Daily Archives April 8, 2015

Reporting Identity Theft

Reporting Identity Theft

by: Norm McAlister

Would you know what to do if you suspect that your personal information had been stolen and used by thieves to open new accounts? It’s important that you take the right actions to clear your name as quickly as possible.
In 2005, the laws were changed to allow anyone to review their credit report yearly without having to pay a fee. You can also get a free credit report if you were denied credit during the previous 60 days. By reviewing your credit report periodically, you have a better chance of stopping any unauthorized activity more quickly. There are services that, for a small fee, will monitor your information each business day to ensure that no one else has access to your accounts.
If the worst should happen and your identity is stolen...

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What is the true definition of a Personal Injury?

What is the true definition of a Personal Injury?

by: Matt Clarkson

Personal injury cases are brought about by physical injury or mental anguish caused by actions or negligence of another party.
Personal Injury cases can include Auto Accidents, Defamation of Character, Product Defects and Medical Malpractice to name just a few. In order to be sure if your personal injury case has validity in the eyes of the law, contact a legal professional in your state.
If you suffer accidental personal injury or damages through the fault of another, that person or business is legally responsible (liable) and can be required to pay compensation. To determine responsibility, the court looks for negligence–carelessness by one of the parties involved. Whoever is determined to have been less careful (i.e...

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To Settle or Not to Settle: A Case Dilemma

To Settle or Not to Settle: A Case Dilemma

by: Paul Hood

A dilemma besetting many cases is the question whether to settle or not. A practical assessment of your position with the aid of a trusted lawyer will provide the answer.
It is never easy to make a decision like settling a case. Many factors come into play but a thing to be remembered is that choosing to settle is based on calculated risks and chances of winning litigation.
If you find yourself in a trial, you or your opponent may choose to offer the other party to settle the case before it reaches court. This discussion of the case is “without prejudice” meaning that you are not bound by any agreement whatsoever if you change your mind prior to receiving the money or before the court is informed of your agreement.
Choosing to se...

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Filing a Law Suit for Personal Injury Victims

Filing a Law Suit for Personal Injury Victims

by: Carla Ballatan

Did you suffer physical injuries and incurred hospital bills and other costs, that are the result of the negligence or fault of another person? Under the personal injury or tort law, you can file a lawsuit and charge the person for compensation. Indeed! So, what do you need to understand in filing for personal injury law suit?
Personal injury law is the branch of civil law referred to for a personal injury lawsuit. In personal injury law, the plaintiff is the victim of an alleged wrong or in the case of wrongful death, the loved one of the victim. The defendant is the one believed to be legally responsible for the injuries sustained...

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Changes in the Social Security Laws

Changes in the Social Security Laws

by: Lala Balattan

It is time we educate and update ourselves regarding essential issues of the Social Security Administration. By having enough knowledge of SSA’s vital programs concerning Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Disability Insurance (DI), we would truly understand the workings — implementations, qualifications, claiming procedures, etc.
And since many policy changes have occurred with regards to the mentioned programs, it is but necessary that we may be aware of such things...

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