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  • Scenarios In Which Someone May Discriminate Against You Because Of A Mental Health Condition

    A lot of people have mental illnesses, but through medication, therapy, and other approaches, they can manage their illness without it affecting their daily lives much. However, it's possible for you to run into a difficult situation if someone learns about your mental illness and discriminates against you because of it. Fortunately, you have an ally in a discrimination attorney who specializes in cases such as these. He or she will get you to explain your scenario, will evaluate the degree to which someone has discriminated against you, and then work with you to build a case against this individual or organization.
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  • Autopsy For Wrongful Death Cases? What You Need To Know

    An autopsy is a procedure done by a licensed medical examiner after death. The procedure requires the thorough examination of the person's body both inside and out. The point of an autopsy is to confirm or determine how the person died. Many times, an autopsy is done after a wrongful death to help prove the case. Here is some information about how autopsies and how they are involved in wrongful death cases:
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  • Looking Toward The Future In A Child Custody Arrangement

    Hashing out a child custody arrangement requires a lot of thought. Unfortunately, most divorcing couples tend to think of their feeling now instead of the child's needs for the future when creating the agreement. They also don't quite take all of the child's interests to heart when deciding when and where the child will go. It's understandable that you'd want your agreement to be finished so that the divorce is final, but take a little more time and consider the following.
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  • Failure-To-Warn Lawsuits Concerning Medications: What Happens When There Is No Warning

    A specific area of product liability concerns "failure-to-warn" cases. In these instances, consumers were harmed or died because a manufacturer or product packaging company didn't adequately warn consumers of the possible dangers of the product. It may or may not exclude "common sense" cases where an assumption should have been made about potential dangers of a product. If you feel that you have a "failure-to-warn" product liability case concerning medications, examine the following.
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  • What To Know About Personal Injury Witnesses

    Being able to show proof of the way the accident happened when you are hurt is of paramount importance. The more evidence you can gather, the more you might be entitled to get compensated. When the insurance company is hesitant to do the right thing and the other driver is alleging that you might have been somewhat at fault for a car wreck, you will need to have plenty of hard evidence on your side.
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  • 2 Tips To Help You On Your Social Security Disability Journey

    Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal program that was put in place to provide financial assistance to people who are unable to work. Receiving the funds can be absolutely critical for individuals who can't work for a living because they have become disabled in some way. If you have come to the point where you cannot work for a living and need to apply for the aid, there are few ways you can increase your chances of being approved.
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  • Have You Been Wrongfully Terminated? Important Questions To Ask When Hiring A Wrongful Termination Lawyer

    Different states have different laws regarding why an employee can be terminated. However, every state also has laws that protect employees from being terminated due to discrimination, disability and retaliation. If you feel you have been illegally terminated from your job, you may be able to file a wrongful termination lawsuit against your employer. A lawyer can help you with the case. Most people have never hired this type of lawyer before and have no idea what to look for in one.
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  • What To Do When The Defendant Is Judgment-Proof

    Before going through the trouble of filing a lawsuit, it's important to investigate the defendant to determine whether the person has enough money and assets to satisfy a court judgment if you win; otherwise you may end up with nothing but the paper saying you won the lawsuit. But what do you do when your research indicates the defendant is judgment-proof? Here are your options for dealing with this problem.
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  • The Ups And Downs: Ways Insurance Companies May Try To Challenge Your Workers Compensation Claim

    Are you an injured worker who is trying to get workers compensation? If so, you may be unaware that there are things that you can do to ruin your case. Some individuals do not realize the various tactics that insurance companies use to try to disprove that individuals are injured. This is why you need to be aware of your rights and know what to do to ensure that there are no misconceptions about the validity of your claim.
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  • Giving An Accurate And Confident Workers' Comp Deposition

    If you've been hurt at work and are dealing with a permanent injury, you may be asked to participate in a deposition. While you are probably already stressed out about the whole experience, you should understand that undergoing a deposition (being deposed) is a routine event, and nothing to get alarmed about. Knowing what lies ahead can help you deal with matters, so read on for a quick and easy primer on how to handle being questioned at your workers' comp deposition.
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