Things To Know When Your Child Is Involved In Another Driver's Car Accident


Finding out that your child was part of a car accident is a tough situation to be in. There are a few things that you will need to do to ensure your child gets great medical care and that you are treated fairly in the legal proceedings. Upfront Communication Is Always a Good Idea You may be very angry at the driver who involved your child in a car accident, but keeping open lines of communication is in your best interest and your child's.

29 December 2016

Who Pays College Tuition After The Parents Divorce?

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Part of your divorce settlement talks will undoubtedly include future financial support for shared children. Even if college is years away, you and your spouse should at least lay the groundwork for handling the tuition and other education-related expenses. To help you and your spouse create an agreement that works for you, there are several factors you should consider.   Custody  When your children apply for financial aid to help cover the costs of college, they will need to provide income information for the custodial parent.

8 December 2016

The Burden Of Proof In A Wrongful Death Suit

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Losing a loved one is never easy, but the burden you feel can be increased when your loved one's death comes as a result of the negligent actions of another. Many people seek legal retribution through the filing of a wrongful death suit when they lose a loved one unexpectedly. If you are thinking of filing a wrongful death suit, it's important that you understand the burden of proof that must be met in order to access financial compensation for the death of your loved one.

17 November 2016

Your Disabled Child And Social Security

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Social Security is not just for adults who are unable to work at their job because of a medical condition; it is also available for children. If your child meets the medical and income requirements, they may be entitled to draw a monthly benefit check until they are 18 years old (when they can apply for the adult version). Meeting the income requirements in order to qualify can be extremely confusing, so read on to learn more.

27 October 2016

Do You Know These Three Things About DUI Laws?

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Driving under the influence is one of the most serious traffic offenses considering the penalties (jail time, license suspension, mandatory alcohol education, and many others). However, many people aren't well versed on the laws surrounding DUI offenses. Here are three examples of DUI facts you might not know: It Isn't Restricted To Operation of Motor Vehicles  First, did you know that you don't have to be in a car to be charged with DUI?

30 August 2016

It's Not Too Late: Exceptions To The Statute Of Limitations

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Most people understand that the statute of limitations can make it impossible to file a personal injury claim if they've waited too long. What many people don't know, however, it that there are a few exceptions to the statue of limitations, and if your claim falls into one of those categories, you may have extra time added on to the usual one to six years that most states set. Read on to learn more about these situations that could give you an extended chance to get compensated for a harm done.

30 August 2016

3 Things You Should Know About Your Finances Before Filing for a Divorce

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Think you are ready to call it quits and file for a divorce? Before you make a quick trip to the courthouse or your attorney's office to get started on the paperwork, you should know that a divorce can get pretty complicated. If you want the process to be easier on you, it is a good idea to be fairly familiar with some of the things regarding finances that can come up in the filing process.

30 August 2016

What Happens During A Preliminary Hearing?

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If you are the defendant in a criminal case, a preliminary hearing will only take place if you take the not guilty plea in the initial appearance or arraignment. At the same time, the decision whether a preliminary hearing will take place in your criminal case will be determined by the state laws. This is because in some states, there must be a preliminary hearing for every criminal case.  In others, it only takes place upon request by the defendant.

10 August 2016

Help! What Can You Do When Being Hounded By Debt Collectors?

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Debt collectors can be very persistent. The first thing you need to do is not to panic especially if you don't have the money to pay for the bill. The companies have specific guidelines that must be followed. Debt buyers may have your name from a debt and not have the correct information. These facts should help you understand what you can do to get the hounds off your trail.

27 July 2016

What Healthcare Workers Should Do When Injured At Work

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As a healthcare industry professional, you've made a vow to nurture and protect the health of your patients. Who is going to look out for you when you're the patient? The unfortunate reality is that a number of healthcare professionals get injured every day due to workplace negligence. If you've found yourself in this predicament, it's important that you know what to do. Get Medical Treatment Your years of experience and training have probably made it easier for you to self-diagnosis than the average person.

11 July 2016