]

Immigration policies and how these will affect you when travelling between the UK and US

Apart from the mode of travel – which can itself be quite a difficult choice depending on the reason for your visit, there are quite a few points you must take into account. Most of the important ones relate to the differences in the laws of each country. The UK has recently updated it Immigration policies and these will affect you as a holidaymaker too. The main changes are to people... [Continue Reading]

Crimes That Are Downplayed in the US

The exploding crime rate in this country is a point of concern to the populace as well as to the victims of these crimes. The number of unreported or under-reported incidents is even more disturbing. The very nature of many of these unspeakable incidents is the reason why victims fail to report them.   Spousal abuse Topping the list are cases of spousal abuse. Generally, but not... [Continue Reading]

Compensation Claims Avoid Court

The society that we live in has changed dramatically over recent years and a compensation culture has emerged. More and more people are pursuing the opportunity to gain financial compensation for things they have experienced, in particular, when they have been hurt or injured in an accident that was not their fault. The number of compensation claims made rises in its thousands every year... [Continue Reading]

Common Legal Issues That Medical Professionals Face

There are many reasons why people choose to enter the medical profession. Most are interested in the prospect of helping others in pain, first and foremost. But of course, having a challenging and rewarding career is only the beginning. If you’re looking to become a medical professional, you may also be interested in benefits like a hefty salary and the prestige that comes along with... [Continue Reading]

5 Ways to Avoid Foreclosure

Despite improvements in the economy, many homeowners continue to struggle with their mortgage payments. Contacting your lender as soon as you know you're going to have problems repaying the loan is the smartest route to take. You may be able to take advantage of one of the following five ways to avoid foreclosure. Refinance the Mortgage Image via Flickr by woodleywonderworksIf... [Continue Reading]