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Prepaid Legal Services: Are They Worth the Money?

The American legal system is one of the best in the world. It’s as fair and balanced as an imperfect, manmade community construct can ever be, and the basic, guilty until proven innocent stance is incredibly liberal compared to the type of law practiced in the majority of the world’s countries. But the American legal system is also overflowing with civil lawsuits. It has become quite commonplace.... ❯❯❯

Five Things You Should Not Do After a Car Accident

Car accidents are, unfortunately, a common occurrence in any large city and Toronto is no exception. While some car accidents cause little or no damage or injury, other accidents are quite serious and can result in permanent injury or even death. Following are some things that a person should never do in the event of a car accident. Never Leave the Scene No matter what type of car accident you... ❯❯❯

How to Collect Unpaid Wages

Unpaid wages can be a real pain in the neck. Whether you are a freelance worker and your client is taking the mickey, or your employer is refusing to pay you your proper overtime rates, being owed money that you have earned is no fun at all. It can cause all sorts of complications, from having to dip into your overdraft (and then struggling with the repayments month on month) to getting behind... ❯❯❯

Reasons Why Hiring Workers Compensation Attorneys is the Right Thing to Do

Many individuals who got injured in the line work question the practicality of employing the services of workers compensation attorneys. It should be noted that such question should not have been asked in the first place because hiring the said personnel, especially those who are in the mould of workers compensation California attorneys is the most practical thing to do. The reasons for this are... ❯❯❯

Understanding clinical negligence and your rights

Clinical negligence refers to an unfortunate state of affairs, whereby a health care provider commits negligence, through act or omission, where the treatment isn’t up to the standards of medical practice and leads to the injury or death of the patient. If you are the victim of clinical negligence, it is critical that you do not ignore it and that you take the necessary steps to bring the... ❯❯❯

How to Go About Filing a Claim for Disability Benefits

No one wants to be injured just because they were doing their job. But not all careers involve sitting safely in an office cubicle for eight hours a day. Many jobs carry some amount of danger, and the risk of injury is always lingering in the background, ready to strike if you or a co-worker aren’t playing close enough attention. Luckily, companies that deal in dangerous activities must carry... ❯❯❯

Are the US O Visas' Special Treatment for Certain Immigrants?

Thanks to the O-1 nonimmigrant visa, people who have received international acclaim and recognition for their extraordinary abilities in certain fields including athletics, sciences, business, or education, would find it relatively easier to immigrate to the United States. Although it may seem like these people are getting special treatment, these special visas are often necessary for them to do... ❯❯❯

Common Legal Consequences of Substance Abuse

Modern society offers a wide range of conveniences designed to make our lives easier. It’s not a perfect system, but if you live in the United States, chances are you’ve got plenty of opportunities to create the life of your dreams. Access to modern medicine, a competitive job market and a higher standard of living than anywhere else on the planet has paved the way for some incredible advances.... ❯❯❯

How to Select a Divorce Attorney

In tort law, divorce proceedings can be extremely complicated and for the individuals involved it can a chaotic and tumultuous time. After the dissolution of a marriage, whatever the private circumstances might be, finding a qualified and sympathetic divorce attorney can be your best defense. In most cases, people’s property and financial standing can be at stake. You want to find a divorce... ❯❯❯

Ho to Create an LSAT Study Schedule

If your goal is to one day become an attorney, working to protect those wrongly accused of a crime and upholding the highest standards of the law you’ve got quite a long road ahead. Attorneys are respected and well compensated, but they earn that status through years of schooling and dedication. And it all starts with the LSAT, the standardized test that you must nail if you want to get into a... ❯❯❯

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