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How A DUI Conviction Can Wreck Your Career

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The consequences of getting convicted for driving under the influence (DUI) go beyond the legal punishments the court might prescribe. For example, a DUI conviction can have negative effects on your career. Below are some of the reasons a DUI might affect your job. Driving License Suspension The loss of a driving license is almost certain after a DU conviction. Without your license, you won't be able to drive. Your inability to drive can affect you work both directly and indirectly.

15 August 2019

Situations That Might Trigger Medical Negligence Claims Against Pharmacists

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A pharmacist is a health professional whose negligence can constitute medical malpractice, just like other health professionals. For example, you can accuse your pharmacist of medical malpractice under the following circumstances: Dispensing the Wrong Medication It is possible for a pharmacist to dispense the wrong medication, although it is rare. In this case, you might suffer a two-fold injury. First, your initial medical condition might worsen because you won't be treating it with the right medicine.

15 July 2019

Proving A Doctor-Patient Relationship During A Medical Malpractice Claim

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To sue for medical malpractice, you have to prove that a doctor-patient relationship existed. For this reason, one of the ways that a doctor or his or her attorney will attempt to defend against a medical malpractice claim is to assert that he or she never had a doctor-patient relationship. Under these circumstances, you'll have to work hard to prove that this relationship actually existed.  The History of the Doctor-Patient Distinction

8 June 2019

Pain And Suffering Elements In A Personal Injury Case

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If you are pursuing a personal injury case, pain and suffering are likely to be part of your damages. The pain and suffering damages are nonmonetary losses that you have suffered as a result of the defendant's actions or inaction. The following are some of the specific elements of pain and suffering damages. Physical Pain Physical pain is almost always present after an accident. For example, if a car knocked you over while you were jogging by the road, you may suffer fractures, dislocations, and lacerations, among other potential injuries.

10 May 2019

3 Things That Can Prevent You From Getting A U.S. Work Visa

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You might be excited about all of the opportunities that are available in the United States, and you could be hoping to take advantage of these opportunities yourself with the help of a work visa. You probably want to know what you have to do if you want to avoid having your work visa denied, since you probably want to do everything that you can to get approved. These are some of the common problems that can prevent you from getting the visa that you want so that you can explore new work opportunities in the United States.

31 March 2019

Motorcycle Accidents: What Are the Common Causes?

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Riding a motorcycle is far more dangerous than riding in a passenger vehicle. After all, on a motorcycle, you don't have the shell of a vehicle to protect you. No matter how experienced a rider you may be, you are still susceptible to serious — and even fatal — accidents. It simply takes a single distracted driver for a devastating wreck to occur. All motorists can take measures to prevent accidents from happening, and it helps to be familiar with the most common causes of motorcycle-related collisions.

26 February 2019

Is It Possible To Get Lifetime Alimony?

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When courts order one spouse to pay alimony to the other, it's usually for a limited time (e.g. 3 years) to help the receiving spouse get back on his or her financial feet. In some cases, though, the courts will order alimony to be paid on a permanent basis, and only death of the payer or receiver will end the obligation. Although this type of alimony is no longer popular, here are two reasons the court may award it.

21 January 2019

3 Things You Should Know About Filing For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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Are you drowning in debt with no end in sight? Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy may be your best option. Here is what you should know about your legal rights and this debt relief process. How Does Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Work? If your monthly bills come to more than you can afford to pay each month, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy can change all that. If you enter into this process, your unsecured debt can potentially be completely eliminated.

10 December 2018

3 Volunteer Opportunities To Consider When You Love Kids

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When you have a keen interest in helping humanity in any way that you can, you will probably spend at least some of your free time looking into charity organizations that could use interested parties to help out. There is no better way to help humanity than to help the youngest souls who may not have adults in their life to lead them, love them, and nurture them as they should.

2 November 2018

Hiring A Traffic Lawyer 101| Faqs You Likely Have

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Missing a stop sign, speeding, driving under the influence—all of these are serious roadway violations that can land you with tickets, fines, and pending charges against you and your driving record. It is a wise decision to hire a traffic lawyer to help you out if you are facing charges, but a lot of people forgo the whole idea of hiring an attorney for these cases at all. Take a look at some of the most common questions regarding traffic law attorneys so you can see just how valuable they are.

25 September 2018