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Utilizing The Burden Of Proof For Your Defense In A Criminal Case

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What do you do if you are accused of a crime? Most likely, there will be some freaking out, but once you get that out of your system, you will have to get down to the business of defending yourself. Just because you are accused of a crime does not mean that you will go to jail. Instead, you have the responsibility to—prove your innocence? No. In U.S. courts you are presumed innocent until the prosecution provides a preponderance of evidence to prove your guilt. Read More»

3 Tips To Establish Evidence Of A Soft Tissue Injury

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A car accident can cause a wide range of injuries. It is not uncommon for individuals to walk away from a car accident without any visible injuries, only to experience pain after the initial shock of their injuries wears off. Although soft tissue injuries can be very real for the person experiencing them, they can be difficult to prove. Here are three tips for helping you establish a soft tissue injury for the purpose of an insurance settlement. Read More»

Is It Possible To Reopen A Workers' Compensation Claim?

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Once a workers’ compensation claim is settled, it is usually considered closed. However, if you end up needing additional medical care that is related to the initial work injury, you may or may not be able to re-open your claim and receive benefits. Whether or not you can depends on your particular claim and your state’s laws. Future Medical Expenses The wording in a settlement agreement for a workers’ compensation claim is important. Read More»

Benefits Of Returning To Work After Receiving Workers' Compensation

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Getting injured on the job is an inconvenient situation for everyone involved.  An injured person will suffer from pain and possibly embarrassment.  Depending on the injury, a person may be out of work for a long period of time or may suffer a disability that will remain with them permanently.  The employer will lose an employee for an unknown period of time and will also be saddled with the consequences of the injury on the company. Read More»

Four Situations That Require the Guidance of a Personal Injury Attorney

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After an accident, you may wonder if you need to hire an attorney. Recognizing when it is time to call in professional legal counsel can save you an immense amount of stress and time. Though minor accidents may not necessitate an attorney, it is important to identify the instances that do. Situation 1: You need to sue. If at any point the responsible party balks at providing you with rightful compensation, you may have to sue. Read More»