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How to Get Your Life Back on Track after Bankruptcy

For many people, filing for bankruptcy is the same as admitting defeat, while in reality, it’s more like turning a new page and starting a new chapter in your life. Still, many of those filing for bankruptcy are unsure of their future and how this step will affect them. One particular myth is notoriously persistent, and that is that bankruptcy stays with you for the rest of the life. ... ❯❯❯

Injuries at Work. The Employer and Employee Responsibilities.

Workers going about their duties at work should be able to do so without any threat to their safety and wellbeing and this is only possible if their workstations are safe and secure. A safe work environment puts the workers at ease and this goes a long way to boost their productivity. Employers should, therefore, strive to keep their workspaces as safe as possible if they want their employees to... ❯❯❯

7 Tips to Boost Your Injury Claim Settlement

The defendant and injured person are trying to reach a settlement in most personal injury claims. That's because they both want to avoid the court expenses which may sometimes cost a fortune. As an injured party, you need to fight for the settlement that will valuably compensate the injuries you suffer from. There are different methods and tips that can help you maximize the settlement amount.... ❯❯❯

Green Energy of a Different Strain:  Why So Many People Are Looking Into Legal Marijuana

In November 2012, Initiative 502 passed with almost 56 percent of the vote. While the measure did not “legalize” marijuana, it did significantly rework Washington’s laws on the subject and basically grants immunity to people who possess less than one ounce of marijuana, or around fifty joints. Initiative 502 did not so much change the law as it allowed the law to keep up with... ❯❯❯

Will a Domestic Violence Conviction End Your Career?

It can come at you before you know it. You have a domestic violence charge hanging over you. So, what do you do now? Along with financial and legal repercussions, what about your career? Will they go down in flames? With a domestic violence attorney, you improve odds of beating the charges or getting a plea deal. So, are you prepared to make that call today for legal help? Let the Right... ❯❯❯

5 Times When Hiring an Attorney is Simply the Smart Thing to Do

While representing yourself in legal battles might save you money on attorney fees, there are some cases when you simply cannot afford to lose. That’s when you need the expertise and legal firepower only a lawyer can give. Here are the top five times when it makes good sense to lawyer up. There are many instances where you can successfully represent yourself and hold on to all of the... ❯❯❯

4 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Hiring a NYC medical malpractice lawyer is not an easy decision, particularly if you've never hired one before. You may not know where to look, what to say or ask, or even if you truly need a lawyer at all. Here are 4 things to consider before hiring a attorney. What do their colleagues think of them? Look for peer-ratings review systems like the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry, which has... ❯❯❯

How Do Divorce Statistics for Pennsylvania Compare with Other States’?

You may have heard about the divorce rate being so bad that more than half of all marriages end in divorce. While it appeared the trend toward more divorces was the norm for quite a while, as the American Psychological Association has attested to, the statistic hasn’t prevailed. Today, in fact, the divorce rate has gone down, not up. Some states have retained much higher rates than others,... ❯❯❯

Know the Rules to Grow: Learning the Regulations Involved with Legal Marijuana is an Important Step for Personal Growers

Since marijuana (or cannabis) was legalized in certain states despite its federal status as controlled substance, it has become big business. The states that permit the recreational use of cannabis have not faced any penalties for allowing legal growing businesses to flourish although the law remains ambiguous on the subject. For this reason, it is essential for all personal growers to know the... ❯❯❯

Do You Know How the Lemon Law Protects You?

The Lemon law was created in 1984 to provide additional protection to individuals and companies that buy new or previous used automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, RVs and boats too. The idea of the law is that it restricts how many times a manufacturer can attempt a repair unsuccessfully before having to accept that the vehicle isn’t repairable to an acceptable condition. Without the law,... ❯❯❯