When Every Breath Counts: Black Lung Disease And Workers' Comp

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For workers in the coal industry, the presence of coal dust is a fact of life. It's everywhere in the workplace and it can even affect nearby towns. The mountainous terrain around coal mines doesn't help, since it can trap the dust near the surface and make it nearly impossible to avoid breathing it in. This dust does permanent damage to your lungs, and it is probably not to late to seek compensation, even if the damage was done many years ago.

30 August 2017

At The Arraignment: What Is It And What Should You Expect?

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If you've never been charged with any crime before, you might feel overwhelmed with the legal process. You often won't know what to expect or even what all of your rights are. One of the first things that occurs after you've been arrested is an arraignment. What happens at the arraignment, and what might it mean for you and your charges? Here's what you should know.  What is an arraignment?

22 August 2017

Workers Compensation And How You Should Protect Your Rights

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If you are ever injured in your workplace, you may know that your employer offers workers' compensation insurance. However, you may know little about this benefit and how it works. Here is some information about workers' comp and what you should do to protect your rights when you are injured on the job: What does workers' compensation actually pay for? Workers' compensation insurance helps cover the cost of your medical expenses when you incur an on-the-job injury.

8 August 2017

Defenses That May Be Able To Help You If You Get Mailed A Ticket From A Red Light Camera

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Many states are allowing cameras to be placed at busy intersections where people are known to run red lights. If you have received a ticket in the mail from one of these cameras, you may think that you have no choice but to pay the ticket. However, there are defenses that you can use to contest these tickets. Here are a few defenses that are commonly used to fight red light camera tickets.

1 August 2017

Four Tips To Keep Your Child Safer In The Car

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Driving is one of the most dangerous tasks people take on everyday. Although it is dangerous, there are plenty of ways to make it safer for yourself, your passengers, and the people you are sharing the road with. However, one of the most important things is keeping your kids safe when you are driving. After all, they are more defenseless than anybody, especially when they are small and still require car seats as an extra safety precaution.

24 July 2017

Common Questions On Getting A Liquor License In New York

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If you're a business owner or entrepreneur in New York, and you're getting ready to venture into the world of selling alcohol, you probably have a lot of questions about what kind of license you need and whether your application will be approved. While an attorney is the best source for addressing your concerns, here are a few common questions answered on getting a liquor license in New York. What kinds of liquor licenses are there?

18 July 2017

What To Do When You Have Been Permanently Injured

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When you have been permanently injured, you will need to take action in order to secure your personal and financial future. To help ensure that you are getting all of the best assistance possible, you will want to make use of the following tips: Hire A Disability Lawyer You may need the help of a lawyer that specializes in disability claims, whether you are applying for SSDI (social security disability insurance) or you are filing a claim through the company you were using for your private disability insurance.

12 July 2017