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How Old Does Someone Have to Be for You to Sue Them or For Them to Sue You?

28. February 2016

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Let’s say your neighbor’s kid spray-painted your house, damaged your cars, maimed your dog, and trampled the landscaping. The neighbor doesn’t want to pay up. However, you are mad, emotionally scarred, and out some money. Can you sue the kid or just his parents? Then let’s say you are a newborn who is catastrophically injured […]

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What Can You Sue Someone For?

12. February 2016

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These days it seems like you can sue anyone for anything. But can you really? Or is that just an exaggeration? It’s easy to decide to sue someone. Your drink was too hot, too cold, yucky, or the wrong one. I’m going to sue! Yeah, well good luck spending a lot of money for little […]

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If I Get into an Automobile Accident, What Should I Do?

26. January 2016

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First, try to remain calm. No matter how small the accident, you’re bound to be freaked out. Car accidents are scary. However, you don’t want to overreact and scare yourself and others if it is not necessary… Once you’ve taken a deep breath, make sure you and your passengers are safe. Are you in the […]

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What Does Subrogation Mean In The Insurance World?

15. December 2015

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Good old car insurance. It’ll be there for you. Well, it should be. In addition, subrogation is a way it can be. But what is subrogation? So let’s say you are rear-ended at a stoplight. Usually this is considered the fault of the person rear-ending you. They should pay for everything— damage to your car, […]

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I Want to Sue My Husband’s Girlfriend, Can I?

20. October 2015

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Did you catch that? My husband has a girlfriend and now we are getting divorced. I want to get back at both of them, can I sue her or get some sort of legal satisfaction out of this situation? Well, probably not. The saying “what goes around, comes around” exists for a reason, but suing […]

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Do I Have to Pay Taxes on a Personal Injury Lawsuit Award?

24. August 2015

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Nothing is certain but death and taxes, right? You must pay taxes on anything you earn. This is in the form of wages, interest, capital gains, etc. Plenty of things are considered earnings, even those things you might not want to be counted. Sometimes it is hard to tell how and when you should report […]

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How do Personal Injury Lawyers Make Money?

21. August 2015

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Personal injury lawyers typically are paid their fees based on the award or settlement in the case. This means that they are paid only if there is a monetary award. This sounds a little risky for the attorney, doesn’t it? That’s why many personal injury lawyers also have parts of their practice devoted to other […]

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Ambulance Chaser

30. July 2015

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We’ve all heard the phrase, but what does it mean? Ambulance chaser is not really how most of us would like to be described; it doesn’t exactly bring up a positive vibe. Dictionary.com defines an ambulance chaser as “a lawyer who seeks accident victims as clients and encourages them to sue for damages (sometimes used facetiously).” You might envision a man in a shiny suit with a briefcase who hangs out […]

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Financial Advisors and Brokers: Will Robots Replace Them?

24. March 2015

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It’s very important to research a financial professional of any sort. They will have access to your personal information for one thing, and another is that you will be relying heavily on their advice. You want to be sure that their values align with yours, and you can trust them. How can you decide who […]

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