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Steps To Take If You Suspect That You're The Victim Of Medical Malpractice

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When people visit a medical professional, they have reason to believe that they will receive competent care, and in most cases they do. Unfortunately, there can be situations where something goes terribly wrong, and your health may be negatively effected. In most cases, medical malpractice is caused by negligence on the part of the medical professional. If you suspect that you have been the victim of medical malpractice, take the following steps:

15 June 2017

Top 3 Advantages Of Real-Time Transcription For Your Business

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Whether it is in a meeting, during a conference call with investors, or at a sales event, there is a lot of spoken communication at these times as a business owner. Unfortunately, voice communications are easily forgotten, mistranslated, and misunderstood because there is no record. That is, unless you have the conversations of your business endeavors recorded by a real-time transcriptionist, like one provided by businesses such as Caliber Litigation Services.

14 June 2017

Exacerbating Known Conditions: Does It Count Under Worker's Compensation?

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What happens when you take on a job that manages to exacerbate a condition you already have? Does it fall under worker's compensation? Well, if you ask any workers compensation attorney, you may get different answers. There are some tricky legal issues with this situation, and you may be surprised by the answers. Did You Disclose Your Condition to Your Employer? If you disclosed your health condition to your employer and he/she still insisted you work in an area of the company/factory where your condition could worsen, then yes, it does fall under worker's compensation.

7 June 2017

Three Important Financial Services For Your Company

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In order to protect your business and allow it to grow, you will need to do all you can to handle things like your payroll, general accounting and business liabilities. These financial matters are crucial, whether you own a two-person shop or a Fortune 500 corporation. To put your business in the most favorable position to succeed, follow the guidelines laid out below and hire the service of these professionals.

1 June 2017

3 Things You Need To Know About Meeting With A Lawyer For The First Time

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Hiring an attorney, like those at McKone & Unruh, may be a mystery to some people. If you haven't ever needed to use an attorney before, you may feel like you have no idea as to what you need to do to find the right lawyer for you. Here are some things you should know about hiring an attorney for the first time. 1. Find An Attorney That Specializes In Your Given Need

25 May 2017

3 Recent Major Changes In California Employment Law

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If you own a business in California, then it is important to know that there have been 30 new employment laws introduced in the state this year. Most of these laws have been in force since Jan. 1, 2017, so if you haven't yet taken steps to implement any changes to your business needed to comply with them, it is important to do so quickly. While some only affect specific industries, there are several that affect all business owners.

15 May 2017

Getting Ready To File For Social Security Disability

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If a medical problem is keeping you from working at your job, you may be able to get some Social Security benefits. This government-run program provides workers with a monthly monetary payment. It should be emphasized that this payment is not charity or a form of welfare; you have earned this money through paycheck deductions from your very first job until now. You can help make the application process go a lot smoother if you know what to expect, so read on to learn more about getting ready to file for Social Security disability benefits.

15 May 2017

3 Things To Do Before You File For Divorce

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Once you've made your mind up that you want a divorce, you may be in a hurry to get started. However, as long as you and your children are safe where you are, it's in your best interest to take some time before you file. During that time, you can take steps to make sure that you're as prepared for the coming divorce as you can be. Take a look at several important things that you should do before you formally file for divorce.

15 May 2017

Hurt On The Job? Making Sure You Get Full Benefits

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If you have been injured at work, you likely already know about the workers comp insurance that will pay your medical bills and some of your salary. If your injury turns out to be more long lasting, you may even be entitled to a lifetime of workers' comp benefits. When this happens, you may also be entitled to another form of compensation: Social Security disability. Read on for what you need to know about getting both of these valuable benefits at the same time.

11 May 2017

Were You Ticketed After An Accident That Should Be Blamed On Weather? What To Do

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If you were driving on slippery roads and caused an accident, but it wasn't because you were speeding or not paying attention and you still received a ticket for reckless operation, or driving too fast for conditions, you want to get a lawyer. You don't want this type of charge on your driving record for a variety of reasons, and you shouldn't have to pay the high fines and fees that come with having a moving violation.

5 May 2017