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Keeping All Of The Receipts And Paperwork: Evidence Needed In Product Liability Class Actions

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Manufactures and sellers of all products are legally responsible for providing honest, and clear representation of their products. Product liability class actions are filed when consumers experience harm from the design, manufacturing or sale of a certain product. These cases offer the second-highest median amount of compensation for damages at approximately $300,000; however, to successfully file and build a strong case, it is important to keep all of the receipts and paperwork. Standard Evidence Required for Filing a Case As most cases can...

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Wait! Don’t Sign That Contract Without Knowing A Few Dos And Don’ts

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Written and unwritten contracts are an important part of the legal system. They form the basis of many personal and business transactions between two or more parties. Before you enter into a legally binding contract, especially when money is involved, you want to take steps to avoid any legal entanglements by having a basic understanding of what to do and not to do.  Read It–All Of It! If someone hands you a contract, never sign it without first reading through it. Read it a second time to make sure you understand it. You should...

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Addressing Potential Problems With Joint Custody

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You and your spouse are divorcing and have decided you want to share custody of your children. Be aware that there are two types of joint custody: legal and physical. Joint custody in both types can have some inherent problems that it’s best to have your attorneys address in the divorce documents. That will protect both of you from issues that may develop in the future as you move on with your lives.  About Legal & Physical Custody When divorcing parents first begin considering shared custody, they typically focus on the...

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Get Informed And Find Justice – Questions To Ask Your Medical Malpractice Attorney

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Finding yourself in a situation where you need to seek out the services of a medical malpractice attorney can be stressful for a variety of reasons. You may have just lost a loved one or your health may hang in the balance. You may feel totally unfamiliar with the situation. You may be overwhelmed by a complex legal system. Luckily, there are steps you can take to stay ahead. Below is a guide to some questions you should ask your medical malpractice lawyer. Following these suggestions will put you in a position where you can feel informed and...

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Six Steps To Take Before Your Divorce

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If you are convinced that there is no way to fix your broken marriage, you are considering getting a divorce. Before taking this final step, however, there are six pertinent steps you should take in order to protect yourself in a court of law. 1. Consult an Attorney You need to know your legal rights and responsibilities, and the best and only way to do this is to consult an attorney, such as Wright & Wayment, PLLC, that is well versed in divorce law or family law. If you make any moves without speaking with a lawyer, you could damage...

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Prenuptial Agreements: Why Every Business Owner Needs One

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If you are a business owner and you are going to get married, you need a professionally contracted prenuptial agreement from an attorney. There are a lot of things that could affect your business badly if you get divorced eventually and you didn’t have the agreement in place. A commercial litigation professional is best for this job. Everything that you own will also be your spouses the minute the two of you finalize your vows, unless you protect it. The lawyer will make sure that the following things are protected before the wedding....

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After A Car Accident: The Do’s And Don’ts You Need To Know

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After being involved in a car accident, the action you do or do not take could mean the difference between getting the compensation you are entitled to or walking away from this accident with nothing more than a damaged vehicle and medical bills that you cannot afford to pay. This is why it is so important to always observe the do’s and don’ts outlined below after being involved in an auto accident. Do document as much of the accident scene as possible. Using your cell phone camera or other mobile device, take pictures of as much...

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How Professionals And Business Owners Can Protect Their Way Of Life

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Personal injury lawsuits can wreck a businesses or professional practice. When a client or patient gets hurt, they can sue. People can claim that a business did not have safety precautions to prevent injuries, such as slip-and-falls. Patients can sue a doctor for negligence if they feel there was another procedure that could have provided better results. This can all seem unfair when one has done all they could to provide a quality service. Here are some things a business or professional practice can do to protect against personal injury...

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The Dos And Don’ts Of Applying For A Patent

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When inspiration strikes and you come up with a great idea for a new invention, of course you want to protect your intellectual property and ensure that nobody steals your idea to make a profit. Typically, the best way to protect intellectual property or even a product prototype is to obtain a patent. Unfortunately, the process of applying for a patent can be quite complicated and challenging, but there are a few tips you can keep in mind to make things go more smoothly for you. DO Consult with a Patent Attorney Patent laws change all the...

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Injured At Work: What A Lawyer Can Do To Help You Get Paid

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Are you stuck at home because you have a job injury that you are healing from? If you are struggling with paying your bills because your boss is refusing to give you workers compensation benefits, you can take the situation to court. All you need is a lawyer to help you show the court that the injury is not your fault and that you deserve help with your living expenses until you can safely return to work. What Can a Lawyer Do to Help an Injured Worker Get Paid? Hiring a lawyer will give you an ideal of what you are eligible for after getting...

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