3 Benefits Of Getting Private Disability Insurance

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If you are like many people, you probably already know about Social Security disability insurance. As you probably already know, if you become disabled, you can apply for disability payments through Social Security to help you cover your living expenses. What you might not realize, however, is that there is separate coverage that you can purchase for yourself: private disability insurance. These are a few benefits of purchasing this type of coverage.

17 March 2018

4 Good Reasons To Pursue A Career In Corporate Law

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If you have a business-savvy mindset and are looking for a way to increase your earnings, you may want to pursue a career as a corporate lawyer. After three years of law school, you can put your existing business knowledge and new legal knowledge to work, defending corporations against various legal accusations. But why should you choose corporate law over so many other options available? Here are six reasons. 1. There are diverse career opportunities.

14 February 2018

3 Tips For Helping Your Kids Through A Divorce

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One of the more challenging times in life could involve ending your marriage. This is sure to be extremely stressful for you and your entire family. In fact, if you have kids, it may be a good idea to prepare your children as much as possible for this situation. Being aware of tips that can potentially ease the stress of divorce for your younger loved ones may be helpful to your family.

17 January 2018

How To Prove Lost Income And Earning Potential As A Self-Employed Injury Victim

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Auto accident injuries can deny you not only your current income but also your future income, especially if the injury leaves you with some permanent disability. Unfortunately, calculating the lost income and future injury damages isn't easy for self-employed accident victims. Here are some of the tips you can use to make the process easier: Show Evidence of Earning Over a Lengthy Period As a self-employed person, you will need to show evidence of earnings over a longer period than an employed person.

13 December 2017

2 Things You Should Know About Going Through A Divorce

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There are many people who are thinking about divorcing their spouse. In fact, it is likely that almost half of the people who get married will at some point experience a divorce. Because it is so common, many people think that they know what to expect with a divorce, but in fact, there are a lot of things that you might not know about divorce until you have been through it.

16 November 2017

Two Ways The Federal Tort Claims Act Will Affect Your Medical Malpractice Case

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In general, the federal government is immune to civil lawsuits, which means you cannot sue for damages against federal employees and institutions in a large number of cases. However, the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) does provide a window of opportunity for plaintiffs to obtain compensation for their injuries under certain conditions; but, the law contains several caveats that impact your ability to sue and the amount of money you may be able to get.

22 October 2017

Provisional Patents And Attorney Disclosure: A Possible Way To Get Around A Thorny Issue

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One of the problems that inventors face when trying to hire a patent attorney is that, if the inventor shops around and talks to a few attorneys, there's the risk that the information the inventor gives the attorney as a summary might count as public disclosure. Attorneys do have to treat client information as confidential, but if the inventor isn't yet a client, then there are questions as to whether or not the attorneys would have to treat any disclosed information as public.

22 September 2017