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What Are Recent Changes in Law Regarding Nursing Home Abuse?

Although nursing home abuse is an ongoing problem, thanks to public education and government action, some things are starting to improve. In fact, several recent changes in law will help protect people living in full-time care facilities. However, there are also some potential new laws that seem to protect nursing homes more than they do […]

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Posted on:
July 26th, 2018

Category:
Elder Law

How to Get Illegal Squatters Out of Your House

You return home after a two-month-long vacation only to find strangers squatting in your house. The problem is that these people have lived in your home since the time you left and even receive mail there. To regain possession of your property, you have few options, each usually taking time to process. Now the battle […]

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Posted on:
June 11th, 2018

Category:
Real Estate Law

What Is the Legal Process for Getting Child Visitation?

There are multiple reasons why a parent ends up fighting for child visitation. For example, a parent might bar the other parent from seeing a child in retaliation for a relationship gone bad when going through a separation or divorce or if never married. It can be that one parent wants to protect the child […]

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Posted on:
May 23rd, 2018

Category:
Family Law Services

Time Limits for Filing a Personal Injury Case

Just because someone sustains a personal injury does not automatically mean that person can file a lawsuit right away. Depending on the circumstances, the individual could have emotional trauma or is perhaps recovering in a hospital. However, there are time limits to consider, otherwise known as “statutes of limitation.” If you sustained an injury and […]

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Posted on:
May 18th, 2018

Category:
Uncategorized

Know Your Rights about Birth Injury Law

While modern medicine has dramatically reduced the risk of birth injuries, they still occur. The birth of a child can be the most beautiful experience in life. For parents, this starts a new chapter, one filled with joy and, sometimes, anguish. When a child suffers a birth injury, it creates confusion, fear, and guilt. Whether […]

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Posted on:
May 11th, 2018

Category:
Personal Injury Law

Can I File a Worker’s Compensation Claim Based on Stress?

Considering that stress in the workplace is a common occurrence, filing a worker’s compensation claim for this might seem ridiculous. However, this is a viable option depending on the circumstances. Even with a valid reason, the challenge is proving the case. Anyone thinking about moving forward with a worker’s compensation claim due to work-related stress […]

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Posted on:
May 7th, 2018

Category:
Labor and Employment

Know Your Legal Rights Following a Data Breach

When several data breaches happened a few years back, people hoped that was the end of it. Since that time, this has unfortunately become an all-too-common occurrence. Most recently, data breaches impacting Equifax, one of the three primary credit reporting agencies, and the social media giant Facebook have millions of people asking about their legal […]

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Posted on:
April 27th, 2018

Category:
Personal Injury Law

How to Get Medical Bills Paid from a Collapsed Balcony Accident

Most people think that collapsed outside balcony accidents are rare when, in fact, they occur relatively often. In Chicago, Illinois, alone, more than 6,500 such incidents happened from 2003 to present time. Nationwide, the number is staggering with roughly 224,000 people injured from balcony accidents between 2003 and 2007. Responsible Parties The most common injuries […]

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Posted on:
April 20th, 2018

Category:
Personal Injury Law