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Slip And Fall Settlements

  Can slip and fall cases settle out of court? Some slip and fall cases can be settled out of court because the property owners are conversant with the fact that it is less expensive and time-consuming settling such cases out of court to avoi

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Do I Have A Personal Injury Case?

What are some personal injury case examples? In 2005, out of 26,928 contracts, real property, and tort trials held in the United States, 60 percent of these trials were personal injury related cases. Some of the most popular personal injury cases

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Dog Bite injury

How to manage a dog bite after an attack? First aid should be the initial step to take in case of a dog bite. The first aid entails stopping any bleeding by placing a clean towel over the wound. The injured region should be kept in an elevated pos

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Car Accident Injuries And Compensation

How serious are car accident injuries? Car accidents are among the leading causes of injuries. In 2012, the United States recorded over 5.6 million car accidents, 30,000 of these accidents were fatal. Although the injuries involved vary from crash

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Filing a Personal Injury Claim Against Your Employer

When you get injured at work should you file a worker compensation claim or personal injury claim? There are many instances in where people can get an illness or suffer serious injuries at work. Sometimes it might just be that the employee wasn

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3 Cheers for Cheerleaders

Cheers for Cheerleaders: California has added labor code 2754 that now makes “cheerleaders” of a California based “professional sports team” an employee (and no longer an independent contractor). As an employee, cheerleade

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Proposition 213?…..What does that mean?

The car insurance company said I am a “prop 213”. What does that mean? Proposition 213 is a law that generally says you cannot recover for your pain and suffering in the car accident because you did not have car insurance at the time o

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Injured while riding in a cab? Know your rights.

Question: If I am riding in a cab in California and there is an accident, do I have any rights? Can I get my medical bills paid? Answer: Yes, you have the right to be compensated for your injuries and also have your medical bills paid when you a

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California overtime update

Employment update on overtime pay: In order for a California employee to be exempt from getting paid overtime, the employee has to make a certain amount each month or per year. On January 1, 2016, minimum wage increased from $9.00 to $10.00. With

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California gives cheers to Cheerleaders

California has added labor code 2754 that now makes “cheerleaders” of a California based “professional sports team” an employee (and no longer an independent contractor). As an employee, cheerleaders have more rights and pr

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