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When Someone Else’s Actions Cost You Your Livelihood, Your Family, Etc.: What To Do Next

Personal injury lawsuits do not cover just slips and falls and car accidents. They cover any situation wherein enough harm caused someone to lose something of value or to be damaged in some irreparable way. These cases are heard about less often, as most people revert to trying to shake it off or approach it in a way where they sue for slander or libel rather than personal injury. If you have had another person's actions affect your job, your financial security, your family, etc. Read More 

What Is The Purpose Of Jury Selection And Why Is It Necessary?

Jury selection is an important process performed before a trial. The right people must be selected to act as the jury during that trial, listening to all the information, reviewing the evidence, and hearing the arguments from both parties before coming to an agreement with one another on the verdict. A person's freedom is primarily in the hands of the jury as they get to decide if they feel a person is innocent of the crimes they were accused of or not. Read More 

The IEP: Advocating Well

Individual Education Plans enable administrators and local educators to work through issues with parents of their special education students. In accordance with the nation's IDEA law, a so-called IEP generally includes goals, services available, set hours for interactions with general education students and other daily school issues. As a parent, you might not have planned to do anything before your own first IEP meeting; however, try these tasks. Talking with Your Child Read More 

Can You Sue For Pain Pill Addiction?

Americans have a long history of having utmost faith in doctors, believing them to be almost godlike. When a doctor prescribes medication, most people blindly trust the doctor knows what he or she is doing, and they take the medication. Last year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency in conjunction with the Opioid Epidemic currently going on in America. In the last decade of the 20th century, pharmaceutical companies wined and dined doctors, convincing them there was little chance of addiction to their opioid pain relievers. Read More 

Four Things You Need To Do Prior To Sitting Down With A Social Security Lawyer

When you want to succeed in securing Social Security Disability benefits, you absolutely need a lawyer. The lawyer is able to make appeals for you to the SSA that you cannot make on your own. Before you even sit down with a Social Security lawyer, however, you should do the following four things to prepare for your meeting. Prove That You Have Not Worked in at Least Three Months The SSA will automatically turn down any and all applications of people who are working any sort of job and are still working it. Read More