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2016

Facing Bankruptcy? 4 Ways To Rebuild Your Credit

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If you’re looking at the possibility of bankruptcy, you might be thinking that your credit will be ruined. While bankruptcy will put a ding in your credit for a while—it will stay on your credit report for 7 to 10 years—there are ways to start rebuilding as soon as your bankruptcy is discharged. Here are four simple ways you can rebuild your credit after bankruptcy. Stick to a Budget Once you’ve filed for bankruptcy, you’ll need to be careful with your finances, especially if you want to avoid future problems. Read More»

2 Reasons Your Employer May Fight Your Worker's Compensation Claim & How You Should Respond Back

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If you are getting ready to file a worker’s compensation claim, you need to expect some resistance from your employer in regards to your claim. Here are two reasons why your worker’s compensation claim may be fought against by your employer. #1 Employer May Not Believe Injury is Serious One reason employers fight employees on worker’s compensation claims is because they don’t believe that the employee actually suffered from a serious injury that warranted medical attention and recovery time off from work. Read More»

Own A Small Business? Don't Be Fooled By These Workers Comp Insurance Myths

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When your business is more on the reserved side and your financial gain isn’t massive, the thought of investing in business insurance can be a threatening idea, especially when it comes to workers compensation insurance. As the owner of a small business, there is no doubt that you will be stressed with the fact that you have to keep your costs low where insurance is concerned, but workers comp insurance is one service you just cannot skip because most states do require you to carry it. Read More»

About Suing Your Employer For A Maritime Injury

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Were you badly injured during the process of performing a task for your employer in the maritime industry? It is possible that your employer is responsible for your injury, and you can find out with the help of a lawyer. You can file a lawsuit that will give you the money needed for your medical expenses so you can avoid a bad financial situation. In this article, you will learn what a lawyer can do to help build your case and win a settlement. Read More»

How To Obtain & Use Your Police Report In Your Personal Injury Case

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When you are involved in an accident, no matter how minor, you should always call the police and have them come out to the scene and document what happened. This evidence can be very important down the road. If you were involved in an accident and the police responded, their report could be very vital to your personal injury case.  How To Gain Access To Your Police Report If the police responded to your accident, even if they didn’t issue any tickets, they are required to write up a report that details what they saw and observed, as well as what witnesses described to them. Read More»

Altered Plans: Making Changes To Your Child Support And Custody Agreement

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If you and your spouse have managed to create a great divorce agreement that addresses every issue you can imagine, you may hope that you never need worry about it again. Some issues in the agreement, however, may require a revisit, especially issues that pertain to child custody and support. Any issue that involves a minor child in a divorce situation can always be brought before the courts again, since the family courts realize that changes may be needed to accommodate a growing child or the changing income and relationships of the parents. Read More»

How Child Support Obligations Are Determined

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If you are divorcing and you have a minor child, you can rest assured that there will very likely be child support ordered by the family court judge. Both you and your spouse can, and should, decide on child custody, debt and property division, and many other potentially contentious issues outside of court if possible, but not child support. Many issues surrounding divorce can be decided in advance, but the amount of child support that a parent is ordered to pay is determined by federal law. Read More»

3 Things You Can Do At The Motorcycle Accident Scene To Gather Evidence For Your Personal Injury Case

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A motorcycle accident can result in serious injuries. If you are the motorcyclist, there is little protection around you during a collision. Thus, your injuries may require significant medical treatment to facilitate your recovery. If the accident is due to the negligence of another motorist, it is important to pursue a personal injury case. However, if you do not take proper precautions at the scene of the accident, you may not have enough evidence to substantiate the other driver’s negligence. Read More»

Two Tips For Preparing For An FDA Inspection

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With the number of recalls for medical devices and other products, the FDA has become more aggressive about inspecting facilities and making sure companies are complying with the rules and regulations designed to protect consumers from faulty or dangerous products. If you received a notice from the FDA that it’s coming to inspect your facility, here are two tips to help you prepare for the visit. Perform Internal Audits The best thing you can do is perform an internal quality audit of your facility that’s the same as or tougher than the inspection you’ll undergo when the FDA representative tours your facility. Read More»

3 Reasons Why You Should Report All Workplace Injuries Even Minor Ones

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Workplace injuries come in all varieties, ranging from extremely minor to devastating and incapacitating. Common injuries include paper cuts, sprain and burns along with more severe injuries, such as broken bones and amputations. While rare, people have even been killed on the job. So what should you do if you get injured on the job? If you need medical attention for your injury, you will likely file an injury report with your employer so you can get workers compensation benefits. Read More»